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  • Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"

    Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"
    FOX has renewed THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running comedy in television history, for an incredible 24th and 25th season, bringing the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes. THE SIMPSONS airs Sundays (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.   In the words of...
  • Location of Simpsons' Springfield revealed by creator

    Location of Simpsons' Springfield revealed by creator
    For 20 years, the mystery has persisted. Which Springfield do Marge, Homer, Lisa, Bart, and Maggie Simpson belong to? In an interview with Smithsonian Magazine, the show's creator, Matt Groening, revealed the town's inspiration to be Springfield, Oregon....
  • The Simpsons' hometown of Springfield is in Oregon... or is it?

    The Simpsons' hometown of Springfield is in Oregon...  or is it?
    The Internet is abuzz over “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening’s revelation that the town of Springfield is in Oregon. Anyone who watches “The Simpsons” knows that Springfield’s location has been a running joke since...
  • 50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years

    50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years
    Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
  • Ned gets star status in Groening's new book, 'Flanders' Faith'

    The opening of The Simpsons ride at Universal Studios here and in Los Angeles is a vivid and cheerful reminder of the deep and enduring impact the long-running, award-winning television series continues to exert on American culture. Son Bart is a float in...
  • Animation with a human touch

    Animation with a human touch
    The moviegoing public caught a bad case of chatty mammal fatigue last year when more than a dozen computer-animated films were released in succession. There were rats and penguins, bears and cows — a veritable blur of fur and feathers. In fact, more...
  • Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics

    Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics
    In the early 1980s, comics were as much a part of Los Angeles alternative culture scene as independent film and punk rock. That's gone now, but here, comics historian Ben Schwartz takes a look back. None of them knew each other. They saw one another's...
  • Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés

    Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés
    So you've just dipped into one of Sergio Aragonés' cartoons. Relax. Make yourself at home. The artist would like you to feel perfectly at ease in the miniature cosmos he has created, which, you may have observed, is as spatially balanced and packed with...
  • Jitlada restaurant in Hollywood

    Jitlada restaurant in Hollywood
    After a few bites of curry, the tall, curly-haired guy reaches for his water glass frantically. He'd heard about Jitlada from chef friends and he can't believe he waited so long to come, I hear him say, as he takes another long swig of water. Minutes...
  • Dining details: Jitlada

    Dining details: Jitlada
    Jitlada ** LOCATION 5233 1/2 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 663-3104; www.jitlada.localthaifood.com. AMBIENCE Lively restaurant where Thais and local hipsters convene for the homey, southern Thai cooking of Suthiporn "Tui" Sungkamee and his...
  • The Guide: Words & Ideas

    The Guide: Words  &   Ideas
    Words & Ideas TODAY Greg Hise Aloud at Central Library presents "Ground Truth: How We Talk About Los Angeles and Why This Matters," a conversation between the urban historian and D.J. Waldie, author of "Holy Land." www.aloudla.org. Richard J. Riordan...