If you took a look at the writers’ room of some of your favorite television shows, you’d be hard-pressed to find a black person, and even harder pressed to find a black woman. But for the last decade, Angela Nissel has been leaving her mark behind the scenes on shows like Scrubs, The Boondocks and, now, The Jellies—…
The idea of a Samurai Jack movie sounds amazing—all the style and drama of what made Genndy Tartakovsky’s scifi sword-swinging cartoon so good with the budget and screen real estate of a film. But it turns out we could’ve got one in the gap between the show’s fourth and fifth seasons... and it doesn’t sound as good as…
Remember Gareth, the leader of the cannabilistic Terminus faction from Walking Dead’s fifth season? Well, Robot Chicken wanted actor Andrew J. West to reprise the role for a goofy skit for the upcoming Walking Dead special episodes. But it turns out West can’t sing, so the team recruited Daniel Radcliffe instead.
It’s been a long time since there was a new episode of Venture Bros. 543 days, according to Cartoon Network. Fans have been left fearing that the cult-fave nerd-culture pastiche had crossed over to the astral plane for good. But they got a good omen last night.
Earlier this year, Adult Swim presented the fifth and final season of Genndy Tartakovsky’s much-loved, Emmy-winning animated series Samurai Jack. The show may be over, but it’s getting a fitting send-off with Samurai Jack: The Complete Series, a gorgeous box set that contains every episode and plenty of top-notch…
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Right now, it’s a crazy scientist and his grandson, and also Prince Namor and Aquaman. Things got a little weird.
Yeah, yeah, Rick Sanchez is great and so is Morty and that joke you just made about McDonald’s Szechuan sauce was incredibly clever, but I need you to be quiet for a second and look at this art of the Vindicators. I mean really look at it. Drink it in. Savor it. Bask in its glory.
Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s big-kid programming block, may be a notorious boys club, but Rick and Morty, possibly its most insane, disturbing, existential crisis-afflicted, belch-filled, pop-culture reference-jammed, hilarious, and heartwarming show, has taken matters into its own hands. The show, created by Dan…
It’s just like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, only it costs a lot more money and, surprisingly, is even stickier than a river of chocolate.
Rick and Morty’s willingness to blatantly riff on and make fun of narrative tropes seen in scifi/pop culture is a large part of what makes the show so fun. While the show works perfectly find as 2D animation, it’s even more satisfying to see Rick and Morty getting into all kinds of craziness in as talking clay figures.
FLCL, a six-episode anime series that’s a stirring coming-of-age tale complete with great rock music, giant robots that grow out of kids’ heads, and aliens that hit people with bass guitars, was announced to be getting not one but two sequels series last year. Now we have the footage, and it looks weird... but in an…
It’s finally happening! Adult Swim has announced the release date for the much-hyped third season of Rick and Morty, as well as unveiled a brand-new trailer. In short, it’s the “darkest year” ever.
You know what they say, kids: Don’t use drugs. That is, unless it would save you from getting killed by an alien.
Adult Swim recently shared a video where Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon challenged Justin Roiland, show creator and voice actor, to go method in shooting a season 3 scene where Rick gets really, really drunk. Talk about a contact buzz.
It’s a truck! It’s a store! It’s the world’s biggest Rick! Adult Swim is hitting the road in “the Rickmobile,” a vehicle that will be hauling exclusive Rick and Morty merchandise under its lab coat. You can’t actually take a ride in the Rickmobile, but you can marvel at its magnificence.
Hey, did everyone enjoy the surprise premiere of Rick and Morty season three? Did you think it meant—as it often does—that the season proper would start airing after it? Well, hold your horses because you’ve got a couple of months to wait.
Not to be outdone by the plethora of ridiculous April Fool’s Day jokes, Adult Swim decided to pull the best prank of all: show something real.
Normally you should never send a producer to do a voice actor’s job... except when it comes to Samurai Jack creator Genndy Tartakovsky.
When Adult Swim announced it would be bringing back Genndy Tartakovsky’s beloved animated scifi series Samurai Jack for one last season, many fans expected to see a show that would give them a darker, more violent Jack. The new season does give us that darker hero, but not in the way you might have expected. It’s …