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5 ways the The Addams Family was ahead of its time.

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The Addams Family
The primary members of The Addams Family brush each others’ hair.

As you may know, those of us here at Doomtastic are BIG fans of The Addams Family. Maybe not quite as obsessed as Graham is with Gundam, but close.  We love the Addams Family, all the way back to Charles Addams’ original cartoons in the New Yorker. Addams Family    The Addams Family RainWhile there are many things to both admire and disdain about The Addams Family, including its unabashed campiness, it is hard to deny that The Addams Family was ahead of its time in many ways. Given both the upcoming festive season and the Fact that Netflix is set to release a new animated The Addams Family  movie it seems only just to celebrate some of the features that made The Addams Family so iconic. And it goes beyond the fact that they are “Mysterious and Spooky… altogether ooky.” Continue reading 5 ways the The Addams Family was ahead of its time.

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Rin-ne-Rumiko Takahashi’s latest masterpiece

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As you may know I (Yosei) am a liiiiiitle bit of a fan of Rumiko Takahashi’s work. And by a little, I mean fairly considerable. I would not go so far as to say  I am her biggest fan, but I am enough that I buy all the manga in English. I love to talk about her work, as it is so delightfully varied, but the more I have been talking about her work, the more I have realized that the people I am speaking with are unaware that she has a series currently in publicationRin-ne or Kyōkai no Rinne. 

Rin-ne

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Two New Series, Both Awesome!

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We are actually here to talk about two different series that are on fairly new up on Netflix,Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1Series of Unfortunate Events and Voltron: Legendary DefenderVoltron:Legendary Defender Season 2.  Unfortunate Events  (on Friday the 13th) came out one week ago today and Voltron, of course, was released today. Chances are that if you are reading this, you are probably aware of at least one of these shows if not both.  I hope you are, especially with the fantastical trailers and splash pages that have been released for both series. And if you are not, you will be converts after this article.  Continue reading Two New Series, Both Awesome!

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