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  • Studio Killers are Back, Y’all

    Studio Killers are Back, Y’all

    Well okay, they’ve actually been back since February and I’ve been dragging on writing about it. Whoopsies. There wasn’t too much going on in Studio Killers land since the Jenny video dropped in 2015. Sure, there were a few stray […]

     
  • Farewell Stephen Hillenburg

    Farewell Stephen Hillenburg

    There are some articles I hoped I would never have to write, and this is one of them. Today, Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob Squarepants, has passed away. As I’m writing this I’m still trying to come to terms with not […]

     
  • “Mirai” Review: A Wonderful Fantasy Time Romp

    “Mirai” Review: A Wonderful Fantasy Time Romp

    I came into this film a huge fan of the director, Mamoru Hosoda, and so I had high expectations. In the past I ranked his film The Girl Who Leapt Through Time on my list of top ten animated films, and […]

     
  • The Wonderful, Charming, Gay “Super Drags”

    The Wonderful, Charming, Gay “Super Drags”

    Something I’ve complained about for years is the lack of LGBTQ+ representation in animation. And down from the heavens of my Netflix recommendations came this super stylized adult animated show about super hero drag queens! Five episodes at 22 minutes […]

     
  • Anime Apocalypse: Fall 2018 Season Review

    Anime Apocalypse: Fall 2018 Season Review

    Well it’s that time of year again, when the leaves change color, the air gets cooler, pumpkin spice inexplicably dominates the food markets, and giant robots fight each other. Yes that’s right, it’s Fall Anime Season, which means a bunch […]

     
  • Sean Jara & Matt Ferguson Interview – Mysticons

    Sean Jara & Matt Ferguson Interview – Mysticons

    When director Matt Ferguson joined the development team of Mysticons in 2015, the not-yet-released animated television show centered around four boys from the suburbs protecting their home from evil forces in Dungeons & Dragons-inspired adventures. A few months later, Ferguson […]

     
  • How “Sofia the First” Revolutionized Preschool Animation

    How “Sofia the First” Revolutionized Preschool Animation

    Today marks the end of an era, as Sofia the First will end its over five year run on Disney Junior. Sofia the First is a show that showed preschool programs can be entertaining for people of all ages. We […]

     
  • A List of Episodes to Watch if You Want to Follow this Bubbline Nonsense

    A List of Episodes to Watch if You Want to Follow this Bubbline Nonsense

    So in the wake of the Adventure Time finale, I’ve seen a ton of people rejoice due to that one thing that Princess Bubblegum and Marceline did. But, given the lack of kissing by queer characters in media, there’s even […]

     
  • Mathematical! An Adventure Time Series Episode Ranking

    Mathematical! An Adventure Time Series Episode Ranking

    Adventure Time is a seminal work in the history of animation, it’s influence on modern animation is vast, work as varied as critical darling Steven Universe to newcomer Summer Camp Island probably wouldn’t even exist without this show. Fortunately much has already […]

     
  • We’ll Happen Again and Again: A Personal Reflection on Bubbline

    We’ll Happen Again and Again: A Personal Reflection on Bubbline

    The first time I thought to myself that I maybe, might’ve been gay just a little bit, I was 18 years old. At my desk in my college dorm room in the first month of freshman year, I felt utterly […]