Let’s laugh at something bloated, slovenly, full of itself, and pretends to care about things that matter. “Simpsons Guy,” Family Guy’s season premier, managers to walk a thin tightrope of accommodating The Simpsons and Family Guy. Fans of both will share favorite moments in GIF form for days and days. It’s all about moments; neither show are known for excellent plotting. Continue reading “Two Men Almost Died in Family Guy/Simpsons Smashtacular Smackdown”
After a summer where FXX boosted its profile by showing #EverySimpsonsEver, Fox is very eager for its Sunday season premieres. “Clown in the Dumps” kicked off Animation Deference-to-Brooklyn-Nine-Nine with the death of Krusty’s father, Rabbi Krustofsky. It’s typical hit-or-miss current Simpsons, but the couch gag by Don Hertzfeldt made me remember the infinitesimal possibility that humanity’s future is probably as subatomic particles receiving TV signals into their exo-skeletons. Continue reading “Nobody on Simpsons Season Premiere Died of Noxious Family Guy Humor, But…”
Not so long ago, many of us were swept by the hype that the Simpsons are getting Legoized. “Brick Like Me,” the result of said hype has a ham-fisted lesson about father-daughter bonding, a few cute gags, and some moral about how maybe we place our full trust in worlds where the everything is in order and blah-blah-blah. Continue reading “The Simpsons Lego Episode Is a Messy Novelty”
Actress Marcia Wallace passed away at age 70. She entertained many for decades, whether as the receptionist from The Bob Newhart Show, her many game show appearances, or even as the maid from That’s My Bush.
I’m an owner of an imaginary pop culture all-star squad. A fantasy of a different sort. Lots of baseball movies tend to make some of their main characters pitchers and sluggers. However, infield positions are difficult roster spots to fill. I took cursory research plus relying on memory to know exactly who would play where in the infield. Feel free to debate these:
Pitcher: Henry Rowengartner, Rookie of the Year – He has an amazing fastball & taunting abilities. He takes advice from veterans well.