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From the US to the UK: An Interview with the Host of The Arun Mehta Show
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From the US to the UK: An Interview with the Host of The Arun Mehta Show

In November 2015, it was announced that Nickelodeon had green-lit a new Hey Arnold! TV movie, which turned out to be none other than the long-awaited and highly sought-after The Jungle Movie. Shortly after the news broke, my renewed interest sent me on a searching spree for interviews featuring the series creator, Craig Bartlett. I ended … Continue reading

It’s Friday Night: Get to Know the Co-Hosts of The Friday Night Nicktoons Podcast
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It’s Friday Night: Get to Know the Co-Hosts of The Friday Night Nicktoons Podcast

Nickelodeon’s original animation programming launched with the premiere of Doug, Rugrats and The Ren & Stimpy Show on August 11, 1991. Since then, the network’s library of unique cartoons, aptly branded as Nicktoons, has grown significantly and accumulated an enthusiastic fanbase of people of all ages. Two of those fans are Casey and Ashli, co-hosts … Continue reading

BoJack Horseman Season 4: Tackling Tropes and What It Means to Be Needed
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BoJack Horseman Season 4: Tackling Tropes and What It Means to Be Needed

This post contains major spoilers for BoJack Horseman season 4. Last year, I wrote a post reflecting on the existential themes of BoJack Horseman, a brilliant animated show on Netflix created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series has been praised by fans and critics alike for its innovative storytelling and hard-hitting subject matter, not to mention the … Continue reading

Unpacking the Emotional Journey of Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie
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Unpacking the Emotional Journey of Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie

This post contains major spoilers for Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie, not to mention a whole lot of fangirling, so read at your own discretion. After years of waiting and hoping and signing petitions and writing letters to Nickelodeon, the Hey Arnold! fans finally got much-desired closure when the long-awaited Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie premiered on … Continue reading

Come on Down to South Park: It’s the Show’s 20th Anniversary
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Come on Down to South Park: It’s the Show’s 20th Anniversary

The following post contains coarse language and due to its content it should not be read by anyone. The four boys of South Park—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McCormick and the one and only Eric Cartman—originated in two animated short films, The Spirit of Christmas: Jesus vs. Frosty (1992) and Jesus vs. Santa (1995). Having met in film … Continue reading