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NBC’s Community returns with animated shorts

After months of speculation and worry that it wasn’t coming back, the NBC comedy COMMUNITY is returning to the airwaves. It’s the show that many will say “outgeeks” Big Bang Theory, the show that it goes up against each week. And to prove it, here we have a series of animated shorts to prime COMMUNITY… Continue reading ‘NBC’s Community returns with animated shorts’



Space Stallions brings back 80′s cartoon memories

What do you get when you combine Space Ghost, Masters of the Universe, Thundercats and a pinch of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers? Well, you get SPACE STALLIONS, a brilliant animated short from The Animation Workshop that evokes memories of all those cheesy cartoons from the 80s! The short was created by the team of Thorvaldur… Continue reading ‘Space Stallions brings back 80′s cartoon memories’



Battlestar Galactica re-imagined as a 16 bit video game

Courtesy of the folks over at College Humor (and discovered via Twitter follower @CBP3) comes this hilarious “re-imagining” of the sci-fi series “Battlestar Galactica,” with the story being told as a 16-bit video game. Classic! I especially love the bit about the “special effects budget”, a problem that seemed to plague both the original and… Continue reading ‘Battlestar Galactica re-imagined as a 16 bit video game’



Enter the Dress Like an Avenger Contest

This weekend there are going to be a lot of kids – and kids at heart – who will be dressing up as their favorite fantasy characters. The streets are going to be filled with superheroes, slasher movie villains, hobbits, jedi knights and ghostbusters.  I’ll be in costume myself when I attend the Halloween Spooktacular… Continue reading ‘Enter the Dress Like an Avenger Contest’



Muslim Superheroes “The 99″ to be unveiled to US audiences

There’s something to be said about the power of comic books and the way they can tell stories that’s incomparable with other mediums. The same goes for the significance of superheroes and their ability to inspire the people who read of their exploits in the four-colored pages they inhabit.  Comics and superheroes seem to transcend… Continue reading ‘Muslim Superheroes “The 99″ to be unveiled to US audiences’



Jem and the Holograms DVD Set gives fans a look back into the 80′s

Before there was Lady Gaga, there was “Jem and the Holograms“. For those who are old enough to remember, Jem was a cartoon series that told the story of a pop singer and her group of multi-colored hair back-ups. This sort of stuff predated “Pop Star” and “American Idol” in the U.S.  The show is… Continue reading ‘Jem and the Holograms DVD Set gives fans a look back into the 80′s’



Pixar Alum Andy Beall talks about “Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown”

Right before I left for San Diego last week, I was given the opportunity to talk to the creative team behind the newest Peanuts feature “Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown.” I had already spoken with Charles Schulz’s son, Craig, about the feature and the challenges creating it posed. This time I was able… Continue reading ‘Pixar Alum Andy Beall talks about “Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown”’