| Jun 2, 2010
Beer-swilling doughtnut-lover Homer Simpson has been named the greatest character created for television and film in the past 20 years.
The star character of long-running U.S. cartoon series "The Simpsons" beat schoolboy wizard Harry Potter and vampire...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 2:32 PM
D'oh! Mmmmm, pork chops. Mmmmm, doughnuts. With drool coming down the side of his mouth The Simpsons character Homer J. Simpson craves fried foods and ice cold beer daily. So and it's interesting the voice who plays the famed cartoon dad, Dan...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Several years ago, I made Homer Simpson the head of Northeast Utilities over a different fiasco. Well, Homer's back, but this may be the last time I can use that metaphor for the world's most incompetent power plant manager. Word's out that this season...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Put on those stretchy pants and make room on the couch, because these hearty helpings of animated deliciousness will have you full of laughs and going back for seconds! This Thanksgiving weekend, catch all-new episodes of THE CLEVELAND SHOW, THE SIMPSONS,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:16 PM
"The Simpsons" may not make it past its 23rd season.
The Daily Beast reported Tuesday that the studio and the six principal actors who lend their voices to the show are battling it out, with 20th Century Fox Television trying to get the actors to take...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 6:20 AM
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...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Every religion reporter has considered it –either seriously or in jest – at one point in their careers. No matter how difficult it is to get on Page 1, we on the God beat know we have a shot on Judgment Day.
That front page headline could...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Soaring prices have triggered a vicious, hidden conflict over oil. There have been midnight raids, deception, backstabbing, outright theft and criminal arrests. Only we're not talking about the Middle East or tanker hijackings, and petroleum isn't...
| Sep 26, 2009
Ken Burns is a matchmaker with a camera. He has introduced Americans to themselves, to their history, with documentaries such as "The Civil War." He also used the "pan and scan" camera technique to make still images of the long-dead seem alive on the...
| Mar 13, 2007
BECAUSE WE'RE AT the start of the electoral roller coaster, the part where the car slowly chugs upward, building anticipation for the gut-wrenching plunges and loop-the-loops ahead, I'd like to distribute a little political Dramamine.
It has become a...
| Sep 8, 2008
For all her talents and accomplishments, it is clear that Sarah Palin became the Republican vice presidential candidate more on the merits of who she is and where she came from -- an identity that is partly real and surely carefully constructed --...
| Feb 26, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Welcome to the department of "D'Oh": Fox has finally officially said "The Simpsons" will go through seasons 21 and 22. The network/studio had already signed the cast for four years, which would take the classic through 23 and into......