cartoons

cartoons

My Attempt to List the Ways 'South Park' and 'The Simpsons' Changed Culture

I tried to figure out which adult cartoon of the 90s and 2000s had the biggest impact, from 'Family Guy' to 'Futurama.' Here's what I came up with.
Justin Caffier
3.1.19
obituary

SpongeBob Made the World a Better, More Optimistic Place

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of one of the most beloved characters of all time, passed away after being diagnosed with ALS last year.
Beckett Mufson
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Justin Roiland Lose It in This Hilarious 'Rick and Morty' Blooper

"This fucking moment is so fucking good."
Beckett Mufson
10.9.18
tv

Animation Handles Big Feelings Better Than Live-Action

'BoJack Horseman' is one of many cartoons that capture something deeply realistic about depression precisely because their environments are not.
Emma Garland
9.28.18
Culture

'Rick and Morty' Creator Exposes the Secrets to Great Voice Acting

There's a dark method to the madness that lets Justin Roiland frenetically voice both Rick and Morty in every episode.
Beckett Mufson
9.5.18
NETFLIX

The Best Netflix Anime Shows to Binge Watch While High

From 'Neo Yokio' to 'Devilman Crybaby,' there's an anime series for every vibe of stoned.
Beckett Mufson
7.18.18
Anime

'FLCL: Progressive' Airs on Saturday and I’m Stoked for More Extremely Confusing Plot

The show is praised for its zaniness and metaphors, but I’m most excited for its plot.
Beckett Mufson
6.1.18
tv

Artists Turned This Neighborhood into Springfield from 'The Simpsons'

"Sprayfield" seeks to reclaim public spaces and foster a greater sense of community in a low-income neighborhood in Mexico City.
José Luis Martínez Limón
4.10.18
The Nice Guide to Right Now

This Kid's Amazing 'New Yorker' Cartoon Captions Are Too Pure for This World

We've been doing it all wrong.
Kara Weisenstein
4.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'FLCL,' TV’s Strangest Anime, Is Back with a New Trailer

Seasons two and three of 'FLCL' are coming to Adult Swim this summer.
Beckett Mufson
3.20.18
international women's day

Illustrated Tributes to Female Artists, by Female Artists

Here's how some of our favorite illustrators paid homage to the artists they look up to.
Nick Gazin
3.8.18
movies

The Best Animated Films of 2017 That Weren't Made by Pixar or Disney

From high school trauma to epic biopics, here are 2017's best indie 'toons.
Beckett Mufson
12.28.17
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