Real life Marge Simpson is freaky beyond words

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 31 March 2014

A live action movie of The Simpsons probably wouldn’t be a good idea, just take a look at this photo of a real life Marge Simpson. Those huge eyes and that wide grin are enough to ruin anyone’s childhood – and that’s without the raspy voice!

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The Simpsons pays tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 21 January 2014

Animation and film making legend Hayao Miyazaki will be ending his illustrious career with his final animated film The Wind Rises. While all of us were still in denial about his retirement, The Simpsons went ahead and made a tribute in their last episode by re-imagining some of Miyazaki’s famous films. Can you spot the […]

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Cover your eyes, Bart! Marge Simpson, the style icon

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 11 December 2013

Marge has had a makeover! Italian illustrator Alexsandro Palombo has treated us to his best collection of fashion satire yet, featuring none other than Mrs. Simpson. Regarded as ‘the father of fashion satire,’ Alexsandro is known for his controversial and unflattering illustrations of celebs and ‘calling out high fashion designers on stealing vs. borrowing designs from the past’.

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D’oh! A tumblr that turns celebrities into Simpsons characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 1 November 2013

The Simpsons is the longest-running American sitcom and is widely considered as one of the greatest television series of all time – and with good reason. Even after 25 seasons, the show’s regular characters are still as hilarious as ever. Though it certainly helps that there are regular star sightings that keep the show fresh […]

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Pop culture characters “Simpsonized”

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Illustration on Friday 26 July 2013

Brussels-based artist ADN decided to take celebrities and characters from popular television shows and reinterpret them as if they were in The Simpsons. It’s a simple but funny idea, and the characters are completely recognizable in their Simpsonized state.

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The Simpsons opening in real life

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Saturday 20 October 2012

Remember how these iconic Sesame Street characters came to life as grumpy old men at Dragon*Con? The entire family of The Simpsons have been there too in the real world, replicating shot for shot faithfully, the now-famous opening TV sequence of the cartoon series. This was a promo spot for UK TV channel Sky One […]

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Lisa Simpson Book Club Tumblr

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Thursday 26 July 2012

There’s Oprah’s Book Club. And then there’s the other lesser-known Book Club by Lisa Simpson, who is arguably one of the most well-read cartoon characters on primetime TV. Spoiler: she reads the classics (The Brothers Karamazov), non-fiction (Copyright Law) and brainy magazines (The Atlantic).

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Fus Ro D’oh! t shirt at Teefury

Michael B. Myers Jr. Reader Find

By Michael B. Myers Jr. in New Fashion on Wednesday 7 March 2012

Attention Skyrim fans: this nerd mashup is available for only a few more hours at Tee Fury. The design is inspired by my love of the most amazing game in recent history and one of the greatest animated comedy shows of all time.

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Awesome Simpsons game released for iPhone and iPad

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Trends on Saturday 3 March 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, behold: The Simpsons: Tapped Out has just been released by EA Games and your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rebuild their hometown of Springfield after Homer caused a meltdown at the nuclear power plant. Yes! Save the town, win donuts, be the hero, and perhaps win the hearts (and/or mind) or Patti and Selma. Genius.

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Crazy Ren & Stimpy styled ending to The Simpsons intro

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Video on Thursday 6 October 2011

By a show of hands, who didn’t love Ren & Stimpy and, by proxy, the twisted and sick sense of humour of its creator, John Kricfalusi? Well, he’s back, and he’s created a suitably outrageous and bizarre title treatment for an episode of The Simpsons that aired in the US on October 2nd. Strap yourself […]

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Bart’s Blackboard

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 17 May 2011

Those witty intros on the Simpsons are always packed with a surprise or three. Well, surprise, surprise. Bart’s Blackboard is an online archive of Bart Simpson’s legendary chalkboard writings.

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The Army of Crime: the French battle the Germans

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Tuesday 26 October 2010

Back in 1995, when The Simpsons was funny, Groundskeeper Willie called the French ‘Cheese-eating surrender monkeys’. Based on real events, The Army of Crime shows the inhabitants of France to be the opposite. This group of underground terrorists are from all over Europe but based in France and are single-minded in their determination to kill Germans.

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Lego version of The Simpsons intro

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Video on Thursday 29 July 2010

The iconic Simpsons intro has been reworked in so many creative ways over the years, from a real life version to a clever advertisement for Estonian TV (for real!). But this version, made from Lego pieces, takes the cake. What’s even more impressive is that the video was created by a thirteen year old.

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The Real Simpsons House

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Design on Thursday 11 February 2010

First there was the real rife spoof of the classic Simpsons intro, now comes a real life version of the iconic Simpsons homestead. Situated in Henderson, Nevada, the house is a shrine to everything off-beat, off-colour, off-the-planet cartoon-y.

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The Simpsons opening titles gets a real life make-over

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Video on Thursday 14 January 2010

Yup, some people just have way too much time on their hands. But thank god they do. This real life version of the always captivating Simpsons intro is about as clever — and accurate — as it gets.

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