There’s a New(ish) Breed of Cartoon
Apr 11th '19

There’s a New(ish) Breed of Cartoon

There’s a new(ish) breed of cartoon roaming the fields of entertainment. They appear on networks, such as Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, and they are just as valid as any live-action series out there. These animated shows are first kid-friendly, but nonetheless entertaining. Shows, like Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, […]

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‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

When the word cartoon or animation is brought up, most people will think of children’s Saturday morning cartoons or an animated film about a princess waiting for her prince charming to rescue her from a castle. What most people don’t think of is a story about a self-destructive, depressed anthropomorphic horse who tries to navigate […]

What I’m Streaming: Animation

What I’m Streaming: Animation

Tired of Netflix shoving garbage in your face? It’s easy to fall into the algorithm trap. They’re very insistent—you’ll watch Nailed It! because fuck you, that’s why. Not to worry, though, because we’ve sifted through the trash heap to find the best and brightest streaming has to offer. This month, we’re looking at animation. Cartoons can […]

Hollywould: Spawn, Star Wars, and SAG-AFTRA

Hollywould: Spawn, Star Wars, and SAG-AFTRA

The film and television business moves at a mile a minute, so keeping up with the latest news can be a little daunting. Not to worry—we have your back. In Hollywould, we’ll round up the industry developments you need to know. Here’s what you may have missed: Joaquin Phoenix Officially the Joker The Hollywood Reporter reports […]

Nostalgia in the #MeToo Era

Nostalgia in the #MeToo Era

John Kricfalusi, animation veteran and creator of 90s Nickelodeon classic Ren & Stimpy, is the latest entertainment figure to be outed as a sexual predator. In a recent BuzzFeed News‘ piece, Robyn Byrd and cartoonist Katie Rice lay out the sexual abuse they endured as teenagers at the hands of Kricfalusi; the animator’s attorney blamed alcoholism […]

Making a Case for Cartoons

Making a Case for Cartoons

I love cartoons; lots of people love cartoons. From Bugs Bunny to Homer Simpson and all the classics in between. American animation has brought us some of the funniest and far-reaching cartoon icons in the world. They make us feel good in some way, and they usually make us laugh; but do they have to? […]