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Crude Politics

In this week's The Nation I (with great help from Roane Carey, Robert Best and Muna Mire) track the flow of the oily money from corps and orgs interested in promoting climate change c...


Some new stuff, some old stuff, but it’s all different!

Some new stuff, some old stuff, but it’s all different!



The Artist's Play Room #129

Please scroll down for the newest Artist's Play Room Linky and enter your wonderful, creative artwork throughout this upcoming week. If you haven't read the rules & guidelines, please...



This Weekend: See ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya’ In These Cities

See Isao Takahata's Oscar-contending "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya" in the following theaters this weekend.


Comics Illustrator of the Week :: Noah Van Sciver

Cartoonist Noah Van Sciver has been crafting his own special brand of throwback indy comix since the mid-2000’s. His one man anthology, Blammo, is up to issue #9, and it would fit q...


‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Actor Benedict Cumberbatch Thinks He Worked on a Disney Film

The general public gets a lot of flak from the animation community for not being able to tell the difference between the studios that make mainstream CGI features.


Benedict Cumberbatch Thinks ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ is A Disney Film

The general public gets a lot of flak from the animation community for not being able to tell the difference between the studios that make mainstream CGI features.


It’s Official: Animating is One of the Coolest Jobs on the Planet

Looks like we finally have a definitive answer to the age-old question: Is being an animator one of the coolest jobs on the planet?


Pick of the Week for TROUBLE and This Week’s Topic

Happy Friday! We’re excited to announce this week’s topic, but first please enjoy the illustration above by Susie Oh our Pick of the Week for last week’s topic of ‘...


Ebola is a real thing

To follow up on Leo's post. Here in the states the Ebola outbreak is simply a media sensation-if you take a look at some of the pictures and read some of the reports from Africa-it...


Ebola is a real thing

To follow up on Leo's post. Here in the states the Ebola outbreak is simply a media sensation-if you take a look at some of the pictures and read some of the reports from Africa-it...


Video: French Peanuts short films debut

500 90-second animated Peanuts shorts have been produced by the French animation company Angoulême. Here’s one of the five hundred. According to Cartoon Brew the shorts will debut o...


Season two of Garry Trudeau’s Alpha House debuts today

Exciting day for fans of Garry Trudeau’s “Alpha House”. Today season two has been released. I bought Amazon Prime last year just to watch the show and it quickly became ...


Roz Chast takes home $50,000 with Kirkus Prize win

New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast is having an excellent year after her graphic memoir Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir has been winner multiple awards including...


Turkish president files charges against cartoonist for slander

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has filed a criminal complaint against cartoonist Musa Kart for slander. The cartoon in question depicted the president (at the time of the cartoon ...


Video: Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer is released

Yesterday Marvel/Disney released a trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. It hints at Marvel is adding a few more characters from the Marvel Universe: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. The mov...


Favorite Pumpkin Greeting Card

Message Inside: “You’re my favorite kind of pumpkin.” It’s pumpkin insanity. Pumpkin […] The post Favorite Pumpkin Greeting Card appeared first on The Little...


‘Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker’ Trailer

We don't often post trailers for animated shorts, but the 2-minute teaser for "Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker" has attracted a lot of attention over the past few days, and deservedly so.


Art Against Ebola

Many thanks to fellow illustrator Otto Steininger for putting Art Against Ebola together. This is a campaign to raise funds for Last Mile Health, a frontline health organization in L...


Art Against Ebola

Many thanks to fellow illustrator Otto Steininger for putting Art Against Ebola together. This is a campaign to raise funds for Last Mile Health, a frontline health organization in L...


Podcast: Episode 202-Justin Thompson and NYCC Wrap Up

Tom Racine’s latest Tall Tale Radio podcast episode is now available. Head over to Tall Tale Radio and give it a listen. In this episode: It’s NYCC wrap up time!  Co-host Just...


Artist of the Day: Drew Tyndell

Today we look at the work of Drew Tyndell, Cartoon Brew's Artist of the Day!