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  1. Iggy Pop tries to twerkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    ... trying to keep fit and skips meals in order to avoid looking like Homer from the animated television show, 'The Simpsons'. He told The Sunday Times newspaper: "I do get an appetite, "I try to ride it out because I think it's only fair that I ...

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  2. Sammy Hagar gets animated as a guest star on 'The Simpsons'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Sammy Hagar has been a successful singer for decades with loads of accomplishments, but there's one thing he was able to do that he has always wanted to do for years: make a guest appearance on "The Simpsons." Hagar plays himself in the episode entitled "Covercraft," which premieres on Nov. 23, 2014.

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  3. Bringing Nixon to life, detail by detailRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Harry Shearer knows something about playing American icons. He's been the voice of Montgomery Burns, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner on "The Simpsons" for 25 years.

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  4. Hank Azaria's character-filled house is up for saleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Hank Azaria, a longtime voice on "The Simpsons," has listed a house in the Beverly Crest area at $3.5 million. The two-story house, built in 1999 with a design inspired by Prairie School architecture, is set behind gates on close to a half-acre in a canyon area.

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  5. GOP's Sound & Fury Signifies NothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townhall

    On one of my favorite episodes of The Simpsons , Homer was thrown out of the "all you can eat" fish fry because he ate too much. So he decided to get his shyster lawyer - voiced by the late, great Phil Hartman - to sue the restaurant for false advertising.

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  6. VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Fred Armisen Returns to PORTLANDIA for 5th Season, 1/8Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... this season include artist Shepard Fairey, Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Peter Giles (Kroll Show), Matt Groening (The Simpsons), Anna Gunn (Gracepoint, Breaking Bad), Justin Long (Mom, New Girl), Jane Lynch (Glee), Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New ...

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  7. 'The Simpsons' Pokes Fun at New Zealand, Calls it 'The Milhouse of Australia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | International Business Times

    Cutouts of \"The Simpsons\" characters Bart Simpson and his best friend Milhouse Van Houten are displayed atop a 7-Eleven convenience store in Burbank, California, July 2, 2007. The store was converted into a \"Kwik-E- Mart\", made famous by the popular animated television program.

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  8. Mattel Pulls Sexist Barbie Book "I Can Be A Computer Engineer" Off AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | TechCrunch

    ... now on. This may have been the inspiration for Lisa Simpson's rant on Malibu Stacy in the fourteenth episode of The Simpsons ' fifth season . Lisa challenges the Malibu Stacy creators to make a less sexist doll. Barbie's features - slim hips, tiny ...

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  9. NZ target of ultimate Simpsons insultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    Fans of The Simpsons will know just how offensive this remark is. Milhouse Van Houten is the ultimate nerd and crybaby - and a running joke in the cartoon series.

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  10. Simpsons take on NZ film industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Southland Times

    D'oh! Popular American TV cartoon show The Simpsons has taken a poke at New Zealand and its film industry, but don't have a cow man, there's an upside. In an episode which aired in the US yesterday, Bart Simpson and his best buddy Milhouse raise the topic of The Hobbit, by Kiwi filmmaker Sir Peter Jackson.

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  11. The Simpsons: Why was Mr Smithers originally black?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Metro

    Mr Burns' long suffering assistant Waylon Smithers - known as Mr Smithers - made his debut in the third series, but looked very different to the character we know today. 'He was always yellow, and they painted him wrong once.

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  12. Why Smithers Was Originally Black On The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Cinema Blend News

    It's no secret that TV series are sometimes forced to make changes to their characters to appease audiences, casts and network execs. WTF Bewitched 's Darrin and that Family Matters missing middle child? One of the weirdest switcheroos in that TV fanatics will be well aware of is the skin color of one Waylon Smithers from The Simpsons , which took exactly one episode to go from dark to the same yellow as the majority of the characters.

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  13. Did you catch that surprise appearance at the end of 'The Simpsons'?Read the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Zap2it.com

    Bart is in trouble again on "The Simpsons." On Sunday's episode, Bart has trouble with a new teacher -- Mr. Lassen, voiced by Willem Dafoe, who is bent on destroying Bart's spirits.

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  14. An Animated GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Weekly Standard

    ... an animal shelter for animals put out of work by Cirque du Soleil. "Wha .a So opened the current season of The Simpsons , not with a whimper but with yet another subversive bang. This television institution recently became the longest-running ...

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  15. Owners of 'Dancing Jesus' music piracy site jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Russia Taday

    ... members to upload tens of thousands of illegal links to music. It was named after a scene in an episode of the Simpsons, in which Homer Simpson visited a website featuring an animation of Jesus dancing. Robinson was identified as the owner of the ...

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  16. Two British Men Imprisoned For 'Dancing Jesus' File-Sharing Site That ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... site, while Graham was reportedly a "major contributor." The site was named after a joke in a 2000 episode of the Simpsons which saw Homer Simpson visit a novelty website featuring an animation of Jesus dancing. Dancing Jesus prided itself on being ...

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  17. Terminally Ill The Simpsons Co-creator Donating $100 Million Fortune To CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | ContactMusic.com

    The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is planning to give away his $100 million fortune to charity as he battles cancer. Simon, 59, was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in 2012, and told by doctors he only had three to six months to live.

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  18. Dying Simpsons co-creator to give away fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... time, making sure that all that money - hundreds of millions of dollars - made from his years of work on The Simpsons and other television shows is being channeled directly into the charitable causes he loves." Simon speaks of his charity more ...

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  19. Simpsons co-creator to give away $100mRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Age

    The man who founded The Simpsons in 1991 has told how he is giving away his fortune because he is dying of cancer. They gave him three months.

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  20. 'Simpsorama' hints at Ralph's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | NEWS.com.au

    ... new picture. Back from the future ... Bender and the Futurama gang travels back in time to kill Bart, while the Simpsons head to the 31st century in the crossover Simpsorama episode. Picture: Supplied MORE than a month after Krusty the Clown's ...

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