All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Simpsons’

Stephen Hawking: I’d Like To Play A Bond Villain

When you think of James Bond villains, you usually have an image in your head of some stern looking bald guy in a chair petting a white Turkish Angora cat, or a short man that throws a razor brimmed bowler hat. That’s not meant to rhyme. Professor Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author of A Brief History …

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Stephen Hawking Thinks He Would Make An Excellent James Bond Baddie

Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned theoretical physicist, believes he would make a great James Bond villain. “My ideal role would be a baddie in a James Bond film,” the told Wired, according to The Telegraph. “I think the wheelchair and the computer voice would fit the part.” Hawking was diagnosed with motor neuron disease when he was 21. The disease eventually …

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Elon Musk Will Bankrupt Mr. Burns in a Future Simpsons Episode

Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO and international man of mystery, will be appearing on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. As The Simpsons prepares for an utterly astounding 26th season this fall, we know going in that someone is gonna die. We also know that there’s both Family Guy and Futurama crossovers slated to premiere this year. …

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The Simpsons Lego Episode Airs This Sunday

Everything old is new again. Legos have been around since 1949, yet they’re as popular as ever. This Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons will be the show’s 550th. It will also feature an animation gag that the show has never done before, all of Springfield and its characters will transform into Legos. If you’re thinking that the masterminds behind …

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‘Weird Science’ Star Kelly LeBrock Arrested

Kelly LeBrock, former wife of martial arts expert Steven Seagal, as well as of Pantene shampoo’s “don’t hate because I’m beautiful” infamy, was arrested in Santa Barbara, California on November 30 for suspicion of driving under the influence. LeBrock was arrested after failing a field sobriety test. A California Highway Patrol officer spotted LeBrock driving erratically – the actress was …

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Marge Simpson Gets New Dress from Project Runway

Marge Simpson got a new dress after a visit to Project Runway: All Stars. The designers were challenged to make a dress for Marge that she could wear out on a date with hubby Homer Simpson. She has worn the same boring green dress for nearly a quarter of a century. Marge appeared in a video to explain to the …

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‘The Simpsons’ Sold to FXX in Biggest Cable Deal Ever

The longest running sitcom in television history sold its cable syndication rights today to FXX for close to $1 billion. FXX, a subsidiary of FX and parent company FOX, reportedly outbid five other major cable outlets, including TBS and Cartoon Network, making it the biggest cable syndication deal in history. “The Simpsons” first became syndicated in 1993, showing only on …

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Simpsons Tribute: Mrs. Krabappel To Finish Season

“The Simpsons” paid a very special tribute to a very special lady earlier this week after Marcia Wallace, who did voice work for Edna Krabappel, died at the age of 70. However, producers say that doesn’t mean we won’t be hearing any more from her. Wallace–who passed away from complications of pneumonia on October 25–had already finished most of her …

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Marcia Wallace: The Simpsons Intro Pays Tribute

Marcia Wallace, one of the star voices on The Simpsons for several years, passed away last weekend. It was announced shortly after her death that there would be a tribute to her during the show’s next episode. Wallace played the beloved Mrs. Krabappel on the show, Bart Simpson’s teacher for several seasons. For those fans of the show that have …

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Edna Krabappel: What Will Become of Character?

The voice of “The Simpsons” sometimes overly-randy school teacher Edna Krabappel has died. Marcia Wallace died Friday at the age of 70 from complications stemming from a struggle with breast cancer, ending a long and hilarious run in the television business. “The Simpsons” is still primed to go for, well, possibly forever. So, the question that demands an answer is …

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Marcia Wallace: Comedic Actress Dies At Age 70

Marcia Wallace died on Friday in Los Angeles, at the age of 70. Wallace lost a battle with a cancer, after surviving for 28 years with the disease. She was a comedic actress, perhaps most well-known for her work as the voice of Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons. Before that, she played Carol Kester, the wisecracking secretary on The Bob …

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Krusty Burger Is Now Open For Business At Universal Studios

Krusty Burger never looked like an appetizing place to eat, but you can now see for yourself. Universal Studios Orlando opened the recently finished Fast Food Boulevard this past weekend. The section of the park contains faithful recreations of Krusty Burger, Moe’s Tavern, Cletus’ Chicken Shack, The Frying Dutchman, Luigi’s Pizza and Lard Lad from The Simpsons. There’s a lot …

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