Originality is difficult. Try to come up with an original concept and odds are, you’re just taking bits and pieces from your previous experiences to give something old a new spin. That’s the theme of Icons Unmasked, an amazing new art show by artist Alex Solis.
Universal Studios is a bizarre theme park that welcomes over seven million people a year. Lately, the big draw is a sprawling replica of Harry Potter’s world, though it’s long been famous for making tourists feel like they’re characters in one of Universal’s many hit movies. The technology involved in these…
Will the return of virtual reality be as big a flop as the return of 3D movies and TV was? Not when you can strap an Oculus Rift or a Google Cardboard to your face and watch 500 episodes of The Simpsons in a 360-degree VR experience. It’s not every last episode of the show to ever air, but odds are your favorite is in…
The Simpsons has never been afraid to travel into the future to see what’s in store for Springfield’s favorite family. They’re taking that a step further next week, premiering the 75th anniversary special during the premiere of Minority Report.
Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, I make a point to head to the Acme Archives booth. Then again, it’s hard to miss considering it’s 5 times the size of every other booth and filled with beautiful art. This year is no exception and three pieces in particular jumped out: the ladies of Indiana Jones.
On his Bad Astronomy blog, Phil Plait puts forth a novel theory about the mysterious location of Springfield, hometown of the Simpsons.
Protests aren't always symbolic. Sometimes they bring about real change ... like the recent outcry in Bolivia over network Unitel's decision to change the time slot for its daily Simpsons broadcast. Nearly 2,000 protestors (mostly youthful, some in costume) convinced the channel to re-think its decision.
Elon Musk – CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and the real-world inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Iron Man – will guest star as Homer's cubicle-mate on tonight's episode of The Simpsons. I wonder if he'll try to sell Springfield his genuine, bonafide, electrified, rail-free hyperloop (hyperlooop, hyperlooooooop!…
In a recent interview, Simpsons executive producer Al Jean estimates there's a "50-50" chance we'll get a sequel to 2007's The Simpson Movie. He also revealed that January 4th's alien abduction episode – 'The Man Who Came to Be Dinner" – almost provided the plot line for said sequel.
Over at the Oxford Dictionaries blog, there's an essay by author and Indiana University at Bloomington professor Michael Adams that investigates how The Simpsons has helped shape the English language over the past 25 years.
The Simpsons rolled out a big holiday intro sequence this week, and as it's now legally required for every media entity showcasing snow, they were forced to make a Frozen reference. The whole thing is adorable.
Here it is, the very first look at The Simpsons/Futurama crossover episode. Watch how a visit from the Planet Express crew will change The Simpsons opening couch gag. Spoiler alert: Hedonismbot makes things sexy.
In 25 years of The Simpsons, there's been an awful lot of couch gags - there are gags at the start of 544 episodes, to be exact. What happens you play all of them at once? Well... you might want to turn your speakers down a bit first.
Surprise Simpson! MonsieurCaron has crafted yet another LEGO opus, this one recreating a small segment from the first Ghostbusters film and injecting it with a pantload of LEGO characters. It's real cute.
Lots of good Simpsons news came tumbling out of the TCAs this weekend, including details about a Futurama and Simpsons crossover episode, new guest cameos and clues as to which Simpsons character will die this season.
It looks good! Everything is really awesome in the first-ever clip from all Lego-ized Simpsons episode (wait a few minutes into the video; the clip is at the end).
Simpsons fans may remember a particular couch-gag from last month's episode, "Diggs," created by French animator Sylvain Chomet. It was a stylistically distinct, hand-drawn take on the gag and it made quite the splash. And now, the production company behind the short, Th1ng, has just released a "making-of" feature.
We've been patiently waiting for more news about The Simpsons LEGO home, complete with nosey-doodly-doo neighbor Ned Flanders. And now, it's really real! Behold the first piece of what we hope will become a complete LEGO Springfield.
In today's comments, we learned some handy tips and tricks to ward off a wide array of monsters, figured out the science behind how a dog wags his tail, and explored the mathematical and biological mysteries of The Simpsons.