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Iconic indie toon fest Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation will be holding a 30th Anniversary Celebration this year which will feature the most popular and award-winning short animations from the festival’s influential history—including early works by Disney-Pixar director Ralph Eggleston and over 10 Academy Award-winning or nominated shorts. The [...]
You’ll be able to check out Mike Judge’s short-lived primetime animated series The Goode Family on DVD this week. Shout! Factory’s cool new release features all 13 episodes of the show, which ran from May to August of 2009 on ABC. Created by Judge, along with former King of the Hill [...]
Over the weekend I had the opportunity to come face to face one of the many, many people I knew only over the telephone, having conducted interviews with them from afar. In this case it was animation director Yvette Kaplan. I introduced myself by saying, “If I’m not mistaken, you [...]
MTV pulls back the clock to 1996 this Monday as it offers a special marathon of Daria, the animated series about everyone’s favorite acerbic and misanthropic teen. MTV will air a selection from the five seasons of the shows from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. until August 3. Created by [...]
For those of us who love our Mike Judge projects animated and down-to-earth, there’s a fantastic new video clip out on the web today that will put a big smile on our faces. The clip is a video to promote bluegrass group Zac Brown Band’s latest song “The Wind,” which [...]
Looking to up your cool quotient and find the perfect Valentine’s gift that will help you score? Luckily for you, Paramount Home Entertainment is unveiling Volume 4 of MTV’s rebooted Beavis and Butt-Head on Blu-ray and DVD today! Mike Judge’s ‘90s counter-cultural toon hit is back and better than ever, [...]
Two animated shorts are among the latest prize winners at this year’s Sundance Festival. Grant Orchard’s acclaimed animated short A Morning Stroll, which was nominated for Best Animated Short on Tuesday, is one of the winners of this year’s Sundance Film Festival’s juried shorts competition. Special Jury Award for Animation [...]
MTV has scheduled a special two-hour animation block, with new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., followed by two new episodes of Good Vibes airing at a special time, at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. this Thursday (Dec. 1). A hit with [...]
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 Clampett as being just as funny and crazy in his private life as his characters were on-screen (well, maybe not quite [...]
The return of Beavis and Butt-Head posted some strong ratings on MTV last week. What is your reaction to the popular toon?