Posts tagged "the simpsons"

“Simpsons” Actress Marcia Wallace Has Passed Away

Comedienne Marcia Wallace, best known as Mrs. Krabappel from "The Simpsons," has died at the age of 70. “She passed at 9 p.m. last night due to complications from breast cancer of which she was a long and proud survivor and advocate for women and healing,” Wallace’s friend Cathryn Michon told Deadline. “Ironically it was during breast cancer awarene…
By: The Mary Sue / October 27, 2013

10 Reasons Lisa Simpson Is The Only Role Model You’ll Need

Lisa Simpson is what can only be described as one of the greatest feminist characters in cartoon history. Every week my family would watch The Simpsons on Sunday as a ritual, so I can say that without a doubt that I wonder if I would be the person I am today without Lisa Simpson’s bookish,…
By: College Candy / September 22, 2013

Hero Of The Day: “Simpsons” Co-Creater Sam Simon, Stricken With Terminal Colon Cancer, Is Donating Everything — Everything! — To Charity

Sam Simon made a fortune as the co-creator of "The Simpsons" and has credits on "Anger Management" and "The Drew Carey Show." Since "The Simpsons" is one of the most syndicated television shows ever, Simon has amassed a wildly large fortune -- so large he doesn't even know what his net worth actually is. Earlier…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 27, 2013

If Ned Flanders Cooked Meth

A "Breaking Bad" meets "The Simpsons" mashup? Sure, why not! I love that Jane, Jesse Pinkman's druggie girlfriend from season two of "Breaking Bad," is depicted as a frog dissection experiment gone wrong. [The Daily What]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 17, 2011

Do Not Want: Terrifying Simpson’s Feet

Haven't you always wanted to look like a Matt Groening character? We thought so. And so does Prada's shoe designer, apparently, who has whipped up these terrifying, cartoonish, Marge Simpson-esque shoe boots for your shoe-obsessed pleasure. [Shoelust]…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2011

“The Simpsons” Gets The Porn Treatment

One time, I was dating this guy, and I said something smarty-pants, and he was like, "Susannah, for you, nothing is sacred." And I was like, "Uh, yeah?" This porn spoof of "The Simpsons" brings the sentiment to mind. To see something like the Simpsons family turned into porno circus freaks has traumatized my brain,…
By: Susannah Breslin / January 12, 2011

Homer Simpson Tries To Cheer Up Sad Keanu

Not even Homer Simpson can cheer up sad Keanu Reeves with a doughnut. D'oh! [BuzzFeed]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 29, 2010

Michelle Obama: “Before I Was Who I Am Today, I Was A Nerd”

OK, that's not a real quote from the First Lady. But it is what Michelle Obama's character on "The Simpsons" said when she stopped by Springfield to assure Lisa Simpson that it's OK to be smart. Damn, why couldn't she have stopped by our elementary school to defend us from social ostracism? […
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2010

Quick Pic: Why, Marge, Why?

Is nothing sacred? Marge Simpson graces the cover of the November issue of Playboy magazine. Where's Homer? [TMZ]…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 9, 2009

Quickies!: Marge Simpson Could Be Featured In Playboy?!

Hugh Hefner made a disturbing announcement via Twitter that said "Marge Simpson has a surprise for her fans in the November issue of Playboy." [Jezebel] -- Something tells me it's not what we all think it is. But then again...animated porn is kind of entertaining. Chris Brown knows a thing or…
By: Annika Harris / August 26, 2009

The Simpsons Get Shut Off

A Venezuelan TV Channel is pulling The Simpsons off the air after being barraged with complaints that the show is not appropriate for children. Jeez. Don’t have a cow, man! According to the station manager, “The Simpsons worked very well — so much so that it had the highest levels of viewership for that morning…
By: Simcha / April 9, 2008