Jesse Oliver

About me

Gender MALE
Introduction My name is Jesse, I'm a cartoonist and puppeteer. I'm a huge fan of The Muppets and I love wacky cartoons like Ren & Stimpy. I love great comedy and old music too. My influences in Animation are John Kricfalusi, Tex Avery, Bob Clampett, the Fleischers, Chuck Jones, Ub Iwerks, Joe Murray, Danny Antonucci, Pat Ventura, Mike Judge and Bill Plymton
Interests The Muppets, Puppetry, Animation, Comedy, Old Music and Wacky Cartoons.
Favorite Movies All the Muppet Movies, The Three Stooges shorts, Laurel & Hardy shorts, The Bowery Boys films, It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, the Cheech & Chong movies, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of The World part 1, The Jerk, Vacation, Plains Trains & Automobiles, The Money Pit, Throw Momma from the Train, Home Alone, Hone Alone 2, My Cousin Vinny, Dumb & Dumber, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Swingers, Stepbrothers, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Casino
Favorite Music Louis Prima & Keely Smith, Sam Butera & the Witnesses, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Nat King Cole, Seth MacFarlane, Matt Monro, Wayne Newton, Mark Murphy, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Louis Jordan & his Tympany 5, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Fats Waller, Raymond Scott, Duke Ellington, Count Baise, The Jonah Jones Quintet, The Mills Brothers, The Four Lads, The Crew Cuts, Bill Haley & his Comets, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, The Platters, The Coasters, The Clovers, The Treniers, Freddie Bell & the Bellboys, Jimmy Cavallo & his Houserockers, The Stray Cats, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Joey Altruda
Favorite Books Jim Henson The Works, Of Muppets & Men: The Making of The Muppet Show, The Art of The Muppets, Jim Henson Designs & Doodles, Tex Avery The MGM Years, Animation by Preston Blair, Creating Animated Cartoons with Character, Outlaw Animation