Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Toons & Tunes: Be Polite

Here’s another Merrie Melody from The Looney Tunes Show, this one starring Mac and Tosh, aka the Goofy Gophers. One of the highlights of TLTS for me was how Mac here was voiced by Rob Paulsen and Tosh by Jess Harnell, making it an Animaniacs reunion of sorts, as Paulsen and Harnell voiced Yakko and …

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The Cartoon Couch: Hero 108

On this Cartoon Couch, we’ll be looking at the world of Hero 108. For those who don’t know, Hero: 108 is an European/American animated television series that has aired on Cartoon Network and the Cartoon Network international cable network, and Kabillion OnDemand channel in the United States that was created by Yang-Ming Tarng. The series was …

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Ad Nausea: Rat Fink and the Rad Rods

Today’s Ad Nausea is all about…this guy. For those who don’t know, this charming gent is Rat Fink. Rat Fink is one of the several hot-rod characters created by artist Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, one of the originators of Kustom Kulture of automobile enthusiasts, first appearing on airbrushed “Weirdos” T-shirts and in the pages of Hot …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: The Power of Three

Can I ask you all a question? OK, here’s another one. Have you ever noticed how the magic number for kids’ cable channels and program blocks always seems to be three? You have the Holy Trinity of kid-vid cable/satellite channels: Nickelodeon  Disney Channel and Cartoon Network Every so often, some company or studio tries to …

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Toons & Tunes: How Funky is Funky Phantom?

The late Adult Swim series Harvey Birdman, Attorney-At-Law made a career out of skewering the classic Hanna-Barbera shows and characters from the 60’s through 80’s, a little too harshly and with mixed results, some would say, but every so often a good gag managed to pop up. Here’s a bit from the show that I’ve …

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