Yesterday we got the ball rolling on our picks for the best musical cameos from The Simpsons' first 25 years on the air, in honor of the show's ongoing marathon of 552 episodes on FXX. We went through the first half of our list of 30 episodes, meaning it's time for us to finish what we started. So, ... More >>
Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Fans of The Simpsons have likely been asking themselves that question for years now, given that the beloved Fox TV show has been on the air for 25 years now and, arguably, past its best for quite some time. But for the past week, we've also been indulg ... More >>
Update at 8:42 a.m.:The guy with the gun has been identified as 23-year-old Todd Canady. Original post: It's Monday night and you're out of milk. Mornings just aren't the same without the chocolate milky dregs of your Cocoa Puffs, so a trip to Walmart is in order. Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Spring ... More >>
I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>
City of Springfield, IllinoisDid not see that coming. Yesterday, first thing, I pointed out Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway's call to arms -- meaning, of course, his call for folks to part with their firearms in exchange for 50 bucks' worth of Kroger groceries Saturday morning at Reunion. Shortl ... More >>
Grapevine-based GameStop, branded damned near recession-proof only last month, gets a lengthy looking-over from Fortune this week in a piece not online. And while the joint's making money thumb over fist -- it's expected to move one out of every five copies of Grand Theft Auto IV sold in the U.S. an ... More >>
It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial
The numbers are in...but what does it mean?
Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent.
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