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  • Marceline’s Gayest Hits

    Marceline’s Gayest Hits

    We are in the most queer age of animation thus far, and one of the primary leaders of this revolution is noted bisexual Marceline the Vampire Queen of Adventure Time. Her relationship with Princess Bubblegum has been the cause of […]

     
  • Top 10 Screencaps from our Podcasts in 2017

    Top 10 Screencaps from our Podcasts in 2017

    Whenever we do a podcast on an episode of an animated show, the host picks a screencap from the episode to visually represent that episode and the corresponding podcast. Normally this isn’t of much consequence, but here I am going […]

     
  • Welcome to Autodale! Analyzing the Short Films of David Armsby

    Welcome to Autodale! Analyzing the Short Films of David Armsby

    On November 11, 2017, a short film called No Monsters was uploaded. The art style looked intriguing, and reminded me of another short film I had seen a thumbnail of earlier. That short was Being Pretty, the first part of the story, […]

     
  • Why BoJack Horseman’s Representation of Asexuality is Important

    Why BoJack Horseman’s Representation of Asexuality is Important

    Netflix’s BoJack Horseman was quickly put on many people’s radars when the newest season released in September addressed asexuality. During the new season, Todd Chavez explicitly comes out to BoJack saying that he is asexual. As someone who is asexual, […]

     
  • 10 Reasons to Drop Everything and Catch Up on “Mysticons”

    10 Reasons to Drop Everything and Catch Up on “Mysticons”

    Mysticons has quietly concluded one of the best first seasons in the past decade of animation. I have no idea why it’s been a quiet run though when you consider all the fantastic elements that this show has. 1) It’s […]

     
  • Gender, Evil, and Identity: A look at Bakugan’s Masquerade and Alice

    Gender, Evil, and Identity: A look at Bakugan’s Masquerade and Alice

    Yes, I’m actually writing an article about Bakugan. In tournament anime aimed at kids it’s not uncommon to see characters have two entire personalities in one body. Whether this is portrayed as a different identity, a separate soul, or whatever anime […]

     
  • Ren and Stimpy, Kappa Mikey, and Speed Racer: The Nickelodeon/MTV Connection

    Ren and Stimpy, Kappa Mikey, and Speed Racer: The Nickelodeon/MTV Connection

    Nickelodeon and MTV are both known at least in large part for their amazing animated series. Everything from Avatar: the Last Airbender, Rugrats, and Danny Phantom, to Clone High, Daria, and Aeon Flux. Somewhere between the two channels, though, lies a link that has produced some very […]

     
  • Complete Rick and Morty Episode Rankings

    Complete Rick and Morty Episode Rankings

    Rick and Morty Season 3 has unfortunately come to a end, concluding what’s definitely one of the best seasons of TV of the year. While we begin the surely interminable wait for Season 4, here are my complete rankings of […]

     
  • “Big Mouth” is Crudely Distressing

    “Big Mouth” is Crudely Distressing

    About a week ago, I was asking some friends if they knew of any pieces of media that deal with the menstrual cycle. Alex pointed me to a trailer for an upcoming Netflix original called Big Mouth. While there were […]

     
  • “Spirit: Riding Free” Season 2 is a Galloping Improvement

    “Spirit: Riding Free” Season 2 is a Galloping Improvement

    On September 8th a certain show on Netflix that I was highly anticipating came out and we all know what show that is. When I went to my Netflix page, to my surprise there was another show in my mailbox […]