• Publishing cartoons: Is it still worth the effort?

    Publishing cartoons: Is it still worth the effort?

    Following the murder of Samuel Paty, in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, the international press is wondering: should we still take the risk of caricaturing Muhammad? The British weekly The Observer and the Italian magazine Formiche disagree.
  • ‘South Park’ to air pandemic-themed special episode

    ‘South Park’ to air pandemic-themed special episode

    The pandemic is going down to South Park. Long-running Comedy Central cartoon “South Park” will return Sept. 30 with an hourlong Season 24 premiere about the coronavirus, according to Deadline. Aptly named “The Pandemic Special,” the show will focus on Kyle and Cartman heading back to school with masks on, and Randy dealing with a …
  • ‘Scooby-Doo’ co-creator Joe Ruby dead at 87

    ‘Scooby-Doo’ co-creator Joe Ruby dead at 87

    Rest in Puppy Power. Joe Ruby, the mind behind “Scooby-Doo,” has died at 87 of natural causes. The renowned cartoonist co-created the popular show more than 50 years ago and oversaw its rise to a beloved franchise. “He never stopped writing and creating, even as he aged,” his grandson Benjamin Ruby told Variety. In addition …
  • Oh, Marge! Americans are weirdly turned on by these cartoon characters

    Oh, Marge! Americans are weirdly turned on by these cartoon characters

    These babes may be two-dimensional, but they still turn heads. A perplexing new report has found which cartoon characters internet users are the most sexually attracted to, based off Google search data crunched by dating app-review website Datingroo. Coming in hot in first place is Bugs Bunny’s basketball-playing girlfriend, Lola Bunny — who made her …
  • ‘The Owl House’ becomes Disney’s first show with bisexual lead character

    ‘The Owl House’ becomes Disney’s first show with bisexual lead character

    Disney has made history with its first bisexual lead character in a kids’ show, according to reports. Luz Noceda, the 14-year-old lead in the Disney Channel’s animated series “The Owl House,” has previously shown interest in boys — but has pursued a recurring female character, Amity, in the two most recent episodes, Variety reported. While …
  • ‘Ren & Stimpy Show’ revival with new episodes coming to Comedy Central

    ‘Ren & Stimpy Show’ revival with new episodes coming to Comedy Central

    “The Ren & Stimpy Show” is returning with all-new episodes — 25 years after ending its original run. Comedy Central has ordered an updated version of the wildly anarchic, dark-humored and trippy adult animated series that aired on Nickelodeon and MTV from 1991-96 and followed the surreal shenanigans of temperamental/psychotic Chihuahua Ren and his goofy, …
  • Jenny Slate says she will no longer voice black character on ‘Big Mouth’

    Jenny Slate says she will no longer voice black character on ‘Big Mouth’

    Jenny Slate has announced she is exiting Netflix’s animated series “Big Mouth” to make room for a person of color to voice her black character. The actress, 38, posted a lengthy note about her “meaningful anti-racist action” on Instagram and noted that by portraying her biracial character Missy Foreman-Greenwald for the past three seasons, she …
  • Minions ensure movie fans are social distancing as cinemas reopen in France

    Minions ensure movie fans are social distancing as cinemas reopen in France

    PARIS – French movie fans ventured back into cinemas on Monday for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown, helped by a new safety feature: minions placed at intervals in the seats to ensure social distancing is observed. Stuffed toy versions of the yellow, pill-shaped characters were deployed at the MK2 cinema in the south …
  • ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ sequel in the works

    ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ sequel in the works

    “Sonic the Hedgehog” is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy confirmed on Thursday that they have commenced development on a sequel to the live-action family comedy. The sequel would reteam the filmmakers, with Jeff Fowler directing, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller writing the script. The movie is still in the development stage …
  • The 20 best animated movies to stream, according to filmmakers

    The 20 best animated movies to stream, according to filmmakers

    Parents have never been more in need of quality distractions that will actually hold a kid’s attention. That’s why The Post called on top directors in the animation field to give us their streaming recommendations. From classic works that motivated these directors to pick up a pencil to modern masterpieces that continue to inspire them …