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  • Meet Steve Blum

    By Adam Wills

    July 1, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    Animation fans have grown up with Steve Blum. From T.O.M., the laconic host of Cartoon Network’s anime block “Toonami” to snarling Wolverine in “Wolverine & the X-Men” to the nasally Guilmon of “Digimon,” his voice is instantly recognizable to many teens and...

  • Battle of the bulges: Foreskin Man vs. Captain Israel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 4, 2011 | 10:15 am

    He’s already being parodied, but it was only a matter of time before Foreskin Man got mashed up with some other superhero. Thanks to Arlen Schumer, a Jewish comic book artist based in Westport, Conn., that time is now.

    Behold: Foreskin Man vs. Captain Israel.

    Captain Israel has...

  • Musicals: UCLA goes to Dogpatch, USA

    By Tom Tugend

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Senior and middle-aged Angelenos who grew up on the wonderfully satirical "Li'l Abner" comic strip can get their nostalgia fix as the denizens of Dogpatch USA cavort on the stage of UCLA's Freud Playhouse through Feb. 17.

    For youngsters, "L'il Abner," one of the most widely produced...