Monthly Archives: May 2015

I Hate the Sea and Everything In It: JAWS

When recasting JAWS there were some really obvious choices we didn’t take. JAWS is an iconic movie and its characters have gone on to become action film stock types. You’ve got a cop, a fisherman, and a scientist, battling against … Continue reading

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Simpsons joke origins: Sideshow Bob’s campaign ad

Remember when Sideshow Bob ran for mayor? I’ll spare you the embarrassment of not knowing who Sideshow Bob is and show you his campaign ad. I wasn’t old enough to be paying attention in 1988, but I was paying attention 2 … Continue reading

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Simpsons Trivia at Braggs, May 23rd Roundup

Our Trivia Crew had a great show last night at Bragg’s Diner. A packed house of teams competed against each other, great food was consumed, and laughs were shared by all! We made some new friends thanks to our appearance on KJZZ 91.5, … Continue reading

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Simpsons Trivia X2 in May! 23rd & 31st! (PHX Comicon & Braggs)

Diana, JRC, & Alex will be hosting two Classic Simpsons Team Trivia shows in May! The first will be our regular monthly date at Bragg’s Factory Diner on Saturday the 23rd, from 8 to about 10 pm. It is a … Continue reading

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Harry Shearer leaves The Simpsons (…probably!)

So we saw the tweets, and news about Harry Shearer and Team Simpsons not being able to come to an contract agreement. And thought, well obviously Harry said… There were some sensitive and tough negotiations And Fox thought about it Then Al … Continue reading

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Duuun dun duuun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun COMING SOON!

You’re going to need a bigger boat…

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No More “The Simpsons” DVD Sets

Some news from the other week that we’ve just found time to get to.  As sacrilegious as it may sound, The Simpsons will no longer be released on DVD. Al Jean admitted during a twitter Q&A with fans that the … Continue reading

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