Steven Universe: Bombs, Leaks, and the Neverending Hiatuses That Drive Fans Crazy

Cartoon Network’s animated series Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar, recently ended its fourth season on a five-night, one-episode-per-night event, known unofficially as a “Steven Bomb,” an all-too-common airing technique that has generated much debate and discourse over the years within the TV animation community. The show, first airing in 2013, centers around the titular …

New Netflix Show has Everyone Talking

On March 31st, 2017, a brand new Netflix show known as 13 Reasons Why was released, which triggered an online debate from many viewers. Based on the 2007 young adult novel by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why is about a teenage girl named Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who commits suicide, and leaves behind thirteen tapes explaining why. A friend …

Sesame Street Introduces Muppet On Autism Spectrum

When I heard that the children’s television show Sesame Street would be introducing a character on the Autism Spectrum, you could say I was skeptical. However, the new Muppet, named “Julia,” turned out to be a wonderfully sympathetic portrayal of an autistic child, and a telling sign that after 40+ years, Sesame Street still has the magic touch. Sesame …

‘New Gumball in February’ CN Event Reviewed

Cartoon Network’s hit animated show, The Amazing World of Gumball, recently concluded the New Gumball in February event, in which one new episode was released every weekday for the entire month of February. The series, created by Ben Bocquelet, centers around the titular Gumball Watterson, a 12-year-old anthropomorphic cat living in the town of Elmore, a place …