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All posts by: Megan Scussel

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Barbie Is Getting a Live-Action Movie

It’s true – Mattel and Sony Pictures are coming together to create a live-action comedy centered on our favorite fashion doll. Hannah Minghella, Columbia Pictures’ president of production, had this to say: We’ve always thought that the Barbie story had great potential, but a universe of possibilities opened up when Jenny, Walter and Laurie brought us their unexpected, clever, and ...

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Nightwish’s Tuomas Holopainen Dedicates Solo Album to Scrooge McDuck

I may not know squat about metal, but I do know the awesomeness that is Scrooge McDuck, and the crazy old duck is getting his own tribute album later this month. Finnish Nightwish keyboardist/songwriter Tuomas Holopainen is releasing a solo album entitled Music Inspired by the Life and Times of Scrooge. The artwork for the album is provided by none other than Don Rosa, the man behind the ...

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Scooby-Doo Is On Instagram

This one goes out to the Scooby-Doo fans in the audience. Scooby-Doo has his own Instagram account! It’s nothing to get excited about, but it’s a cute account to add to your roster. Still don’t know if you should follow Scooby in all his Instagram glory? Here’s a sample of what you’ll get: ...

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‘Jem and the Holograms’ Film In the Works

Want to hear something truly, truly, truly outrageous? Jem is back – in film form! It was recently announced that a live-action film is in the works for this treasured ’80s franchise. However, unlike many Hollywood endeavors, the creators wish for fans to contribute. Whether a person wants to submit designs for costumes or vie for a spot on the cast, they can do so by visiting the ...

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‘Stripped’ Documentary Discusses Future of Newspaper Comics

  Who can deny the unique experience that comes with reading the funny pages? The ink that marks your fingers, the delicate texture of the paper. Though many of us will always hold a spot in our hearts for newspaper comics, the landscape is changing. More and more people choose to read webcomics such as Penny Arcade and xkcd. Is this a good thing, or is it time to panic and lament? Stripped ...

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‘Cinderella at the Emerald Castle’ Coming To iTunes

I like to think of myself as an ardent observer of cartoons, including the Disney clones sitting in the $5 bin at Walmart – however, some things do slip under my radar and catch me by surprise. While partaking in my usual search for cheesy films on iTunes – yes, I really do this – I came across Cinderella at the Emerald Castle: An Animated Classic. I discovered that it’s ...

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Kim Possible Joins Disney XD Line-up

What’s the sitch? Kim Possible joined Disney XD’s line-up on Monday, February 3, 2014. The show originally ran from 2002-2007, making it the second longest running Disney Channel Original Series. The show originally held the top spot until Phineas and Ferb surpassed it. Kim Possible will air weekdays at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. this week respectively. However, the week of February 10th ...

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Tex Avery Receives Official Day in Texas

Though he died in 1980, Tex Avery carries a legacy that is difficult to dispute. Even if you don’t know whom he is, he’s inspired the cartoons you know and love in some fashion. From Tiny Toon Adventures to Spongebob Squarepants to Ren & Stimpy, the pool is wide and deep. I know him best from the Red Hot Riding Hood short, albeit vaguely from early Saturday morning TV ...

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Danny Phantom: The Complete Series Arriving January 28th

The ghostly teen with glowing green eyes is coming to DVD – again! If you’ve been holding back adding this to your animation collection, Shout! Factory is giving you another chance. Now you can buy the complete series – all 52 episodes – in one set. And you thought the hassles of everyday high school life were bad! Meet Danny Fenton, a good-natured, ordinary 14-year-old ...

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