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  1. tv orders
    Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Gets New Animated Sci-Fi Comedy From HuluMore space jokes.
  2. the industry
    Willem Dafoe Hops on Disney’s Upcoming Dog-Sled Movie TogoEnjoy the softer side of Dafoe.
  3. Roger Rabbit Changed the Way Hollywood AnimatesThirty years later, the film is still influencing pop culture.
  4. box office gold
    Incredibles 2 Pulls in $180 Million for the Biggest Animated Debut of All TimeYou might say the Incredibles 2 opening-weekend box office was … very good.
  5. tv
    Ren & Stimpy Creator Allegedly Has a History of Preying on Young GirlsThrough an attorney, John Kricfalusi acknowledges “he had a 16-year-old girlfriend.”
  6. nightmares and dreamscapes
    The Simpsons Explores the President’s Nightmares in ‘A Tale of Two Trumps’ ShortRest easy, POTUS. It was all a dream.
  7. An Introduction to Japan’s Most Idiosyncratic and Exciting Animation DirectorWe break down Masaaki Yuasa’s best work, including Mind Game and The Tatami Galaxy.
  8. ‘Blair’: TBS Is Lookin’ at Instagram!In 2014, comedian Mo Welch posted her first comic on her @momowelch Instagram handle. It featured a simply drawn depressive named Blair and […]
  9. Mary and The Witch’s Flower Is a Rickety But Likable Debut for Studio PonocThe Studio Ghibli successor has big shoes to fill — and a long shadow to escape.
  10. boom shakalaka
    Jay-Z Releases Animated ‘Blue’s Freestyle’ Video on TidalThe cartoon dropped Sunday, which is, of course, Blue Ivy’s sixth birthday.
  11. gravity falls
    Gravity Falls Redubs Louis C.K. Character, the ‘One-Armed Monstrosity’Creator Alex Hirsch is now credited as the voice of the Horrifying Sweaty One-Armed Monstrosity.
  12. Coco Is a Charming If Belabored Adventure Right Out of the Pixar PlaybookBut it has at least one great song.
  13. batman
    An Oral History of ‘Batman: The Animated Series’The show that defined the Dark Knight for a generation, in the words of its creators and stars.
  14. star wars
    Daisy Ridley Makes a Lovely Return As Rey in This Animated Star Wars ShortIt’s part of a Lucasfilm initiative to highlight the women of Star Wars.
  15. patience is a virtue
    Why Is the Next Season of Rick and Morty Taking So Long? Dan Harmon Explains“The truth in this case is so very boring.”
  16. movie review
    Movie Review: Your Name Is a Poignant Body-Swapping TaleAnimator Makoto Shinkai comes into his own with this story of time, memory, and loss.
  17. the animation station
    Hayao Miyazaki Is Calling It Quits … on RetirementHe’s back, baby!
  18. movie review
    My Life As a Zucchini Is a Lovingly Sensitive Piece of Stop-Motion AnimationThe Oscar-nominated film is an intimate portrait of childhood trauma.
  19. the industry
    Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks’s The Cops Ordered to Series by TBSYou get three guesses to name the characters’ profession. The first two don’t count.
  20. There’s Never Been a Better Time to Revisit ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’ I generally try not to timestamp these articles, because who knows? Someday somebody’s going to be searching for information about Woody […]
  21. r.i.p.
    Disney’s Bambi Artist Tyrus Wong Dies at 106Wong’s paintings defined the look of the 1942 classic.
  22. movie deals
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Has a New Animated MovieVivo is being made by Sony Animation.
  23. the industry
    Lost Doctor Who ‘Power of the Daleks’ Episodes Regenerated as CartoonIt was the first serial to feature Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor.
  24. diversity
    Kubo and the Two Strings Director Addresses Whitewashing Controversy“We’re basically color-blind in terms of how we cast our films.”
  25. animation
    Sausage Party Animators Say They Were Exploited “There’d be screaming about being blacklisted.”
  26. Tegan And Sara’s Latest Video Features Animation From ‘BoJack Horseman’s […]Animator, designer, and comedy-adjacent artist Lisa Hanawalt is the woman behind BoJack Horseman’s unique, beautiful, and slightly bizarre […]
  27. behind the scenes
    The Painstaking Process of Bringing The Little Prince to LifeWith computer-generated and stop-motion animation.
  28. Nick Gives a First Look at Hey Arnold! Movie ArtWelcome back to the Sunset Arms.
  29. It Took Two Months to Create This DrawingAnd it was painstakingly documented by the artist.
  30. the industry
    Animated Boxcar Children Films Are in the WorksShout! Factory and Legacy Classics say they hope to make four films in the next two years.
  31. Making Game of Thrones Dragons Isn’t EasyTotally worth it. 
  32. sundance 2016
    Life, Animated’s Owen Suskind Celebrates Passion“The goal here was to get inside Owen’s mind and be on the inside looking out.”
  33. way down in the hole
    Watch an Animated Take on The Wire’s CreditsNot nearly as serious at all.
  34. Bring Out the Girls with This Animated Don DiMello ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ ClipRight in time for the holidays, Reddit user geewhizpro created an animated clip featuring Andy Daly’s beloved Comedy Bang Bang creep Don […]
  35. Every Pixar Short Film, Ranked From Worst to BestNearly 30 years after Pixar’s founding, the studio remains the juggernaut of computer animation, and a champion of the cartoon short.
  36. Rugrats Artist Draws Their Grown-up VersionsLess glam, more lumpy.
  37. the industry
    Adult Swim Orders Krasinski’s Animated SeriesThe first to use rotoscoping!
  38. the industry
    Animated Ghostbusters Film in Development, TooThe cartoon The Real Ghostbusters previously ran from 1986 to 1991.
  39. Scott Gairdner Welcomes You to ‘Moonbeam City’Tomorrow night on Comedy Central, as South Park’s end credits fade out, one of the most foolish things you could do is not watch what comes on […]
  40. movies
    The Iron Giant Is Coming Back, With New ScenesNo one saw the movie when it came out in 1999, and you can now rectify that.
  41. right-click
    Earl Sweatshirt Made Himself Into a Cartoon for His ‘Off Top’ VideoAn animated Earl rides those flames!
  42. Inside Cartoon Monsoon: An Animated Variety ShowPast the friendly forest, through the swamp of snacks and sweets Stands a paper-mache clubhouse, by the beach of poison treats. Follow the […]
  43. trailer mix
    See the First Trailer for Secret Life of PetsListens to System of a Down, probably.
  44. ‘World Of Tomorrow’ and the Dark Humor of Don HertzfeldtA day or two after Fox aired the mesmerizingly jarring Don Hertzfeldt couch gag that kicked off the 26th season of The Simpsons, I used a […]
  45. Understanding the Hushed Beauty of Ben Jones’ Duck Stoner Series, ‘Stone […]Ben Jones has been quietly killing it under your noses all year. His animated series, Stone Quackers, was the newest program to hit FXX’s ADHD […]
  46. A Look at the 2015 Oscar-Nominated Animated ShortsIt’s a strange thing to see the 2015 Oscar-nominated animated shorts and Mortdecai on the same day. But that’s what I did a few days ago, for […]
  47. cosmic temp workers of the world unite
    Meet the Top Female Filmmaker on KickstarterBee and PuppyCat creator Natasha Allegri talks anime and turtles.
  48. Exploring the Hidden Racist Past of the Looney ToonsI have an uncomfortable confession to make: I have never liked the Looney Tunes. Despite the cultural pervasiveness of these characters, and a […]
  49. A 3D Animator Has Created an Impressively Realistic ‘Futurama’ WorldRussian animator Alexey Zakharov recently decided to recreate the Planet Express Ship from Futurama, and the result is pretty impressive. Check […]
  50. ‘Homestar Runner’ Is Coming Back, Maybe This FallHomestar Runner may be making a comeback. Matt Chapman, co-creator of the early 2000s flash animated web series, revealed this week on the […]
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