There’s one line from The Jetsons that everybody remembers – “Jane, stop this crazy thing!” – so you can imagine what Twitter has in store for Kanye West if he follows through on his quirkiest quest: seeing his name in the creative credits of a Jetsons film.
It’s been a year and a half since West made a fleeting mention of The Jetsons on Twitter. “I was just discussing becoming the creative director,” he tweeted, although that phrasing was a surprise to the filmmakers and more bluster than anything. That part wasn’t a surprise, but West’s engagement with the idea was unexpected; as a pop-art maven, he leans toward Warhol, Murakami and other gallery-ready names, a sector that doesn’t naturally embrace the mainstream heritage of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon, which aired on ABC on Sunday nights in the JFK era.
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