The Simpsons

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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover is just his latest desperate bid for celebrity | Sian Cain
For years everyone’s favourite billionaire has been making pop culture cameos to poke fun at how nice and smart he is

Sian Cain

26, Apr, 2022 @9:24 AM

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From Marge Simpson to Susan Kennedy: TV’s best mums!
Television is full of lovely mothers, whether they’d fight a Demogorgon for their child, or put up with being married to Tony Soprano. It’s our guide to television’s best mums

Michael Hogan

27, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guide #25: From Gotham to Zion – which is the best fictional city?
In this week’s newsletter: Batman’s home has taken many shapes over the decades – but it’s never felt like somewhere you’d want to settle down

Alex Mistlin

11, Mar, 2022 @11:43 AM

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The Guardian view on a chess renaissance: it’s not black and white | Editorial
Editorial: Pandemic boredom drove many to the game, and The Queen’s Gambit piqued the interest of more. Will it last?

Editorial

12, Nov, 2021 @6:25 PM

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D’oh! couture: Balenciaga puts The Simpsons on Paris catwalk
Fashion house’s cartoon poking fun at itself suggests industry realises it’s time to ditch the pomp

Jess Cartner-Morley in Paris

03, Oct, 2021 @11:06 AM

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Tracey Ullman: ‘I couldn’t tell a joke to save my life. I want to be taken seriously’
The actor and comedian, on Desert Island Discs, tells of her push for non-comic roles and how she stole a note from Kirsty MacColl

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Sep, 2021 @5:15 AM

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DIY beauty seemed a good idea, but it’s harder than it looks | Coco Khan
Could I learn to be my own manicurist? Or would the brain strain be too much?

Coco Khan

27, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘A woman trapped in an impossibly unhappy marriage‘: should Marge divorce Homer?
The Simpson couple have endured almost-affairs, blackmail and arguments – but the feckless father is also a loving parental figure

Stuart Heritage

12, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Briggs’ most prized possession: ‘Anyone who knows what a Simpsons nerd I am will understand’
The musician and writer on a treasured script, and the benefits of trawling Gumtree for bargains

As told to Katie Cunningham

06, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘A very dangerous way to run a show’: reclusive Simpsons writer speaks out
John Swartzwelder, known for creating some of the best Simpsons episodes, has opened up about the show’s heyday – and why Homer is a big talking dog

Hannah J Davies

03, May, 2021 @12:49 PM

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Roman Kemp: 'I have Bart Simpson's face tattooed on my leg'
The Capital FM breakfast presenter and son of Martin Kemp recounts his lifelong love of The Simpsons and Friends

As told to Ammar Kalia

20, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Morrissey hits back at The Simpsons over parody: ‘Complete ignorance’
Singer and manager each post critical statements, with Morrissey complaining: ‘In a world obsessed with hate laws, there are none that protect me’

Lucy Campbell and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Apr, 2021 @6:44 AM

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