Animation And Comics

'Robot Chicken' hatches a dead-on 'Walking Dead' spoof

Oct 6, 2017

Chickens clucking out the doleful 'Walking Dead' theme provide an early hint that what's ahead will be offbeat and funny

TV's 'black-ish' makes an issue of 'Juneteenth,' US holidays

Oct 2, 2017

If Juneteenth fails to ring a bell, the season premiere episode of ABC's "black-ish" will remedy that.

Fox's 'Family Guy' launches Season 15 on Sunday

Sep 28, 2017

Fox's animated series "Family Guy" lives to lampoon human nature and human frailties and that's not about to change as it begins its 15th season on Sunday.

Hugh Hefner, leader of the sexual revolution, dies at 91

Sep 28, 2017

Sexual revolutionary and cultural icon Hugh Hefner has died at age 91.

Playboy's Hefner, who revved up sexual revolution, dies

Sep 28, 2017

Playboy magazine founder and sexual revolution symbol Hugh Hefner has died at age 91

Comic legend Stan Lee to raise money for Irma victims

Sep 26, 2017

Comic-book publisher Stan Lee has been writing about superheroes for his entire career, and now he's hoping to be one himself for some of the victims of Hurricane Irma

Paper airplane, sand among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

Sep 12, 2017

No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame

Seth MacFarlane takes off on his space odyssey 'The Orville'

Sep 8, 2017

"The Orville" could prove doubly surprising for viewers. Seth MacFarlane stars as the captain of an exploratory spaceship 400 years in the future. MacFarlane takes off on his new journey Sunday on Fox.

Ed Skrein pulls out of 'Hellboy' film after backlash

Aug 28, 2017

A week after his casting in the upcoming 'Hellboy' reboot sparked outcries of whitewashing, the British actor Ed Skrein has withdrawn from the film

'Hellboy' casting prompts backlash over 'whitewashing'

Aug 23, 2017

A Hollywood film yet again finds itself responding to a social-media outcry over the casting of a Caucasian actor in a role that was originally Asian-American

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