On Friday, Wired launched Codefellas, a 12-part animated Web series from Get Your War On cartoonist David Rees. It features John Hodgman doing some excellent voice work as Special Agent Henry Topple plus comedy writer and stand-up Emily Heller as protégé “hacker” Nicole Winters. (“Did you hear the air quotes around ‘hacker’?”)
I’m looking forward to the rest.
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