Animation

Back by popular demand comes one more season of The Boondocks. The fourth and final season of the comic-strip-gone-sitcom promises plenty more of viewers’ two favorite traits: humor and controversy. The first episode is set to air this Monday, April 21 at 10:30, and while originator Aaron McGruder has left the show to concentrate on other endeavors [...]


In its limitless quest to license every cartoon known to mankind, LEGO has now built the home of everybody’s favorite dysfunctional jaundiced family, the Simpsons. And this set of 2,523 LEGO bricks shows a pretty comprehensive study of their Springfield home, its familiar amenities including the (dented) pink car, Maggie’s crib, the family living room (right [...]


14 Mar
Shining a light on the ongoing 3-year civil unrest

Not one to sit on the political fence, especially when it comes to radically unjust wars, Banksy has animated a short film titled #WithSyria to shed light and attention on the ongoing crisis in Syria. It’s been three long years since the civil war erupted, and in its time over 100,000 civilians — men, women and [...]


25 Feb
Alan Moore is either really stoked or totally livid right now

If you’ve ever wanted to know what Alan Moore dreams about when he eats too much breakfast cereal, slips into a sugar-induced coma watching TV and passes out in his underpants, well, now you know. SpongeMen SquareWatch is is the Watchmen trailer encoded through the underwater world Spongebob Squarepants, where the latter plays Rorschach — everyone’s favorite [...]


Back in 2009 we previewed what we thought was one of the funniest shows, well, ever — Archer, calling it the Funniest Animated Show on TV…? Possibly. Well four seasons later we’d have to agree with our early assessment. Archer kicks all sorts of ass, but we know the Adam Reed-created show ain’t for everyone. We’ve played [...]


A long lost interview with Tupac Shakur dating back to 1994 gets animated as part of PBS’s Blank On Blank series. The idea of the series is to expose little known journalist interviews with celebrities — often posthumously — by giving a visual to the spoken word. This time it’s writer Benjamin Svetkey who interviews [...]


For anyone still mourning the death of Brian on Family Guy from a couple weeks back, it’s time you got a grip on reality. Yes, Brian was arguably the best character on the long-running Seth MacFarlane cash cow, and yes it sucked to see him trampled by a car unexpectedly. But killing off a prime [...]


Get in the Halloween spirit Simpsons-style with Kidrobot’s latest collaboration with the long running animation series. See Homer celebrate Dia de los Muertos in typical garb, all swagged out in white mariachi suit, giant sombrero and traditional calavera mask. The 6″ vinyl figure won’t hit shelves til October 3rd, but you can pre-order it now [...]

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