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The Ethanol Effect

Kelly Stone | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green
Kelly Stone

Not all Americans know what that E-10 sticker on the gas pump means. A new documentary "The Ethanol Effect" which can be seen on PBS or online is a we...

Scientists yet to Determine Cause of Smurfs' Diminutive Size, Color, and Limited Vocabulary

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 05.13.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

A gathering of the best scientific minds from around the globe generated few answers to the mysterious origins of the small, blue, humanoid creatures ...

Ice T's Voiceovers Make Your Favorite Cartoons Even Better

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.01.2015 | Comedy

We know Ice T is going to be a father once again, but it might surprise you to not know he's already a Papa ... Smurf that is. The rapper dropped by "...

Rescue Mission For 'Lifeless Body' Finds Papa Smurf Balloon

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.19.2015 | Weird News

Someone really blue it. When a train passenger in Dusseldorf, Germany, saw a dead "bearded man in a blue coat and red trousers" near the railroad t...

Belgian Comic Strip Center, Not Just a Laughing Matter

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.12.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Fast-forward to the 20th Century when comic strips took on a life of their own, became animated, went from 2D to 3D, discovered marketing, morphed into a mega industry, and started raking in millions of dollars.

I Remember Papa: Jonathan Winter's Smurfy Swan Song

Jim Hill | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When it came time to find just the right voice for Papa Smurf, Raja Gosnell and Jordan Kerner were admittedly feeling a little blue. Why for? Because the casting department at Sony Pictures Animation kept coming up short.

A Smurf Travel Adventure

Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

Traveling with stuffed animals isn’t just for kids, folks. Reddit user ThisNameTookAwhile was given a Smurf toy several months before his Euro t...

#FollowFavorites: Kid-friendly, Smurf-approved Social Media Accounts

Social Smurf | Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents
Social Smurf

Everyone's got favorite users they follow on Facebook, Instgram, and Twitter! Looking for a new few to add to you or your child's list? Here are a couple of my go-to's on social media!

Talking Smurfs 2 With Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria and the Smurfs Themselves

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Smurfs 2 has it all: gorgeously-lensed Parisian locales, groovy music, high adventure, magic wands, freaky spells, an intrepid mallard, numerous dubious puns -- plus, of course, our eponymous little blue friends, three apples tall. It's fast, funny and full-on zany.

Who Is Britney's New Friend?

Posted 07.30.2013 | Celebrity

Britney Spears and Katy Perry met at the premiere of "Smurfs 2." Perry, who voices Smurfette, also "secretly" collaborated on "Ooh La La," Spears' tra...

Smurfing The Web Safely

Social Smurf | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Social Smurf

So your kids want to get on Facebook and Twitter? Here's how to set up their accounts and their privacy settings.

LOOK: How Did NPH Spend His Saturday?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Do you know what this past Saturday, June 22 was? No, we're not talking about an gay Pride celebration, but pretty close! It was Global Smurfs Day...

Get Ready For New Britney This Summer

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

Britney Spears fans, get ready. The Princess of Pop is set to release new music this summer. Spears announced that she will release a new song, ti...

Sony Pictures Animation: Reinventing How Toons Are Made

Jim Hill | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As the staff cuts at DreamWorks Animation and Walt Disney Studios prove, bigger is no longer thought of as better in Hollywood. The suits are now angling after a far more efficient business plan.

Sony Executive Defends 'Spider-Man' Reboot

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

Despite successes like "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Amazing Spider-Man," and "Marvel's The Avengers," blockbuster movies are in a bit of a rut. Stars...

Spanish Smurf Town Will Keep Blue Houses

Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

Residents of Juzcar, Spain have chosen to keep their houses painted blue after the Smurf theme boosted tourism. Juzcar, near Malaga in Southern Sp...

Is Smurfette Giving It Away? What the Smurfette Principle Teaches Your Kids About Girls

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.19.2011 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

My involvement in Smurfland is limited to checking in now and then to make sure, when my kids are in school, that the plants get watered and don't die. 'Til I heard the question, "Mom, can I buy Smurfette?"

PHOTO: A Real Life Smurf?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

When the movie adaptation of the classic comic and cartoon "The Smurfs" hit the big screen late this summer, it placed the lovable blue woodland creat...

7 Terrifying Real-life Smurfs (PHOTOS)

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 10.05.2011 | Weird News

Think Smurfs are fictional cartoon characters? Well, there are lots of human-type creatures who enjoy getting their Smurf on. Yeah, I know, but ...

Weekend Box Office: The Smurfs, Cowboys and Aliens Do Battle, Tying With $36.2 Million, While Stupid Crazy Love Opens With $19.2 Million

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This weekend is an excellent example of why it's the numbers, not the rankings that matter when discussing box office. And, more importantly, the context of the numbers must be taken into account as well as the hard figures.

Lucas Kavner

Can 'The Smurfs' Maintain Its Zero Percent On Rotten Tomatoes? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

If any childhood television property needed to be remade and funneled into beautiful 3D, it was definitely "The Smurfs." Most of us, in our spare ...

A Smurf Week Guide To NYC, Seriously

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.26.2011 | Travel

For Smurf Week in New York, the current celebration of all things blue, New York City's tourism marketing group has released a map for tourists wishin...

The Origins Of Smurfette

TresSugar | Posted 09.25.2011 | Women

In the new Smurf movie, Katy Perry lends her voice to Smurfette, a character introduced to the original Belgian comic series for potentially cynical r...

PHOTOS: Katy Perry, Sofia Vergara Sexy Up 'Smurfs' Premiere

Posted 09.24.2011 | Celebrity

The conceit of "The Smurfs," the upcoming CGI/live action hybrid film, is that the happy-go-lucky, virginal blue woodland creatures are chased out of ...

PHOTOS: Smurfette Is A... Model?

Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment

Not that she has much competition in Smurfville -- she's one of only two ladies in town, and was there way before Sassette ever entered the mushroom h...