I’ve watched the first two episodes of Disenchantment, Matt Groening’s new series for NetFlix, and maybe it’s too early to really pass judgement but so far I’d describe it as “adequate”. I think I’d like it more if it weren’t so much of a comedy. The backgrounds are genuinely pretty and I’m a sucker for that Fantasy…
This is probably how Springfield will look like in a few decades. Until then here’s an impressive remake of Akira’s classic trailer, made by the folks over at the Bartkira project, turning everything Akira into everything Simpsons.
Jezebel got a gentle ribbing on The Simpsons this evening (along with our friends at Defamer and our casual party frenemies at Perez Hilton). I believe I speak for all of us cranky lesbos on staff when I say that this is the best day of our lives.
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Got some time to waste? The Ink Tankers at Beutler Ink have categorized all 552 episodes of The Simpsons under different themes and put them all into one handy infographic.
It won't be caused by robots, aliens, zombies or a pandemic. It will be caused by The Simpsons.
I don't know what episode this is from.
Brick Like Me, The show's 550th episode, will be an all-CGI event delving into the parallel life of a Homer Simpson from a Springfield constructed out of Lego. And it looks rather fun in this new trailer!
Behold the very first of Lego Simpsons sets!, as leaked by Eurobricks user Carlos S claims. There are no details about it beyond what we can see on this photo of the box: 2523 pieces, six minifigs including the full Family plus Flanders. It looks fantastically detailed and—apparently—it even opens showing its…
(I was responding to a post by SarahJ in the regular io9 about how much The Simpsons has changed over time, and then I got to thinking... and I may have stumbled across a multiverse-shattering revelation!)
TV censors always know what's best for us. Right?
On Feb. 20, 1992, more American homes tuned into The Simpsons than they did The Cosby Show or the Winter Olympics from Albertville, France. A foul-mouthed cartoon on a fourth-place network bested the Huxtables and the world's best amateur athletes. Fox over NBC and CBS—its first-ever victory in prime time. New over…