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Things We Saw Today: Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Head Writer Has a New Show Coming to Netflix & We Can’t Wait!

Aaron Ehasz, the head writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender has a new animated series coming to Netflix and it looks amazing.

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Greg Universe, Uncle Iroh, & More: 9 Great Father Figures in TV Animation

Yesterday was Father's Day, but it's not too late to celebrate some of our favorite cartoon dads.

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“Mommy’s Boys”: Villainy, Motherhood, and Fractured Masculinity in Pop Culture

From Jason Vorhees to Anakin Skywalker, a close bond between mother and son has long been used in storytelling as a way to humanize male villains. In contrast, male and female characters who take more after their fathers (or father figures) usually receive the gifts of strength and confidence associated with traditional masculinity.

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Serena Williams, One of the Greatest Athletes of All Time, Is Out Here Debating the Avatar: The Last Airbender Mythos

Tennis superstar and super-nerd Serena Williams took to Twitter with her pressing Avatar: The Last Airbender questions.

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How Last Airbender Co-Creator Michael DiMartino Creates a Fantasy World That Reflects the Diversity of Our Planet in Rebel Geniuses

We recently had the pleasure of speaking to Michael Dante DiMartino, the co-creator of Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legend of Korra, about his book series Rebel Geniuses. It is an epic middle-grade series that combines art and magic together in this beautiful Italian Renaissance setting. DiMartino talks about his experience writing prose for the first time, which Avatar character he'd love to see in the world of Rebel Geniuses and his book inspirations for the series.

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Things We Saw Today: Yet Another Reason We Love the Avatar: The Last Airbender Series

YouTuber Just Write offers a lovely look at yet another reason we love the animated Avatar: The Last Airbender series: its meaningful, satisfying backstories that drive the plot.

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These Firebending Gloves Are the Closest You Could Get to the Real Thing

Only the engineer, master of all four elements ...

Truly, science can give us superpowers, just not in the I-got-bitten-by-a-radioactive-spider way. Through some clever engineering, Allen Pan (Sufficiently Advanced) created some flame-throwing gloves that give a surprisingly realistic (as "realistic" as this kind of thing can get) impression of actual firebending.

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Not Just for Kids: Important Life Lessons Learned From Cartoon Characters

Here are some important life lessons one might learn from cartoons. Some of these are serious, others not so much. You decide. The power is yours!

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Reflecting on Avatar: The Last Airbender as an Asian American

No, not the one about the blue aliens.

Among the narrative scope, a Ghibli-inspired epic adventure, humor, lovable cast, choreographed action scenes, and narrative risks, something else piqued my interest in the Avatar: The Last Airbender series, something that plucked at the nostalgic strings of growing up as a Vietnamese American, or more broadly, a causally-Buddhist Asian American.

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5 Favorite Female Friendships (and Why We Need More in Pop Culture)

When it comes to female friendship, television shows are often woefully lacking. Either women are pitted against each other or their relationships revolve around the men in their lives (that's if there is more than one female character in the first place). For those of you who value women’s friendships as much as I do, here is a list of my most beloved friendships between two women.

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Things We Saw Today: Dogs Flown to Orlando to Comfort Survivors

A group of 12 comfort dogs from Chicago were flown out to Florida to help provide comfort to survivors of the horrific events that took place in Orlando on Sunday.

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What Legend of Korra Taught Me About Self-Worth

A year after the series finale of Legend of Korra aired, I can’t get Korra out of my mind. As of today, she remains the one fictional female character of color whose personal struggles have mirrored my own.

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Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender the Complete Series on DVD!

We are all about Avatar this week! Not only did we have a chance to interview the series' co-creators, our trusty Social Media Manager Sam Riedel also reviewed Avatar: The Last Airbender the Complete Series on DVD.

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Interview: Avatar: The Last Airbender Co-Creators on Writing Flawed Heroes and Smart Content for a Young Audience

The complete series for Avatar: The Last Airbender just came out on DVD yesterday! In honor of that release, we interviewed co-creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko about their process and their original goals for the show, which remains an enduring favorite.

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Giveaway: Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Series DVD

Avatar: The Last Airbender complete series came out on DVD yesterday, and to celebrate, we have one copy to give away!

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Soon, You Can Get The Legend of Korra On DVD and Blu-Ray

The Legend of Korra series will be released in full on DVD and Blu-Ray as of October 6th, which is great news for people like me who watched most of this excellent Avatar: The Last Airbender follow-up but fell off the wagon.

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Recreate Meals From Avatar: The Last Airbender With These Recipes

If you're a simple person with simple needs like Sokka, then you watched Avatar: The Last Airbender and thought, "How do I cook meals like that?" Food blogger Felicia Berger has you covered.

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Yoncé: The Last Airbender Shows Us How Powerful Beyonce Truly Is

Reminder: She woke up like this.

We always knew that Queen Bey is powerful - but who knew she was bender powerful?

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New Graphic Novel Series, Threadworlds, Announced From the Creator of Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra creator, Bryan Konietzko, is coming to the world of comics with a new series that focuses on a young girl who loves science!

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The Last Airbender (AKA Satan’s Own Movie) Newbie Recap

I don’t know if it’s completionism or masochism or what, but after finishing my newbie watch of Avatar: The Last Airbender–and before starting on The Legend of Korra–I had to watch the 2010 M. Night Shyamalan version. Or maybe it’s a justice thing. All the other Avatar fans had to go through their own spasms of disappointment when the movie came out. It didn’t seem fair that I would be able to avoid it.

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