Saturday at Target Center, everybody's favorite boy band template New Kids on the Block take the stage for their tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. While most of our New Kids memories could be attributed to them having "The Right Stuff" on stage and in the recording booth, it's seldom mentioned ... More >>
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
Yesterday the news leaped forth from the Internet that everyone's favorite (hopefully not only in retrospect) latchkey simpletons Beavis and Butthead are returning to MTV sometime later this year, part of a top-to-bottom restructuring of MTV's corporate posture. While the news wasn't entirel ... More >>
Image: WikipediaDora the Explorer had an excellent adventure with Tom Emmer.Poor Dora the Explorer. All she wants to do hang with Diego and Boots the Monkey. But instead, the Nick Jr. cartoon character is getting dragged into the Minnesota governor's race. Nick Espinosa, who also goes by the ... More >>
The grand expression of metal at its most unseriously serious hits the Xcel's second stage tonight.
The UK's Department of Health tackles obesity using the Simpsons as a backdrop.
Check out this insane urban paper design show.
The goofiest thing Bjork and Thom Yorke have ever been involved in -- which is saying something.
A bounty of Bootsy tops this week's pop culture picks
A super Star Wars parody tops this week's pop culture picks
Later today: the print issue, featuring web-only content. For now: a roundup of our new posts, photos and links from around the Web.
Breathe Easy, 'Simpsons' Fans. The Movie Is Eeeexcellent.
Indiana to produce pro-life license plates, Church of Scientology to sponsor NASCAR, eating Monkey Chow for a week, a love letter from Henry Rollins to Ann Coulter, Pee Wee is back, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Cutting Medicare, suing God, condemning cartoons, ogling famous women in slips, annointing the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
A new episode of FOX's Family Guy entitled "Perfect Castaway" was scheduled to debut this Sunday but will be shelved due to a couple of references to a hurricane. Apparently, even Family Guy has its limits. The episode will be replaced with another new episode entitled "Peter's Got Wood." Oh, and, i ... More >>
Is children's television still the land of the lost?
Cartoonist Judd Winick, whom you might remember (or not) from The Real World: San Francisco, can now add "series creator" to his credits: The Life and Times of Juniper Lee is Cartoon Network's latest buzzworthy offering. The show is about an 11-year-old Chinese-American girl who slays monsters, and ... More >>
A new art exhibit titled "Gumby and Friends: The First 50 Years" is the opening salvo in a planned year-long resurrection of the bendable little green guy created by animator Art Clokey (who, at 83, will be right there collecting his royalties). Also planned are a DVD set of the '80s TV shows, a new ... More >>
The miserable children of Charles M. Schulz
Escaping into the anime of the A.M. on the Cartoon Network
Thirty years later, the Beatles' animated Yellow Submarine is still an excellent way to get high
Family Guy's madcap suburban Dada slips on more serious subjects
Some of television's most animated conversations on race and culture are taking place among cartoon characters
Peanuts and the monstrous, infantile reductions of neurosis