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The Love Story That Started With a Typo...

StoryCorps | Posted 03.27.2012 | Good News
StoryCorps

In January 2007, Rachel P. Salazar and Ruben P. Salazar were living 9,000 miles apart and completely unaware of each other's existence. But when an email meant for Rachel accidentally went to Ruben, it wasn't long before an ordinary mistake began to look like an extraordinary stroke of luck.

New Perspectives on Old Perspectives: How an Art Project Helped the NYPL Put Its 3D Stereograph Collection in Your Hands

The New York Public Library | Posted 03.27.2012 | New York
The New York Public Library

What is a photograph if not an invitation to step, however hesitantly, however briefly, into another time?

Burt Reynolds Gets Animated On The 'Archer' Season 3 Premiere

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

"Archer" (Thurs., 10p.m. EST on FX) fans have been longing for the Season 3 premiere ever since it was announced that Archer's favorite actor, Burt Re...

'Napoleon Dynamite' Series Premiere: Napoleon And Kip Cage-Fight Over A Girl

Posted 01.16.2012 | TV

The "Napoleon Dynamite" (Sun., 8:30PM on Fox) series premiere welcomed fans back to the wacky world of the Dynamite family. And this time, they're ani...

Animation: Santorum vs. Health Care (Actual Audio)

Scott Bateman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Rick Santorum's a compassionate conservative -- unless you've got a pre-existing condition when it comes to health care. Then your insurance costs should go through the damn roof.

'Family Guy': Crazy Girls At 'Teen Choice Awards'

Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

For Meg's 18th birthday on "Family Guy" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Fox), Seth MacFarlane decided to brutally mock Fox's own "Teen Choice Awards" by having t...

'Simpsons': Homer Backs Ted Nugent For President

Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

In a timely installment of "The Simpsons" (Sun., 8 p.m. EST on Fox), Homer becomes the voice of the people, earning his own talk show on a network ver...

The 5 Best Indie Films Of THe Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin Traditionally, January releases are nothing to shout about, since most moviegoers are still busy catching up with the Big Guns of ...

WATCH: Surreal Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

The process of creating stop motion animation is notoriously tedious, with artists spending hours meticulously moving and rearranging objects to creat...

Animation: Mitt vs PBS

Scott Bateman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

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WATCH: The 20 Most Innovative Animated Films

Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts

Animation has long experienced the stigma that it is a medium designed for children, yet examples can be seen that defy this classification. Many ...

Butt-Head Finds Beavis's Doppleganger

Posted 02.28.2012 | TV

On the "Beavis and Butt-Head" (Thu., 10 p.m. EST on MTV) season finale, the duo bade farewell to their triumphant return to the airwaves on Dec. 29. ...

VIDEO: The Claymation Vid You'll Have To Watch Twice

Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

We are going crazy for this adorable and bizarre little video. It is like 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' on mushrooms, equal parts precious and trippy. It was ma...

The Boys Hit A Nude Beach On 'Good Vibes'

Posted 12.23.2011 | TV

"Good Vibes" (Thu., 10:30 p.m. EST on MTV) went down a well-worn path for teen comedies when the boys decided to partake on a quest for the mythical n...

Beavis And Butt-Head Witness A Crime, Must Testify

Posted 02.21.2012 | TV

For the first time since the return of "Beavis & Butt-Head" (Thu., 10 p.m. EST on MTV), Todd returned. In the boys' eyes, he was just as cool as ever,...

DVDs: Apes Rule in "Rise," "Tokyo Drifter" And A Smurfing Lot Of Other Titles On Tap

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Okay, the year is galloping to a close. Here's a rundown of LOTS of titles from the past three weeks. Keep scrolling! RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APE...

Animation: Newt's New Ad (Actual Audio)

Scott Bateman | Posted 02.20.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

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'The Life & Times Of Tim': Tim Is A Terrible Tipper

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

Back for a third round of what can only be described as its very own brand of humor, Tim discovered something valuable about himself on the season pre...

'Beavis & Butt-Head': Bounty Hunters

Posted 02.15.2012 | TV

MTV doubled up on both of their Thursday night animated offerings, which meant a full hour of "Beavis & Butt-Head" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on MTV). With the...

DVDs: New Christmas DVDs For Your Stocking

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This is not a list of the best Christmas-themed movies of all time. For that, you should check out my friend Alonso Duralde's book Have Yourself A Mov...

WATCH: Trippy Shapeshifting Animation From Gaga Collaborator

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Bart Hess is a jack of many trades as a frequent artistic collaborator of Lady Gaga. Hess has also worked with some of the biggest names in fashion an...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

Animation: Michele Bachmann (actual audio)

Scott Bateman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Michele Bachmann has a great idea for fixing our economy -- become more like China!

Since Disney Has Yet to Make Her a Princess, Megan Hilty Settles for Being a Fairy

Jim Hill | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Some people complain about the commute that they have for work. But not Megan Hilty. Of course, if your work took you from Oz to Broadway to Neverlan...

High Speed And Slow-Mo In Robert Breer Retrospective

VernissageTV | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Robert Breer is considered as one of the most groundbreaking and celebrated experimental filmmakers in history, a pioneer in avant-garde animation. Th...