ENTERTAINMENT 09/02/2018 09:53 am ET Updated 57 minutes ago Animated versions of Michelle Obama, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson are also featured in the music video. By Hayley Miller Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) dropped an animated music video for his single “Feels Like Summer” on Saturday, and it’s chock-full of high-profile cartoon cameos. The rapper made headlines in May when his politically charged “This Is America” video took the internet by storm, racking up more than 100 million views on YouTube in just nine days. “Feels Like Summer,” which was released in June alongside “Summertime Magic,” issues a subtle warning about climate change delivered through Gambino’s haunting vocals and dreamy melody. The new video also features dozens of cartoon versions of pop culture and political icons. Here’s a sampling of the cartoon cameos you might have missed: Chance the Rapper (left) and Jaden … [Read more...] about Childish Gambino’s ‘Feels Like Summer’ Video Imagines Kanye West, Rihanna As Cartoons
If you go to his imdb.com page, Rob Paulsen has, as of press time, 490 acting credits. That’s a lot of work, which is no surprise as he’s one of the pre-eminent voice actors of his or any generation. Some of his most iconic works include the animated series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” where he has voiced both Raphael and Donatello, and the title character from the cartoon version of “The Mask.” But it is perhaps on the 1990s series “Animaniacs” and its spinoff “Pinky and the Brain,” where the 62-year-old actor really got to shine, playing Yakko Warner, Pinky, Dr. Otto Scratchansniff (and dozens more characters). Paulsen, along with series writer and composer Randy Rogel, will be revisiting the series and — most notably — its memorable songs in “Animaniacs Live! Starring Rob Paulsen & Randy Rogel.” The four-day, eight-show run will take place at Joe’s Pub, starting Thursday. “Having … [Read more...] about Cartoon voice icon Rob Paulsen talks ‘Animaniacs’ ahead of Joe’s Pub show
(RNN) – President Donald Trump skipped the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, opting to hold a rally in Michigan instead.So the White House Correspondents’ Association made due with a cartoon version.They launched the evening’s events, an annual dinner for members of the D.C. press corps, political figures and celebrities, with a cartoon lampooning the president.The cartoon, based on a bit from “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” showed cartoon Trump speaking at the correspondents’ dinner and, among other things, singing an ironically affectionate song about New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.Trump has previously criticized Haberman on Twitter.Comedian Michelle Wolf then gave the dinner’s annual roast.Copyright 2018 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved. … [Read more...] about ‘Cartoon Trump’ makes correspondents’ dinner appearance
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Is this 1921 cartoon the first ever meme? By BBC UGC & Social News 16 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-43783521 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Is this 1921 cartoon the first recorded meme?When this comic was posted to Twitter, it caused excitement as people began to wonder if it was the first meme - a format-dependent joke, typically … [Read more...] about Is this 1921 cartoon the first ever meme?