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Channel Retrospective #1: Noggin/The N

For those who don't know, Nickelodeon has 2 sister networks, Nick Jr. aimed at preschoolers, and TeenNick, aimed at teenagers. But what's interesting about these networks is the lengthy history behind them. Once upon a time, they began as one partnership between two companies, promising to educate and make learning cool for kids.   Way back in 1995, Nickelodeon began blueprints for a teacher friendly network that hoped to make education fun and interesting amoung a young audience. Something li

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Danny Phantom and My Life as a Teenage Robot: In-depth comparison

Before Nickelodeon started pandering to the lowest common denominator of fart-obsessed 6 year olds. The network actually made an attempt at Action-oriented Super Hero shows. Rob Renzetti's My Life as a Teenage Robot and Butch Hartman's Danny Phantom. They're great shows with a lot going for them, but at first glance, they seem completely different. One is about a Robot fighting crime while also trying to fit in as a Teen, the other is a bout a half-ghost kid fighting ghosts. But in my view at le

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The Legend of Korra Game: Short review

Now Licensed games typically get a bad rap in the gaming industry and for good reason, a lot of them are just... Terrible. But there is a licensed game that does have a bit going for it. The Legend of Korra for the PS3/4, Xbox 360/One, and PC. The main thing that stands out about Korra is its developer. This playable adaptation of Nickelodeon's Avatar sequel is developed by Platinum Games. If you don't know who they are, they an Osaka-based developer founded by the former members of Capcom's ori

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