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Fox Wants To Whack $250M ‘Simpsons’ Lawsuit By ‘Goodfellas’ Actor

EXCLUSIVE: Over five months after Frank Sivero launched his mega-complaint against Fox alleging that a character from the Matt Groening co-created series was based on the role he played in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film, the studio has hit back – blunt and hard. Show More Summary

"You think L.A. is Hell, this awful place of corruption and anti-creativity, and when I look at Wisconsin..." said Matt Groening...

... to Lynda Barry (who teaches at the University of Wisconsin), and she said: "It’s its own kind of Hell... colder than Scott Walker’s tit... When I look at your place in Malibu, and you can see the ocean, I just think, I’d rather die...Show More Summary

A perfect snapshot of how just 12 actors play 126 characters on 'The Simpsons'

After more than 550 episodes and nearly three decades on the air, it's pretty safe to say that "The Simpsons" is the most successful cartoon show ever to hit television. It's also the longest-running. Matt Groening is at the center of it all, the show's creator from the start. Show More Summary

Sam Simon is gone, but we'll always have Homer Simpson in "The Land of Chocolate."

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Thank you. At 59, Sam Simon has left the world too soon, but he made an impact. One of the co-creators of The Simpsons, along with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, he could easily have sat back and let the accolades roll over him forever. Show More Summary

Sam Simon (1955-2015), Prolific Television Writer and Producer Who Co-Created ‘The Simpsons’

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Sam Simon, a prolific television writer and producer who worked on iconic television series like Cheers, Taxi, It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and helped bring The Simpsons to television with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, passed away from colon cancer at his home in Los Angeles. After receiving his diagnosis, Simon spent the rest of […]

10 Touching Reactions In Memory Of The Simpsons' Sam Simon

Pop culture was moved in a big way following the death of Sam Simon, a television veteran and renowned philanthropist who was most famous for co-developing The Simpsons alongside James L. Brooks and Matt Groening. Here are ten of the most touching reactions. Click To Continue Reading

Sam Simon dies at 59; Emmy-winning co-creator of 'The Simpsons'

Sam Simon, the acclaimed writer, director and producer who with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening developed the groundbreaking Fox TV series "The Simpsons," has died. He was 59.

Sam Simon, "Simpsons" Co-Creator and Philanthropist, Passes Away

The nine-time Emmy winner, who developed "The Simpsons" with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, was 59.

Sam Simon Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘The Simpsons’ Producer Was 59

Sam Simon — a nine-time Emmy winner who developed The Simpsons in 1989 with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks and later became showrunner — died Sunday at his home in Pacific Palisades, CA, after a very public battle with cancer. He was 59. Show More Summary

Sam Simon dies at 59; Emmy-winning co-creator of 'The Simpsons'

Sam Simon, the acclaimed writer, director and producer who with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening developed the groundbreaking Fox TV series "The Simpsons," has died. He was 59.

Stan Lee, Matt Groening & Adam West Get "Simpsons" Figures

Stan Lee, "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and "Batman" star Adam West are among NECA’s "25 of the Greatest Guest Stars" figures.

Stan Lee, Adam West, Matt Groening to Get Simpsons Action Figures

2 months agoHumor : Topless Robot

It is a strange world we live in when Lenny Kravitz and Tom Petty appear side by side in an assortment with three icons of comicdom. This celebrity Simpsons line is starting to remind me more of...

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Police Seize Copies of Zunar's New Book

Malaysian cartoonist was charged last week with sedition! Lynda Barry and Matt Groening on their friendly rivalry! The strange history of Harley Quinn!

The Friendly Rivalry of Matt Groening and Lynda Barry

If you want to have a long, successful career in the creative arts, the best favor you can do for yourself is to find a friendly rival early in life. That, at least, was my takeaway from Thursday night’s conversation at the BrooklynShow More Summary

'Simpsons' Co-Creator Matt Groening -- Bart Simpson Smokes Blunts ... Here's the Proof

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Matt Groening can draw Bart Simpson doing anything -- and he can do it in his sleep -- so if you say "make it interesting" when he's doing a custom sketch for you... buckle up! "The Simpsons" co-creator was doodling for a few fans at LAX…

TV Club: Portlandia: “Fashion”

Tonight’s episode of Portlandia is simultaneously helped and hindered by the fact that amongst its guest stars, it can count such luminaries as The Simpsons creator Matt Groening and Sesame Street misanthrope Oscar the Grouch. On one...Show More Summary

‘The Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Takes a Simpsons T-Shirt Bootlegger to Court on ‘Portlandia’

2 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening takes Spyke (Fred Armisen) to court for making a lousy bootleg Simpsons T-shirt in this hilarious clip from season five of Portlandia. Groening, incidentally, was born and raised in Portland, Orego...

Portlandia Rips Off The Simpsons In This Awesome Clip

For nearly its entire run, The Simpsons has been notable for its myriad guest stars, but the past year as seen the long-running comedy making its own guest spots in other shows. The latest includes creator Matt Groening heading up to the wild and preservative-free world of Portlandia. Get your first look here. Click To Continue Reading

For Our Consideration: Between Zap and The Simpsons: Matt Groening’s Life In Hell

“Yes, the Simpsons have come a long way since an old drunk made humans out of his rabbit characters to pay off his gambling debts. Who knows what adventures they’ll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?” -TroyShow More Summary

19 Day Long ‘Saturday Night Live’ Marathon To Lead To 40th Anniversary Premiere

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

When FXX ran their 12 day 552-episode marathon of every episode of The Simpsons, I knew we would get some copycats. But there aren’t many television shows that have enough hours of content to compete with Matt Groening’s animated juggernaut. Show More Summary

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