by Dish Staff An adorable short follows an acorn’s search for meaning: Previous Saturday Morning Cartoons featured on the Dish here.
This weekend, we present Oktapodi, an Oscar-nominated animation featuring a couple of creatures close to the Dish’s heart: While away your Saturday by checking out previous cartoons featured on the Dish here.
Sadly, a half-century-long tradition of Saturday morning cartoons has come to an end: The CW has aired its last batch of Vortexx programming, leaving American kids without any animated broadcast TV to start their weekends for the first time in decades. From here on out, young ones glued to the tube will mostly be watching educational … Continue reading Your Saturday Morning Cartoon
Josh Jones digs up a piece of pop culture history: The band themselves had almost nothing to do with the show, other than appearing in an odd promotion. Trading entirely in broad slapstick comedy of the Scooby-Doo variety, the show saw the four mates tumble into one goofy situation after another, some supernatural, some … Continue reading Your Saturday Morning Cartoon
by Dish Staff Presenting some good old-fashioned animation: Previous Saturday Morning Cartoons here and here.
by Dish Staff Some twisted brilliance from Cyanide & Happiness:
by Dish Staff Jonathan Crow heaps praise on Astro Boy, the early ’60s cartoon developed by Japan’s “god of manga,” Osamu Tezuka, who counted Stanley Kubrick among his fans. Crow describes the first episode, “Birth of Astro Boy,” seen above: After his son dies in a freak car accident, scientist Dr. Astor Boynton is driven … Continue reading Your Saturday Morning Cartoon