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  1. Homer Simpson regrets selling his Apple Inc stock to buy a bowling ball.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Star Online

    One of my favourite episodes of The Simpsons is called Four Regrettings And A Funeral, which opens with the residents of Springfield attending a funeral. Reverend Lovejoy, who is conducting the service, mentions a few of the deceased's regrets, causing some of the town's residents to think about the things they would like to have done differently.

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  2. Why we struggle to understand each other at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... toward looking competent, and that can make us look less caring than we are." "If you want to be anyone on 'The Simpsons,' you want to be Lisa. She's competent and smart, but she's also honest and compassionate and kind. If you don't send the warmth ...

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  3. Hank Azaria Interview On 'Ray Donovan's Singing SociopathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Deadline

    As FBI director Ed Cochran on Showtime's Ray Donovan , Hank Azaria is a long way from his much-celebrated work on The Simpsons, Family Guy and the new Bordertown . Azaria has long been recognized for the brilliance of his voice work, but as Cochran in season 2 of Ray Donovan , he embodied an unlikeable sociopathic rogue who enjoyed some raunchy sex and even some singing.

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  4. Bart Simpson Hits The Croisette - Vocally, That Is: Cannes VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Deadline

    Days after Harry Shearer announced he wasn't returning to Fox's The Simpsons for a 27th season, Nancy Cartwright and all her voices, including Bart Simpson , showed up at Deadline's Cannes Film Festival studio at Nikki Beach's Le Petit Bar at the Carlton Hotel. We asked her about Shearer's sudden exit, to which she responded, "The only one who knows about it is Maggie and she's not talkin!" It was Cartwright's first visit to Cannes, but it wasn't Bart's first visit to France.

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  5. Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Willamette Week

    The Simpsons is a cultural institution. Gen-Xers grew up with it. Many millennials have never known a world without it.

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  6. Is this the swan song for The Simpsons?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Airdrie City View

    Although the iconic adult cartoon renewed its contract for an additional two more seasons with FOX on May 5, the show took a heavy blow when it was announced that longtime voice actor Harry Shearer would no longer be a part of the Simpsons' family. Shearer's time with the epic franchise has spanned two decades and has brought many laughs to children and adults alike.

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  7. This dude could easily replace Harry Shearer on 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Mashable

    Since Harry Shearer indicated that he was leaving the iconic TV show The Simpsons on May 14, fans have been theorizing about who might play his famous characters, like Ned Flanders, Mr. Burns, Smithers and Otto the bus driver. Voiceover artist Brock Baker is answering the call of duty by demonstrating some spot-on impressions of 14 of Shearer's signature Springfieldians.

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  8. Harry Shearer's Simpsons Split: A Lesson for Voice ProsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Voices

    Will the actor who voices dozens of characters for one of television's most iconic animated series be leaving the nest? As news reports swirl around Harry Shearer possibly leaving The Simpsons before the producers and cast start shooting its 27th and 28th seasons, it isn't absolutely certain how this contractual drama will play out. Spurious Twitter exchanges between the veteran voice and comic actor and the show's producers suggest Shearer wanted the opportunity to work on other projects.

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  9. EeeeexcellentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play Portland Playhouse, 602 NE Prescott, Wed-Sat 8:30 pm, Sun 2 & 8:30 pm, through June 7, $20-36, portlandplayhouse.org A POST-APOCALYPTIC PLAY built around an episode of The Simpsons, in three acts, spanning 80 years: I just want you to know what you're getting into when you see Portland Playhouse's Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play . It's pretty much exactly as weird as you think it is.

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  10. Could this man save The Simpsons?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NEWS.com.au

    EUROVISION is the gift that keeps on giving. From the sublime to the ridiculous, to the song about poo, jury member Jake Stone reveals his favourite acts of all time.

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  11. Letterman ends 33-year run tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Erie Times News

    ... fixture on Fox's animated comedy since it premiered in 1989 -- tweeted last week that he is leaving the show. "The Simpsons" was just picked up for seasons 27 and 28. Shearer, who provides the voice for Mr. Burns, Smithers, Principal Skinner and Ned ...

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  12. freeFall Theatre announces 2015-16 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... left to rebuild. We find them shortly after the cataclysm attempting to remember the details of an episode of 'The Simpsons.' At once bravely intelligent and irreverently accessible, this fantasia on the resilience of the human need to tell stories ...

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  13. Kelly Clarkson is perhaps the biggest star to emerge from American Idol. WENNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 24 Hours

    ... or at least William Hung. The good news: 23 voice-acting jobs just opened up. Harry Shearer is leaving The Simpsons. The voice of Montgomery Burns, Ned Flanders, Dr. Hibbert and 20 other Springfield residents will not be replaced by one man. Unlike ...

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  14. Harry Shearer's left The Simpsons? Please kill it now, Matt GroeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Independent

    ... how could you, she could have lived forever', but that was wrong. It was her time to go. And now it's time for The Simpsons to pull a similar plug. I have been a Simpsons fan for as long as I can remember. From when I was a little kid, watching it ...

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  15. What's on TV Wednesday: WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Age

    ... face and by the end, you'll have remembered quite clearly why you never cared. Better company can be found in The Simpsons (Eleven, 8.30pm), which many people say isn't good any more, but who cares what they think? The Simpsons might run forever, ...

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  16. Harry Shearer on 'Simpsons' exit: 'Stay tuned'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    For all "The Simpsons" fans concerned that a Mr. Burns voiced by Harry Shearer has spent his last days in Springfield, the voice actor has two words for you: "stay tuned." This was the response Shearer had Friday when asked by CNN Money if there was a possibility that he could return.

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  17. If Harry Shearer leaves 'The Simpsons,' what will happen? Just ask Bugs BunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Cartoon characters can have long lives, often outliving the people who created them. Pictured here are Ned Flanders from "The Simpsons" and Bugs Bunny.

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  18. Harry Shearer, Ken Jeong, David Letterman, Queen Latifah, Don Draper: It's TV rewind timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | NOLA.com

    ... I counted the reasons why. Turns out there were 10 . Part-time New Orleanian Harry Shearer tweeted that he and "The Simpsons" were parting ways. The show's producers seemed to say that's not necessarily the case. We went ahead and re-cast his ...

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  19. While You Were Offline: Taylor Swift Assembles Her AvengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Wired

    ... Was Harry Shearer, voice of 23 regular characters and a genuinely astounding number of non-regulars on The Simpsons , really telling us that he's left the show? Well, yes and no. An early statement from Simpsons executive producer Al Jean in ...

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  20. Simpson's Shearer, ESPN's Simmons show anyone can be replaced. But is it right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... people and visionary leaders, status and standing are a value proposition, cost weighed against return. "The Simpsons" can replace Harry Shearer, who gives voice to many in and around its fictional town of Springfield, if he doesn't come to terms on ...

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