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The Simpsons

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Stark Raving Dad

Did you hear Michael Jackson passed away?  CNN is still calling it "breaking news" in their 24/7 coverage of Jackson's death.  Coverage that contains almost nothing in terms of new developments, by the way, but I digress. Jacko's death will reward those of us who still pray at the
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Sexy Isotopes

A medical isotope shortage isn't sexy, despite what natural resources minister Lisa Raitt said. The Springfield Isotopes, an AA minor league baseball team that plays its home games at Duff Stadium, however, is sexy.  Just ask Dancin' Homer.
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Mercy Killing The Simpsons

Fox has ordered another two seasons of The Simpsons, extending the longest-running series in prime time history through its 22nd season.  That will put The Simpsons at 493 episodes. The Simpsons has won 24 Emmy Awards, 23 Annie Awards, four Genesis Awards, nine International Monitor Awards, seven Environmental Media Awards
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New HD Simpsons Opening

Tomorrow night's episode of The Simpsons will include the first full, permanent revamp of the show’s opening titles since its premiere in 1989. The show has moved to high definition widescreen broadcasting which made this change necessary.  Here's the new opening.
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Bart Simpson Promotes Scientology?

As host of the greatest Scientology debate in the history of the blogosphere, I feel compelled to clarify something to the confused.  Bart Simpson does not promote Scientology, it's the voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright, who is robo-calling people to push them to some Scientology event. As a long
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Rembrandt Homer

I'm totally digging this picture of Homer if he were painted by Rembrandt.  I stole this from limpfish.com. If you're thinking Rembrandt is the guy who sang the theme song for "Friends", you need to read this first.
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Homer Does Kurt

As I referenced earlier in the day, Homer Simpson assumed the persona of Kurt Cobain during last night's episode of "The Simpsons".  He led a band called Sadgasm. Politically IncorrectThis was the first song we heard from Sadgasm.  It's a lot like Nirvana's "Rape Me". Politically Incorrect Redux?I can't
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Flexible Reality Broken

I tuned into "The Simpsons" last night and enjoyed my trip back to the 90s.  The story covered a period of time after Homer and Marge graduated high school but before Bart was born.  It sent up 90s stuff like grunge and cigar bars.  Homer's grunge songs were actually pretty
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The Simpsons Movie

The Simpsons Movie: 8 out of 10. This is the hardest movie review I've ever sat down to write.   I just ended a 17 year wait to see a film featuring the Simpsons.  Since they announced this project had been green lighted, I went from heavy anticipation through a thick
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D'oh Canada!

Speaking of positive reviews for The Simpsons Movie, the Globe and Mail had a nice little collection of Cancon Simpsons moments in an article they called D'oh Canada.  I like it so much, I'm reproducing it here in its entirety. D'oh Canada! by David George-CoshThe members of America's favourite nuclear
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I Think It's Good

I made it all the way to 7pm without reading a single review of The Simpsons Movie.  I successfully avoided all Simpsons-related news and the entertainment section of the paper.  Then, I decided to get my head out of the sand and see what I'm in store for. I think
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Simpsons Marketing Blitz

With The Simpsons Movie only days away from your local theatre, The Simpsons marketing blitz is in full effect.  7-Elevens have become Kwik-e-Marts, Simpsonizeme.com is completely overloaded, a giant figure of Homer with a doughnut was painted on a Dorset hillside alongside the ancient 180-foot figure known as the
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