Top 10 Valentine’s Day TV episodes to keep you company

Top 10 Valentine’s Day TV episodes to keep you company

Be mine at TV time. Whether you’re snuggling up with your love, spending some time on yourself or opting to eat in to avoid the crowds, your favorite television characters can keep you company on this minor holiday. With only so many stories to be told, shows need as much inspiration as they can to … Read more

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Apple’s Vision Pro 8 years ago — and all hell broke loose in Springfield

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Apple’s Vision Pro 8 years ago — and all hell broke loose in Springfield

The “Simpsons” is truly a Vision-ary series. The world’s most clairvoyant cartoon has done it again. This time the Matt Groening-created animated comedy has been credited with forecasting the rise of the Vision Pro, Apple’s much-hyped virtual reality headset that is currently blowing up the tech sphere. “The Simpson predicted the future .. Yet again,” … Read more

Why Bill Cosby and Laura Bush really hated ‘The Simpsons’

Why Bill Cosby and Laura Bush really hated ‘The Simpsons’

Easily offended sensibilities and hand-wringing over every pop culture moment seem to characterize the times we’re living in, but such battles have been brewing for centuries. In his new book, “Outrageous: A History of Showbiz and Culture Wars,” Kliph Nesteroff looks at nearly 200 years of controversies to help us understand the present moment. In … Read more

D’oh! Homer pledges to stop strangling Bart on ‘The Simpsons’ — fans react

D’oh! Homer pledges to stop strangling Bart on ‘The Simpsons’ — fans react

After 35 seasons, “The Simpsons” appears to have released its iron grip on one of the beloved animated series’ longest-running gags. “Times have changed,” Homer Simpson announces to wife Marge in Episode 3 of the current batch, referencing the portly patriarch’s penchant for strangling son Bart. Making its debut on Fox in late 1989, cartoonist … Read more

How a Keith Olbermann snub led to Dan Patrick’s long run in Adam Sandler movies

How a Keith Olbermann snub led to Dan Patrick’s long run in Adam Sandler movies

A chance encounter between Adam Sandler and Dan Patrick at a Knicks game led to decades of friendship and collaboration. Beginning with “The Waterboy” in 1998, Patrick — the iconic sportscaster who was a fixture at ESPN and later hosted NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” coverage — has appeared in more than 10 of Sandler’s movies. … Read more

Merriam-Webster embiggened by addition of 690 cromulent new words — ‘Simpsons’ fans rejoice

Merriam-Webster embiggened by addition of 690 cromulent new words — ‘Simpsons’ fans rejoice

D’oh! Merriam-Webster surprised fans of “The Simpsons” by adding the word “cromulent” to the dictionary as part of the most recent update, making it official with the made-up term that first appeared in a 1996 episode of the game-changing animated show. A synonym for acceptable or satisfactory, the word joins an array of popular slang … Read more

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Japanese prime minister eating radioactive Fukushima fish, fans say

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Japanese prime minister eating radioactive Fukushima fish, fans say

Japan’s Prime Minister has eaten fish from the ocean off the Fukushima coast to dispel safety concerns amid an escalating row over the release of radioactive water — sparking comparisons with The Simpsons. Fumio Kishida and three of his ministers sat in front of cameras in the PM’s Tokyo office on Wednesday for a meal … Read more

Conspiracy theorists ripped for saying ‘Simpsons’ predicted Maui wildfires in 2016

Conspiracy theorists ripped for saying ‘Simpsons’ predicted Maui wildfires in 2016

This “Simpsons” prediction was no laughing matter. Conspiracy theorists have been torched online after crediting the seemingly clairvoyant cartoon with foretelling a wild and unfounded theory concerning the Hawaii wildfires. Tinfoil-hatted social media denizens detailed this outlandish allegation of life imitating art on social media amid the natural disaster in Lahaina, Maui, which has claimed … Read more

‘The Simpsons’ allegedly predicted Titanic submarine disappearance 17 years ago

‘The Simpsons’ allegedly predicted Titanic submarine disappearance 17 years ago

It seems that once again “The Simpsons” has predicted the future. In the past, the animated TV show has seemingly prophesied bizarre historical events which actually came to pass, such as Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential run and the death of Queen Elizabeth ii. This time, the show may have predicted the disappearance of the OceanGate … Read more

Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, has donated at least $21M to Scientology

Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, has donated at least M to Scientology

¡Ay Caramba! Simpsons star Nancy Cartwright — the longtime voice of Bart Simpson — has been honored for donating at least $21 million to the Church of Scientology, according to a new report. Cartwright, who has voiced the young rascal in the Fox hit for more than 30 years, has long been a fervent follower of … Read more

Hank Azaria opens up about voicing ‘dehumanizing’ Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

Hank Azaria opens up about voicing ‘dehumanizing’ Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

Hank Azaria, 59, opened up about voicing “The Simpsons” Apu Nahasapeemapetilon as a white man on the latest episode of NPR’s podcast “Code Switch.” Apu is a recurring Indian-American character in the show who runs the Kwik-E-Mart convenience store, which often keeps him from his wife and eight children. Azaria was first publicly called out … Read more

Jerry Springer had a fitting, epic cameo in ‘The Simpsons’ episode

Jerry Springer had a fitting, epic cameo in ‘The Simpsons’ episode

This may be the one time a Jerry Springer horror show didn’t refer to a guest on his long-running program. The legendary broadcaster — who died from pancreatic cancer Thursday — appeared in a particularly memorable “Treehouse of Horror” episode of Matt Groening’s ever-clairvoyant animated series “The Simpsons.” His voice cameo popped up in the … Read more

‘Simpsons’ fan re-edits scene to uncover long-lost joke

‘Simpsons’ fan re-edits scene to uncover long-lost joke

With the help of audio processing, a die-hard “The Simpsons” fan has unearthed never-before-heard audio — and, in turn, revealed another joke. In a Season 3 episode, Homer is taking his son, Bart, to the boy’s first-ever rock concert, but the buffoonish dad’s tinnitus, or ear ringing, drowns out a warning from his wife, Marge. Now, … Read more

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Trump arrest, ‘Barbie’ movie 29 years ago

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Trump arrest, ‘Barbie’ movie 29 years ago

The D’oh-racle of comedy cartoons has done it again. “The Simpsons” is notorious for making eerily accurate “predictions,” but this time they might’ve executed a prophetic twofer. Social media users are attributing the clairvoyant cartoon with foretelling two unrelated current events — former President Donald Trump’s arraignment and Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” movie hysteria — in … Read more

‘The Simpsons’ characters eerily reimagined as human in AI images

‘The Simpsons’ characters eerily reimagined as human in AI images

Did “The Simpsons” predict this? An artist has reimagined the beloved cartoon characters as humans with the help of AI software and a bit of photo retouching. Hidreley Diao, a regular contributor to the site Bored Panda, let curiosity get the best of him, asking AI to render many animated household names in flesh and … Read more

‘Simpsons’ fans say old episode predicted Michelangelo’s David outrage

‘Simpsons’ fans say old episode predicted Michelangelo’s David outrage

Fans of “The Simpsons” have once again noticed that the longtime cartoon series seemingly predicted real-life events years before they happened. This time, involving Michelangelo’s David. A principal at a charter school in Tallahassee, Florida, resigned last week after parents complained about a Renaissance art lesson involving Michelangelo’s iconic, unclothed David statue — with one parent … Read more

‘Simpsons’ fans furious at plot hole in character’s return after 33 years

‘Simpsons’ fans furious at plot hole in character’s return after 33 years

How often have you thought about Jacques, the four-fingered Lothario tried to steal Marge’s heart? The French seducer was a memorable character in the season one episode “Life on the Fast Lane” and he’s just made his comeback – 33 years since he last had a line on the long-running show. Jacques was one the … Read more

The 10 highest-paid entertainers in the world in 2022, according to Forbes

The 10 highest-paid entertainers in the world in 2022, according to Forbes

It pays to be famous. Forbes has just dropped their list of the top 10 highest-paid entertainers in the world in 2022. Music icon Taylor Swift is the only woman on the list and she joins fellow musicians Bad Bunny, Sting, The Rolling Stones and Genesis. The group of high-earners also includes a number of … Read more

Disney pulls ‘The Simpsons’ episode calling out China’s ‘forced labor camps’

Disney pulls ‘The Simpsons’ episode calling out China’s ‘forced labor camps’

Disney has pulled an episode of “The Simpsons” that features criticism of China from its streaming platform in Hong Kong. The episode, titled “One Angry Lisa,” first aired in October last year and shows Marge Simpson taking a spin class as a screen displays images of the Great Wall of China. “Behold the wonders of … Read more

‘Simpsons’ legend dead at 64: Chris Ledesma worked on every episode for 33 years

‘Simpsons’ legend dead at 64: Chris Ledesma worked on every episode for 33 years

Chris Ledesma, the longtime music editor of “The Simpsons,” has died. He was 64. The animated show made a tribute to Ledesma in the latest episode with a title card that read, “In loving memory of Chris Ledesma.”  The title card was shown below an animated version of Ledesma sitting on the Simpsons sofa with … Read more