To many in the United States, anime consists of giant fighting robots, ninjas, game adaptations, and the occasional bit of tentacle porn. Even true fans of anime should admit that non-Japanese audiences are exposed to relatively few of its many genres. In more ways than one, then, Emma: A Victorian Romance represents a quirky offering […]
Nickelodeon has released highlights of their December 2008 programming schedule, focusing on the Christmas and holiday-themed specials. Animated premieres include the Christmas episodes of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, The Wonder Pets!, and The Fairly Odd Parents. Other seasonal episodes of The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and Yo Gabba Gabba! will also be running […]
James Urbaniak (voice of Venture Bros. Dr. Thaddeus “Rusty” Venture and Phantom Limb) has been interviewed by Atlanta Supercon. Urbaniak will guest star in an episode of CSI: Miami on Monday, 11.24.08 and will also be a featured in-person guest at this weekend’s Atlanta Supercon for a Venture Bros. panel, along with co-star Doc Hammer.
When I think of pirates and smugglers, I conjure up visions of Han Solo types: slightly abrasive, silver-tongued men who lurk in cantinas trying to make an honest living quite dishonestly. I have no idea what real smugglers are like—probably a little less partial to waist-coats I guess. Pirates even less so. I somewhat doubt […]
The Wonder Pets! special episode Save the Nutcracker will be debuting on Nickelodeon on December 8, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The special episode of the Emmy-winning show sends Linny the Guinea Pig, Turtle Tuck, and Ming-Ming Duckling into a version of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker ballet, as the Mouse King emerges from a picture book […]
Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, co-creators of Adult Swim’s The Venture Bros., will be returning for their third panel appearance at New York Comic Con this coming February. Mayhem will almost certainly ensue. The con will be held on February 6-8, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. For full […]
The Connecticut-based SpongeTech Delivery Systems has landed the obvious license to turn Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants into an actual sponge. Licensed sponges will also be produced in the shape of Dora the Explorer and Diego of Go, Diego, Go! Company owner Michael Metter stated that he decided to go for the license after the success of […]