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‘The Simpsons’ Showrunner Thinks Michael Jackson’s Episode Aided His Alleged Crimes

After pulling a famous 1991 episode featuring Jackson's voice last week, showrunner Al Jean now says the episode itself had a "false purpose."
Taylor Hosking
3.13.19
cartoons

My Attempt to List the Ways 'South Park' and 'The Simpsons' Changed Culture

I tried to figure out which adult cartoon of the 90s and 2000s had the biggest impact, from 'Family Guy' to 'Futurama.' Here's what I came up with.
Justin Caffier
3.4.19
Television

Skip Disenchantment, Matt Groening’s Unfunny New Netflix Show

'Disenchantment' is a disenchanting rehash of old Jokes about an old time by old people.
Beckett Mufson
8.15.18
entertainment

I Watched 'The Simpsons' for the First Time Ever and I Couldn't Stand It

How did you people put up with Homer's nastiness for so long?
Nicole Clark
6.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The First Trailer for Matt Groening's New Show 'Disenchantment' Is Here

Starring Abbi Jacobson as a delinquent princess named Bean.
River Donaghey
6.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'The Simpsons' Apu Response Was 'Petty and Sad,' Hari Kondabolu Says

"It was a punch to the gut."
River Donaghey
5.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Shrugged Off the Apu Controversy

"I think it's a time in our culture where people love to pretend they’re offended."
River Donaghey
5.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even the Actor Who Plays Apu Thought That 'Simpsons' Apology Was Awful

Hank Azaria said that stepping aside to let a South Asian actor play the character "certainly seems like the right thing to do."
Drew Schwartz
4.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'The Simpsons' Made a Half-Assed Attempt to Tackle Its Apu Controversy

And comedian Hari Kondabolu​ was not impressed.
Adam Forrest
4.9.18
Internet Exploring

This Simpsons-Gorillaz Mashup Is Better Than Mouthwatering Steamed Hams

NPCarlsson’s “Feel Good Inc.” remix of Principal Skinner and Superintendent Chalmers’ iconic “Steamed Hams” is an unforgettable luncheon.
Jill Krajewski
3.28.18
Internet Exploring

Some Nerds Are Using Your Favorite TV Shows to Explain Radiohead Albums

'Spongebob,' 'Seinfeld,' and more reveal the futility of modern existence.
Andrea Domanick
2.22.18
Internet Exploring

Finally, Someone Has Combined 'The Simpsons' with Punk Album Covers

Millions of Dead Simpsons is an Instagram account that adds Simpsons references to rock and/or roll.
Dan Ozzi
1.24.18
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