Robot Chicken lampoons pretty much everything

Xavier Toby Reader Find

By Xavier Toby in Video on Wednesday 14 July 2010

The creators of Robot Chicken seem to have hit on an indestructible comedy formula that involves making claymation characters of either a television show, celebrity or popular myth and hoping something funny happens. If that doesn’t work the character is exploded, murdered, battered or sexually abused — which is fine because they’re not real.

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Crazy guitars by Ben Simon

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 4 May 2010

If I ever start a kids band, I’m going to insist that we use guitars built by Ben Simon – they’re fully functional, but look like they’re taken straight out of a Hannah Barbara cartoon.

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Natalie Dee cartoons

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By Dijana Necovski in New Illustration on Monday 19 April 2010

At times it might be rude and crude, but no matter what your taste, if you have even a bit of a sense of humour, Natalie Dee will make you laugh, if not cringe or just softly chuckle at her cartoons. They may seem like simple drawings at first, but look a little closer, and these friendly penguins and gossip girls are full of personality.

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Illustrated Web Browsers

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By Zolton in New Trends on Friday 2 April 2010

This very clever cartoon representing the different web browsers as varying forms of transportation was done by Caldwell Tanner, a cartoonist for College Humor.

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Zohar Lazar

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Monday 13 July 2009

Zohar Lazar does some nice cartoon-y illustrations, but I find his kenetic, spacially confounding landscapes the feature crashing cars and abstracted junk to be particularly compelling.

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Home Movies

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By Brendan Canning - Broken Social Scene in Video on Thursday 24 January 2008

My favourite cartoon is Home Movies by Brendon Small.

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