We Like This Theory About The Simpsons, But We Don't 100 Percent Agree

On his Bad Astronomy blog, Phil Plait puts forth a novel theory about the mysterious location of Springfield, hometown of the Simpsons. » 2/22/15 3:00pm 2/22/15 3:00pm

Watch Bolivians Protest A Change In The Simpsons' Broadcast Time Slot

Protests aren't always symbolic. Sometimes they bring about real change ... like the recent outcry in Bolivia over network Unitel's decision to change the time slot for its daily Simpsons broadcast. Nearly 2,000 protestors (mostly youthful, some in costume) convinced the channel to re-think its decision. » 2/12/15 12:00pm 2/12/15 12:00pm

Elon Musk Will Guest Star On Tonight's Episode Of The Simpsons

Elon Musk – CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and the real-world inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Iron Man – will guest star as Homer's cubicle-mate on tonight's episode of The Simpsons. I wonder if he'll try to sell Springfield his genuine, bonafide, electrified, rail-free hyperloop (hyperlooop, hyperlooooooop! » 1/25/15 3:00pm 1/25/15 3:00pm

The Alien-Abduction Plot Line That Could Have Been The Simpsons Movie 2

In a recent interview, Simpsons executive producer Al Jean estimates there's a "50-50" chance we'll get a sequel to 2007's The Simpson Movie. He also revealed that January 4th's alien abduction episode – 'The Man Who Came to Be Dinner" – almost provided the plot line for said sequel. » 1/17/15 9:08am 1/17/15 9:08am

How The Simpsons Changed the English Language

Over at the Oxford Dictionaries blog, there's an essay by author and Indiana University at Bloomington professor Michael Adams that investigates how The Simpsons has helped shape the English language over the past 25 years. » 12/18/14 9:40am 12/18/14 9:40am

The Simpsons Begrudgingly Makes A Frozen Couch Gag

The Simpsons rolled out a big holiday intro sequence this week, and as it's now legally required for every media entity showcasing snow, they were forced to make a Frozen reference. The whole thing is adorable. » 12/05/14 7:12am 12/05/14 7:12am

Behold The Simpsons/Futurama Crossover Couch Gag

Here it is, the very first look at The Simpsons/Futurama crossover episode. Watch how a visit from the Planet Express crew will change The Simpsons opening couch gag. Spoiler alert: Hedonismbot makes things sexy. » 11/06/14 1:57pm 11/06/14 1:57pm

This Cross Section of Ralph Wiggum isn't a drawing, it's a Cake

Every year, Threadcakes holds a competition for cake makers to turn Threadless T-Shirt designs into yummy baked goodness - and this incredible entry by Kylie Mangles of Canadian Bakery Freshly Squeez'd certainly takes the Cake. Literally! » 11/06/14 11:50am 11/06/14 11:50am

Watch 25 years of Simpsons Couch Gags evolve before your Eyes

In 25 years of The Simpsons, there's been an awful lot of couch gags - there are gags at the start of 544 episodes, to be exact. What happens you play all of them at once? Well... you might want to turn your speakers down a bit first. » 10/07/14 10:49am 10/07/14 10:49am

The Best Part Of The LEGO Ghostbusters Remake Is The Simpsons Cameo

Surprise Simpson! MonsieurCaron has crafted yet another LEGO opus, this one recreating a small segment from the first Ghostbusters film and injecting it with a pantload of LEGO characters. It's real cute. » 8/20/14 4:35pm 8/20/14 4:35pm

A Simpsons And Futurama Crossover Will Air This November

Lots of good Simpsons news came tumbling out of the TCAs this weekend, including details about a Futurama and Simpsons crossover episode, new guest cameos and clues as to which Simpsons character will die this season. » 7/21/14 7:20am 7/21/14 7:20am

First Footage From The Simpsons All-Lego Episode

It looks good! Everything is really awesome in the first-ever clip from all Lego-ized Simpsons episode (wait a few minutes into the video; the clip is at the end). » 4/24/14 9:50am 4/24/14 9:50am

Simpsons Couch-Gag Proves Hand-Drawn Animation Is Alive And Well

Simpsons fans may remember a particular couch-gag from last month's episode, "Diggs," created by French animator Sylvain Chomet. It was a stylistically distinct, hand-drawn take on the gag and it made quite the splash. And now, the production company behind the short, Th1ng, has just released a "making-of" feature. » 4/13/14 6:02pm 4/13/14 6:02pm

First Look at The Simpsons LEGO House is insanely detailed

We've been patiently waiting for more news about The Simpsons LEGO home, complete with nosey-doodly-doo neighbor Ned Flanders. And now, it's really real! Behold the first piece of what we hope will become a complete LEGO Springfield. » 1/06/14 10:20am 1/06/14 10:20am

Comment of the Day: Post-Apocalyptic Mysteries of The Simpsons

In today's comments, we learned some handy tips and tricks to ward off a wide array of monsters, figured out the science behind how a dog wags his tail, and explored the mathematical and biological mysteries of The Simpsons. » 10/31/13 4:30pm 10/31/13 4:30pm

Why don't the Simpsons live in a base 8 world?

The latest episode of Numberphile delves into a particularly interesting reference to pi from the Simpsons episode "Marge in Chains," while raising the very valid question as to why the Simpsons – who have eight fingers apiece – don't live in a base eight world. » 10/31/13 12:20pm 10/31/13 12:20pm

Guillermo del Toro is directing the opening sequence of The Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror." This year's Halloween episode will kick off with a del Toro-created opener featuring monsters from the past several decades of horror movies. The episode airs on October 6th. » 9/28/13 7:15am 9/28/13 7:15am

Holy crap The Simpson's Springfield is alive and it is awesome

Back in May, we showed you the insanely detailed concept art for The Simspsons park at Universal Studios. Well, now the doors to Springfield have opened! See what Moe's looks like in the flesh! » 8/27/13 9:00am 8/27/13 9:00am

What would Mr. Burns from The Simpsons look like in real life?

Bad news first. Robert Goodin's long-running Covered blog — which attracted comic book cover remakes from such luminaries as Steve Rude, Art Adams, and Matt Kindt — shuttered its digital doors today so that Goodin can pursue new projects. But one of the final remixes was artist Charles Guthrie's delightful and… » 9/28/12 4:15pm 9/28/12 4:15pm