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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, June 20 at 10 p.m. Fans can look forward to 13 new half-hour episodes this season, awesome guest stars and a [...]
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 two weeks, in which he’ll discuss the project from inspiration to finished feature, offering fans a special peek at his creative process. You [...]
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 special programming on Sunday. The dig came at the end of a re-run of the toon’s first episode, when an end card [...]
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 called PusherJones, featuring The Simpsons creative director Dave Warren, singer Frankie Perez (Camp Freddy), bassist Scott Shriner (Weezer) and drummer Joey Castillo (Queens of [...]
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 since September of 2010, it has found a huge cult following nationwide. Cartoon Network has released the series’ [...]
Sorry, Massachusetts… The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the location of the “real” Springfield, home of America’s favorite cartoon family for 25 years. The writer/producer who is a native of Portland, OR unmasked the town’s location in a recent interview with Smithsonian magazine as Springfield, Oregon. “Springfield was [...]
The Simpsons creator Matt Groening received an extra sweet Valentine on Tuesday as his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star was revealed. Hordes of fans gathered to mark the occasion, which preempts the premiere of the acclaimed series’ 500th episode set to air on Fox this Sunday, February 19 at 8 [...]
Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create an an endowment for working professionals to teach students in the school’s animation program. The gift will create the Matt Groening [...]
2012 is a banner year for perennial toon favorite The Simpsons! In addition to creator Matt Groening’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and the upcoming 500th episode milestone, bad boy Bart Simpson will be strutting his stuff on the runway at New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, thanks to new designs [...]
It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, Feb. 14 when the brilliant animator and cartoonist will get the 2,459th star on Hollywood Blvd in the [...]