Cartoons

Cartooning doesn't get proper credit for being the versatile medium it is. Often derided as kids' stuff, sometimes cartoons can handle big issues or misunderstood characters better than movies. If you're going to try to relive the Saturday mornings of your youth, get ready to see animated heartbreak in Hey, Arnold and mass slaughter in Gargoyles. If you like your nostalgia disappointment tinged with creepiness, let us remind you how the internet freaked when Lola Bunny got top surgery. And don't you ever, ever forget that one day, when you're old and gray and the world has passed you by, they will turn Peppa Pig into a bacon sandwich

We kid, of course. Cartoons are awesome, and we bet Peppa would taste somehow whiny. How about some quick fun cartoon bits? Here's Chuck Jones' rules for making a Road Runner cartoon. Here's a reminder that Brad Pitt appeared in 1992's Cool World that you won't regret reading. And just in case you're not hungry, crave some cartoon food with us. 

The Most Insanely Violent Cartoon Ever (Is About the Bible)

I celebrate Christmas each year despite being non-religious. This mostly involves watching Die Hard on repeat and drinking copious amounts of Whiskeynog. This year, though, I'm actually going to study up on Christianity, using the most effective and distinguished tools I know: late night cartoons on TBN.

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The 6 Most Inexplicable Cartoon Adaptations Ever

Sometimes it makes sense to spin-off a live-action property into a cartoon. But sometimes a TV show or character is dumped into the laps of some cartoon writers who are told, 'Just make up whatever pops into your head. Kids are stupid.'

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4 Gritty Reboots of 80s Cartoons for Girls

I'm shocked that Hollywood refuses to acknowledge that women have histories as well, utterly ignoring any franchise aimed at girls. Like jealous, insecure boyfriends, the studios don't want to think about a woman's past; instead they are content to force-feed her romantic comedies and period pieces about oppressed women weep-running over moors. I t

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6 Insane Versions of Famous Cartoons They Almost Made

In a business full of endless reboots and remakes, maybe nothing in Hollywood gets recycled more than animation. Since cartoon characters aren't associated with any one actor (in the audience's mind) studios feel even more free to come up with endless revamps starring the same characters. Here are the ones too ridiculous to see the light of day.

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