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The Simpsons

  1. rankings
    Ranking Every Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Segment, From Worst to FirstThe Simpsons’ long-running Halloween specials are indeed a disturbing universe.
  2. the simpsons
    The Simpsons’ Matt Groening to Stop By Late-Night for the First Time Since 2007Like a comet, if comets really wanted to talk about their new show, Netflix’s Disenchantment.
  3. Fox Addresses Simpsons Apu Controversy: ‘We Trust Them to Handle It’They’re not touching this one.
  4. Hank Azaria Says Stepping Aside from Voicing Apu ‘Feels Like the Right […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert chats with Hank Azaria about the controversy surrounding his voicing Apu […]
  5. last night on late night
    Hank Azaria Addresses Apu Controversy, Calls for South Asian Writers on SimpsonsHe also told Stephen Colbert he’s willing to “step aside” from voicing Apu.
  6. 6 Great TV Episodes to Watch After Paying Your TaxesFrom The Simpsons to The Honeymooners, sitcoms have mined the comedy of Tax Day for decades.
  7. tv
    The Simpsons Showrunner Responds to Critics of the Show, AgainThis time on Twitter, the place where things only get more civil.
  8. The Simpsons’ Apu Response Is What Happens When You’re on the Air for Too LongWhen you’ve been on TV for nearly 30 years, it’s hard to come across as the rebellious outsider sticking it to the man.
  9. ‘The Simpsons’ Defends Itself Against Apu Stereotype Accusations Comedian Hari Kondabolu has been voicing his disappointment in the harmful stereotypes he sees within The Simpsons’ character […]
  10. tv
    The Simpsons Finally Responded to the Problem With Apu Criticism“Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive is now politically incorrect.”
  11. nightmares and dreamscapes
    The Simpsons Explores the President’s Nightmares in ‘A Tale of Two Trumps’ ShortRest easy, POTUS. It was all a dream.
  12. magic
    Remember That Time When The Simpsons Predicted USA’s Olympic Gold This Year?There’s always an episode.
  13. bad ideas
    Ted Cruz Really Did Not Nail This Simpsons Analogy About Gun ControlIf only the senator from Texas had thought this one through a little bit more.
  14. The 50 Most Definitive Family TV Shows, RankedFrom The Simpsons to the Kardashians, these shows made a mark on the genre, and American culture.
  15. exclusives
    The Secret Behind Fat Tony’s Voice on The SimpsonsJoe Mantegna reveals the inspiration for the classic character.
  16. Hank Azaria Responds to Hari Kondabolu’s ‘The Problem with Apu’ […]Hank Azaria has responded to Hari Kondabolu’s truTV documentary The Problem with Apu. Speaking to a reporter from TMZ who asked for his […]
  17. representation or a lack thereof
    The Simpsons’ Hank Azaria Addresses Hari Kondabolu’s The Problem With Apu Doc“I think the documentary made some really interesting points and gave us a lot to think about, and we really are thinking about it.”
  18. chat room
    Why Hari Kondabolu Had to Explain What The Problem With Apu Is to America“I honestly wanted to call it Seriously? I need to explain this?”
  19. ‘The Problem with Apu’ Expertly Explores the Biggest Flaw of ‘The Simpsons’In 2012, Hari Kondabolu – then a writer for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell – went on a rant that had been long overdue. In a clip that […]
  20. Talking ‘The Problem with Apu’ with Hari KondaboluHari Kondabolu first aired his beef with Simpsons character/stereotypical caricature Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on Totally Biased with W. Kamau […]
  21. in memoriam
    In Praise of Tom Petty’s Weird-As-Hell Acting CareerFrom The Postman to King of the Hill, Petty seemed to take whichever role tickled his fancy at the time.
  22. Tom Petty’s Best Onscreen Cameos“I’ve heard of you, man. You’re famous.”
  23. puerto rico
    The Simpsons Got Everybody in Springfield to Turn Out in Support of Puerto RicoSimpsons did that.
  24. On ‘Jerks From Tower One,’ the Great ‘Simpsons’ Podcast That’s Sadly EndingWith 28 seasons, 618 episodes (about 300 good ones), and an endless influence on society and pop culture, The Simpsons gives us much to […]
  25. What ‘The Simpsons’ Lost by Firing Alf ClausenEarlier this week, it was announced that Simpsons composer Alf Clausen—the man who put the Spring in Springfield, who reminded us that we […]
  26. the simpsons
    Alf Clausen’s Best Songs From The SimpsonsThere’s a reason Matt Groening calls him the show’s “secret weapon.”
  27. the simpsons
    The Simpsons Fires Its ‘Secret Weapon’ Composer After 27 Years on the ShowAlf Clausen wrote the music for all your favorite songs.
  28. the simpsons
    Female Simpsons Writer Says the Show Wanted an All-Male Writers Room“I found out that Sam Simon, who was the showrunner, didn’t want any women around because he was going through a divorce.”
  29. Considering ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Ten Years LaterWhen I first heard that there was finally going to be a Simpsons movie in 2006, I approached it with cautious optimism. On one hand, my […]
  30. The Problem With Apu Trailer Asks: Is Apu From The Simpsons a Minstrel?“I should be happy, but there’s still one man who haunts me: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.”
  31. series orders
    Netflix, Looking for a Simpsons, Orders Matt Groening Fantasy Animated SeriesDisenchantment will feature the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, and Eric Andre.
  32. the simpsons
    Simpsons Deleted Scene Reveals Moe Was Almost Cast to Play PoochieSimpsons writer shared pages from the script on Twitter.
  33. The Story Behind The Simpsons’ Legendary Planet of the Apes MusicalInside the process that one writer calls “a magic visit from the joke fairy.”
  34. roll clip!
    Richard Nixon Has Some Choice Words for Donald Trump in New Simpsons Episode“I came to thank you, Donald.”
  35. the simpsons did it
    Sean Spicer Hangs Himself in the Next Episode of The SimpsonsThe animated TV stalwart takes on Trump’s first 100 days in office.
  36. The Highbrow Genius of The Simpsons▶️ It started as early as the Ayn Rand School for Tots.
  37. The Five Ways a ‘Simpsons’ Episode Can Be Great This week, The Simpsons celebrated its 30th birthday. On April 19, 1987, the show debuted as a sketch on The Tracey Ullman Show, and the […]
  38. How ‘Simpsons Shitposting’ Brilliantly Recontextualizes the Show’s Best […]If you’re reading this, you’re probably quite familiar with The Simpsons. After all, this website looks at the world of modern comedy, and it’s […]
  39. cameos galore
    Norman Lear to Cameo on The Simpsons This FallHe’ll be portraying a tiny, yellow cartoon version of himself.
  40. couch gag
    The Simpsons Has Words for South Park in New Couch GagCourtesy of Robot Chicken and sarcasm.
  41. the simpsons did it
    The Simpsons Predicted Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance 5 Years AgoAdd Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show to the list of real-life events The Simpsons has now accurately predicted.
  42. original video
    Everyone in This Band Dresses Like Ned FlandersJarring? Yes. But so good.
  43. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Long-Running TV Shows to Binge-Watch for 100 Hours or MoreFrom Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Law & Order, these shows are worth an extended commitment.
  44. roll clip!
    Bart Is Not Happy Simpsons Predicted Trump’s WinSunday’s chalkboard confession referred to an episode from 2000.
  45. Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Seasons 29 and 30The Simpsons is sticking around at Fox for at least two more seasons. The Wrap reports that the network has given a double-season renewal to […]
  46. season renewals
    The Simpsons Gets Two More SeasonsGet ready for the 30th anniversary.
  47. this is halloween
    Kelsey Grammer As Sideshow Bob Is the Best Halloween CostumeNo one who goes all-in on Halloween can be an evil man.
  48. r.i.p.
    The Simpsons Writer Kevin Curran Dead at 59He also wrote for Late Night With David Letterman and Married: With Children.
  49. bite bite bite fight fight fight
    Itchy & Scratchy Get a Making a Murderer ParodyMousetrapping a Murderer
  50. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Visits The SimpsonsJimmy dares to question The Simpsons’ reality.
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