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John Garrett Andrews is a writer, producer and musician. He was most recently an executive producer on the hit animated feature Dick Figures:The Movie. In the 90’s he ran MTV Animation where he produced several series including Beavis & Butt-Head, Aeon Flux, Daria and MTV’s Oddities featuring The Maxx and The Head. He was also co-producer of the feature Beavis & Butt-Head Do America. More recently he has been running 6 Point Media, the spot-making division of Hollywood animation studio Six Point Harness. Before that he spent 10 years as a Senior VP of Commercials and Digital Content at Klasky Csupo, Inc, the Hollywood-based producer of such animated shows as Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys. In the late 80’s he won three Emmy Awards for his comedic animations for the PBS series Adam Smith’s Money World. His feature script Straw Hat Detective was a prize winner in the Producer’s Guild of America’s 2011 ProShow Competition.

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Daria the Untold Tale Part 2

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 6:39 PM

Here's it is -- Part 2. Thanks for your patience and encouragement!

As I bragged somewhat inaccurately in the part one of this piece, I made the first attempt at drawing Daria. That's not strictly speaking true. What I did was make the first attempt after all parties had...

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Daria the Untold Tale Part 1

(2) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 12:56 PM

This is the story of how Beavis and Butt-Head's earliest female friend came into being and eventually became the star of her own animated series and a part of the zeitgeist of growing up. It's a long story, so I am going to tell it in 2 parts.

I was...

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Springsteen & Us

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 3:57 PM

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photo © Richard Hurley, 1973

I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid this post may fall into that category. But I have another theme here which is...

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McCartney Still Gives Me Wings

(71) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 11:51 AM

Submitted on the eve of the release of his album New


In my previous blog on Bruce Springsteen's early career, I shared some stories of how my own youthful career intersected with the Boss's, including how I accidentally helped him in his negotiations with his record label leading...

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Born to (Almost Not) Run

(2) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 9:42 AM

Submitted on the occasion of the publication of Craig Statham's new book SPRINGSTEEN Saint in the City:1949-1974 (www.soundcheckbooks.co.uk in paperback)

By John Garrett Andrews
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photo ©Mark Andrews

As Bruce and band head into the final tour dates of 2013 and...

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