Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jane Russell

If somebody’s in here, you’re in for some serious assforkin’. — Farmer guy, “Natural Born Kissers” Marge’s tussled, come-hither look in the hay loft is based on a similar pose struck by actress Jane Russell in 1943’s The Outlaw. The … Continue reading

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The Corey Hotline

Hi, this is Corey. I hope you and I can get married someday. — Corey, “Brother From The Same Planet” For those of us whose hearts belong to the Ryan Goslings and Nathan Fillions of this exciting age, it is … Continue reading

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Excelsior!

Hark to the tale of Nelson, and the boy he loved so dear/They remained the best of friends for years and years and years. — Martin, “Lemon Of Troy” Young Martin’s rarely-spoken catchphrase “Excelsior!” also happens to be New York … Continue reading

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MacArthur Park

Oh! That just kept going, huh? — Krusty, “Lisa The Beauty Queen” “MacArthur Park”, rendered by Pahasatira Nahasapeemapetilon in the Little Miss Springfield pageant, is indeed a very, very long song, but the jury’s out on whether it is in … Continue reading

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That’s Bad

Can I go now? — Homer, “Treehouse Of Horror III” The classic potassium benzoate debate in “Treehouse III” draws from an equally classic bit of vaudeville schtick. And who else better represents the vaudeville tradition than the cast of Hee … Continue reading

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Redd Foxx’s Walkoff

You know, I’m not much on speeches, but it’s so gratifying to leave you wallowing in the mess you’ve made. You’re screwed. Thank you. Bye. — Ray Patterson, “Trash Of The Titans” The deposed sanitation commissioner’s curt misdirect towards the … Continue reading

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Dukakis And The Tank

Oh, get off your soapbox, Simpson! Do you realize how much it costs to run for office? More than any honest man could afford! — Mr. Burns, “Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish” (Apologies for … Continue reading

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