The Simpsons Newswire

The Simpsons Newswire

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  1. The Simpsons predicted the Greek financial crisis years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    The insightful show has called many global incidents before they happened, and the Greek financial crisis apparently didn't escape their orcale-like vision.

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  2. Rock star seeks reunion with man who bought his StratocasterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Shetland Today

    ... Spinal Tap . And Shearer, an American musician and comedian who has also found fame voicing many characters in The Simpsons , is writing a foreword. Oliver, a very down to earth rock star, has a host of anecdotes about his days in Saxon and later, ...

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  3. Ted Cruz's 'audition' for 'The Simpsons': Eeexcellent or D'oh?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Buzzfeed got presidential candidate Ted Cruz to 'audition' for 'The Simpsons,' and he nailed it. But was it undignified or smart voter outreach? We think we know the answer.

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  4. Watch Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Audition For The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    As The Simpsons makes its way to a monumental Season 27 , it is doing so without the vocal talents of Harry Shearer . The door is potentially open for other actors and comedians to step in and show off their Shearer-aping talents, and one of those people trying for the job is a candidate in another field entirely: Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

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  5. 2016 candidate Ted Cruz auditionsfor The Simpsons to replaceHarry ShearerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    Ted Cruz wants to be president, but heA s got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons." In a tongue-in-cheek BuzzFeed video posted Tuesday, the Republican senator from Texas says heA s auditioning to replace "The Simpsons" cast member Harry Shearer, who has said heA s leaving FoxA s animated TV show.

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  6. 2016 candidate Ted Cruz auditions for 'The Simpsons' to replace Harry ShearerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons." In a tongue-in-cheek BuzzFeed video posted Tuesday, the Republican senator from Texas says he's auditioning to replace "The Simpsons" cast member Harry Shearer, who has said he's leaving Fox's animated TV show.

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  7. Pitch perfect delivery for Brisbane barbershop boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Homer Simpson famously led an award-winning barbershop quartet called The Be Sharps in a season 5 episode of The Simpsons . Webber said the competition included 25 youth quartets from around the world, including fellow Australian teams The Grand ...

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  8. Cruz lobbies for job on 'Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons." In a tongue-in-cheek BuzzFeed video posted Tuesday, the Republican senator from Texas says he's auditioning to replace "The Simpsons" cast member Harry Shearer, who has said he's leaving Fox's animated TV show.

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  9. Ted Cruz turns 'Simpsons' jobseeker; he'll take any partRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this June 18, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, greets members of the audience after speaking during the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington. In a Buzzfeed video posted Tuesday, June 30, Sen. Cruz is shown auditioning to replace "The Simpsons" cast member Harry Shearer, who has said he's leaving Fox's animated TV show.

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  10. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening 'sued by former nanny who claims ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    The Simpsons creator Matt Groening 'sued by former nanny who claims he treated employees like animals and harassed her over Hispanic heritage' According to a Tuesday report from TMZ , the 61-year-old creator of iconic animated programme The Simpsons is having legal action taken against him for he and his wife's treatment of Hispanics. The gossip site reports that Tania Cardona's allegations include the couple treated employees 'like animals', which includes being worked hard in addition to being harassed over her heritage.

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  11. Politicians on TV: The best cameos from WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Politico

    GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz lit up the Internet on Tuesday when a video of the Texas senator "auditioning" for "The Simpsons" was posted by BuzzFeed. A noted enthusiast of the TV show, Cruz did impressions of Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns characters that will need new voices now that actor Harry Shearer announced he is leaving the show as well as Homer and Lisa Simpson and Kang and Kodos.

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  12. Cruz auditions for 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hill

    If Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, he might have a future as a voice actor on one of his favorite television shows, "The Simpsons." The Texas senator turned presidential hopeful joined Buzzfeed to give his best impressions of some of the show's most popular characters and scenes.

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  13. Ted Cruz fits 'Simpsons' audition into campaign scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... by Buzzfeed Tuesday, it appears he's also throwing his hat in the ring to be Harry Shearer's replacement on The Simpsons, a show he's made clear he's a fan of. Shearer, the voice behind many of the show's most notable characters, announced in May ...

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  14. 'Simpsons' writer boosts local filmmaker's workshop at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MassLive.com

    ... or a step toward his or her collective works. Hey, stranger things have happened. For instance, who thought "The Simpsons" would be the first hit primetime animated show since the Flintstones left for Saturday morning cartoons in the 1970s? NEW YORK ...

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  15. The Simpsons help get new word "meh" into the Oxford English DictionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Radio Times

    It may be an expression indicating indifference or a lack of enthusiasm but we're pretty excited by the news that the word "meh" has finally made it into the Oxford English Dictionary with a little help from Homer Simpson and co. "Meh" is one of 500 new entries in the dictionary and although it was already in use online in 1992 two years before first featuring in the show OED experts admit it "was probably popularized by the cartoon series The Simpsons", which must call for a celebratory Duff beer. It takes at least ten years of common usage before the Oxford English Dictionary will consider a word for inclusion but another of the "new" entries has actually been around for almost 200 years.

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  16. It's A Banned Old Flag: The Stars And Bars In Pop CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Houston Press

    ... the basement, as well as increased satisfaction at Maynard and Zed's comeuppance. The flag is also visible in the Simpsons spoof of the scene in "22 Short Films About Springfield." Because that wasn't creepy or anything. The River (1984) You'll have ...

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  17. Who killed El Barto?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Creative Loafing

    ... all who passed on Central Avenue. (Fun fact: The same image of Bart mooning can be seen in an episode of The Simpsons in which Mayor Quimby states that Charlotte used to be called "Hitler City.") In true art-nazi fashion, the city called his yellow ...

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  18. 'The Simpsons' guide to satirizing IslamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | GantDaily.com

    ... a cleaver? Spoofing religious excess, hypocrisy and prejudice has been a staple of the show's narrative. While "The Simpsons" never hesitates to mock, its biting humor is intelligent rather than crude, informed by understanding rather than ...

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  19. 'Inside Out' shows Pixar's finally backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | MacLeans

    Joy and Sadness on the Train of Thought in Inside Out Pixar/Disney Remember the Simpsons episode where Kent Brockman says that critics have been waiting for years for The Itchy and Scratchy show to stop being funny? That's how some of us felt about Pixar. For 20 years, we've been waiting for the Pixar fad to be over, just so we could say it was over.

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  20. Virtual Reality Is Still Not Ready for PrimetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Re/code

    From the moment I stepped foot inside the Los Angeles Convention Center for last week's gaming trade show E3, I was determined to get through as many virtual reality demos as humanly possible without vomiting. Some of them were even pretty good! But 24 demos later, I am reminded of an episode of "The Simpsons" from 1993.

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