Family Guy fans are no doubt familiar with Consuela, the Griffin family's dutiful Mexican housekeeper. And Family Guy creators are clearly familiar with Arizona and its anti-immigrant reputation. In last night's Valentine's Day episode, watched by millions of people across the country, they took ... More >>
See also: Odd Future's Most NSFW Videos See also: Odd Future Live at the Marquee Last year the hype machine was in full effect for the Los Angeles hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, or just Odd Future for short. It seemed as if just about everywhere you went on the Internet -- ... More >>
Ad-RockIt used to be that plays like Hair epitomized the marriage between rock and musical, but recent years have seen the combination pushed to new limits. You probably know Green Day's American Idiot and U2's constantly flailing Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark, but have you heard of Serj Tank ... More >>
www.southparkstudios.comLook familiar?If you didn't catch last night's South Park, you missed out. Not only did it touch on Arizona's issue du-jour, illegal immigration, and introduce the world to the term "Mexi-Jew," but it also featured the show's portly, pissed off star, Cartman, portraying a ... More >>
Tim Minchin is a rather humble lad. Despite having millions of fans in his homeland of the UK, Australia, and here in the states (not to mention awards up the ying-yang) the 35-year-old piano-playing comedian and musician remains pretty modest about his success."I'm lucky to be doing what I'm doing, ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, we know -- these days you can get more than your fill of real-life chefs, doing real-life chef things, all over the airwaves, in books and online. But the real thing isn't nearly as fun as the made-up chefs on this list. Don't believe us? Read on. Here's our list of the Top Seve ... More >>
TCA spotlights late, great cartoonist
TCA spotlights late, great cartoonist
Michael RatcliffTelevision Noir's Stephen Strange (left) and Mike Red.You can catch the Dr. Rev. Stephen Strange and his cohorts doing their bizarre sideshow exploits at any number of locales throughout the PHX: During First Friday on Fifth Street in front of MADE, at the upcoming Fiesta Bowl blo ... More >>
Politically incorrect toons lampoon Jews, gays, blacks, and evil Arabs
The original pinupImagine a rap war, ala Biggie and Tupac. But it takes place in the 1930s. And instead of being rappers, the two men involved are kiddie film animators. And instead of shooting at each other, they just say mean things about each other behind the other's back.A little less sexy than ... More >>
Last night's episode of the popular animated show South Park, titled "The Ungroundable," riffed on the popularity of local author Stephenie Meyer's Twilight books, while simultaneously taking a jab at Scottsdale.
By Jonathan McNamara Better Than: Spinal Tap. Sure, this animated band owes a lot to its comedic predecessor, but sheer technical skill from the band that makes Nathan Explosion, Pickles the drummer and all the rest of these rogue rockers live puts Dethklok a few notches higher. See more shots f ... More >>
It's appropriate that Bill Plympton's latest is about a murder. He gets away with it all the time.
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent.
87 minutes of pure art, with fries
Boy turns bug in redemptive kiddie-lit adaptation
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
The Mouse and the Mask
A long-overdue feature debut
Here, the shorts are the feature
Animation displayed at SMoCA
Tasty duo says "Hi Hi"
There's nothing absurd about the appeal of SpongeBob's first movie
Sanchez & Sons Printing
Stephen Lemons hits a new joint
Warner Bros. delivers a merchandising vehicle that falls flat
The Gin Blossoms re-form again, and this time it might be for more than one gig
How A Charlie Brown Christmas almost wasn't, then became a tradition
When Pearse Cullinane left Dublin to work for Fox Animation Studios in Phoenix, he hadn't counted on losing his rights in a right-to-work state. These days the only line he's drawing is in the sand.
With the resurfacing of Yellow Submarine, can the rerelease of the original Beatles cartoons be far behind?
Don't cel Spike & Mike's Classic animation festival short
Wallace and Gromit filmmakers tackle Gumby Noir
When schlockmeisters rule the Earth, dinosaurs will be movie stars
Space Jam hits the rim but doesn't score often