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The Friday Round-Up (from Dan Harmon to a Taiwanese Animated Video)

Claude Harrington 09.11.2015

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:

IdeaBlog:

Tuesday: IN THE NEWS: Nicktoons Assemble!

Wednesday: Marmaduke Creator Passes Away at 91

Thursday: PICK OF THE WEEK

FROM THE VAULT: Whiteboard Animation and the Sharpie Question

“Bigger and bigger companies and organizations are employing the dismembered hand, like “Thing” from The Adam’s Family, to explain complex offerings via hypnotically materializing drawings. Bigger whiteboard clients have brought along bigger and more active legal departments…”

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Animation News:

Creator Dan Harmon Discusses Rick and Morty (via The Guardian)

Charlie Kaufman is Back with Adult Animation (via U.S. News & World Report)

Introducing the New Cartoon Brew (via Cartoon Brew)

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Entertainment:

Marvel Announces Jessica Jones release date (via The Disney Blog)

First look at Hawkman and Hawkgirl (via Entertainment Weekly)

An Oral History of Furious 7 (via /Film)

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Tech:

New Qualcomm Tech Could Lead to Ultimate Drone (via WIRED)

Elon Musk on Building the Hyperloop (via Tech Insider)

Apple’s Pencil Looks Great, But… (via Engadget)

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Sports:

Taiwanese Animated Video Explains Deflategate (via Sports Grid)

What Does It Take to Get Photographers Into the Sports Hall of Fame? (via Deadspin)

NFL Week 1 Preview (via Grantland)

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