Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Maxell Guy

Thrillhouse! — Milhouse, “Marge Be Not Proud” Tapes! The medium that came before compact discs and after 8-track was notorious for losing its luster after multiple plays. So Maxell stepped up to the plate with this ad: The guy sitting … Continue reading

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El Chapulín Colorado

Oh… ¡Que lástima! — Bumblebee Man, “Krusty Gets Kancelled” The Simpsons writers based the immortal Bumblebee Man off a character played by Mexican actor Roberto Gómez Bolaños…El Chapulín Colorado! (translated: The Red Grasshopper) Bolaños, also known as Chespirito (“little Shakespeare”), … Continue reading

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Holiday Throwaway: John Swartzwelder

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Do you have any idea how many kids have tried to track me down? — Stacy Lavelle Am I the first? — Lisa …Yes. — Stacy, “Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy” Happy Thanksgiving…aftermath! Apologies if you have to work today, but … Continue reading

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Mrs. Astor Safe

Well, like we say, ‘The right house for the right person.’ — Marge Listen, it’s time I let you in on a little secret, Marge. The right house is the house that’s for sale. The right person is anyone. — … Continue reading

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Sweetness And Light

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? No…Lumber Lung? No…Juggler’s Despair? No…Achy-Breaky Pelvis? No…oh! I’m never gonna be disabled! — Homer, “King-Size Homer” Homer’s visualization of the path to telecommuting draws on an iconic National Lampoon cover used for the magazine’s March 1973 issue, … Continue reading

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Georgy Girl

Hey there, blimpy boy! Flying through the sky so fancy free… — Homer, “Lisa The Beauty Queen” Kudos to Joey Joe Joe Jr. Shabadoo for suggesting today’s entry into the record books: “Georgy Girl”, a 1966 hit song by Australian … Continue reading

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Canadian Football

And so, the Saskatchewan Rough Riders, who scored only four rouges all last season, Jack… — TV Announcer, “When Flanders Failed” Per the suggestion of loyal SHS reader TheJasonAlexanderFanClub, let us delve into the wild, wonderful world of the Canadian … Continue reading

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