Posts Tagged: Futurama

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, in the Saturday Essay, Katie Anderson Howell reflects on a fond and revealing appreciation for the wacky cartoon satire Futurama. The antics of its irreverent protagonists, the time traveling Fry and the one-eyed space captain Leela, loop comfortingly in the background of Howell’s real life. Futurama reassures Howell and provides encouragement in moments of self-doubt. Then, […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Taking Comfort in Futurama

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I’m a comfort watcher… I retreat into the worlds I know well, with characters that are friends, with outcomes I already understand.

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Random Media Notes

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Do you have what it takes to be the next Philip J. Fry? Turanga Leela? Bender Bending Rodriguez? Fox is apparently bringing Futurama back yet again, but is planning to recast the voices. YouTube might be profitable soon, thanks to advertising. We’re trying that too. Google tells publishers there’s an easy way to keep them […]

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