Category Archives: Contemporary

Simpsons in Mourning: Bell, Forman, Ermey (updated, Barbara Bush)

If you don’t have a hero in your life, you at least have someone distant that you look up to. We hope that our heroes never grow old, that they stay strong, vibrant and important forever–just as they are in … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Simpsons, Contemporary, Cultural Impact, Film, Movies, politics, RIP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Merriam-Webster Embiggens Our Lives with New Word

You never know what your lasting contribution to the world will be, if that thing you create will be your legacy. The Simpsons has gifted pop culture with many indelible moments: pink donuts, the monorail episode, the show’s years long “war’” … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Simpsons, Contemporary, Cultural Impact, interview, press, The Simpsons, TV | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nina Matsumoto: The Rock Bottom Interview

Here at Flim Springfield, we enjoy The Simpsons lots of different ways: from the classic cartoons and DVD commentary tracks, to collectible enamel pins, podcasts, and of course, live trivia shows. One of my favorite Simpsons supplements are the monthly … Continue reading

Posted in comic books, Contemporary, Cultural Impact, fan art, simpsons in the news,, interview, The Simpsons | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

So Long, Stinktown! January 2018 at Flim Springfield

We at Flim Springfield have been offline for a while, and as 2018 FINALLY begins there’s time at last to explain why. A few months back, Ms. Flim Springfield got her dream job, working as a mechanic in the cutting … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Simpsons, coming soon, Contemporary, live show, podcasts, The Simpsons, trivia | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Stole, made up, what’s the difference?” Bojack Horseman and The Simpsons, Part 2

I sentence you to kiss my ass! Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary, Cultural Impact, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Simpsons in Mourning: Gregory, Lewis, and Campbell

These are turbulent times, in the real world, just as in Springfield, we look to our heroes for inspiration and strength even as they pass on. This week The Simpsons and their neighbors are mourning the loss of two comedy … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Simpsons, Contemporary, Cultural Impact, RIP, The Simpsons | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Twin Peaks: The 1990s Return

TWIN PEAKS is probably the most important television show of the 1990s, its byzantine exposition and use of dream logic made it the most watched TV show week-after-week for the better part of a year. Even after the series’ decline … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Simpsons, Contemporary, Cultural Impact, Matt Groening, Movies, recasting, The Simpsons, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment