Fourteen Springfields Vie for Hollywood LucreFourteen towns of Springfield are competing to be named the “real-life Springfield,” each presenting a homemade short video in an effort to sell its town as the perfect place for a Simpsons movie premiere. We watched them all, from the totally amateurish to the slightly less amateurish, and can firmly state that a lot of Middle American town managers really, really like The Simpsons. Which of the shorts is worth your time? Who should win your vote?
Build Your Own ‘Simpsons’ Character!The spiffy Website for The Simpsons Movie just added a feature that allows you to create your own Simpsons character, complete with yellow skin, four-fingered hands, and dramatic overbite.