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Cartoon Country: Littlest Pet Shop Final Season Retrospective

  Bye, Blythe. Today, Hasbro’s animated series Littlest Pet Shop (which airs on the Discovery Family channel) aired it’s last new episode of the season, and in case you haven’t heard, it’s also the last episode of the series. Yes, it’s true; Littlest Pet Shop is canceled. Roger Eschbacher, one of the series’ writers, confirms …

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Why Sunil Nevla is Awesome!

He’s a mongoose, an animal that’s not commonly depicted in cartoons. He sports a styling teal colored coat. He’s Indian American. You’ve gotta love the accent. He dabbles in black magic. OK, it’s mostly parlor based magic tricks, but give him time. He’s got several neuroses and anxieties. I can relate. He’s not afraid to …

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The Hub: What Could Have Been

Well, folks, we’re approaching the final week of The Hub network being called The Hub. Next Monday (October 13) will mark the beginning of The Hub’s rebrand as Discovery Family. Hasbro will still be in control of the channel from 5 AM to 5 PM, but the rest of the hours will be programmed by …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: Hub Needs Moms

Today on Talkin’ Nerdy I’d like to discuss something which has getting up my craw for some time now, and is really just part of a darker, more disturbing trend that’s been grinding my gears for much of my creative life: ┬ánamely, the trend of leaving mother characters out of the fun in fiction, specifically …

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