J. Michael Mendel


Rick and Morty Acid Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty "Acid" Trip Wins Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Looks like that's two-for-two for Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty, scoring a win for Outstanding Animated Program at the virtual Creative Arts Emmys 2020 awards ceremony on Friday night. Following up on last year's award-winning "Pickle Rick," this year saw "The Vat of Acid Episode" walk away with the gold. Directed by Jacob Hair […]

Rick and Morty Animation Producer J. Michael Mendel Passes Away Age 54

"Rick and Morty" Animation Producer J. Michael Mendel Passes Away, Age 54

Emmy Award winning Rick and Morty animation producer J. Michael Mendel has passed away at the age of 54, with his wife, Emmy-winning casting director Juel Bestrop (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Life in Pieces), revealing to The Hollywood Reporter that he died of natural causes at their Studio City home on Sunday night. Though Mendel began his […]