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Homer and Mindy

One of my favourite Simpsons in-jokes is a bowling team called The Home Wreckers. It comprised of 4 members: Jacques, Princess Kashmir, Lurlene Lumpkin, and Mindy Simmons. The reason for the name is simple: each person had a tête-à-tête with either Marge or Homer Simpson. While three of them lay a strong claim to the […]

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With over 100 jobs, Homer Simpson has spread his labour over the last four decades. But how does Homer represent America? Vox did some calculations to see how he stands amongst the rest of the US and how he represents the middle class. (Full article including list of jobs)

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A unnamed party bought the rights to Simpson’s song “Do The Bartman” for $38,500 in an auction this week. Although long rumoured to be a Michael Jackson creation, the song was, in fact, written by singer-songwriter Bryan Loren. The latter called the prolonged rumours a “thorn in his side” and advised “along with me, Michael […]

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With the departure of Harry Shearer, many feel The Simpsons is beginning to lose its comedic edge. Rumours of Homer and Marge splitting up were quickly refuted but they sounded believable and caused an outrage (not least because the person who was slated to split them up was a pharmacist voiced by Lena Dunham). While the […]

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