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The Freak Brothers wish their creator Gilbert Shelton a happy 80th birthday.

The Freak Brothers Wish "Poppa" Gilbert Shelton Happy 80th Birthday

Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty) and Pure Imagination Studios (The Simpsons) are handling animation. Executive producers Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon wouldn't have their upcoming adult animated cartoon The Freak Brothers is it wasn't for one person: original The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers creator Gilbert Shelton So to celebrate the 80th birthday of the "brothers'" big Poppa, Canton, Soloman,[...]

A look at the season 4 finale of Rick and Morty, courtesy of Adult Swim.

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Preview: Pickles Won't Help This Time

Adult Swim's Rick and Morty is coming to the end of its fourth season, and let's just say we"re a little curious. From the promo released earlier this week, we know that Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's animated series has been name-dropping Dr. Wong (Susan Sarandon) so we should expect an appearance. Or should we? Because […]

Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #409 – CHILDRICK OF MORT

Rick and Morty Team On Childrick of Mort: Spicy Scenes, Pointy Things

With the fourth season of Rick and Morty ready to shuffle off Adult Swim's programming coil after this Sunday's season finale "Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri", we're finishing a little clean-up on our coverage of last week's lesson in horrible parenting and in the importance of practicing safe planetary sex. Director Kyounghee Lim, writer […]

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What If…?: Disney+ Animated Series Sets MoCap Shoot for Early June

In the two months since Marvel Studios announced that animation studio Squeeze (Cracké) was set to create five episodes of Disney+'s What If…?, the pop culture landscape changed dramatically in the face of the coronavirus pandemic Now that states and countries are beginning to roll back restrictions and studios are looking at revised production timelines,[...]

Tweety looks to stay one paw ahead of Sylvester in Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO Max.

Looney Tunes Cartoons Hosts Saturday Morning Watch-Along Preview

Animation, and executive produced by Pete Browngardt (Uncle Grandpa) and Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!), the 80, eleven-minute episodes combine the classic look of the original series with themes and storylines that reflect more modern times.[caption id="attachment_1210851" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tweety looks to stay one paw ahead of Sylvester in Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO[...]

Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland Wouldn't Mind Monthly Season 5 Drop

Hard to believe that we're already approaching the fourth season's penultimate episode (more on that below), and with the season finale of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty approaching our thoughts have moved on to the next season. How many episodes will there be? Will there be another November/May split like this season? Rick and Morty […]

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Looney Tunes Cartoons: Meet Wile E. Coyote, Super Hyperrealism Artist

Animation and featuring a talented group of voice cast members including Eric Bauza, Jeff Bergman, and Bob Bergen, the 80 eleven-minute episodes mark a return to the classic look of the original series' run coupled with themes and storylines that reflect a modern audience (and the return of some wonderfully familiar faces).[caption id="attachment_1208874" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

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Rick and Morty Engage in Couples Counseling with a Body Count: Review

Speaking of "mutual parasitic relationships", Adult Swim's Rick and Morty is doing something this season that wasn't quite there to this extent in the previous three: a thematic series of episodes. Probably the best way to explain it is that while other shows are concerned about storylines between characters and keeping canon, Dan Harmon and […]

Homemade Scooby Snacks, image courtesy of Eden Arnold.

Scooby Snacks Recipe Will Make Your Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Drool

Jinkies! No, Bleeding Cool didn't turn into a cooking site while you weren't looking: we're making Scooby Snacks, from the cartoon classic, Scooby-Doo! While it's always a good time for a Scooby Snack, the combination of the previous serious back in regular rotation on networks like Boomerang and Cartoon Network coupled with the feature animation[...]

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Rick and Morty Season 4 Preview: Fake Crystals and Arm Win Every Time

After a week's worth of looks behind the scenes at not just the last episode "Promortyus" but also at the overall production, we are back with an official preview of this Sunday's episode of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty. From what we've seen and read about "The Vat of Acid Episode", it's […]

Rick and Morty | Glory to Glorzo (feat. Dan Harmon) [Official Video]

Rick and Morty Power Ballad Gives Glory to Glorzo

Written by Jeff Loveness and directed Bryan Newton, Rick and Morty episode "Promortyus" had a double-layered message that was simple, direct, and powerful. If the midseason return episode was about exposing viewers to the storytelling difficulties that come with crafting the dimension-hopping duo's adventures, this week reminded us that Rick and Morty (with assists from […]

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Promortyus Unleashed Shock and Awe That Is Rick and Morty: Review

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty was clearly ready to move on from last week's midseason uber-meta, fifth wall-shattering return. Written by Jeff Loveness and directed Bryan Newton, "Promortyus" had a double-layered message that was simple, direct, and powerful. If last week was about exposing viewers to the storytelling difficulties that come with […]

The creative team behind "Never Ricking Morty" discuss the Rick and Morty episode, courtesy of Adult Swim.

Rick and Morty Creative Team Podcast Breaks Down Never Ricking Morty

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's dimension-hopping duo Rick and Morty found themselves dropped on their collective "meta" heads as they went stage-diving through the fourth, fifth and possibly sixth walls (if that exists) in midseason opener "Never Ricking Morty", and they have director Erica Hayes and writer Jeff Loveness to thank for it. In our review […]

BMO is here to be the hero we need in Adventure Time: Distant Lands, courtesy of HBO Max.

Adventure Time: Distant Lands Trailer: BMO Becomes The Hero They Need

While Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward and comedian Duncan Trussell's adult animated series The Midnight Gospel has been pulling in rave reviews and strong numbers of eyeballs to Netflix, Ward hasn't forgotten about the never-ending adventures of our heroes Finn and Jake. HBO Max announced last year that Ward and the team would be heading to […]

Donald Trump wants to know who put masks on Mt. Trumpsmore, courtesy of The Freak Brothers.

The Freak Brothers Clip Finds A Way to Get a Mask on Donald Trump

Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty) and Pure Imagination Studios (The Simpsons) are handling animation.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB20_GvGXxY&feature=emb_logo&has_verified=1 The Freak Brothers executive producers Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon's adult animated cartoon adaptation of the hippie-era underground comic lined up a killer line-up of vocal talents: Woody Harrelson ("Hunger Games" franchise), John Goodman (The Conners), Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G.),[...]

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Rick and Morty: Erica Hayes Discusses Directing Never Ricking Morty

Director Erica Hayes and writer Jeff Loveness dropped Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's dimension-hopping duo Rick and Morty on their collective "meta" heads while taking a satirical sledgehammer to the fourth, fifth, and (if it exists) sixth walls on "Never Ricking Morty". The episode proved to be a creative primal scream from the series creator's souls (you […]

A scene from Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO Max.

Looney Tunes Cartoons Trailer: HBO Max Ups Insanity to Operatic Levels

Animation and featuring a talented group of voice cast members including Eric Bauza, Jeff Bergman, and Bob Bergen, the 80 eleven-minute episodes mark a return to the classic look of the original series' run coupled with themes and storylines that reflect a modern audience (and the return of some wonderfully familiar faces).[caption id="attachment_1203726" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

World Premiere of The Freak Brothers! MINI EPISODE

The Freak Brothers Casts Harrelson, Goodman, Haddish, and Davidson

Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty) and Pure Imagination Studios (The Simpsons) are handling animation. View this post on Instagram  I’m really psyched to be a part of this legendary comic @TheFreakBrothers I don’t know why, but this humor seems to be right up my alley Here’s a sneak peek @tiffanyhaddish @andybovine @blakeanderson #johngoodman #petedavidson #TheFreakBrothers A post shared[...]

Solar Opposites starts this week, courtesy of Hulu.

Solar Opposites Preview Has Us Thinking Korvo's Not A Big Fan of Earth

Leave it to Rick and Morty duo Justin Roiland and Mike McMahn to find a very cool and unique way to promote their upcoming animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites. With their flight coordinates scheduling them to land on Hulu on May 8th, director/actor/geek ambassador Kevin Smith is giving our new friends from the planet Shlorp […]

The Weeknd’s secret revealed on American Dad, courtesy of TBS.

The Weeknd Reveals His Deepest Secret to Hayley on American Dad

We told you it was going to happen, and it did Monday night: The Weeknd transcended our flesh-n-blood world and joined Stan, Francine, Steve, Hayley, Roger, Klaus, and Steve on TBS' American Dad. Such a special occasion deserves more than a "guest appearance", with The Weeknd also co-writing the episode "A Starboy Is Born" with […]