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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

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, and our time-displaced heroes Freewheelin’ Franklin Freek (Woody Harrelson), Fat Freddy Freekowtski (John Goodman),[...]

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 […]

Masters of the Universe: Revelation

Masters of the Universe: Revelation: Kevin Smith Clears Up Rumor Again

It's been a little more than three months since Netflix, and director and "Uber-Geek" Kevin Smith announced the voice cast for its sequel anime series return to Eternia, Masters of the Universe: Revelation (more on that impressive list below). Since that time, Smith and writers Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October […]

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, […]

Rick and Morty Companion Podcast Live: EPISODE #408 – THE VAT OF ACID EPISODE

Rick and Morty Companion Podcast: Acid Vats, Time Travel, Easter Eggs

Our review of this past Sunday's episode of Rick and Morty (link below) praised "The Vat of Acid Episode" (directed by Jacob Hair, and written by Jeff Loveness and Albro Lundy) for taking a hard look at our dimension-hopping duo's pseudo-toxic relationship and their near-total lack of appreciation for the damage that results from their […]

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 […]

Doctor Who Lockdown focuses on "Listen" this week, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Doctor Who Lockdown: Listen Comic Shows Us Danny Pink's Superpower

Doctor Who Magazine writer and BBC Radio editor Emily Cook returned on Wednesday with the Doctor Who Lockdown global rewatch of the horror-vibing episode "Listen". Set during Peter Capaldi's first season as The Doctor, the Series 8 episode finds the Doctor tracking a creature with an uncanny and eerie ability to hide, while Clara (Jenna […]

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[...]

An Acidic Deal | Rick and Morty | adult swim

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 […]

Inside the Episode: Promortyus | Rick and Morty | adult swim

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 […]

Solar Opposites shows all sorts of love for Hulu.

Solar Opposites Proudly Embraces Hulu, Its Streaming Service Overlord

Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's (Rick and Morty) animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites has officially crash-landed onto Hulu, with Korvo (Roiland), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), and Jesse (Mary Mack) doing their very best (whether they realize it or not) to spread their "sci-fi s**t" as far as the eye can see. There's no […]

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

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.), and Pete Davidson (Saturday Night Live) To further make their case, they released the[...]

World Premiere of The Freak Brothers! MINI EPISODE

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

The Freak Brothers executive producers Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon had us hooked the moment they announced they were developing an adult animated cartoon based on the hippie-era underground comic Having them wake up after a half-century into our modern times and voiced by Woody Harrelson ("Hunger Games" franchise), John Goodman (The Conners), Tiffany Haddish[...]

Solar Opposites starts this week, courtesy of Hulu.

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

Along the way, it also made us nauseous over the thought of "stump licking" (yup, you'll see).BEHOLD! A never-before-seen clip from the first episode of #SolarOpposites - the new cartoon from @JustinRoiland that premieres THIS FRIDAY - May 8th - only on @hulu! Meet KORVO and TERRY! #SolarOppositesxKevinSmith pic.twitter.com/SGGE1YRCA6 — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) May 6, 2020In Roiland[...]

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

The Weeknd Reveals His Deepest Secret to Hayley on American Dad

The cartoon nerd in me jumped out that day."While the American Dad experience was a fulfilling one, the singer does have another show (and concept) in mind: "'American Dad' was everything I wanted It’s going to be hard to beat this in the TV cartoon world, but an obvious bucket list would be to work[...]

Inside the Episode: Never Ricking Morty | Rick and Morty | adult swim

Rick and Morty Season 4 Never Ricking Morty Review: Meta Primal Scream

We're going to let you have this episode of Rick and Morty, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. Let me be clear: that is in no way meant to diminish director Erica Hayes and writer Jeff Loveness because this was a true mindf**k that found ways to create walls just to break them. But "Never Ricking […]

Solar Opposites lands later this month, courtesy of Hulu.

Solar Opposites Introduces Korvo, Terry, and Their Speaceship, Aisha

As psyched as we're sure they are for tonight's midseason return, Rick and Morty duo Justin Roiland and Mike McMahn have more than just the hugely popular Adult Swim series going for them. In less than a week, Roiland and McMahn's animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites crash lands on Hulu (starting May 8th) so there's still […]