The Simpsons (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Time Is McRunning Out to Enjoy a McRib!

    Jamie LongConglomerate of tasty confusion‚ÄčLess than three weeks remain to get your fill of McDonald's mysterious McRib sandwich. The saucy sensation returned for a limited amount of time after a 16-year hiatus. It will be sold through Sunday, December 5.Most of the drive-through chowhounds we k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    World of Beer Opens Today at the Promenade

    ‚ÄčEver see that episode of the Simpsons when Homer goes to the Land of Chocolate? That's about how imagine myself reacting to the World of Beer's official opening today at 2 p.m.: Running around like a school-age girl, shrieking at display cases of frosty craft beers, admiring the glassware. What e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Lee Abrams Don't Know Chinese

    Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams begins his latest think piece, titled "Cutting Through Crisis," this way: "When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters: On represents danger, the other opportunity. I'm not sure if that's the literal translation, but prett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Searching For Fugu

     Remember the old Simpsons episode where Homer eats the poison sushi? The stuff was called Fugu, and it's made out of pufferfish/blowfish. It can be more poisonous than getting bit by a dog that just got bit by a rattlesnake that's been eating hemlock out of an old tin can full of rusty used ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 29, 2007
  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    It Doesn't Suck!

    Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexcellent.

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Fantastic Duo

    Tenacious D's date with destiny

  • Home Entertainment

    August 17, 2006

    Smells Like Victory

    Apocalypse Now: The Complete Dossier I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season

    The Weird Al Show

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2005

    Can Do

    Christmas cheer for a can of beans, or corn, or whatever

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2005
  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 31, 2005

    Bart Does the Bard

    85 percent Shakespeare, 15 percent Simpsons, 100 percent fun

  • News

    February 24, 2005


    For young devotees of Japanese anime, watching cartoons isn't enough. You have to cosplay too.

  • News

    October 7, 2004
  • Culture

    March 6, 2003

    That '60s Show

    Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols

  • Culture

    July 26, 2001

    It Happens

    Ohmigod! Five seasons in, South Park's the funniest show on TV.

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • Film

    February 22, 2001

    Ape Escape

    Monkeybone, like a dream, is best when half-remembered

  • Calendar

    October 12, 2000

    Tall 'Toons

    Cyberworld 3D

  • Culture

    September 7, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low

  • Film

    June 22, 2000

    Coop d'État

    Chicken Run

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    We Are Not Geeks!

    Members of Mensa, fighting a stereotype of intellectual elitism, are trying to recast themselves as a hip bunch of eggheads ready to party down