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Big Mouth and Challenging the Dialogue of Consent

Big Mouth and Challenging the Dialogue of Consent

In the world of cartoons there is a myriad of options to choose from. However, they mainly fall into two categories, crude or kid-friendly. Big Mouth certainly falls under the former. The creators of and voices for Big Mouth, Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg brought […]

Pearl and Femininity in Steven Universe

Pearl and Femininity in Steven Universe

Steven Universe is unlike any other cartoon or ‘kids’ TV show. Femininity shines as a foundational pillar of the characters, music and animation. It’s also become a beacon for LGBTQ teens and young adults. There is so much going on in this show, it’s overwhelming. […]

Hooray! It’s Todd: How Todd remains content

Hooray! It’s Todd: How Todd remains content

Todd Chavez finds true happiness in his life by living outside of – what I call – cultural simulation. We see this in how Todd comes out as asexual, his relationship with Bojack and his own self-awareness. The creators paint Todd throughout the show as […]