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Childhood Ruined

Childhood Ruined

(NSFW: Language) FoxADHD does for classic children’s stories and movies what it did for superheroes, taking any sense of wonder and magic and crushing it like a bug with its putrid guts splattering from beneath your shoe.

Homestar Runner 2014 Update

Homestar Runner 2014 Update

Screw all the pranks and veiled ads. The best thing to come out of this year’s April Fools’ Day is a new episode of Homestar freakin’ Runner. Go and watch Homestar and Strong Bad work their old schtick like it’s still 2000.

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Carnegie Hall Cartoon Medley

Carnegie Hall Cartoon Medley

The musicians of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW play us through a bunch of classic (and a few obscure) cartoons with a jazzy orchestral sound. See if you can name all 43 cartoons, then head to the YouTube page to check your work.

Peanuts (Teaser)

Peanuts (Teaser)

Good grief! Charles Schulz’s classic cartoon is headed to the big screen, using a unique CGI style that does an impressive job honoring the style of the original characters. Let’s hope the humor and voice acting seal the deal.

Ballad of a WiFi Hero

Ballad of a WiFi Hero

An adaptation of Mike Lacher’s legendary tale… about the time he fixed his girlfriend’s grandparent’s Internet connection. Narrated by none other than H. Jon Benjamin (Archer, Bob’s Burgers) and animated by Jesse Benjamin.

Dark Souls II: Rogue Warrior

Dark Souls II: Rogue Warrior

“Half-man. Half-undead. All hero.” YouTuber veselekov imagines what a late 80s Dark Souls II cartoon might look like. Protector 101’s Cleaning Up the Streets and Zero Call’s Battle of Young match the campy animation perfectly.

The Notwist: Kong

The Notwist: Kong

The music video for Kong, a single from Close to the Glass, the upcoming album by German rock band The Notwist. The band is known for hopping across genres, and this time around it seems like they’re going for a bright pop sound.

Gravity in 60 Seconds

Gravity in 60 Seconds

(SPOILERS) Gravity is a fairly short movie, but if you just want to know enough for water cooler talk, watch Leigh Lahav’s entry for the Jameson Empire Done in 60 Seconds Awards. You’re bound to have a long chat.

Russian Funk Overload

Russian Funk Overload

(Crude humor) A hilarious short about the Russian version of Excalibur: the world’s funkiest dance shoes. Spacebound Penguin dubbed the music video for SLC’s Love The Way You Move with Prodigy’s Voodoo People (Pendulum Mix).

Celebrity Cartoon Voices

Celebrity Cartoon Voices

Cartoon expert Andre Meadows (aka @BlackNerd) teams up with Screen Junkies’ Hal Rudnick to school us on some of the lesser known appearances of celebrities as voices of cartoon characters. The Bryan Cranston one is priceless.

Ultimate Anime Hero

Ultimate Anime Hero

Animation Domination HD is known for its Scientifically Accurate series, but this time it does the exact opposite and wilds out on anime powers. And starts a flame war. Also this guy’s powers are awesome too. Awesome for us.

M. Night Shaym-Aliens!

M. Night Shaym-Aliens!

(NSFW) Adult Swim uploaded the fourth episode of Rick and Morty on YouTube for free. Created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon (Community), the show is about the misadventures of an alcoholic mad scientist and his grandson.

Space Dandy (Trailer)

Space Dandy (Trailer)

(NSFW) From Shinichirō WatanabeCowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo – and BONES comes Space Dandy, a comedy series about a space explorer paid to find new alien species. Simulcast in the US on Adult Swim and Funimation.

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The Space Jam Game

The Space Jam Game

“If you saw it in a movie, you wouldn’t believe it! And it’d be a pretty bad movie too.” Yahoo! Screen parodies ESPN’s 30 for 30 sports documentaries by breaking down Michael Jordan’s awful live-action animated flick, Space Jam.

Pinky & the Brain: Tongue Twisters

Pinky & the Brain: Tongue Twisters

The dialogue in this entire scene from the cartoon Pinky and the Brain is almost entirely composed of tongue twisters. You can read the script here. The full episode is here, and these are the tongues that did the twisting.

Steven Universe

Steven Universe

A new show from former Adventure Time artist/composer Rebecca Sugar follows the adventures of an unlikely little boy on a team of intergalactic warriors. Watch the pilot episode now before the lawyers yank it. Premieres 11/4.

You’re Screwed!

You’re Screwed!

A hilarious parody of classic Schoolhouse Rock cartoons, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel. But instead of being idealistic, we’re schooled in how today’s world really works, and the future today’s young people can look forward to.

Bee & PuppyCat

Bee & PuppyCat

Natasha Allegri’s hilarious online animated series. Bee and PuppyCat is about a slacker who stumbles upon a half-cat, half-dog. It seems like it just wants to be a quirky .gif factory at times, but overall it’s a riot.

Gag Me with a Toon 5

Gag Me with a Toon 5

60 artists re-imagine the cartoons of their youth spanning the 60’s-90’s, ranging from The Smurfs to Squiddly Diddly to South Park in the Gag Me with a Toon 5 exhibit opening 5/4/13, at LA’s WWA Gallery.

Axe Cop (Trailer)

Axe Cop (Trailer)

ADHD gets their first broadcast cartoon series with the animated version of Axe Cop, a hilariously offbeat comic written by a 6-year-old, and illustrated by his 30-year-old brother. Coming to FOX late night 7/27/13.

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Mordecai and The Rigbys Watch

Mordecai and The Rigbys Watch
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Fans of Cartoon Network’s offbeat Regular Show will want to get out their credit cards quick and place an order for this limited-edition Vannen watch, featuring the greatest band that never was.

Harlem Shake: 90s Cartoon Edition

Harlem Shake: 90s Cartoon Edition

It won’t be long before the Harlem Shake reaches its tipping point and becomes an online pest. Before you get sick of it, here’s one made by ADHD for 90s kids. Where’s Captain Planet and the X-Men?!

Futurama Season 7 (Trailer)

Futurama Season 7 (Trailer)

Bender sets himself on fire, Professor Farnsworth dabbles in the occult and Zoidberg gets eaten by Zoidberg in the trailer for the second half of Futurama’s 7th season.

X-Men Cartoon Stop Motion

X-Men Cartoon Stop Motion

Kyle Roberts and his pals made a stop-motion version of the intro sequence to the classic 1990s X-Men cartoon. It was made from ~4,000 stills, 60 backgrounds – and grown men playing with dolls.

Batman Hates Bronies

Batman Hates Bronies

(NSFW: Language) The Dark Knight descends upon a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and calls for an end to the popular Hasbro cartoon. Contain your rage and wait for the ending credits.

Ninja Turtles Tribute

Ninja Turtles Tribute

Filmmaker, animator and illustrator Malcolm Sutherland pays tribute to the radical reptiles we know as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with this no-frills, martial arts focused short.

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