Adventure Time is saying goodbye (but Cobra-Kai is back) in today's trailer happy hour

Welcome back to Trailer Happy Hour, where we take all the day’s lighter bits of pop-culture teasing and promotion, and combine them all into one tasty cocktail of “here’s what’s coming next.” Today, we’ve got the upcoming departure of one beloved institution, the return of another, and Johnny Knoxville back to his old…

What’s your favorite fictional religion?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Adventure Time’s John DiMaggio on how he got his start in voice acting

John DiMaggio has the kind of résumé that would leave most voice actors envious. He’s best known for his voice work on Futurama as Bender, but he also lends his talents to Adventure Time, American Dad!, and Samurai Jack. But, as we all do, he had to start somewhere. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, he took part in…

Futurama’s John DiMaggio picks his all-time favorite voice actors

John DiMaggio has the kind of résumé that would leave most voice actors envious. He’s best known for his work on Futurama as Bender, but he’s also made appearances on Adventure Time, American Dad! and Samurai Jack. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, he took part in the I Know That Voice panel. The 2013 documentary is…

Adventure Time teases a deeper mystery behind Fionna and Cake

Fionna and Cake started out as the gender-swapped versions of Finn and Jake that appeared in Ice King’s short stories, but “Fionna And Cake And Fionna” hints at a deeper story behind these characters. When an elderly Fionna appears at Ice King’s reading of his newest “Fionna and Cake” story, she provides new…

Adventure Time welcomes guest animators that experiment with style

Marceline’s tragic past is one of the most heartbreaking elements of Adventure Time, and “Ketchup” is an episode that explores Marceline’s difficulty coming to terms with the pain and loss she’s endured during her life. When BMO arrives at Marceline’s house to hunt down vampires (not realizing that they were all…

Cartoon Network sets new shows from Adventure Time, Steven Universe vets

Adventure Time is rapidly approaching its end, but fans of the show shouldn’t worry about Cartoon Network suddenly abandoning the crucial “adults who watch cartoons” demographic just yet. First, Teen Titans Go! is still on and it’s still great, Second, the network has just revealed its programming slate for the…

Adventure Time: Islands ends with a poignant meeting and bittersweet goodbye

“What’s really scary is letting fear make all your decisions for you.” Finn’s words in the finale of Adventure Time: Islands hit like a gut-punch in this current political climate, in which fear has become the primary tool of the American government. This miniseries was written before the results of this most recent…