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Simpsons Joke Origins: Superstar Celebrity Microphone

The episode Radio Bart centers around Bart being given a toy microphone for his birthday, and the pranks he uses it for. These start innocently enough with him tricking Homer into believing an alien invasion is happening, or ordering the Flanders … Continue reading

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They Live!

John Carpenter is a respected giant in horror and sci-fi movie making. If he’d made only the classic HALLOWEEN, he would be considered a legend. Instead, though, over the course of his long and surprisingly eclectic career, Carpenter kept his … Continue reading

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Up and atom!

The Simpsons has a long history of borrowing scenes and images from iconic movies. It is a show created by people steeped not only in the history of comedy or television, but the story of entertainment itself, going back to … Continue reading

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