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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...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 01, 2010
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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
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 29, 2010
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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
By LASER ORGY  |  January 15, 2010

Crossword: ''Bye, George''


Items from the late George Carlin's "Things to Watch Out For."
By MATT JONES  |  July 16, 2008
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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
By MIKE MILIARD  |  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
By AL DIAMON  |  January 30, 2008


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The goggles do nothing

On July 25th, The Simpsons Movie will hit theatres.
The 25 greatest movies in Simpsons history
By RYAN STEWART  |  July 25, 2007

Crossword: 'I suspect vowel play'


Make it a double
By MATT JONES  |  April 25, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 90-81


These guys couldn't turn on a radio
By  |  April 12, 2007

Worst in breed: Sports

Who are the unsexiest sports men of 2007
The 100 Unsexiest men of 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007
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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
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 21, 2007


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Number twenty-seven

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
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 20, 2006
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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
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 14, 2006
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Drawing conclusions

“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
By IAN A. MAISEL  |  June 22, 2006
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The Simpsons 20 best guest voices of all time

The TV gods are smiling upon us.
Will Gervais join them?
By RYAN STEWART  |  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
By AL DIAMON  |  March 08, 2006