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Guilty Pleasure: Cartoons

I recall, with a strong sense of sepia toned nostalgia, the euphoric excitement that would erupt when at its usual scheduled time at 6pm, The Simpsons would open up with a ‘Treehouse of Horror’ Halloween special. These episodes were warped versions of the cartoon family’s normally light hearted comedy stylings; sinister parallel universes would be…

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An animation too far?

When announced earlier this year, The Simpsons/Family Guy crossover was met with one of two reactions: excitement or raised eyebrows. The long-awaited trailer dropped earlier this week, and the conversational tone hasn’t changed. Some hail it as a sure fire hit, and some feel that it harms the brand of both programmes. Technically a one-hour…

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