cartoons

The #BananaPeelChallenge Is The Latest Trend With Teens

Have you ever found yourself revisiting your favorite cartoon only to wonder: are banana peels truly as dangerous as they’ve been stereotyped?! This is the pressing question that teens on…

Bronwyn Isaac | March 29, 2016 - 12:45 pm

The “Gummi Bears” Theme Song Gets Slow-Jammed

Internet famous cover band Postmodern Jukebox — known for their genre-bending takes on pop music hits — recently found time in their busy schedules for a pretty fun side project.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Meet The Fresh-Faced Cast Of The “Jem & The Holograms” Movie

More than a month after we first reported on the news of a live-action “Jem & The Holograms” movie being inexplicably brought to the big screen by Justin Bieber’s mega-manager,…

Leslie Simon | April 28, 2014 - 11:00 am

Here’s How To Read Your Cat’s Mind

Ever wonder what your cat is thinking? She’s trying to tell you — through her body language! Graphic designer, illustrator and cat lover Cindy Suen created this adorable video as…

Claire Hannum | April 3, 2014 - 11:40 am

A Live-Action “Jem & The Holograms” Is Coming, Which Means It’s Time For Some Crappy Photoshop!

I’ll be honest, I don’t know how I feel about today’s announcement that ’80s cartoon favorite, “Jem & The Holograms,” is being made into a live-action movie. Mostly because three…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 20, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Hey, It’s A Peanuts Christmas Dance Flashmob!

Need a little Christmas right this very minute? Yeah, me, too. This flashmob of people doing the Christmas dance from  “A Charlie Brown Christmas” — right down to the exact…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Check Out This Trailer For The Calvin And Hobbes Documentary, “Dear Mr. Watterson”

Calvin And Hobbes was everything in my childhood. Everything. I read the strip every day in the my parents’ newspaper and had all the Calvin And Hobbes books. Okay, they…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2013 - 2:30 pm

6 Pop Culture Icons Nobody Admits They Were Attracted To

As a child of pop culture, it should come as no little surprise that most of my psyche was formed by various cartoon and film studios and is tragically underequipped…

Cracked | January 24, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Watch And Enjoy: “50 Shades Of Greyskull”

You will never catch me reading 50 Shades of Grey, so pardon me if I get all my info about Christian Grey etc. from watching this He-Man mashup from “Late…

Julie Gerstein | July 28, 2012 - 3:00 pm

“Doonesbury” Comics On Abortion Banned By Newspapers

Several newspapers in Oregon and Florida are refusing to print “Doonesbury” cartoons this week, which skewer anti-abortion lawmakers; other papers in Kansas City and Los Angeles are running the comics…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Who Is Calling Michelle Obama Fat?

Michelle Obama? Fat? The woman whose toned upper-arms have headlined the 10 o’clock news? Who would dare say such a thing? In a cartoon on a conservative web site called…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Holiday Cheer With Lucy, Linus And The Gang

Is there anything more cheerful and holiday-rific than “The Peanuts” theme song? Written in 1964 by composer Vince Guaraldi, the winsome little tune is actually called “Linus and Lucy.” Today,…

Julie Gerstein | December 18, 2010 - 12:00 pm

“Black Swan,” Sort Of

The plot of “Black Swan” explained in five panels: anguish and eye makeup. [Women & Hollywood via But You’re Like Really Pretty] …

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Cats Are Funny!

A lot of people up here in this website are dog people. Me? I’m a cat person. (RIP Kurtis!) I love this animated series, “Simon’s Cat,” in which…

Susannah Breslin | July 27, 2009 - 11:45 am

Cartoon Shows Sonia Sotomayor Strung Up Like A Piñata

So, I really couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw a new cartoon that ran in The Oklahoman. “Fiesta Time at the First Confirmation” oh-so-inappropriately depicts Supreme Court nominee Sonia…

Ami Angelowicz | June 4, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quick Pic: Heidi Klum And The Cartoon Heidi Klum

Heidi is awfully excited about a cartoon version of her that isn’t even as attractive as the real Heidi. But then, is anything as attractive as the real Heidi? [New…

Catherine Strawn | July 15, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Get Happy, Watch An Indecent Cartoon, And Start Recycling

After polling 16,000 people, two researchers found that sex is so important to happiness that we should increase its frequency from once a month to once a week. The happiness…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Ten Women Draw Sex Like It Is

If you’ve been thinking lately that relationships are nothing but heartbreak, letdowns, and awkward moments, you have an assignment. Get a copy of Sex and Sensibility, and read one cartoon…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Latest Gov Is A Cheater Too!

New York’s new Governor Patterson, the replacement for hooker-lovin’ Eliot Spitzer, has just admitted to cheating on his wife for years. What is going on with our male politicians? They…

Simcha | March 18, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

sweet nothings by ~Bob-Rz on deviantART

What do women have against nice guys? Honestly, I don’t think we have anything against them. It’s not like we want to…

Catherine Strawn | January 28, 2008 - 3:13 pm