Watching tonight’s episode of The Simpsons shortly after reading Nathan Rabin’s review of “Homer The Heretic” was not the wisest decision I’ve made. Sure, that older episode was more meaningful with its focus on faith and church compared to tonight’s parody of serialized television and fan culture, but The Simpsons has taken on fan culture before, with the Poochie episode.
“Homer The Heretic” (season 4, episode 3; originally aired 10/08/1992) “Homer The Heretic” isn’t just hilarious, human and wildly entertaining. It’s also one of the most trenchant explorations of the conflict between faith and reaso... Read Post
The Collins English Dictionary has welcomed into its fray the now-real word: Meh. According to Radar, the word originated in a 2001 episode of The Simpsons, when Homer suggested Bart and Lisa do something other than watch TV and the... Read Post