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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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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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