Animation for Adults has Become Staler than Week-old Bread

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Bojack Horesman is Netflix’s attempt to break into the lucrative world of animation that caters to that holy grail known as the male, 18-35 demographic. The innovation of course, is that this is from Netflix, the pretender to the HBO crown of critically acclaimed programming. For all the success of House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Bojack fails to hit the same mark and provides the latest scrap of evidence that making animation for anyone older than 16 is a conundrum the continues to bedevil anyone willing to take a crack at it. Why is that the case though?

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Seth MacFarlane: Integrity Lost?

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Seth MacFarlane is a talented chap. That is a fact that is very hard to deny. From his roots working on Cartoon Network shows to his meteoric rise…

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Why FOX Can’t Seem To Get Animation Right Again

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

FOX is well known for being the only consistent purveyor of animation on broadcast TV. Ever since 1989 when The Simpsons burst onto our screens, the network has…

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The Declining Quality of Animation on FOX

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

It was akin to a religion for me, and the only night of the week when I would absolutely have to watch “my shows”, yet recently, I have…

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