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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Week Links 33-2013

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Charles’ week links for September 1st to the 7th, 2013

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A Futurama Beer Appreciation Post

Monday, August 20, 2012

While it’s older and more famous brother has the one and only Duff, Futurama take a slightly different tack when it comes to beer. Here’s a Futurama beer…

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When Art, Pop Culture and Copyright Collide

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Art, pop culture and copyright are three things I have an interest in, and when they all collide, we get awesome things like this piece by Aled Lewis…

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Vote Bender B. Rodriguez for DC School Board!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Via: Nerd Bastards Such a slogan may not be as outrageous as it sounds. Via Techdirt, researchers testing an electronic voting system in Washington DC were able to…

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Happy New Year!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Via: The Scary Door Tumblelog

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Did You Catch This Reference in Futurama?

Sunday, March 20, 2011

As featured in “The Mutants Are Revolting”. I’m curious to see how many people get it.

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My Favourite Christmas TV Specials

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Via: IGN OK, yes, I mentioned some yesterday, but those were live-action specials, not the animated kind. When it comes to animation, there is invariably the holiday special…

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A Comparison Between The Jetsons and Futurama

Friday, December 3, 2010

Via: Cinemafique and Ten.com I am obliged to acknowledge my girlfriend Alicia for the inspiration for this post. Here we have two of my favourite cartoons that happen…

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The Return of Futurama…Again

Thursday, June 24, 2010

What do I need to say that hasn’t already been said. Futurama is a show with more lives than a cat. Not only that, it is also, by…

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