Friends
http://www.pivisuals.com - My brother and Pi Visuals Animation Studio
http://www.strougal.com - John Strougal and family
http://www.davidmeade.com - David Meade
http://www.morafe.com - Everest Chiu

Blogs
http://www.dragonmount.com/RobertJordan/ - Old blog of the late Robert Jordan, author of The Wheel of Time series - provides information on the upcoming book in the series
http://www.clunkyrobot.com - Clunky Robot (Sealab 2021 Animator)

Software
http://www.newtek.com - NewTek, creators of LightWave 3D
http://www.newtek.com/lightwave/ - LightWave 3D
http://www.sonymediasoftware.com - Vegas, Sound Forge, and ACID

Animation and Design
http://www.spinquad.com - LightWave 3D Community
http://www.digitalblasphemy.com - Creating 3D wallpapers since 1998
http://members.shaw.ca/lightwavetutorials/ - Links to tons of Lightwave tutorials
http://www.cgsociety.org - Community for 3D artists
http://www.arildwiro.com/tutorials/tutorials.html - General box-modeling character tutorials