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August 1, 2010: The would-be wedding day of Future Lisa Simpson
Today, Simpsons-quoterati brought some disturbing news to our attention: August 1, 2010 is the day that Lisa Simpson would have gotten married -- if she...
| August 01, 2010
Hedonism at its best
In 1888, a 15-year-old French kid and a couple of his buddies wrote a script, modeling its gross and laughable anti-hero on a school teacher whom they had it in for.
Absurdist mirth and wonder in Ubu Roi
| January 29, 2010
Greatest video-game tragedies of the last decade
Here are some of our favorite anti-victories of the past 10 years, in rough chronological order.
Zeroes from the Aughts
| January 15, 2010
Crossword: ''Bye, George''
Items from the late George Carlin's "Things to Watch Out For."
| July 16, 2008
Everything is coming up bacon
Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get.
That intoxicating smell, the siren-call sizzle — looks like pop culture has gone hog wild
| February 22, 2008
Life in cartoon motion
Welcome to the Public Broadcasting System’s new show, What Were You Thinking, You Idiot?
Politics and ohter mistakes
| January 30, 2008
The goggles do nothing
On July 25th, The Simpsons Movie will hit theatres.
The 25 greatest movies in Simpsons history
| July 25, 2007
Crossword: 'I suspect vowel play'
Make it a double
| April 25, 2007
The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 90-81
These guys couldn't turn on a radio
| April 12, 2007
Worst in breed: Sports
Who are the unsexiest sports men of 2007
The 100 Unsexiest men of 2007
| April 12, 2007
Walk the line
An album with ADD, Sorcha’s Walk It Once just can’t sit still.
Sorcha travels far on her full-length debut
| February 21, 2007
Twenty-seven. That’s where the number of defensive-back arrests in the year 2006 now rests, after yet another high-profile bust last week.
Sports blotter: "Aww, the Denver Broncos!?" edition
| December 20, 2006
The return of trash talking
When French midfielder Zinedine Zidane pounded his bald, rock-hard noggin into Italian defender Marco Materazzi’s sternum during the World Cup final last Sunday, approximately 1.2 billion people gasped in unison.
Beavis and Butt-head
| July 14, 2006
“We face the audience more in American comics than characters do in Japanese and European comics,” says McCloud. “Here in America characters tend to block you at the door.”
Picking the brain of Scott McCloud, the world's reigning comics genius
IAN A. MAISEL
| June 22, 2006
The Simpsons 20 best guest voices of all time
The TV gods are smiling upon us.
Will Gervais join them?
| March 29, 2006
Don’t get too hip
Officials at the Maine Department of Agriculture and Assorted Other Kultures are still reeling from the news that TV celebrity Homer Simpson has endorsed Maine potatoes.
Politics and other mistakes
| March 08, 2006
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