Death metal is often the only solution, even for the cutest and nicest among us. Perhaps, especially for the cutest and nicest among us, like say red pandas–my go-to for the cutest among us*. It is for Retsuko, the red panda protagonist of Aggretsuko. She is an accountant […]
It is hard for something to be good forever, as much as when I am in it, I want it to last forever. I have gotten to the point where I would rather something end while I still feel like I want it to last forever than that […]
“Why is it that I can easily remember the faces and voices of female cartoon villains, but if asked about female cartoon heroes, all I can remember is the clothes?” More on cartoon villainesses from Sarah Gailey at Tor.com. (Thanks, Adele!)
At Polygon, Julia Alexander writes about the “tortured history” of Mission Hill. “Set in an undefined metropolis akin to Boston, New York City or San Francisco, Mission Hill was a show about the struggles of compromise. Kevin hates living with his brother and is a social outcast who […]
Gorgeous book covers animated. Watch here.
Redline is the sort of movie that might spontaneously spawn during a Guitar Wolf concert. It’s over-the-top, anarchic, and every frame is infused with the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. It also has a sweet, doe-eyed love story beneath all the engine revving and hair grease.
Friend of the Gutter Nick Hanover writes about South Park at Loser City. “Few viewers who tuned in to South Park when it debuted in 1997 would have predicted the show would still be going strong twenty years later. Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s crude and belligerent cartoon has […]