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Rare Clip Of Chris Farley As Shrek Discovered

Rare Clip Of Chris Farley As Shrek Discovered

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2015
A rare clip of an early storyboard reel for Shrek, featuring Chris Farley as the titular ogre, has been going viral this week. For four years, the video had been an undiscovered part of the Vimeo account of someone who worked on the picture as a development producer. Farley was originally meant to voice Shrek, and […]

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Review: "Unbreakable Machine-Doll" Is Highly Defective

by Weathermanon August 7, 2015
How does one review a show like Unbreakable Machine-Doll? It’s obvious from the moment you see the package that Doll has a built in fan base. And boy oh boy do they get catered to. There is a lot of really creepy stuff in this show. Set in a prototypical steam-punky England, there’s a school […]

The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
The company behind all things Pokemon is going aggressively after kids who own tablets this summer, expanding the digital Poke-presence with the apps Camp Pokemon and Pokemon TV. Both apps serve different portions of the fanbase. The Camp Pokemon app is geared more toward fans of the card game. Its main attraction is the Pokemon TCG […]

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Otakon 2015: Masao Maruyama and Yasuaki Iwase at the Studio MAPPA Panel

by Weathermanon August 6, 2015
Acclaimed director Masao Maruyama and his long time production partner Yasuaki Iwase came to Otakon 2015 to give some updates on Studio MAPPA’s current productions and take question on their respective careers. The panel opened with Maruyama and Iwase showing off some trailers for several of their recent and upcoming productions including and adaptation of […]
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Getting Weird on "Pig Goat Banana Cricket" with Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2015
Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper are renowned in indie comics, with the former creating Angry Youth Comix and the “Blecky Yuckerella” comic strip, and the latter creating the graphic novels Suckle, Crumple, and Weasel. However, the very adult nature of these books didn’t keep them from collaborating together to create comic strips for Nickelodeon Magazine […]

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New Episodes of "Pig Goat Banana Cricket" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Starting August 8, 2015

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2015
Nickelodeon Debuts Brand-New Episodes of Pig Goat Banana Cricket and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles This Weekend The hilarious and absurd adventures of four best friends – Pig, Goat, Banana and Cricket – continue with a brand-new episode of Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Saturday, Aug. 8, at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. During the premiere “Prank […]
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Inflatable Minion Breaks Loose, Terrorizes Dublin

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
You can’t make this stuff up. A McDonalds in Dublin, Ireland was promoting their new Happy Meal toys with the use of a forty-foot-tall inflatable Minion tethered to the outside of the building. Evidently, not tethered enough. The Minion broke free in the wind and crashed itself right in the middle of Old Swords Road, a […]