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Film

The Relentless Stupidity of 'Invader Zim' Accurately Forecasted Our Hell Timeline

In 2019, when we live in a self-perpetuating, chaotic sketch, the show's hyperbolic parables seem less "random" than they do prescient.
Patrick Marlborough
9.13.19
tv

'Rocko's Modern Life' Nails the Dystopian Roller Coaster of Being Australian in America

The show's portrayal of an anxious Australian protagonist in a world of perverse caricature and logo hysteria is, uh, me.
Patrick Marlborough
8.28.19
Film

The Trans Character in the 'Rocko's Modern Life' Reboot Is a Huge Step Forward

Netflix's film reboot of the Nickelodeon show is sending a signal to the rest of the industry about what modern life should really look like.
Taylor Hosking
8.9.19
Television

Nickelodeon Is Making a 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Prequel Show

But it's going to be... CG?
River Donaghey
6.4.19
tv

'Rocko's Modern Life' and 'Invader Zim' Movies Are Coming to Netflix, And You're Incredibly Old

The Nickelodeon classics are coming back into your life. But what is time even?
Bettina Makalintal
5.13.19
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
Broadly

'As Told By Ginger' Was a Feminist Masterpiece About the Trials of Girlhood

Writer and producer Emily Kapnek explains how she created a cartoon that was grounded in the reality of pre-teens everywhere.
Ayoola Solarin
9.20.18
tv

'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Is Still One of the Greatest Shows of All Time

A decade after it went off the air, it remains a groundbreaking work that's always being discovered by new fans.
Nicole Clark
7.20.18
Rugrats

12 Pictures that Prove Cynthia Should Be the Star of the 'Rugrats' Reboot

Cynthia's stoicism and ambivalence are perfectly suited to our troubled times. Plus, she's a really cool dancer.
Sara David
7.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Get Ready for a Potentially Creepy Live-Action CGI 'Rugrats' Movie

The beloved kids' show is one of many classic Nickelodeon franchises being raised from the dead.
Nicole Clark
7.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kenan and Kel Are Heading Back to Nickelodeon

The duo will face off on a special episode of everyone's favorite slime game show, 'Double Dare.'
Drew Schwartz
6.26.18
ketchup

Slime Sauce Is the Green Ketchup Nobody Asked For

Stop trying to make green ketchup happen. It's never going to happen.
Ian Burke
6.12.18
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