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Don’t Judge a Judge by his Characters!

Recently I bumped into an old acquaintance who happened to mention that he had been a good friend of Bob Clampett during the legendary toonmaker’s latter-day career. He described ... Continue Reading →
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Icebox to Produce Glenn Back Toon

We don’t know whether to laugh or cry about this, but conservative talk show host  and author Glenn Beck has inked a deal with production house Icebox to produce a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda’ Show Premieres on Nick on Nov. 7

Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Dyrdek Glides to Toon Town

The skateboarding star gets the animation treatment in the new high-energy comedy Wild Grinders. The fact that skateboarder-turned-TV star Rob Dyrdek has embarked on a dynamic animated ... Continue Reading →
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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love CG

Veteran animator and supervising director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars discusses the digital evolution of his job. In the eight years I had worked in animation, I had never once touched ... Continue Reading →
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Gods of Animation Smile at MTV

The cabler toons up its schedule with new episodes of Mike Judge’s beloved Beavis and Butt-Head and the premiere of the surfer show Good Vibes. Animation fans are going to want ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Expo Whets Appetites for Upcoming Toons

Taking a marketing page from Comic-Con, Disney’s D23 Expo offered bits and pieces of news, highlights of upcoming animated fare and meet-and-greets with talent for die-hard fans this ... Continue Reading →
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Watchdog Group Barks About Toons’ Adult Content

Activist group the Parents Television Council has called for a sweeping reform of the TV content rating system in order to combat what it calls “shocking levels of sex and drug references” ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Sneaks New Toons at N.Y. Upfront

Adult Swim announced its new slate of programming for the 2011-12 season recently during its annual Upfront event in New York City. While many of the new series are offbeat live-action ... Continue Reading →