Adults of a certain age have a very special place in their heart for Nickelodeon. Not current Nickelodeon, mind you. I’m talking old school Nickelodeon. Shows like You Can’t Do That on Television, Pinwheel, Double Dare, Rugrats, The Ren and Stimpy Show, Doug, The Adventures of Pete and Pete and Salute Your Shorts. All were classic television programs that helped mold the young minds of today’s twenty- and thirty-year olds.
iam8bit has chosen that era as the subject of It’s the shizNICK, a brand new group exhibition opening Friday April 19 in Los Angeles. Below, check out a small sample of exclusive images from the show. Read More »
No, you didn’t get a touch of space madness watching The Simpsons Sunday night. Matt Groening and company just happened to commision another famous artist to animate their own couch gag. We’ve already seen Banksy’s take but there’s a possibility John Kricfalusi‘s might be even more disturbing. Kricfalusi is best known for his hit 1990s Nickelodeon series Ren & Stimpy and has since been doing music videos and various other animated work. However, his Simpsons couch gag probably came as a wild surprise to old and new fans alike.
After the jump, watch the gag itself, see some of the sketches from it and read parts of an interview Kricfalusi did about how the whole thing came about. Read More »
Jowel Noarn has created a mash-up of the new sci-fi indie film Moon and the animated television series Ren & Stimpy. The result is a Spumco Pictures Classic production of Moon: Space Madness. Watch the video after the jump.
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