Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Videots: Favorite Fighting Game Stages

Fighting games are awesome, even a clueless gamer like myself can attest to that. However, as an artistic geek, one of my favorite elements of fighting games are the stages the bouts take place in. Often so much care and detail goes into the stages, arenas and kick-ass background music of fighting games that I find …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: Six Ridiculous Super Powers

One of the main things that defines a super hero are his/her super powers. Of course, at the top of the super hero food chain you have the likes of Superman, who basically set the standards which other Capes are based on. Supes is basically a Swiss Army Knife of super powers. He has super …

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Cartoon Country: Early Impressions of “DC Super Hero Girls”

  Back in April, Twinsanity did a Peeks on the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, a new franchise devoted to ‘girl power’ and female empowerment, which just got under way this fall. Now that we’ve seen some of it, I figured I’d give you all my early thoughts on what we’ve seen so far. I’ll …

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Beyond the Background: Clay, the Neglected Xiaolin Dragon

Today, Beyond the Background ventures into the realm of Kids’ WB!’s Xiaolin Showdown. From 2003 to 2006, Xiaolin Showdown reigned on Kids’ WB!, with nothing afterward (Xiaolin Chronicles doesn’t exist; I don’t know what you’re talking about), accruing many loyal fans along the way. The 4 young Xiaolin Dragons traveled the globe in search of …

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Toons & Tunes: Vanz Kant Danz by John Fogerty

Today’s Toons & Tunes is a lesser known video from John Fogerty’s album Centerfield. It’s the epic tale of a porcine pickpocket. There’s Porky, Orson and Miss Piggy, and now, there’s Vanz. The animation for this video comes from none other than Will Vinton (of Claymation fame). Here’s “Vanz Kant Danz”.

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