Category Archives: politics

We The Purple: Recasting Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

We’re recasting our second Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, just in time for the 2016 Federal election! ­ Stewart made a lot of films, across a handful of well-trod genres. Mr. Smith though is his most civic-minded, … Continue reading

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February Trivia Recap, and March Date!

February means one thing, and one thing only to us: Presidents Day! We salted The Classic Simpsons Trivia quiz with a slate of red, white, and blue questions about the Commander-in-Chief, and even dedicated our mid-trivia solo competition to one especially forgettable past … 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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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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