Brock takes charge in a complex, brilliant and hilarious Venture Bros.

Um, is there any point to trying to recap last night’s Venture Bros.? Are there really any words that convey the brilliant plotting, editing, and dialogue that allowed the impossibly intricate episode to jump from time to time, from scene to scene, and character to character with no warning, but stay perfectly clear… » 7/01/13 1:30pm 7/01/13 1:30pm

Venturestein returns to lead a monstrous revolution in Venture Bros.

The great thing about The Venture Bros. is that I can say “Venture Libre” was a pretty average episode, and yet it featured a monster revolutionary movement, Hank eating coffee beans until he turns into Batman, a jetpack attached to a giant crab, and Frankenstein Sarah Palin. I love you, The Venture Bros. » 6/10/13 11:40am 6/10/13 11:40am

The Venture Bros. return (finally) and it's like they never left

If you didn’t know that the season 4 finale of The Venture Bros. aired back in 2010, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it aired just last week, based on the season 5 premiere “What Color Is Your Cleansuit?” Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick haven’t missed a beat in these past three years, and The Venture Bros. is just… » 6/03/13 1:10pm 6/03/13 1:10pm

Why the Venture Bros. creators want you to know nothing about Season 5

Venture Bros. creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer don’t want to reveal anything about the long-awaited season 5 premiere, which airs at midnight on Adult Swim this Sunday. But they're also in the position of promoting the show to people who are dying to know what to expect. The result? One awkward but highly… » 5/30/13 8:00am 5/30/13 8:00am

Jonas Venture battles the Scientology robot in a glorious new Venture…

Yes, ladies and clones, The Venture Bros. is really coming back! Adult Swim has finally confirmed the date when we can once again revel in the triumphs and hilarious failures of Rusty and the gang. On May 19th at midnight, Season Five appears at last, and to celebrate the announcement, the Venture team has unleashed a … » 3/12/13 12:43pm 3/12/13 12:43pm

Meet the real people who loaned their faces to Archer's goofy spies

In order to get the wonderful range of physical expressiveness we see in each episode of Archer, the animation team took thousands of photos of real people who would serve as models for the two-dimensional characters. And there are some interesting stories about the faces behind the faces—and why the production team… » 2/09/13 9:30am 2/09/13 9:30am

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Holiday Specials Ever

You may be vaguely aware that it's the holidays. Christmas music blares from every speaker, every store is full of red and green, and all our TV has been pre-empted with the same old holiday specials. Obviously, some of them are classics, but we've still seem them a 100 times. That's why you need to shut out the world … » 12/10/12 11:15am 12/10/12 11:15am

On The Venture Bros., Halloween is a time to summon toast demons

Two years and one music video later, The Venture Bros. made their return to basic cable with "A Very Venture Halloween," a special the show's masterminds proclaimed would hearken back to the heartwarming Halloween specials of yesteryear. Was it a veritable It's The Great Mecha Shiva, Charlie Brown? Not exactly, but it… » 10/29/12 1:40pm 10/29/12 1:40pm

Soiled bear costumes and the universe's poop-chute — a conversation…

At this year's New York Comic-Con, we had the opportunity to sit down with Venture Bros. brain trust Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer to discuss their upcoming Halloween special and fifth season (which hits in 2013). Here are nine assorted facts we learned about the Adult Swim, purposefully arranged in no particular… » 10/14/12 9:25am 10/14/12 9:25am

On Adult Swim's China, IL, Ronald Reagan owns a time machine and Hulk…

You may be familiar with cartoonist Brad Neely from web shorts like The Professor Brothers and Babycakes or his deranged Harry Potter voice-over Wizard People, Dear Reader. Neely's latest project is the new Adult Swim show China, IL, a surrealist comedy about a college full of academics whose perpetually drunk antics… » 10/15/11 10:00am 10/15/11 10:00am