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"Click & Clack's As the Wrench Turns:" Like "Car Talk" Without the Funny Bits

by Ed Liuon July 9, 2008
Car Talk is consistently one of the funniest and most popular offerings on National Public Radio, despite what the show’s hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi claim. On their radio show, Tom and Ray (a.k.a. Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) offer up really rotten puns, crazy puzzlers, questionable relationship advice, a lot of laughing at […]

"Mobile Suit Gundam 00" to Debut on Sci Fi Channel in November 2008

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
At Bandai Entertainment’s Anime Expo panel, the company reported that Mobile Suit Gundam 00 will premiere on the Sci Fi Channel on November 17, 2008, with two episodes airing per week. It will be the first new Gundam television series to air in the United States since Mobile Suit Gundam Seed. (via Toon Zone member […]

"Freedom" Vol. 6 Reminds Us Why We Should Reach for the Stars

by Ed Liuon July 3, 2008
Bandai Visual’s Freedom certainly lives up to its name, resolutely refusing to settle down in one place for very long. What started off as a grand conspiracy theory sci-fi story set on the Moon turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland buddy flick by volumes 4 and 5 of the series. With volume 6, Freedom returns to […]

Toon Zone Interviews Larry Schwarz on "Three Delivery"

by Ed Liuon June 27, 2008
Over the span of his career, Larry Schwarz has worn many hats. He began his career in show business as a child actor and stand-up comic. Later, he moved on to publishing with the seasonal H Magazine aimed at the Hamptons and as the CEO of VIAM Communications, which published the Vietnam Business Journal and […]

Boston Herald Talks with Brendan Small on Metalocalypse's Dethklok Tour

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2008
The Boston Herald has spoken with Brendon Small about the tour for Dethklok, the heavy metal band that is the star of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse. Small, who plays guitar and bass and provides vocals, states that, “My whole goal was ‘How can I make this live outside of the TV show?,'” adding that he didn’t […]

"Transformers Animated" DVD is Full Throttle Fun

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2008
I grew up in the 1980’s, the golden age of toy-commercials disguised as animated entertainment, and while I watched my share of these shows, I never managed to get into The Transformers. In hindsight, this seems like an odd omission, considering the number of my friends who were fans and the number of elements in […]

"xxxHOLIC Vol. 3": Wake Me When Something Happens

by Maxie Zeuson June 16, 2008
I suppose every quasi-anthology series eventually reaches a point where it either has you or it doesn’t. The point comes where you decide you like the characters, the settings, the stories, and the design work enough to take whatever it gives you; or the point comes that you just start flicking boogers at the TV […]

Toon Zone Throwdown Final Round: Top 5 Takedowns

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]

Toon Zone Throwdown Round 4: Top 5 Comedy Fights

by Jameson June 12, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]

Toon Zone Throwdown Round 3: Top 5 Power Fights

by Jacob T. Paschalon June 11, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]