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  1. Rediscovering a Lost Predecessor to the Graphic NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... comic world-Art Spiegelman excerpts Gross' "He Done Her Wrong" in his traveling performance piece "Wordless!"; Matt Groening loves his work, and so does MAD magazine's Al Jaffe-but, overall, according to Yoe, he is an "underappreciated genius." Milt ...


  2. Are you made in Oregon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 |

    ... known for bizarre names that aren't pronounced the way they're spelled. A little known fact, Simpsons creator Matt Groening grew up in Portland and named some of his characters after Portland streets: Flanders, Terwilliger, Quimby, Kearny, etc. ...


  3. Artist Dana Simpson gets magic touch for her new comic strip from a unicornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... the characters from 'The Simpsons.' Later on I discovered 'Pogo,' She blended the simplistic art style that Matt Groening used to create his yellow-hued family from Springfield with the subtle examination of social topics presented through wordplay ...


  4. Fox Wants To Whack $250M 'Simpsons' Lawsuit By 'Goodfellas' ActorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Deadline

    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. "Defendant specifically denies that the character 'Louie' in The Simpsons television series was based on Plaintiff or any character that he has ever played," said Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation earlier this week in a L.A. Superior Court filing.


  5. Milhouse Van HoutenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    ... is often cited as an example of a forced meme . In 1988, Milhouse was originally designed by Simpsons creator Matt Groening for a Simpsons -themed Butterfinger candy bar commercial titled "The Butterfinger Group," blog was launched, which highlights ...


  6. Do You Know Their Real Name? In Humor by Kody MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    But that wasn't the decision of creator Matt Groening. "I was out of the room when [the writers] named him," he told MTV in 2007.


  7. 'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Sam Simon In Latest EpisodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 |

    ... of Springfield itself - the town, its layout and some of the buildings within it. He worked closely with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks in developing the show during the late 1980s before leaving in 1993. However, he was consistently named as an ...


  8. 'The Simpsons' pays tribute to late co-creator Sam Simon - watch - Film NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NME

    ... After spells writing and producing for hit US sitcoms Cheers and Taxi Simon developed The Simpsons with Matt Groening and James L Brooks in 1989. As well as assembling the show's first writing team, he created the long-running characters Mr Burns ...


  9. The Simpsons includes a touching tribute to co-creator Sam Simon in post-credits sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... for several years. He was 59 years old. Simon, an acclaimed writer, director and philanthropist , worked with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks on the series from 1989 to 1993 before leaving to pursue other projects, although continuing to be ...


  10. The Simpsons Honors Sam Simon With Touching TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | E! Online

    ... animated comedy, died at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. Simon helped develop the show with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks in the late 1980s, but left in 1993. He remained an executive producer on the Fox series. The tribute at the end ...


  11. Why are the Simpsons yellow?Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Sarah In Tampa

    The choice of color for the Simpsons characters was very strategic, actually. As soon as Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, was given a drawing of the characters in yellow by an animator, he knew it was perfect.


  12. 2015 Funko Pop Futurama Vinyl FiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Cardboard Connection

    ... Pop Futurama figures are numbered as part of the Pop! Animation line. The brainchild of Simpsons creator, Matt Groening, the animated Sci-fi comedy aired for a total of seven season. Its original run lasted 1999 through 2003. The show was revived in ...


  13. Groening and Barry Take New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The New Yorker

    This season, two events in New York have celebrated the work and the friendship of the cartoonists Matt Groening and Lynda Barry. The valuable and terrific new show " Alt-Weekly Comics ," at the Society of Illustrators through May 2nd, features their work prominently.


  14. Documentary on 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon airs SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... into animal welfare and other philanthropic causes. After creating "The Simpsons" with James L. Brooks and Matt Groening in 1989, Simon left the show after four years, retaining producer credit and royalty rights that allowed him to collect more ...


  15. Muere co-creador de los "Los Simpsons" Sam Simon, co-creator of - The Simpsons,' dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | La Semana del Sur

    El productor y coautor de "Los Simpsons" Sam Simon, ganador de nueve premios Emmy y guionista de episodios de las series "Taxi" y "Cheers", muriA3 a los 59 aA os, informA3 el lunes su empleador, reseA a AFP Simon, quien desarrollA3 "Los Simpsons" a fines de los aA os '80 junto a Matt Groening y James L. Brooks, muriA3 de cA ncer colorrectal el domingo en su casa en Los A ngeles. "Un gran hombre; le debo todo", tuiteA3 el productor Al Jean, aA adiendo que su muerte era "una pA rdida enorme".


  16. Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' Co-Creator and Philanthropist, Dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | News Max

    Sam Simon, who created "The Simpsons" with Matt Groening and James L. Brooks in the late 1980s, passed away Sunday at his home following a three-year battle with colon cancer. He was 59. ABC News reported that Simon received nine Emmys during a storied career that included work on "The Drew Carey Show," "Cheers," and "Taxi."


  17. Sam Simon: How the Simpsons co-creator donated his comedy millions to atheist causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Independent

    Sam Simon , who co-created The Simpsons with Matt Groening, donated a huge amount of money to American Atheists, a charity which aimed to debunk religions. Simon died on Sunday from cancer aged 59. During his lifetime, donated an undisclosed amount of his vast wealth to American Atheists, which posts stridently anti-religion posters throughout the United States.


  18. Sam Simon, Co-Creator of 'The Simpsons,' Dead at Age 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Lite 98.7

    ... the loss, which Al Jean in turn confirmed over Twitter. Simon co-developed The Simpsons in 1989 alongside Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, also acting as writer, co-showrunner, character designer, creative consultant, creative supervisor and ...


  19. Sam Simon, Emmy-winning co-creator of - The Simpsons,' dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    Although he left "The Simpsons" in 1993, he held onto an executive producer title that earned him tens of millions of dollars a year. 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.


  20. The Simpsons Family HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Boing Boing

    Did you know that Marge Simpson threw up on her honeymoon? Have you ever heard that Homer Simpson almost became a hippie? The Simpsons Family History will test your Simpsons knowledge by exploring 25 years of laughs, stories, and adventures in chronological order. Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons, gives us an inside look into how this family became so iconic.