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Cartoon Friday Watercooler: Make Me Psychic


Sally Cruikshank with her art at a desk in the 1970s

Animator & illustrator Sally Cruikshank at work in the 1970s.

It’s Cartoon Friday, again!

Make Me Psychic is a 1978 animated short film from Sally Cruikshank. She voices its star Anita the Duck, one of her signature characters. From the YouTube description:

Anita the duck buys a psychic device at a novelty store in an alternate universe and creates mayhem at a crazy party. By Sally Cruikshank, with music by Robt. Armstrong and Allan Dodge

Cruikshank is an award-winning animator and illustrator who has worked on shows like Sesame Street and films like Twilight Zone: The Movie and Top Secret! She continues to work today, and you can see some her artwork on Flickr and more of her videos on her YouTube channel.

Have you seen any good cartoons lately? Tell me about them in the comments.

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