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A Wrinkle In Time alternates clumsiness with moments of honesty and grace

In Matt Groening’s old Life In Hell comic strip, he refers to high school as “the second-deepest pit in hell.” The deepest pit, he clarifies, is junior high school. This feels true; the confusion and awkwardness of the transition from tween to teen is at least as potent as the transition from teen to adult. Yet there… Read more...

Redoing Futurama at the Center for Architecture & Design

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

When you think of Futurama, don't imagine quirky robots but traffic jams by Charles Mudede W hen you hear the word "futurama," you probably think of Matt Groening's cartoon robots, cyborgs, and aliens. This is unfortunate for two reasons. Show More Summary

Events Correctly Predicted By The Simpsons

3 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Matt Groening and the writers on The Simpsons have made some incredibly bold predictions over the years- and way too many of them have actually come true. Does this mean these visionary animators possess psychic powers, or is modernShow More Summary

11 Events Correctly Predicted by The Simpsons

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Matt Groening's animated family has demonstrated an uncanny ability to see into the future.

10 Far-Out Facts About Futurama

5 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Matt Groening followed-up his success on 'The Simpsons' with a sci-fi comedy that became one of the most acclaimed animated series of all time.

Good News, Everyone! ‘Futurama’ is Coming to Syfy

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Crack open a can of Slurm in celebration – Futurama is coming to Syfy. The hit animated show from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening will make its way to the genre-centric channel next month. After its premiere in 1999, Futurama became...Show More Summary

Syfy Acquires Iconic Animated Series Futurama!

Matt Groening’s iconic animated science fiction series has a new home – Syfy has acquired the show’s entire run. Futurama will make its debut  beginning Saturday, November 11, with the series airing regularly in primetime on Mondays and Tuesdays (8/7C) and on Saturday mornings (8am/7amC). Show More Summary

'Futurama' Lands at Syfy in Off-Network Deal

All 140 episodes of the Matt Groening animated comedy will air on the NBCUniversal cable channel beginning Saturday, Nov. 11. read more

Syfy Acquires Matt Groening’s ‘Futurama’ Animated Series

Syfy is venturing into animation, acquiring the cult Matt Groening series Futurama from Twentieth Television. It marks the first fully animated series in Syfy’s lineup. Under the multi-year non-exclusive deal, Syfy will have access to all 140 HD episodes of the series, which will debut in a special weekend stunt beginning Saturday, November 11. Show More Summary

'Futurama' Returns in Podcast Form With Original Cast

Creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's animated sci-fi hit debuted this week in an audio format with original stars Billy West, John DiMaggio and Katey Sagal. read more

The cast of “Futurama” reunited for a very meta podcast

Futurama is back, but not on your TV. Matt Groening and David X. Cohen got the Planet Express gang back together for a one-off podcast called Radiorama, which was created as part of the Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow mobile game. While...Show More Summary

‘Futurama’ Creators And Cast Return For New Podcast Episode

Futurama creator Matt Groening and the original cast of the bygone television animated series have returned in a 42-minute podcast episode available at various online sites. Created as part of the Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow mobile game, the episode was created by Groening, series head writer and executive producer David X. Show More Summary

Female Simpsons Writer Says She Wasn’t Hired Full-Time Because The Show Wanted An All-Male Writers Room

Cartoonist Mimi Pond wrote The Simpsons’ premiere episode, but was never offered a position as a staff writer. Pond and her husband happened to meet Matt Groening when he was working on his syndicated comic “Life in Hell.” When The Simpsons came along, Groening invited Pond to write something. “He ... More »

Matt Groening Has a New Animated Fantasy Series Coming to Netflix Next Year

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

Good news everyone! Early last year, The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening revealed he was creating a new animated series for Netflix. This week, we’re learning that the series will be in a fantasy setting, and that Netflix has already ordered two seasons of 10 episodes each. Show More Summary

Netflix’s Matt Groening Animated Comedy Series ‘Disenchantment’: Everything You Need To Know

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Netflix is expanding its animated sphere with a new series by animation master Matt Groening. The streaming service has picked up Disenchantment, an adult animated comedy fantasy series by the Futurama and The Simpsons creator. 20 episodes have already been confirmed to be ordered, with a possibility for more. Show More Summary

'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Is Creating A New Cartoon Series

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Disenchantment, of which Netflix has ordered an initial 20 episodes, "is described as an adult fantasy about a crumbling medieval kingdom known as Dreamland. The central character is a hard-drinking princess, Bean, [with] her elf companion Elfo and her 'personal demon' Luci. The first 10 episodes are targeted to premiere next year."

Matt Groening's Next Cartoon Series Is An 'Epic Fantasy' For Netflix

Image. Mike Coppola/Getty Images The man who brought us The Simpsons is heading to Netflix for a new animated series called Disenchantment -- and it already sounds like it's going to do to fantasy what Futurama did to scifi. More »      

Netflix And Matt Groening Team Up For New 20-Episode Animated Comedy

8 months agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

The king of prime-time animation himself, Matt Groening, is moving forward with Disenchantment, his long-gestating animated comedy fantasy series with Netflix. The break from Fox could have something to do with the manner in which the studio treated his second hit animated series, Futurama, but either way, Groening, and Netflix are proceeding with a 20-episode order […]

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