Monthly Archives: July 2015

RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper, star of THEY LIVE

I just got word that Rowdy Roddy Piper has passed away today, at 61, from a heart attack. Not much to say about this, it doesn’t have a real Simpsons connection, but we did recast his awesome movie, THEY LIVE, … Continue reading

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Year Anniversary Recap! August is Next!

Well, it took us a while to recover from our monthly* Simpsons Trivia contest this past June. Can’t blame us really, it was our year anniversary! We did par-ty down pretty hard, eventually coming to covered in a sticky translucent goo. … Continue reading

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RIP Alex Rocco, 1936-2015. Voice of Roger Meyers Jr.

I’m up late tonight, and have seen a tweet from Simpsons writer Michael Price (@Mikepriceinla) announcing that actor Alex Rocco has passed away. Looking further, there is also a post from his daughter stating the same. Of course Simpsons Fans … Continue reading

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SDCC 2015: Comic-Con Wrap Up

The world is entering season 27 of The Simpsons, but of course we here at FLIM Springfield could really care less. For tax purposes we only follow up to season 10 (Also, if anybody asks Marge, you require 24-hour nursing care, Lisa’s … Continue reading

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Simpsons Joke Origins: Radioactive Man defeats Jesse Owens

In Season 8’s “The Canine Mutiny,” Bart attempts to use “Santos L. Halper’s” credit card to purchase a pricy Radioactive Man hardcover collection at the Android’s Dungeon. Comic Book Guy points out that the collection contains a story in which … Continue reading

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SDCC 2015 Survival Guide, with The Simpsons!

We all know Bart, Lisa, and Homer all enjoy comic books. And, at Flim Springfield know you, the fans, do too. With that in mind, we believe it is our duty to get you ready for the Annual San Diego Comic-Con, … Continue reading

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Harry Shearer Returns, I think we know how this went…

Pre-San Diego Comic-Con news . . . And Entertainment weekly said to Harry . . . And Harry replied, And things went pretty much back to normal for the network and cast . . . and the fans . . . … Continue reading

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It’s all just politics Homer (plus I got knocked out 40 times in a row).

There’s another election coming soon–I know what you’re all thinking “An election!? That’s one of those deals where they close the bars isn’t it?” The Republicans have fielded a minor league of also-rans so far (really, almost all of them have run … Continue reading

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