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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Hero” Recap

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When Gumball and Darwin poke fun at their father’s incompetence at school, they depress Richard and anger the rest of their family. If they want things to return to normal, they’re going to have to find some way to make their dad feel like a hero again. “The Hero” is an episode that I wanted […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Pony” Recap

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Gumball and Darwin rent a DVD about little ponies for their sister, but find themselves constantly interrupted as they make their way home. When I first heard about this plot, I assumed that it would have poked fun at bronies and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. This is the same show that brilliantly parodied […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Virus” Recap

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Gumball finds himself hassled by Teri, the school’s resident hypochondriac, over his general uncleanliness. Her unwelcome intrusion into his life soon proves to be a blessing, however, as he becomes the target of a virus set on world domination. When this show returned from a two month break in the beginning of the year, I […]

Crowdfunding and the Future of Animation

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With the rise of Kickstarter, more and more people in the entertainment industry are turning to crowdfunding with the hope that the general public will be more receptive of their ideas than the executives that they usually work with. However, while it’s somewhat common to see a game developer or a movie director going it […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “We Are A Family (Part Two)” Recap

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At Outcast Island, Hiccup is being lead through a passageway. He notices a Changewing, a Scauldron and a Whispering Death all being held captive by the Outcasts, but their lack of dragon knowledge is causing them no shortage of problems. Alvin informs him that it’s going to be Hiccup’s job to change all of that, […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “We Are A Family (Part One)” Recap

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It’s Bork Week in Berk and all of the residents are celebrating in honor of Bork the Bold, a legendary viking who devoted his life to studying dragons and ultimately wrote the Book of Dragons. Gobber sets up a statue of Bork, who was his distant relative, only to have Mildew confront him about how […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Gem Of A Different Color” Recap

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The Riders of Berk are practicing hand-to-hand combat, as there may be instances where they aren’t able to rely solely on their dragons. Fishlegs, however, opts not to attend and instead heads to a nearby island with his dragon in order to relax. There, the two of them find a gem that rapidly changes colors […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Breakneck Bog” Recap

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At sea, Gobber, Hiccup and Stoick are looking for Trader Johann, as he has something for Stoick but is several days left. After their search ends in failure, Hiccup decides to go looking for him on his own, as the delivery seems t mean a great deal to his father. However, as he is about […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Defiant One” Recap

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While looking for a fishing vessel that was blown off-course during a storm, Snotlout has a disagreement with Hiccup and heads off in another direction. Reluctantly, Hiccup goes after him, and the two of them get caught in a water sprout and are forced to land on an island. Toothless’ artificial tail gets damaged in […]

My Little Pony: The Alicorn Cometh - A Neigh-Sayers View

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There weren’t a whole lot of us who watched My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic back when it premiered in 2010.  After all, it was a My Little Pony cartoon, and the new network it was premiering on was owned in part by a toy company.  Many believed that it would be just as bad […]

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