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Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode draws fire from parents council for ‘rape’ mention

By | September 24, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments

On the heels of celebrating its 25th anniversary with a string of live shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the start of The Simpsons’ 26th season happens in just four days! That means the long-awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is also nearly upon us. But not...

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Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder created an absurd Western comedy. Watch the recently surfaced pilot episode!

Simpsons writer John Swartzwelder created an absurd Western comedy. Watch the recently surfaced pilot episode!

By | September 21, 2014 at 10:24 pm | No comments

In light of the recent barrage of Simpsons output, it’s nice to know that some things about the long-running show are still a bit of a mystery. In this case, the enigma is John Swartzwelder, one of the show’s longtime writers and a veritable JD Salinger/Hunter S. Thompson of...

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Conan O’Brien and Weird Al Yankovic sing Simpsons classics at the Hollywood Bowl (Video)

Conan O’Brien and Weird Al Yankovic sing Simpsons classics at the Hollywood Bowl (Video)

By | September 17, 2014 at 10:38 am | No comments

The Simpsons family, as well as other beloved citizens of Springfield, came to life last week night during The Simpsons Take the Bowl in Los Angeles. The three-night concert featured live performances of Simpsons musical numbers from the show's first 25 seasons. Voice actors...

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Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is partnering with young network Fusion to produce a documentary about battling cancer and fighting for animal rights. The Emmy Award-winning writer and producer has been battling colorectal cancer since 2012. In his final months, Fusion will...

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Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Judd Apatow returns to stand-up, talks Trainwreck, Simpsons, more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | July 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm | No comments

On this very special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with the mighty Judd Apatow on the set of Trainwreck, the movie written by and starring Amy Schumer, which Apatow is currently directing and producing. We chatted inside Apatow’s trailer on Staten Island, where...

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The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

By | July 18, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments

After 25 years on television the team behind The Simpsons still know how to get its rabid fans excited about the iconic animated series. For the first time ever, the cast of The Simpsons will appear live on stage— but only for three nights (Sept. 12, 13, 14) at the Hollywood...

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How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development, Big Bang Theory and more! TV’s greatest catchphrases in one video supercut

How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development, Big Bang Theory and more! TV’s greatest catchphrases in one video supercut

By | June 6, 2014 at 11:05 am | No comments

From modern comedy hits like How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory and Arrested Development to iconic comedy shows like Good Times, Happy Days and Everybody Loves Raymond the concept of the catchphrase is one firmly embedded in the success of those shows. So, it’s with...

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‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

By | April 23, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

All 304 pages of the long-awaited tome The Simpsons Family History: A Celebration of Television's Favorite Family will arrive in stores and online retailers on Sept. 23. And although it retails for $35, you can pre-order it now on Amazon for a budget-friendly $21.50. The...

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The Simpsons turn into Legos on 550th episode (First look)

The Simpsons turn into Legos on 550th episode (First look)

By | April 15, 2014 at 2:12 pm | No comments

The Simpsons will turn into Legos on their milestone 550th episode, airing on May 4. And here's the first look at the episode, which was posted on the official Simpsons Twitter account. While the plot of the episode hasn't been revealed, we're sure the inclusion of Legos will be...

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