Movies today hide the childhood trauma better than we were were kids (lookin’ at you “Land Before Time”). But while the protagonists are learning important lessons and living happily ever after, some overlooked characters end up suffering fates that are often worse than death.
It’s amazing how all of the comic book icons have been around for half a century or more. But why did Batman (1939) and Superman (1938) endure when all of the other comic book characters from that era were forgotten?
Most people already associate Highlights with anxiety, given that the magazine only seems to exist in the waiting rooms of doctors and dentists. But some of us actually had subscriptions as children, our parents erroneously believing that they were helping to shape our minds with puzzles and word jumbles, oblivious to the heart-wrenching truths we were too young to articulate but old enough to feel.
Noooooo! Spongebob will be heartbroken when he gets the news. (via Funny Bin)
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Mickey’s eyes will haunt my nightmares. Before Uncanny Valley Mickey, Disney had to rely on vacant stares and disproportionate body size to traumatize young visitors. How much dedication did it take to put on these mobile saunas everyday and greet a sea of small children?
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This kid is a masochist. Why do I get the feeling Rex would be crying too?
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