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12 Rare Flintstones Production Shots From The Golden Age Of Animation

The animated landscape is one big Uncanny Valley now, dominated by massive digital conglomerates. But a half-century ago, the world’s animation powerhouse was an independent outfit run by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, creators of The Flintstones, Tom & Jerry and Scooby-Doo. This previously unpublished gallery of imagery peeks inside their workshop as the tiny studio gained global prominence.


Take A Sneak Peek At The Simpsons Vs Family Guy Crossover Episode

Later this year, The Simpsons is going to have its first big crossover in almost 20 years, when the cast of Family Guy visits Springfield. It’s going to be the second time ever in which characters from other animation series appear in full capacity in the longest running sitcom in American TV history.


Here's A Wonderful New Animation From A Disney Legend

Video: Even though I love today’s 3D animation movies made with CG, there’s something about seeing old fashioned hand-drawn animation that makes me feel like I’m peering into another world of breathtakingly fluid characters dancing on paper. Former Disney animator Glen Keane was a master at such animation and is responsible for creating characters we adore like Ariel, Aladdin, Beast and more. Watch his latest animation, Duet, which debuted at Google I/O.


A Brief Cartoon History Of Planet Earth

Climate change is no laughing matter — but maybe it should be. Here, you can read an excerpt Yoram Bauman and Grady Kleinfrom’s new bookThe Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change– an entertaining overview of climate science, predictions and policy.


Artist Inserts His Hilarious Monster Drawings Into Real Life

To have a little bit of fun, artist Marty Cooper drew some cute critters and funny looking monsters on a transparent sheet and inserted them into real life. As in he superimposed his drawings into the environment around him. It’s like what the world would look like if monsters were living among us.


This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You To Code

Whether you’re a PhD student, dev, data analyst or any other code-crunching machine, chances are you’ve written script for people that don’t understand what that entails. This cartoon is for you.


The Cartoonist Of The Future's Dynamo Drawing Machines

The cartoonist of the future wouldn’t have to lift a finger, thanks to tomorrow’s wonderful machines. At least that was the idea behind this 1923 cartoon by H.T. Webster.


Watch This Guy Nail The Voices Of 33 Different Simpsons Characters

Listen to super talented voice actor Brock Baker zip through 33 different Simpsons impressions in 5 minutes. His Homer takes a little getting used to but he nails a good chunk of them. There are a few that are pitch perfect (like his Fat Tony). Anyway, it all adds up to a very fun watch.



Animating The Original 1928 Mickey Mouse Cartoon In 3D Is Terrifying

Some things are better left untouched. Really3D, the hilarious YouTube channel that animates classics into ridiculous 3D renders, proves that with a gagful 3D animation of the 1928 classic Steamboat Willie. You know, the short film that first introduced the world to Mickey Mouse. The 3D version of the classic is so bad and terrifying it’s amazing.