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Spike & Mike Launches 20th Anniversary Kickstarter

The animated anthology festival Spike & Mike has launched a 20th Anniversary edition Kickstarter campaign to raise $15,000. The show will feature all-time favorite “Sick and Twisted” ... Continue Reading →
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Spike & Mike Fest Turns 30

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 ... Continue Reading →
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DVD Find of the Week: ‘The Goode Family’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Yvette Kaplan Looks Back at ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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MTV Lines Up Retro ‘Daria’ Marathon

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Directs Zac Brown Band Video

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Brand New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Arrives on DVD!

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 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Morning Stroll,’ ‘Robots of Brixton’ Win Sundance Prizes

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 ... Continue Reading →
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MTV Supersizes ‘Beavis and Butt-head,’ and ‘Good Vibes’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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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 →