Tag: Futurama

Invader

By Phil Plait | September 3, 2012 11:00 am

Yeah, you know how this comic is going to end, don’t you?

Wow. I am constantly amazed by how a silly drawing can still be poignant. But then, if you didn’t cry at Jurassic Bark, you aren’t human.

Tip o’ the extra man to my pal Zack Stentz, whom you should be following on Twitter. Comic by Ehud Lavski.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Geekery, Humor, SciFi

ANIMATION DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY!

By Phil Plait | August 17, 2012 11:00 am

Oh, that uncanny valley. Cute cartoon characters are adorable, aren’t they?

… until depicted realistically. Which is what Jared Krichevsky does. And then yikes.

Like this drawing of Morbo from Futurama, one of my favorite characters on the show:

Yegads! He’s also done other Futurama characters, like Kif, Lrrr, and Nibbler. And of course, his terrifying Zoidberg. [Note: Jared’s drawings are amazing, but some are perhaps distressing, and should be considered NSFL.]

It’s amazing how creepy these guys are "in real life". I’ve written about this before; a drawing of Homer Simpson freaked me the hell out, and I mean that in the most literal sense. Click through to that drawing of him if you dare. But don’t blame me when he haunts your dreams for all eternity.

And as for the title of this post, you should really know your meme. And watch Futurama, because if you read my blog you’ll LOVE AND OBEY HYPNOTOAD.

Tip o’ the brain slug to io9.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Cool stuff, Geekery, Humor, SciFi, TV/Movies

The Futurama is almost presentama

By Phil Plait | March 22, 2010 3:27 pm

Futurama comes back in June on Comedy Central!

Squa.

Wheeee!

Futurama Weeknights, 9p/8c
New Episodes on Comedy Central
www.comedycentral.com
Joke of the Day Stand-Up Comedy Free Online Games

Tip o’ the brain slug to my pals at io9.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Cool stuff, Geekery, SciFi, TV/Movies
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