Mickey Mouse is obviously more well-known than Bugs Bunny. But there’s a kitschy globalization aspect to Mickey that Bugs has somehow managed to avoid ,even though they both served as mascots for their companies (Disney and Warner Bros., respectively). How did Bugs do it?
Warner Bros. has been toying with getting its Looney Tunes characters back on the big screen for some time, and it may finally be happening. Deadline reports the company is currently developing a animated heist film that’ll star Speedy Gonzales.
Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting does his always wonderful deep dive thing on Chuck Jones, the creator of Looney Tunes, and examines how evolved as an artist. It goes beyond his technical skill and his jokes and his characters his discipline and tells how Jones used the real world to inspire his work in his world.
Earth's diminutive would-be destroyer plots his next move in this perfect imperial portrait. In this picture, he's already emperor of Mars and he's ready to change the solar system to his liking.
Martha Goldman Sigall—the last colorist and inker from the original Looney Tunes who died last week—reveals how Bugs Bunny was born in this short. According to her, it was director Ben "Bugs" Hardaway who came up with it. The clip is a must-watch testimony on the legendary pop culture icon.
Wile E. Coyote never had much luck with the ACME Corporation's seemingly infinite supply of wacky wares; poor guy couldn't catch a break. If you are and always have been on Team Road Runner, these Firecracker Lamps are like a cheery, fully-functional update on this ol' classic clunker.
If you grew up watching Bill Nye, or just love anything that combines education with entertainment, you can fund Nye's latest project, a video game that teaches players about the physics of flight. Also on the crowdfunding table this week is the long-anticipated Showrunners documentary and a poster featuring all the…
Wile E. Coyote finally learned what Jabba the Hutt figured out decades ago: when you want to capture a slippery character, you put a bounty on his head. Boba Fett should watch out, though; the next magical hole the Road Runner paints might lead straight into a sarlacc's stomach.
Science fiction is overrun with Martians, from monstrous invaders to shapeshifting superheroes to Santa-kidnapping buffoons. To make sense of over a century's worth of Martians, we present this grid ranking scifi Martians on their goodness and just how alien they are (click to expand).
Watch Daffy Duck transform into a Heavy Metal-esque Wizard with magic powers, bikini-ed groupies and his own guitar solo. We never thought we'd see fantasy style cartoon cleavage in the middle of a Merrie Melodies — well done, Looney Tunes.
Supernatural's sixth season comes to an end, with the first appearance of... H.P. Lovecraft! And The Big Bang Theory's season finale features Star Trek salaciousness. Plus Maria Hill vs. Hydra, Chuck's big day, and Family Guy Return of the Jedi!
This week's television sees the last ever episodes of Smallville and Stargate Universe. Will Clark become Superman in time to save the Destiny? Plus season finales of Adventure Time, Vampire Diaries and Community. Orc Bikers! Daffy Duck's social climbing! Ghost-angst!
Horror isn't always slimy and grotesque; some of the most frightening monsters come in the cutest packages. We list the fluffy, wide-eyed, and downright adorable critters that want to scare you, eat you, or enslave you for all time.
Hope and doubt are at war today as we pore over this picture of a literal crotch rocket. On the one hand, it looks pretty legit, right down to the stabilizing fins, exhaust port for the motorcycle housed within, and blast marks that are no doubt from one of the many instances where this beast dumped out while breaking…
The animated short film "Duck Dodgers in the 24th 1/2 Century" is classic Daffy Duck. Much like the Jetsons, this film presents a world of flying cars and ultra-modern design. In an odd way, by examining comedic films you're able to most accurately take the pulse of the nation. The world of 1953 was certainly obsessed…