Monthly Archives: January, 2016

The Cartoon Couch: The Funny Company

On this edition of The Cartoon Couch, we’ll be looking back at a cartoon that specialized in “edutainment”, that is, combining education with entertainment. No, that’s Schoolhouse Rock, which is (arguably) one of THE greatest edutainment cartoons of all time, but it’s far too well known to be discussed here. I’m talking about a cartoon …

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2 Funny: Truth is Out of Style

Wouldn’t it be great if someone spouted totally fake, completely not true words of wisdom and sound advice on achieving money, power, success and happiness, done as a rap number performed by a ventriloquist dummy? Thankfully someone did. Enjoy MC 900 Ft. Jesus with DJ Zero’s “Truth is Out of Style”.

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Cartoon Country: “Weaponomics” and “Club Life”

On today’s Cartoon Country, we’ll be giving our thoughts on the latest (as of this writing) 2 installments of the DC Super Hero Girls web series, “Weaponomics” and “Club Life” (a.k.a. “Clubbing”). We’ve just finished shoveling a ton o’ snow that got dumped on out doorstep over the weekend (thanks, Winter Storm Jonas!) so these …

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Toons & Tunes: The Super 6 Intro

Today’s Toons & Tunes is the intro to The Super 6, an animated cartoon series which was produced by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in 1966, and shown on NBC from 1966 to 1969. The series was DePatie-Freleng’s first vehicle for Saturday morning. For those who don’t know, The Super 6 was a superhero spoof which featured half a dozen …

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2 Funny: Adam Had ‘Em

Today’s 2 Funny is another number performed by Hanna-Barbera studio’s The Banana Splits that I somehow managed to put behind my thoughts but was brought back to the surface courtesy of Hobbyfan and his blog Saturday Morning Archives. To the Splits’ credit, it’s actually a pretty good song. Just make sure that you’re never on …

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