Scientifically accurate Pinky & the Brain reveals the cruel hidden truth

In following Pinky and the Brain's hilariously cursed cartoon quest to take over the world, we kids get to see a story about the classic odd couple and the funny hijinks they run into. What we don't see is the truth that adults willfully ignore: that lab rats live a miserable life and would totally want to rule the… » 3/16/15 11:29pm 3/16/15 11:29pm

The ​11 Most Horrifying Redesigns Of Childhood Classics

Last week we gazed into the abyss, and the cold, dead eyes of the new International Rescue team from Thunderbirds gazed back. As movies and TV constantly seek to strip-mine your nostalgia for profit, redesigns like this are common. And sometimes, they go very wrong. Here are 11 awful makeovers of our childhood… » 1/20/15 4:10pm 1/20/15 4:10pm

What Is Charlie Hebdo? The Cartoons that Made the French Paper Infamous

At 11:28 a.m. Wednesday local time, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo tweeted a cartoon of ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. "Best wishes and good health," the caption read. Minutes after the tweet was published, three armed and masked gunmen stormed the paper's offices and opened fire, killing ten of its… » 1/07/15 11:00am 1/07/15 11:00am

These Google Doodles That Never Ran Are Perfect 

If you happened to type Google.com into your browser yesterday you saw a wintery doodle by one Eleanor Davis, a illustrator who created four seasonal doodles for the search giant this year. These were all fantastic doodles, but her sketches that Google didn't run are pure gold. » 12/22/14 4:40pm 12/22/14 4:40pm

10 iconic characters each drawn in the style of 10 famous cartoonists

10 characters (Asterix, Calvin, Donald Duck, Captain Haddock, Batman, Heimo Vesa, Corto Maltese, Moomintroll, Garfield, and Lucy) each drawn in the style of 10 cartoonists (Uderzo, Watterson, Barks, Hergé, Adams, Jarla, Pratt, Jansson, Davis, and Schulz) for a total of 100 perfect renditions! » 12/18/14 1:42am 12/18/14 1:42am

A Brief Look At the History (and Return) of Homestar Runner

If you've never seen a Homestar Runner cartoon, you're missing out on one of the greatest things to come out of the internet in its short lifespan. But if you're one of the web series' existing fans who's pored over every cartoon and found every secret link, you'll love this video that breaks down the history of the… » 12/09/14 9:05am 12/09/14 9:05am

Watch The Simpsons make fun of Frozen in their holiday episode couch gag

Though parodying Frozen doesn't exactly pack the same punch as it would have, I don't know, months and months ago, it's still makes me giggle to see Homer as a snowman. The other bits of 'The Couch Gag Before Christmas' is basically the same run as last year's. But who wouldn't want a candy cane bong? » 12/04/14 9:09pm 12/04/14 9:09pm

What the characters from South Park look like in real life

If you ever wondered what the characters of South Park looked like in real life in the minds of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, wonder no more. Last night's crazy episode revealed what Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny would look like if they weren't just cartoons made of shapes and circles but actual humans instead. » 11/13/14 7:39pm 11/13/14 7:39pm

Here's the couch gag from the Simpsons Futurama crossover episode

As the tagline for the upcoming Simpsorama episode states, this crossover episode is very clearly a show out of ideas teaming up with a show out of episodes. And yet, I can't get enough! Here's the couch gag for the Simpsorama where Homer finds much enjoyment in the company of robots. » 11/07/14 6:57pm 11/07/14 6:57pm

Watch The Simpsons get animated to look like other famous cartoon shows

If you ever wondered what characters from The Simpsons would look like if they got animated in the style of South Park or Archer or Adventure Time or various animes or maybe even made to look like minions, well, here you go. On last night's episode, we got to see what The Simpsons would look like as different cartoons. » 10/20/14 11:35pm 10/20/14 11:35pm

Every single couch gag from 25 years of The Simpsons at the same time

If you ever wondered what all 25 years of The Simpsons couch gags looks like if they were all played at the same time, well, here you go. This video plays the intro from all 554 episodes from 26 seasons (even that bizarre one we just saw) and I kind of wish I could zoom in on the video to watch them all. » 10/07/14 12:31am 10/07/14 12:31am

Saturday Morning Cartoons Aren't Dead. They're Everywhere, All the Time

This past weekend was the first in over 50 years without Saturday morning cartoons on nationwide broadcast TV in America. But that doesn't mean the sugary-cereal-soaked childhood ritual of settling in for a block of animated entertainment is dead. Hell no. In 2014, it's always cartoon o'clock. » 10/06/14 1:41pm 10/06/14 1:41pm

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 9:00am 10/04/14 9:00am

A scientifically accurate Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is quite nasty

Back again to ruin all of your childhood's favorite cartoons, here's ADHD hilariously explaining how disgusting chipmunks are. Sure, they might look cute with their puffy cheeks but in reality, their always growing, suicidal teeth and disease riddled selves don't make for ace detective material. » 9/08/14 8:13pm 9/08/14 8:13pm

Girl transforms her mouth into cute famous characters with just makeup

Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson uses makeup to create adorable cartoon characters from our childhood on her mouth. It's so creative, she uses her lips as a guide to draw the funny faces in. And it's so perfect, the cartoons look like they're just hanging out on her face. » 8/19/14 9:43pm 8/19/14 9:43pm

From Bugs Bunny to Wile E. Coyote: The Animation Genius of Chuck Jones

It's a good bet that you spent hundreds of childhood hours with Chuck Jones, even if you didn't know who he was at the time. "What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones" is a new exhibition which chronicles the work of the legendary animator who breathed life into household names like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck,… » 8/14/14 9:00am 8/14/14 9:00am

Watch how the creator of Peanuts drew Charlie Brown

Here's how Charles Schulz, the trailblazing cartoonist who created Peanuts, drew Charlie Brown. I love his sure strokes and how he builds out the character but most importantly, I love how he's done in less than half a minute. » 8/13/14 11:49pm 8/13/14 11:49pm

Take a sneak peek at The Simpsons vs Family Guy crossover episode

This fall The Simpsons is going to have its first big crossover in almost 20 years, when the cast of Family Guy visits Springfield. It's going to be the second time ever in which characters from other animation series appear in full capacity in the longest running sitcom in American TV history. » 7/28/14 10:29pm 7/28/14 10:29pm

12 Rare Flintstones Production Shots From the Golden Age of Animation

The animated landscape is one big Uncanny Valley now, dominated by massive digital conglomerates. But a half-century ago, the world's animation powerhouse was an independent outfit run by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, creators of The Flintstones, Tom & Jerry, and Scooby-Doo. This previously unpublished gallery of… » 7/28/14 9:30am 7/28/14 9:30am

This horror version of Bugs Bunny will haunt my dreams tonight

Rafael "Rafahu" Aguilar is a very talented Mexican animator, illustrator and designer with a wonderfully twisted mind and a classic style worth of Creepy or any of the Warren comic magazines during the 70s. This horror reinterpretation of classic Warner Bros. imagery seems designed to make kids cry. » 6/21/14 12:05am 6/21/14 12:05am