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I Love Claymation, Holiday Edition

What is it about stopmotion specials that makes them so magical? Is it that their earnestness is well-suited to the winter holidays? Or that their clunkiness only magnifies their charm, or that they persist, year after year, unfazed by the advent of slicker forms of animation, like CGI? Whatever it is, my celebration of Christmas […]

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Community: Christmas Has Meaning

Continuing the theme from last week, in which our favorite show ended on an incredibly earnest note, the Greendale kids tackled Christmas the best way they knew how: Claymation. In a nod to the classic Christmas shows of our youth, the entire half-hour was rendered in bright stop-motion as we joined Abed in his quest […]