Rick and Morty Takes Home an Emmy

Rick and Morty Takes Home an Emmy

ICYMI, Rick and Morty won the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program. Season 3’s episode “Pickle Rick” edged out all the other contenders, producing a win for the show’s first Emmy nomination. Rick and Morty first aired in December 2013, and was recently renewed for another seventy

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Read This: The Maiden Voyage and Other Departures

Read This: The Maiden Voyage and Other Departures

The Maiden Voyage and Other Departures by Jessica McHugh is a collection of six loosely related stories that hinge on a promising steampunk concept. In McHugh’s take on the early nineteen-tens, the world is polluted by industrial pollen technology and humanity shares the stage with apisthropes–bee/human hybrids living in disguise

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Star Trek to be Honored at 2018 Emmys

Star Trek to be Honored at 2018 Emmys

Star Trek will be honored with the 2018 Governors Award at this years Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 8th. The Television Academy’s board of governors it was time to “[recognize] the visionary science-fiction television franchise and its legacy of boldly propelling science, society and culture where no one has

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California Passes Net Neutrality Bill

California Passes Net Neutrality Bill

California has gone ahead with its own net neutrality bill to combat the federal government’s failure to preserve it. All it needs now is Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. The California bill reinstates the 2015 FCC regulations that were recently repealed. It prevents internet service providers from blocking or slowing websites

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Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest Coming September 23

Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest Coming September 23

ICYMI, the first trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest is out. The animated series featuring T’challa and Shuri is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon, but is instead the fifth season of Disney’s Avengers Assemble. James Mathis III will provide Black Panther’s voice in the show, which

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Adventure Time Ends After Ten Seasons

Adventure Time Ends After Ten Seasons

After ten seasons, Adventure Time is over. Yesterday marked the final episode of Cartoon Network’s groundbreaking series. Today, seasons 8 through 10 will be released as a DVD boxed set. When Adventure Time debuted in 2010, its main character, Finn, was a child. Over the years Finn was allowed to

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Disenchantment Has Its Charms

Disenchantment Has Its Charms

Disenchantment, Matt Groening’s new series for Netflix, certainly has its own unique charms. It is no Futurama. It is certainly not The Simpsons. While there are, of course, similarities to Groening’s earlier work, this new show is something that aspires to be a heartfelt, ongoing saga while still capturing the

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The Haunting of Hill House Coming to Series TV

The Haunting of Hill House Coming to Series TV

Shirley Jackson’s classic ghost story The Haunting of Hill House is being retold in a new series on Netflix. The modernized version of the tale will follow a group of siblings who were raised in Hill House and return as adults to deal with a family tragedy. The question remains,

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The Fall of Gondolin May Be Tolkien’s Last

The Fall of Gondolin May Be Tolkien’s Last

The Fall of Gondolin, the last volume in a trilogy of Middle-earth history, may be J.R.R. Tolkien’s final book. Christopher Tolkien says in the preface that he thought Beren and Lúthien would be the last of his father’s works he would publish. But, he goes on, “The presumption proved wrong,

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Sesame Workshop Sues over Happytime Murders

Sesame Workshop Sues over Happytime Murders

Sesame Workshop has filed a federal lawsuit against the production company behind The Happytime Murders. The children’s programming company is not happy about how closely the puppets in the very adult movie resemble the characters of Sesame Street. Sesame Workshop accuses STX Productions of a “deliberate effort to appropriate its

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