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Patterico As a Simpsons Character

Recently I discovered a site that offers you an unusual opportunity: to have your likeness drawn as a Simpsons character. You send them a photo, and the artist renders your likeness as a yellow cartoon figure, the way Matt Groening might draw you. It’s 5 bucks. How could I pass that up? Here is the […]

Homer Simpson Appears as a Hologram at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Homer Simpson recently appeared as a hologram during a panel about The Simpsons at San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Homer interacted with his creator, Matt Groening, while cracking jokes about the convention and its infrastructure.

Watch: Homer Simpson Hologram Appears On Stage At Comic Con 2014

A special guest beamed into The Simpsons panel this year at San Diego Comic Con International. Homer Simpson appeared on stage in holographic form, interacting with Simpsons creator Matt Groening, lampooning the unorganized convention and location, while also taking a bit of time to answer the obvious Q & A questions from the crowd. Show More Summary

Homer Simpson Visits Comic-Con for the First Time for 'The Simpsons'

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

A Hologram Homer joins creator Matt Groening and producers at Comic-Con to show off new footage and tease future episodes. [...]

Family Guy Meets The Simpsons Crossover Footage Appears At Comic-Con!!!

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

We're lovin' the potential of this idea! Hopefully the execution meets our expectations! Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy and Matt Groening's The Simpsons are two of the most successful animated shows in television history! So it would make sense that a crossover of the two would happen at some point! Well, the first actual footage of the [...]

'Family Guy' at Comic-Con 2014: Matt Groening approves of'The Simpsons' crossover

Like "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons?" Then you're probably going to love the upcoming crossover, at least if the fans in Ballroom 20 at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 who saw an extended sneak peek of "The Simpsons Guy" are to be believed.The footage from the "Family Guy" Season 13 premiere included an epic Homer vs. Show More Summary

Fox Announces Simpsons-Futurama Crossover, Hank Azaria Joins Bordertown

Futurama lives! The voice cast of the late Comedy Central animated comedy from Simpsons creator Matt Groening, which wrapped its seven-season run in Sept. 2013, will guest-star on... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Family Guy...Show More Summary

[SDCC '14 EXCLUSIVE] Bill Morrison Gets “Dead Vengeance” with Dark Horse!

Bill Morrison has had an eclectic career. I mean the man co-founded Bongo comic with Matt Groening, served as an illustrator for Disney, and even designed the iconic poster for 1986?s House. So it’s rather cool for me to announce that in 2015 Morrison will be launching a creator owned comic at Dark Horse. This book […]

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’

2 months 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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...

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