An Interview with Apple, Star of Cartoon Network’s Apple & Onion

You’re never too old for a first time. I’ve interviewed many celebrities as a writer but this is the first time that I’ll be talking to a cartoon character. The character is Apple, one-half of Cartoon Network’s new series Apple & Onion. Here, he and Onion move to the city and see what it’s all about. The show is created by George Gendi (I also got to interview him), who also worked on The Amazing World of Gumball and Sanjay and Craig. I got to talk to Apple and he shared his secret to coming up with songs right away, his other BFF, and how long he buffs his head to keep it shiny. Yes, really.

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An Interview with George Gendi, Creator of Cartoon Network’s Apple & Onion

Most of us grew up watching cartoons, but there came a point in life when we eased ourselves out of the habit and moved to grownup things like dramas, trashy (yet entertaining reality shows), and fascinating documentaries. Recently, there has been a shift back to cartoons as the new shows took on a more adult approach wrapped in the colorful world of animation. One of the shows that I’m excited to catch is Cartoon Network’s Apple & Onion, which tells the adventures of, well, Apple and Onion, two characters who move into the big city. The show is created by George Gendi, who also worked on The Amazing World of Gumball and Sanjay and Craig. I got to chat with Gendi, who shared with me how the show got started, the development process, and deeper meanings. I also got to talk to Apple here.

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Check Out This Behind-the-Scenes Look at Netflix’s “The Haunting of Hill House”

Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House was released just two days ago and it already has rave reviews. The series has 85% on Rotten Tomatoes, with the website saying that it “is an effective ghost story whose steadily mounting anticipation is just as satisfying as its chilling payoff.” I already want to see it but I heard it’s scary so I’m waiting for the time when I can watch it during the daytime.

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Here’s Your First Look at “The Haunting of Hill House” Series on Netflix!

The -ber months are here and aside from the excitement for Christmas, one of the things I’m looking forward to is Halloween. Yes, I’m a scaredy-cat but that doesn’t mean I can’t dip my toes in something leaning towards horror. Netflix is prepared for the season and they will be streaming The Haunting of Hill House, a modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson’s iconic novel.

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Here’s Your First Look at the New Queen for “The Crown”

One of my favorite Netflix shows is The Crown, which illustrates the rise of Queen Elizabeth II, the current Queen of the United Kingdom and the longest currently-reigning monarch, having served as the Queen since 1952. The show is an extravagantly-told tale with extravagance, elegance, pomp, and grandeur.

The thing about The Crown is that every two seasons, the cast will change to reflect the Queen’s age. Each season is set in a decade so it’s going to look kind of weird if she hasn’t aged 20 years for the third season. Claire Foy, who brilliantly portrayed the royal’s vulnerability and strength, will soon be replaced by Olivia Colman and Netflix just released her first look.

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Ranking All the Episodes From “Queer Eye” Season Two

When I finished watching the first season of the rebooted Queer Eye, the first thing I thought of was, “When is the next season coming out?” My prayers were answered because just four months after the show premiered, the second season came out!

If you’ve been living under a rock and you have no idea who Jonathan Van Ness is, Queer Eye is a reality show that followed five gay guys as they gave “make-betters” to clueless straight men. The reboot has an entirely different cast made up of Jonathan for grooming, Tan France for fashion, Bobby Berk for interiors, Antoni Porowski for cooking, and Karamo Brown for culture. And while the original (which aired from 2003 to 2007) was fun and light, the reboot was so much more. It was heartfelt and empowering, and I found myself crying in many of the episodes.

Queer Eye‘s second season continues the Fab Five’s mission and I decided to rank all eight episodes:

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“Lost in Space” is an Intelligent and Compelling Look at Life After Earth

As they say, space is the final frontier. And it’s a frontier that Netflix tells so well with Lost in Space, a modern-day adaptation of the ’60s series (itself an adaptation of the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson). In the series, Earth is falling apart so everyone is flying off to colonize a new planet. The result is a lush, intelligent, and compelling look at the lengths people would go to just to survive.

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