Category Archives: Cultural Impact

Simpsons Brackets: The Rock Bottom Interview

One of the biggest Social Media hits in the Simpsons fan community this past year has been the pair of “Best Episode” elimination competitions run by Simpsons Brackets. If you’ve ever heard of NCAA basketball’s March Madness, it’s like that … Continue reading

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Mike Reiss Interview: Jokes In Vast Quantities

  Mike Reiss’ new book, “Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons” is a biography and tell-all of sorts about his years working on “The Simpsons”, and much more. He’s honest, friendly, funny, and blunt when … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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

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Simpsons Peaks: The Rock Bottom Interview

from SIMPSONS PEAKS by Joel Day This is the third in Flim Springfield’s series covering the return of Twin Peaks, and its connections to The Simpsons, and Simpsons fandom. Tonight we’re speaking to Tricia Bogumill: Simpsons fan, Twin Peaks fan, … Continue reading

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