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Tales From The Autism Spectrum: My Friend AmberDawn...

David Trumble | Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts
David Trumble

The power of art and creativity to illuminate the world for others is not simply a cultural benefit, but also a deeply important tool to help the authors themselves navigate their way through their own emotions, experiences and journeys.

PHOTOS: The Creation Of A Beloved Cartoon

Robert McKimson Jr. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Books
Robert McKimson Jr.

Foghorn Leghorn was originally created by my father, Bob McKimson, to be a foil for the rarely used character Henery Hawk, a tiny chicken hawk who had been introduced by Chuck Jones in a 1942 release called "The Squawkin' Hawk."

Lady Liberty Is Drowning

Liza Donnelly | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Liza Donnelly

Lady Liberty is drowning. Are we going to let her go down without a fight? We are days away from the presidential election, but it's not too late to discuss global warming today.

Old-School Cartoons: Animation Domination

Carmin Chappell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Teen
Carmin Chappell

Occasionally, I'll wake up early on a Saturday morning to watch some cartoons. Childish? Possibly. Satisfying? Definitely.

The Last Debate: The Final Installment of a Comic Book Trilogy

David Trumble | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
David Trumble

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The Rise of the Binders

Carolita Johnson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

No better way to bind women together than to patronize them, Mitt. ...

Jaguar Stalking In The Panama Jungle

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The jaguar, which must be a dominant male, is padding steadily towards us around a bend on the path.

Lots of Colorful Characters at NY Comic Con

Tom Falco | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Tom Falco

Comic book characters, popular cartoon stars and all sorts of movie figures have taken over the Jacob Javits Center for this weekend's New York Comic Con. The huge glass structure on the Hudson River has never been so full of excitement.

Abraham Lincoln, Frontier Vajazzler

Michael Kupperman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman

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Smirkney

Carolita Johnson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

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Revolutionary Girls

Susan J. Napier | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts
Susan J. Napier

Why would a series set in 18th century France appeal so widely to Japanese and Western audiences in the 20th century? The answer is actually quite easy: Rose of Versailles is unprecedented in many ways among the manga and anime of that time.

What I Did This Summer That Didn't Require My Inhaler

Liza Donnelly | Posted 11.13.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

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The Elephant Who Loved Women

Carolita Johnson | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

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Original Cartoons By Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts
Demetri Martin

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Sweet Smell of Summer

Liza Donnelly | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

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Nickelodeon Artist Cartoonifies Stewart & Colbert

Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert may be animated guys on their shows, but no one's seen them like this before. Nickelodeon storyboard artist and Re...

Mighty Movie Podcast: The Creator of Ren and Stimpy Wants You to Admire His Cans

Dan Persons | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

John was one of the guys responsible for the rebirth of truly anarchic, funny cartoons with Ren and Stimpy.

Drawing for the Soul

Penny Will | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Will

My very favorite time to draw is in the evening. I like to settle into my comfy chair with a clip board, lots of paper and pencils jammed conveniently in my hair. The movement of the pencil on the paper is rather hypnotic, and before I know it, hours have gone by.

What Goes Up Must Come Down

Liza Donnelly | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

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Assembling America

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

If painting is a monologue, Bruce Helander's collages are a chattering classroom, where literary legends and academic facts get whispered in the same ...

Dirty, Deadly Soot

Liza Donnelly | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

Recently, I learned about a new type of dirt that is particularly harmful to children. It's called soot.

What Happens When You Combine Superheroes And The 'Golden Girls'? Magic!

Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices

This week is shaping up to be absolutely golden. First news broke that the NYC City Council approved over $3 millon in funding for the creation of ...

Ban Fireworks?

Liza Donnelly | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green
Liza Donnelly

What's not to love about 4th of July fireworks? Apparently, there's a few issues that cause me to pause and wonder what else we're shooting up into the sky.

Opera in Cartoons

Justin Moss | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Justin Moss

Lingering about the box office on opening night, striking up conversations with the patrons, it's always interesting to learn how people became acquainted with opera. For many of us, cartoons provided the first taste of this wonderful, transcendent art form.

Black Doctors See Hope In TV's 'Doc McStuffins'

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 08.12.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A pig-tailed girl whose favorite accessory is a pink stethoscope has become a symbol of pride and hope for black women in medicine...