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Will This Eye-popping CG Animation Test Power Up Genndy Tartakovsky's Popeye ?

Jim Hill | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

What was this Sailor Man like before he discovered that those leafy greens gave him amazing strength? And what were Popeye's early days at sea like? And where exactly did he get that anchor-shaped tattoo?

The Artists & Animators Behind Disney's Aladdin Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Jim Hill | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you were to ask members of the general public which Disney character they most closely associated with this late comic genius... Well, it wouldn't be even close. It was Williams' hilarious & heartfelt voice work as the Genie in 1992's Aladdin.

Random Remembrances of Dad

John K. Herr | Posted 08.16.2014 | Fifty
John K. Herr

Dad took me fishing, where I tried to fight off the gnats flying into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad watched me play Little League baseball, where I tried to play right field while gnats flew into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad took me golfing, where I tried to -- well, you get the picture.

David Lohr

Teen Disappears While Walking Family Dog

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

Authorities in California are trying to locate a missing teenager who disappeared while walking the family dog Sunday. Fourteen-year-old Leah Kritz...

Confronting Your Walking Alter Ego

Francis Levy | Posted 11.04.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Meet the walking alter egos talking earnestly to their proclivities. "I know that I don't need to eat sugar and that sugar is as lethal to me as meat ...

The Fast-Food Strikers Are Fighting for All of Us

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Fast food workers have been conducting one-day strikes for better wages and working conditions in several American cities. They've also been doing much more than that: They're shown the entire country real leadership.

9 Incredibly Reckless Classic Cartoons We'd Never Let Our Kids Watch Now

Hulu.com | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV
Hulu.com

It's indisputable that as a society, we're pretty messed up. Gun violence and global warming aside, most of us cannot even manage to bring our shopping carts back to the designated space in a parking lot.

Why You Shouldn't Fall for a Superhero

Mark Juddery | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Superhero movies show no sign of slowing down -- and for some of us, that's a problem. Now, even women love them, which is no fun for those regular, non-super-powered guys among us.

7 Children's Characters Who Are Probably Stoners

Katy Hall | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Washington legalized recreational marijuana Thursday, but the makers of cartoons and children's shows have been getting stoned for decades. Here are a...

A Disturbingly Realistic Popeye

Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy

Maybe Robert Altman's movie about the sailor man would have been a lot better if Robin Williams looked anything like this. Artist Lee Romao reached in...

PHOTOS: Complex's Top Ten Tattooed Comic Book Characters

Joy Yoon | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Joy Yoon

From Popeye to Snake Eyes to Supergirl and Darth Maul, nowadays, inked characters are finding themselves getting inked.

Bachmann Denies Picking Descartes as Running Mate

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Rene won't say anything until he can prove it, meaning that he'll pretty much always miss the news cycle. Let me tell you, if I had waited until I had facts to support everything I've said I'd never be where I am today."

WATCH: The Origins Of Popeye

Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts

Spinach-swilling Popeye the Sailor Man is one of the most iconic cartoons ever produced. He has appeared in multiple cartoons and comic strips and was...

Ahab at Starbucks

Laurence Hughes | Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

Whenever it was a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I would drop by Mr. Starbuck's for a steaming double-cupped grande vanilla latte with extra foam....

Best Worst Brands of the Week Nov 23-30

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

Thanksgiving is met with fear every year, especially for those of us who have to face the recurring nudges of a Jewish family like "move your hair away from your face" or "you're not eating enough in New York."

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.

In the tank for Scorsese?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My friend Jeffrey Wells recently ran a link to my review of Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, which I really liked, on his always interesting website,...

Popeye The Sailor Google Logo Celebrates E.C. Segar (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wondering why Popeye The Sailor Man is on Google's logo today? Today marks the 115th anniversary of the birthday of Popeye's creator, E.C. Segar. In...

"Identity Crisis"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of being sued by Popeye, I am what I am. Unfortunately, what I am can't be printed in a family newspaper. I don't even know who I am anymore. That's because my identity was recently stolen.

E. C. Segar Google Doodle: Popeye Logo Celebrates Comic Creator (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wondering why Popeye The Sailor Man is on Google's logo today? Today marks the 115th anniversary of the birthday of Popeye's creator, E.C. Segar. ...

Big Brother 11: Hairy Potter & the Order of the Doofus.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

This week on Big Brother 11: the saga of Jeff/Sarumoron's fall.