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Mike Judge: Expert Chronicler of 'American Suckiness'

The man behind 'Beavis & Butt-head' now thinks 'Idiocracy' was too optimistic

(Newser) - Mike Judge, the man behind Beavis & Butt-head and Office Space, has spent his entire career "exploring the contours of American suckiness." And the New York Times commits more than 4,000 words to getting to the bottom of the man and his oeuvre in a hilarious profile.... More »

Beavis and Butt-head Still Idiotic, No Longer Essential

Even so, you might appreciate the nostalgia: critics

(Newser) - Beavis and Butt-head are back—but two decades later, MTV’s pair of dimwits is no longer critiquing just music videos. They have now added reality shows, movies, and viral videos to their repertoire. But do we still need them?
  • Matthew Gilbert, Boston Globe : Back in the early 1990s, Beavis
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MTV to Resurrect Beavis & Butt-head

Maybe now MTV will actually play some music videos

(Newser) - Sensing that there were not enough fart jokes in your life, MTV has decided to resurrect Beavis and Butt-head, network sources confirm for the New York Post . It’s been 13 years since the last new episode of the cartoon aired, but it sounds like children of the ‘90s... More »

New Series by Beavis Creator Lampoons Green Buttheads

' The Goode Family ' features clan trying a little too hard to stay eco-friendly

(Newser) - Goodbye Hank Hill, hello Gerald Goode. Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge's new animated series lampoons a vegan, hybrid-driving Midwestern family whose motto is: "What would Al Gore do?" The Goode Family sends up the greener-than-thou clan’s efforts to maintain an environmentally friendly, strictly PC lifestyle just for... More »

Cartman's Evil Is His Appeal

Foul-mouthed fat kid ranks 10th in all-time list of cartoon characters

(Newser) - Eric Cartman—the foul-mouthed fat kid in the "South Park" foursome of misfit boys—has ridden his ability to do the unthinkable to No. 10 on TV Guide's top 50 cartoon characters of all time. What's the appeal, exactly, of a malicious, mean, lying, selfish 8-year-old? "I'd say... More »

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