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Tom Waits To Make The Simpsons Cameo

Veteran singer/songwriter Tom Waits has landed a guest appearance on The Simpsons.The star will play himself in the longrunning U.S. cartoon in an episode about the survivalism movement, which involves people making preparations for potential...

Cowabunga! Usps Has 682 Million Unsold Simpsons Stamps

The Simpsons -- Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa,and Baby Maggie -- have always been popular, but not so popular as the folks at the United States Postal Service thought they were. According to Bloomberg News, the...

Justin Bieber Lands The Simpsons Cameo

Justin Bieber has landed a Cameo role on 'The Simpsons'.The 18-year-old singer will make a brief appearance on an upcoming episode of the hit cartoon comedy called 'The Fabulous Baker Boy' as a talent show...

Justin Bieber Lands A Role In The Simpsons

Justin Bieber has cemented his superstar status by landing a guest role in The Simpsons.The pop singer will play himself in an upcoming episode of the long-running animated show, and will be seen attempting to...

Eminem Facebook Milestone: He Is The Most Liked Person Alive!

60 million proved to be the lucky number for Eminem, as he soared above his rivals to become the most 'liked' person on Facebook, and the first living person to surpass 60 million 'likes', with...

The Simpsons To Appear In Olympics Episode

'The Simpsons' will broadcast a special Olympics episode.The popular cartoon is getting into the London 2012 spirit with a storyline based on the games in which Marge Simpson's chain-smoking twin sisters Patty and Selma are...

Movie Reviews Ice Age Continental Drift

Critics have given the fourth Ice Age movie, Continental Drift , a mostly cool-to-cold reception. Sean O'Connell in the Washington Post , suggests that viewers are nonetheless likely to overlook its faults. "Logic [in the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Snags The Simpsons Role

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has landed a cameo on The Simpsons after a chance encounter with the cartoon's bosses.The Sherlock star was at a meeting when he overheard a role on the animated series was...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In The Simpsons

Benedict Cumberbatch is making a cameo appearance in 'The Simpsons'.The British actor landed a voice role in the famous animated sitcom following a chance meeting in Los Angeles.He explained: ''I was at a meeting in...

42nd Comic Con Convention Kicks Off

After 42 gloriously geeky years, San Diego's annual COMIC CON is underway once more and it looks to be the biggest event so far, with an estimated 140,000 due to attend.The event has exploded beyond...

Matt Groening Ends Cartoon Strip

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has pulled the plug on his syndicated U.S. cartoon strip Life in Hell after 32 years.The cartoonist's regular spot helped him secure a TV slot for The Simpsons, but he...

Lady Gaga To Launch Little Monsters Website

Lady Gaga is launching her own social networking site.The 'Born This Way' singer is a committed user of twitter and has close to 25 million followers on the website but she has now decided to...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Lady Gaga To Play 'Slut' In The Simpsons

Lady Gaga admits she plays ''a bit of a slut'' while voicing an animated version of herself in 'The Simpsons'. The 'Marry The Night' hitmaker is due to star in forthcoming episode 'Lisa Goes Gaga'...

Zooey Deschanel To Reprise Simpsons Role

Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman will make guest appearances in a forthcoming 'The Simpsons' episode.The 'New Girl' actress will reprise her role as Mary Spuckler - the daughter of Cleetus who Bart Simpson came close...

O'reilly Renews Feud With The Simpsons

Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly has renewed his battle with The Simpsons after the long-running animated series concluded a Fox 25th Anniversary special on Fox Sunday with a closing title card reading, "Congratulations FOX on...

Movie Reviewsthe Cabin In The Woods

Horror films rarely find a receptive response from critics -- until the time they become classics. By and large, The Cabin in the Woods is no exception. But more than a few critics have something...

The Simpsons Hometown Revealed

The Simpsons' hometown is based on Springfield, Oregon.Matt Groening, creator of the animated series, has always kept the inspiration for the fictional Springfield in the show secret until now, saying it is based on a...

Matt Groening Finally Reveals The Real 'Springfield'

For years fans have tried to guess which town The Simpsons neighbourhood of 'Springfield' is based on , with the generic town name not really helping as dozens of namesakes exist in America. However, 25...

Matt Groening: 'The Simpsons' Fictional Town Is Really Fictional'

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed which Springfield inspired his fictional town in the cartoon series.For years fans have been debating which of the many American Springfields gave the animator the idea for the...

Lady Gaga Hits Springfield In The Simpsons Season Finale

Lady Gaga has been announced as a special guest on the season finale for the current run of The Simpsons. Last night (February 19, 2012), the long-running comedy cartoon show celebrated its 500th episode, with...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Simpsons Celebrate 500th Episode, With Julian Assange

The Simpsons reached the television milestone of 500 episodes on Sunday (February 9, 2012) with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is fighting extradition to Sweden over alleged sex offences - providing his voice for...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Simpsons Pulls Through To Reach Landmark 500th Episode

The Simpsons, undoubtedly the most successful animated comedy of all time, has reached its 500th episode after a run that's lasted since 1989. In the world of television, particularly in the 21st century, things can...

Julian Assange Crashes The Simpsons 500th Episode

The man at the centre of the Wikileaks scandal will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming 500th episode of The Simpsons. According to a Reuters report, the episode, scheduled to be aired on Sunday...

Matt Groening Receives Hollywood Star

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the same week the 500th episode of the classic cartoon aired.Groening, who created Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa...

Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Ucla

Matt Groening has donated $500,000 to the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film and Television.The 'Simpsons' creator's gift will enable professionals to teach students in the facility's animation programme and will...

Matt Groening Donates $500,000 To Los Angeles College

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has donated $500,000 (£313,000) to a Los Angeles university he never attended.The celebrated animated has handed over the cash to the dean of the University of California, Los Angeles' School...

Football Turns Lights Out On Globes

Sunday night's telecast of the Golden Globe awards on NBC had to contend with a massive audience for the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers on Fox. According...

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