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Cartoons From Hell

Program of animated shorts at 92YTribeca tonight proves that not all cartoon characters are fluffy and cuddly and cute

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    If your idea of a cartoon good time involves sparrows perching on a princess’ finger and trilling their sweet birdsong, the 92YTribeca’s Cartoons From Hell is not – repeat, not – for you.

    In a special program of nine ‘evil short films’ curated by animator Patrick Smith, the cartoon world s a dark, twisted place. The truth is revealed about Santa Claus’ hidden past (‘Santa: The Fascist Years’). A possessed, sadistic sock puppet turns against its creator (‘Puppet’). And then there’s one simply described as ‘A kid. A babysitter. An explosive sneeze. Google it.’ (‘Down to the Bone’). You’ll never be able to look at Bambi the same way again.

    Details:
    Cartoons From Hell
    Friday July 24, 8PM
    92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street near Vestry Street; 212.601.1000
    $10
    More information and tickets here