For almost a decade the internet has quietly maintained an obscure Futurama joke

Once in a very long while, strangers on the internet will put aside their differences in the name of an important cause. It’s never something so divisive as humanitarian aid or the restoration of our democracy. That’s the stuff you’re supposed to fight over. No, the collective energy of internet users should be saved…

Sticking their noses in other people’s business: 16 TV Cyranos

You know Cyrano de Bergerac even if you don’t know Cyrano De Bergerac. The protagonist of Edmond Rostand’s century-old play—based loosely on the life of an actual French polymath—is a canonical figure, his romantic plight, panache, and prodigious proboscis immortalized in countless stagings, adaptations, and lit-class…

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…

Robot Sumo may be the closest we can get to Futurama’s Ultimate Robot Fighting

Regular human sports are fine, but there’s going to come a time when mankind is just sick of watching beefy athletes catch stuff, throw stuff, and hit stuff. On that day, we’ll be thankful for the people who developed technology as awesome as these Japanese Sumo robots. After all, this kind of thing is just a few…

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