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Sitcom Is About
to Get Animated
May 14, 2022 10:30 AM CDT
Popular '90s Sitcom Is About to Get Animated
Cartoon version of 'Married With Children,' with original cast, is in the works
- The dream team of Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate, and David Faustino are getting together again for a revival of their popular Fox sitcom,
Married With Children
—this time in cartoon format. Sources tell Deadline the animated reboot "is being pitched to networks and streamers and is...
Comic Strip Characters
Ditching Their Pants on Friday
May 5, 2021 1:38 PM CDT
Comic Strip Characters Ditching Their Pants on Friday
Comic strip artists to celebrate No Pants Day in a way that helps charities
- Fans of newspaper comics will instantly notice something missing in many of the strips this Friday—pants. More than 25 cartoonists behind strips from "Blondie" to "Zippy the Pinhead" are celebrating the quirky holiday No Pants Day in a way that helps charities get clothing to those in...
Newspaper Equates Mask
Mandate With Holocaust
Jul 5, 2020 7:47 AM CDT
Newspaper Equates Mask Mandate With Holocaust
Publisher of Kansas weekly goes after governor's 'overreach' with controversial cartoon
- A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon likening the Democratic governor's order requiring people to wear masks in public to the roundup and murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust. The cartoon on the
Anderson County Review's
Daughters Take Stand After
Racist Cartoon in Family Paper
Jun 12, 2020 1:26 PM CDT
Daughters Take Stand After Racist Cartoon in Family Paper
Now their dad, publisher of local Missouri publication, has resigned for his 'poor judgment'
- The publisher of a family-owned Missouri newspaper has resigned after publishing a racist syndicated cartoon depicting a black man stealing a white woman's purse while hailing funding cuts to police. Bill Miller Sr. on Thursday told the AP he has stepped down as publisher of the
In New Looney Tunes,
an Iconic Gun Is Missing
Jun 8, 2020 4:29 AM CDT
In New Looney Tunes, an Iconic Gun Is Missing
Elmer Fudd doesn't carry one on HBO Max version of classic cartoon
- Elmer Fudd "hunting wabbits" without his iconic shotgun? Yes, it's true: The famous gun-toting
cartoon character totes one no longer. In Warner Bros.' new version of the classic series,
Looney Tunes Cartoons
on the HBO Max streaming service, Fudd uses other means to try to...
Dec 29, 2019 12:02 PM CST
Lawmaker Brings Back Contest That Angers Many Muslims
Geert Wilders revives the Mohammed cartoon competition
- Nothing like a good contest caricaturing the Prophet Mohammad—if you're a firebrand politician, that is. Far-right Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders said Saturday he was reviving a contest for Mohammad cartoons after he had dropped such a plan last year amid fear of attacks, Reuters reports. "Freedom of...
Not Surprisingly, a 'Baby Shark'
TV Series Is in the Works
Jun 6, 2019 2:13 PM CDT
Not Surprisingly, a 'Baby Shark' TV Series Is in the Works
Viral preschool hit is apparently not going anywhere
- Just when you thought we'd reached Peak Baby Shark, Nickelodeon has come up with yet another way to make sure you're never able to get the song out of your head. The network is developing an animated series based on the tune, though there's no word yet...
2nd Offensive Cartoon
to Drastic Move
Apr 30, 2019 7:31 AM CDT
2nd Offensive Cartoon Leads
to Drastic Move
Newspaper will no longer run syndicated cartoons after publishing one deemed anti-Semitic
- "How many
New York Times
editors looked at a cartoon that would not have looked out of place on a white supremacist website? ... What does this say about your processes or your decision makers?" That was the reaction of the American Jewish Committee after the publication of what the...
Newspaper Drops Cartoon
Over Vulgar Message to Trump
Feb 11, 2019 12:36 AM CST
Newspaper Drops Cartoon Over Vulgar Message to Trump
'Non Sequitur' had 'little Easter egg'
- At least one newspaper says it has dropped the syndicated cartoon "Non Sequitur" after a vulgar message to President Trump appeared in it. The
in Pennsylvania reported Sunday that the "shot at President Donald Trump" will cost cartoonist Wiley Miller "his place in the
Artist Who Drew Serena
Cartoon: 'World's Gone Crazy'
Sep 11, 2018 6:01 AM CDT
Artist Who Drew Serena Cartoon: 'World's Gone Crazy'
Mark Knight says controversial drawing 'had nothing to do with race'
- The Australian cartoonist widely condemned for drawing what critics say is a racist caricature of Serena Williams says the world has "gone crazy."
cartoonist Mark Knight told an interviewer Monday that his cartoon was an accurate representation of Williams' meltdown during her US Open loss to...
Cartoon Recasts Obama, Biden
as Future-Saving Heroes
Aug 19, 2017 4:10 PM CDT
Cartoon Recasts Obama, Biden as Future-Saving Heroes
Kickstarter seeks to raise $100K for 'Barry & Joe: The Animated Series'
- Remember Barack Obama and Joe Biden? Well, they're coming back—in cartoon form! Maybe. Probably not. But maybe! NBC News reports Adam Reid, a filmmaker and commercial director, has launched a Kickstarter to produce
Barry & Joe: The Animated Series
. The "adult animated sci-fi sitcom" features Obama and...
Voice of Rocky the Flying
Squirrel, Many Others Dies
Jul 27, 2017 7:53 PM CDT
Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Many Others Dies
June Foray was a prolific voice actress with more than 300 credits
- Actress June Foray, who gave voice to Rocky the Flying Squirrel and hundreds of other cartoon characters has died in a Los Angeles hospital, the AP reports. She was 99. Foray died Wednesday of cardiac arrest, but she had been in fragile health since a car accident two years ago,...
McDonald's Sauce From '98
May Return, Thanks to Cartoon
Apr 4, 2017 12:25 PM CDT
McDonald's Sauce From '98 May Return, Thanks to Cartoon
Rick of 'Rick and Morty' really wants chain's Szechuan McNugget dip on the menu again
- More than 20,000 supporters have signed a petition calling for McDonald's to bring back a special sauce for its Chicken McNuggets, and it's thanks to a cult-favorite cartoon.
Rick and Morty
, a popular animated series co-created by Dan Harmon for the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim roster,...
Is So Famous
It's Even on
Mar 10, 2017 12:41 PM CST
His Cartoon Is So Famous It's Even on ... Thongs
It forms part of Bob Mankoff's legacy
- "No, Thursday's out. How about never—is never good for you?" It's a line that appeared in the
Yale Book of Quotations
; the punchline has turned up on thong underwear. But it originates from Bob Mankoff's 1993 cartoon , which depicts a businessman on the phone and...
Pepe the Frog Is
Now a Hate Symbol
Sep 28, 2016 7:40 AM CDT
Pepe the Frog Is Now a Hate Symbol
Cartoon has been added to Anti-Defamation League's hate-symbols database
- When Matt Furie started drawing Pepe in the early 2000s, the Los Angeles artist conceived the character as an "everyman frog" living an "early 20-something hedonistic lifestyle," he tells the
. But the cartoon frog soon morphed into an Internet meme, and was then adopted by the...
'We Have the
Nov 17, 2015 1:02 PM CST
Screw ISIS, 'We Have the Champagne!'
Satire mag pulls no punches after Paris attacks
- Few can relate better to Friday's terror attacks in the City of Light than the staff of
, the Parisian satirical magazine that lost 12 members in its own terrorist attack in January. A sneak peek of this week's cover, tweeted by columnist Mathieu Madenian ahead of...
'Holy Grail' Disney Cartoon
Rediscovered 87 Years Later
Nov 7, 2015 9:10 AM CST
'Holy Grail' Disney Cartoon Rediscovered 87 Years Later
Oswald short has not been viewed since 1928
- Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, the original famous Disney character before Mickey Mouse came along, appears in a long-lost six-minute cartoon recently found in the British Film Institute's archives, the
reports. "Sleigh Bells" was broadcast in 1928, but all copies were thought to have been lost and it...
Coming Out on
Sep 29, 2015 1:37 PM CDT
Someone's Coming Out on
Smithers, long rumored to be gay, has something to say to Mr. Burns: producer
- This is looking to be a groundbreaking season of
: Marge and Homer separate , Homer's been diagnosed with narcolepsy , and now "one of the greatest stories of unrequited love in modern popular culture is about to move to a new phase," per the
. To wit:...
May 4, 2015 4:20 PM CDT
2nd Muhammad Cartoon Shooter Identified
Nadir Soofi, 34, was apparently roommates with Elton Simpson
- Law enforcement officials have identified the second shooter at the "Draw Muhammad" cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, yesterday but say they don't know too much about him, CNN reports. Unlike the first identified shooter— 30-year-old Elton Simpson —Nadir Soofi, 34, hadn't already attracted the FBI's...
Oct 23, 2014 7:01 PM CDT
Poignant Cartoon Moves Canada
Bruce MacKinnon of Chronicle Herald praised for work after Ottawa attack
- A cartoon that ran in Canada's
today is the toast of social media, reports Mediaite . The drawing by Bruce MacKinnon depicts Cpt. Nathan Cirillo, who was fatally shot yesterday while guarding the nation's War Memorial. In the cartoon, a soldier from the statue is seen kneeling...
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