Cartoons and Animation

  • Film

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Hot Shots in La Habra Has a Helluva Reputation for Debauchery and Crude Lads

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our weekly nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor, Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby, stumbles into the dive bar scene every week ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013

    Tommy Davidson


  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Pablo Francisco: The Infomercial King!

    When Pablo Francisco comes to Orange County, he never fails to make an impression. Literally, that's kind of his act. For the past couple decades, the Arizona-bred comic's proclivity for pantomiming famous Governators, R&B singers and annoying people of all races has garnered him a worldwide fan bas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 25, 2013

    Cannibal! The Musical

    Maverick Theater

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Were Loiter Squad's Tyler, The Creator and Alleged Pimp Lebrette Winn Separated at Birth?

    Inquiring minds want to know: Were Tyler, the Creator and Lebrette Winn separated at birth? Both are 22 and, through my blurry eyes, have similar looks. Both hail from Los Angeles County, Tyler Gregory Okonma from Ladera Heights in the city's southeast and Winn from Long Beach.They've obviously chos ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 30, 2013

    Bill Cosby

    Cerritos Center

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Karaoke Night with Homer Simpson

    Let's be honest: Karaoke is really only fun for the person singing. We tolerate the noise and the cringe-inducing pitchiness for the friend who occasionally drags us to whatever seedy, drunk-infested dive  they've decided to perform in. However, when the singer is Homer Simpson, we'll put up wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Top Five Most Memorable MTV Films

    Today marks the release of Pitch Perfect, a youthful music-centric comedy that you may be surprised to know ISN'T being released by MTV Films. Yes, despite the absurdly heavy cross-promotion on the network and the story of competing college acapella groups being perfect for the imprint, the movie so ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2012

    It's More of the Same In 'Ted'

    Seth McFarlane's feature-directing debut may not go over with the over-15 crowd

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Todd White, SpongeBob Artist and Renowned Painter, Settles Gallery HB "Ninja" Attack Suit

    Onetime SpongeBob SquarePants illustrator Todd White and a former Huntington Beach gallery owner have reportedly settled the gallerist's lawsuit and the internationally renown artist's counter-suit over her accusations he sicced ninjas on her in August 2011.The art world has been closely watching th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    The Annoying Orange Comes to TV

    ​Coming to television after the new year: The Annoying Orange.No, it is not yet another reality series based in our lil' slice of heaven, although practically all of them that have or are airing from here could easily use that title.The Annoying Orange is an Internet phenomenon crossing over to th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011

    John Witherspoon

    Brea Improv

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Final D23 Expo Details Revealed: Sneak Peeks, Pixar Stamps, Screenings

    ​D23 is now just one week away and, oddly enough, I find myself getting excited. Of course, I am a Disnerd, but what I'm not a fan of is being stuffed into a room for hours on end with folks who go above and beyond being simple fans. Many D23 attendees will live Disney, much in the same way I live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Cee Lo Green Talking to Strangers on Fuse

    On June 22, rapper/singer Cee Lo Green will debut his television series Talking to Strangers on Fuse TV. According to Pop & Hiss, the program will follow a standard talk-show format focused on interviews and performances à la The Johnny Cash Show. Featured guests will include Lupe Fiasco, Grace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    'Beavis and Butt-Head' Return to MTV This Year

    ​​It's true. Creator Mike Judge's animated series is returning to MTV later this year. The network announced on Wednesay that Beavis and Butt-Head will return with all-new episodes after a 14-year hiatus. Judge will provide the voices for both characters. Exciting, right?

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    The Lion King

    Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Calendar

    December 10, 2009

    Katey Sagal

    Orange County Performing Arts Center

  • Columns

    December 10, 2009
  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009

    The Sleeping Beauty

    Barlcay Theatre

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael, Sirah at Chain Reaction

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael and Sirah at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, Oct. 21, 2008. Better Than: All three of the "Star Wars" prequels. Sorry, "Revenge of the Sith" apologists. Download: Totally Michael's self-titled debut, released last week and on iTunes. MC Chris isn't a fan of the "n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2008

    Winona Ryder?

    South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008


    I was just the other day lamenting the drought of free crap from the mail that used to provide so much blog fodder a year ago when I was brand new here. But it seems I can always count on Cartoon Network for the goods. I don't really know what the deal is with Ben 10, but I know they previously sen ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Dat Phan Begins

    Dat Phan and Friends

  • Film

    November 29, 2007


    Touch of Evel

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Power-puffy Grrrls

    Puffy AmiYumi Go Butch (Walker), Rock Harder, Stay Cute

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007

    A Million Little Peanuts?

    In David Michaelis’ new biography, Charles Schulz’s shell proves hard to crack

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    Huh-huh. It says "Head."

    Here's a pretty stylish free shoulder bag, advertising "the first live-action series from Cartoon Network" about a boy who sees cartoon characters everywhere he looks. I think they already did a movie about this mental condition, called "Miss Potter," with Renee Zellweger. All about how that chick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Don't Taunt Me Like That

    When a fast-food-type bucket says "Fried Dynamite" on it, I expect it to deliver. Pay attention, OC Fair vendors: balls of fried dynamite sauce (that spicy cooked mayo that sushi restaurants tend to serve scallops in) would be a great greaseball snack. But the only food in here was...four atomic fi ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    The Big Con

    Out of the basement and into the spotlight, Comic-Con 2007 is the place to be

  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Two Openings and a Funeral

    For whatever we thought art was, at three local galleries

  • Film

    July 20, 2006

    Unreal Estate

    Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg/Zemeckis Monster House

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    'Spongebob Is Pretty Sick'

    Where Awol One gets his ideas

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    The Killer Inside Him

    The Farrellys, fart jokes, the whole shebang

  • Features

    October 28, 1999