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CD Drive CNC Machine Steals Matt Groening’s Job, Says ‘Ha Ha’

DIY CNC Machines are fun to build. There are a lot of different designs all over the internet. Some are large and some small. Some are made from new material and others from recycled parts. [Leonardo's] newest project is at the absolute far end of the small and recycled spectra. Show More Summary

The politics of Mayor Quimby from ‘The Simpsons’

4 weeks agoOdd : Death and Taxes

To see a brighter, more hopeful image of politics, we turn, of course, to Matt Groening's Springfield, USA.

Newswire: Springfield, Oregon securing its link to The Simpsons with a mural

In a 2012 interview with Smithsonian Magazine, Matt Groening kind-of, sort-of admitted that The Simpsons’ Springfield was named after Springfield, Oregon. Having grown up in Portland, it was only logical that Groening pulled influences...Show More Summary

Springfield, Oregon Celebrates ‘The Simpsons’ With A Mural

Springfield, Oregon is welcoming the arrival of The Simpsons family. In an interview with Smithsonian in 2012, creator of The Simpsons Matt Groening revealed that the location of Springfield in the show was taken from Springfield, Oregon. “Springfield was one of the most common names for a city in the US. In anticipation of the

The Real Springfield Is Getting A 'Simpsons' Mural

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — The city of Springfield, Oregon, says a mural featuring "The Simpsons" will be painted on the side of the Emerald Art Center. Series creator Matt Groening grew up in Portland and told Smithsonian magazine two years ago that he named Springfield after the one in Oregon. Show More Summary

The Simpsons are Going Three-Dimensional With a LEGO-Themed Episode

2 months agoOdd : The Daily What

In honor of the recent release of The Simpsons LEGO set, series creator Matt Groening has worked with the toy brick company to develop a special episode titled "Brick Like Me" that airs this Sunday, May 4th.

What It Was Like To Work In A 1980s Taiwanese Animation Factory

2 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Cartoon show creators like Matt Groening and Seth McFarlane may get all the glory, but most of the work is done by a factory full of animators who earn way less than their American counterparts to bring that show to life. Theirs is a...Show More Summary

Marketing around situations

Before he made The Simpsons, Matt Groening’s famous comics and illustrations graced the covers of Apple brochures. The writing inside—from 1989, mind you—still does a great job selling the Mac. Instead of blanket marketing a one-size-fits-all message, Apple took the time to speak to every situation a person is in. Show More Summary

The Simpsons Amusingly Sends Up Mad Men's Non Sequitur 'Next Week' Promos

I?m a die-hard Simpsons fan who shamelessly threw away my apologist hat long ago, and while the rise in episode quality over the last few years is arguable, there?s no denying Matt Groening?s crew has finally learned how to stay abreast of the zeitgeist. Show More Summary

A Race Car At Talledega Is Going To Be Covered In ‘Blackfish’ Logos Thanks To Terminally-Ill Simpsons Creator

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

Sam Simon is an all-around awesome-seeming dude, who co-created the Simpsons with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, and, after leaving the show, managed boxers and became a professional poker player. He’s also big into charities and animal rights causes, and thanks to colon cancer, supposedly only has months to live. Show More Summary

Matt Groening’s Student Profiles

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Back in 1989, when The Simpsons were still a short sketch inserted into The Tracy Ullman Show, and Matt Groening was known as the cartoonist behind the comic Life in Hell, he illustrated a booklet for Apple Computers. In between ads for computers, there were profiles of student types that everyone recognizes, unless the type was you. Show More Summary

The Cast Of Twin Peaks Drawn In The Style Of The Simpsons

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What if Matt Groening had set his show in Twin Peaks instead of Springfield? Adrien Noterdaem gives this other set of TV oddballs The Simpsons' trademark overbites and yellow pallor. Read more...

QoTD: What is Your Favorite ‘Futurama’ Episode?

Words By DrHipHop85 Today is a momentous occasion worthy of celebration and not just because it’s Friday. 15 years ago today Fox allowed Matt Groening, the mastermind behind the longest running primetime TV series in American history,...Show More Summary

Good News Everybody, Futurama Is 15!

Forget fictional anniversaries, Futurama turns fifteen today, so let?s all wish Matt Groening?s animated series a happy birthday! Well, as happy as an off-air birthday can be. But good news everybody, whether or not they find another network, the Planet Express crew will be back at least once more thanks to the cross-over with The Simpsons. Show More Summary

Sylvain Chomet Latest to Gain Invite to Animate ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag

Th1ng director/animator Sylvain Chomet received a personal request from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening to animate the iconic “couch gag” that concludes the opening credits of the show, now entering its 26th season. Obviously, you...Show More Summary

Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars Selfie Gets The Simpsons Treatment! See What J. Law, Julia, Jared, & Meryl Would Look Like If They Lived In Springfield!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

The selfie that drew millions to the internet on Oscar night is now being redrawn by The Simpsons creator Matt Groening! And it’s INCREDIBLE! Looks like Homer got kicked out (literally) of the photo by Bradley Cooper! As Edna Krabble would say, HA! The rest of the A-list gang is all there though! Jared Leto shared the cartoon shot on [...]

Woo hoo! Homer Simpson crashes Ellen's Oscar selfie

D'oh! There were apparently two more famous faces in Ellen DeGeneres' A-list Oscars selfie, and one of the excluded parties wants to make sure that the entire image is shared.Homer Simpson (well, "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening) posted...Show More Summary

Oscars Selfie Starring Legos Is a Brickin' Masterpiece

The Oscars selfie parodies are popping up faster than Liza Minelli trying to get in a group shot. The star-studded, record-busting photo already inspired Simpsons creator Matt Groening to draw a version, but this parody might have Homer...Show More Summary

‘The Simpsons’ Takes Ellen’s Epic Oscars Selfie Up A Notch And Shows What We All Missed

When The Simpsons spoofs or parodies something in pop culture, they usually kill it. Matt Groening wasted no time to show us who got cut out of Ellen’s Academy Award selfie. Too bad Jared Leto is still in it. Kevin Spacey? Still the best in the photo. Homer always gets shafted for an Oscar anyway.

The Story, A 1969 Short Film by Homer Groening Starring His Kids Maggie, Lisa, and Matt

5 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“The Story” is a charming short film starring Maggie, Lisa, and Matt Groening (who would go on to create The Simpsons), that was shot by their father Homer in 1969. In the film Lisa recounts an adventure that she and Matt have in the woods. Homer Groening worked in advertising but found time to make [...]

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