Interivew: Executive Producer Alex Plapinger Talks Cake on FXX

We recently spoke with Cake executive producer Alex Plapinger (Wild Life) who is part of season 5 of the shorts including Swan Boy, Beings, and The Dream.  About Cake on FXXCake is a handcrafted assortment of bite-sized shorts carefully curated and served up as a tasty treat for the mind. Featuring a diverse array of narratives from storytellers both […]

Interview: Reza Farazmand Talks Poorly Drawn Lines Part of Cake on FXX

We recently spoke with Reza Farazmand who is the creator of Poorly Drawn Lines which is part of Cake on FXX. Poorly Drawn Lines airs within season five of FXX’s Cake, a carefully curated, half-hour weekly showcase featuring both live-action and animated comedy programs of varied lengths from a diverse array of storytellers. […]

Interview: Branson Reese Talks Swan Boy Part of Cake on FXX

We recently spoke with comedian, illustrator and creator of the short animated show Swan Boy, Branson Reese. Swan Boy airs within season five of FXX’s Cake, a carefully curated, half-hour weekly showcase featuring both live-action and animated comedy programs of varied lengths from a diverse array of storytellers. Catch it Thursday nights […]

Interview: FX’s Kate Lambert Talks ‘Cake’ on FXX & Animation Content Curration

We chatted with FX’s Kate Lambert about Cake on FXX and programming curration. The fifth season of the short anthology comedy series premiered on September 30th, 2021, on FXX, a partner channel of FX. Check out our chat with Kate Lambert below.Image credit: Michael Becker/FX About Cake on FXXCake is a […]

Video Interview: Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille & Gabe Swarr Talk Animaniacs Season 2 on Hulu

We had the amazing oppurtunity to speak with Gabe Swarr (Co-Executive Producer), Tress MacNeille (“Dot Warner”), Jess Harnell (“Wakko Warner”) about season 2 of Animaniacs which recently dropped on Hulu. Animaniacs season 2 Synopsis: Yakko, Wakko and Dot return for an all-new season of this iconic, family-friendly series with something for everyone: […]

Luca: The new Disney & Pixar Trailer Has A Unique Twist

Image credit: disneypixarluca/@InstagramAt first glance, Disney and Pixar’s upcoming film Luca seems like a classic tale about kids living in an Italian town on the coast. At its core, the move is still that, but with a twist. The animated film follows Luca and his friend as they pursue an […]

Matt Groening’s animated comedy fantasy series coming to Netflix in August

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s newest animated fantasy series Disenchantment will premiere on Netflix on August 17th, 2018. Netflix also shared pictures that give us a first look at the series. Drink it in, peasants! @Disenchantment, the latest series from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, premieres August 17 on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/INr3mDOzuB — Netflix US […]

Podcast: Kyle Starks talks about writing the Rick and Morty comics, and more

Two-time Eisner nominated Kyle Starks joins Popternative to chat about his experiences as a writer on Rick and Morty, Sexcaslte, Kill Them All, and much more. Download and listen to this episode on-the-go here. Follow Kyle on Twitter to keep up with his latest projects. This episode and more can be […]

Netflix to Debut Japanese Cartoon Series in the Spring

This spring, Netflix will release Aggrestuko which is based on Sanrio’s Japanese popular character. It is written and directed by Japanese creator Rarecho. The official release date has not yet been released. On March 2, Netflix will also release B: The Beginning produced by Production I.G. and Kazuto Nakazawa. Check out the teaser trailers for […]