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From ‘Hell’ To Eternity: Celebrating Matt Groening
Born on this day in 1954, Matt Groening's instantly recognizable visual style, off-kilter humor, and knack for depicting the innate dysfunctionality of personal interactions have defined him as one of the most influential cartoonists of the late 20th/early 21st century. From self-publishing com…
10 ‘The Simpsons’ Facts Fresh From the Kwik-E-Mart
They’ll never stop The Simpsons, so have no fear, they’ve got stories for years, but did you know America’s favorite animated family was thought up in the lobby before a pitch meeting? Or that Matt Groening based most of the characters on his own family? These are just some of t…
Parting Shot: ‘Futurama’ Live-Action Intro [Video]
Speaking of Matt Groening, the cartoonist's beloved Futurama returned with new episodes this week on Comedy Central. To promote the new season, the network recreated the sci-fi series' famous introduction -- an animated, aerial tour of New New York in the 31st century -- in live-action wit…

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