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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writers File Complaint with TV Academy

Animation writers and exec producers aren’t happy with the TV Academy this year. Variety reports that more than 50 animation exec producers and writers, including Seth MacFarlane ... Continue Reading →
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Cowabunga! Cartwright Receives Career Award

Actress Nancy Cartwright, the one-and-only voice of Bart Simpson, will receive the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at this year’s PromaxBDA kudofest tonight (June 14). Cartright, who ... Continue Reading →
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The Tooning Up of ‘Car Talk’

Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They ... Continue Reading →
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Maggie Simpson to Star in 3-D Animated Short

The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Reveals ‘Futurama’ S7 Details

Good news, everyone! Season 7 of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s Emmy-winning sci-fi comedy series Futurama will kick off on Comedy Central with two new back-to-back episodes Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Launches New ‘Cheatin” Vlog

Indie animation titan Bill Plympton has just launched a new video blog, documenting his progress on his latest feature, Cheatin’. The director will deliver new installments every ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Snubs Fox News

Well in line with its tradition of subtle (and not so subtle) irreverence, Matt Groening’s The Simpsons blasted its host channel’s Fox News during the network’s 25th anniversary ... Continue Reading →
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New Animated Band PusherJones Makes Some Noise

Mover over, Gorillaz. There is a new animated rock band in town. Rollingstone.com reports that Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner has launched an “animated” rock band ... Continue Reading →
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The Sublime Madness of J.G. Quintel

The last time we chatted with J.G. Quintel, he was getting ready to launch his wonderful animated show Regular Show on Cartoon Network. Although the series has only been on the air ... Continue Reading →