Category Archives: The Simpsons

Bongo Comics 25 Years Retrospecticus

As traditions go, New Comic Book Day may be pretty minor, but it’s a special day for folks who read them. Each Wednesday of the month, thousands of us make a pilgrimage to our LCS (Local Comic Shop) for a … 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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Love in the Time of Scurvy; As You Wish

Whenever a book is adapted into a movie, people always say, “The book was better.” At first glance, that’s exactly what happened to The Princess Bride. It bombed in ticket sales at the theaters. Continue reading

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New Recasting: Love in the Time of Scurvy

I know it’s been a really long time since we’ve done a recasting, the ostensible purpose of this blog. That’s because Diana works like a Japanese beaver and rarely has the time. But! In honor of our friend Johnny Grind, … 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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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

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