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8 Times Super Heroes Were Actually Really Offensive

What we as adults tend to find offensive, kids barely even seem to notice. This is especially true for cartoons, movies, and comic books. It is only when we look back at some of the shows that we used to love to watch that we begin to notice things like stereotypes playing prominently throughout the stories. Here are eight of the most offensive super hero cartoons to ever make it onto television.1. Captain Planet The basis for this show was great, saving our planet by being environmentally conscious, there were always teachable moments from every episode. The long and

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Nintendo's Gamebooks Used To Be The Hardest Thing We Had To Deal With, And We Miss That

If you were like me, you can probably thank your childhood spent playing video games for your strong reading skills today.I learned me grammar skills from games too.Know Your MemeNot only did we have to learn to read to master the games we played, but we also honed our skills on countless copies of Nintendo Power, that great monthly supply of tips, tricks and walkthroughs. But there were also a few great book series based on video games, including the Worlds of Power books.Pictured: how to write a book report in third grade and still have fun.

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Garfield Creator Responds To Allegations That John Drank Dog Semen

In the Garfield universe, some facts are indisputable: Garfield loves lasagna, hates Mondays, Odie is big-hearted but clueless and Jon Arbuckle is in love with veterinarian, Dr. Liz Wilson.What has been questioned? Jon drinking semen. A 1990 comic strip depicts a trip to the veterinarian's office, where Jon clumsily attempts to flirt with Liz. He sees a coffee cup sitting on the examination table and takes the liberty to drink its contents, only to discover it wasn't filled with coffee.  "Congratulations, Mr. Arbuckle," Liz exclaims. "You are going to give birth to a fine, healthy litter of puppies.