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Election Cycle: Creators of 'The Simpsons' Talk About 2016
For more than 25 years, the creators of " The Simpsons " have developed political parodies of the candidates and issues facing the country. As the show celebrates its 600th episode, I hit the yellow carpet to get their take on this year’s election cycle. Back in 2000, an episode featured Lisa
Woman Finds Possible 'Simpsons' Storyboard in Thrift Shop
A Washington woman may have struck gold during a routine shopping trip after finding what may be early storyboard sketches of the long-running animated comedy series, " The Simpsons " at a local thrift store. Gwendolyn Atwood, who is a huge fan of the show, said she recently found the drawings
Woman Finds Original 'Simpsons' Sketches at Thrift Shop
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Harry Shearer, Voice of Mr. Burns, Leaves 'The Simpsons'
Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and other residents of Springfield may soon be silenced, as the guy who voices them, Harry Shearer , has parted ways with " The Simpsons " for the just-announced seasons 27 and 28. The show is in season 26. “Harry Shearer was offered the same deal the rest
Simpsons Creator: I Never Said Show Is Set in Oregon
Homer Simpson and his family live in Springfield, but they do not live in Oregon. Earlier this week, the Smithsonian Magazine published an interview in which Simpsons creator Matt Groening says he named Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie’s hometown after Springfield, Oregon. His comments...
'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Reveals the Real 'Springfield'
We're gonna solve television mystery now. For a few shows have been around longer than the Simpsons and for almost 22 years over 500 episodes. We knew that they lived in Springfield we know which Springfield until now. MG John Berman has the story on homers hometown. One more of the world. Great
'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Reveals Town That Inspired Springfield
After keeping fans in the dark for nearly 25 years, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the inspiration for the town where the show takes place. In an interview with Smithsonian magazine, Groening said the fictional Springfield that’s home to “The Simpsons” was named after ...
Feb. 15: Nelson Mandela Interview 1990
1989 Soviet Troops Leave Afghanistan The Soviet occupation of Afghanistan ended and troops returned home. 1990 Interview With Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela talked to Ted Koppel about his 27-year imprisonment. Famous Birthdays 1820 Susan B. Anthony 1918 Allan Arbus 1948 Art Spiegelman 1951...
A Google Governor for Vermont?
Google's Matt Dunne Says Vermont Can Lead on Green Economy, Health Care, and Debt-Free Higher Ed
Pressure is on 'The Simpsons' to capitalize on merchandise
You wouldn't know it from watching The Simpsons. But Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson — or rather, the writers and executives behind the sitcom — are about to face the most important challenge they've seen since the show premiered nearly 20 years ago. They're in a race to turn one of