Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Simpsons and Coping with Loss: Ellsworth, Lemmy, Meadowlark

As 2015 draws to a close, we’re thinking of legends of the arts and entertainment who’ve just passed away, and so are the residents of Springfield. On Sunday December 27th Abstract painter Ellsworth Kelly died. Lisa was feeling a faded … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Harry Shearer!

Today is the 72 birthday of creative force, and Simpsons cornerstone Harry Shearer! (Image from ranthollywood.com) There’s obviously lots of reasons to love his Simpsons work, but even just looking at his broader actor career, Shearer has contributed so much … Continue reading

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Websters Defines a Wedding as . . .

2015 was a heck of year, wasn’t it? FOX discontinued production of The Simpsons DVDs, a Ned Flanders-themed metal band took the world by storm, Alex Rocco passed away, and a mature Joe Piscopo honored his friend Eddie Murphy at the … Continue reading

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Daredevil: Hell’s Kitchen’s Answer to the Question No One Asked!

[Updated for season two at end of post] We’re back! After a long delay FLIM Springfield returns! Over the past couple months Diana and I had to put our hobbies aside so that we could attend to some important personal … Continue reading

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