Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hey Kid, Catch!

Wow! A big clown hankie! — Bart, “Bart Gets Famous” The scene kicking off Bart’s servitude to Krusty in “Bart Gets Famous” is based on an iconic Super Bowl commercial of the ’80s featuring Steelers DT “Mean Joe” Greene. Crack … Continue reading

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Chairman Arnold

Come on! Even my fat mama can touch her toes! — Rainier Wolfcastle, “Bart Star” Years before he ascended to the California governorship (and maybe president by now, who keeps track?), Arnold Schwarzenegger got a taste of politics in 1990 … Continue reading

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Frank ‘Cannonball’ Richards

My God! Those cannonballs have practically demolished your stomach! From now on, no cannonballs, no spicy foods, and when you lie in a hammock, please, rest your beer on your head or your genitals. — Veterinarian, “Homerpalooza” More than just … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs

Would you turn off that rock n’ rock music? — Father dinosaur Hey, don’t have a stegosaurus, man. — Son dinosaur, “Black Widower” I’m not sure it’s fair to say that Dinosaurs was a Simpsons rip-off, as the concept of … Continue reading

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Tyrone Power

Hey! Get that stuff off his face! We’re here to have dinner with the common man, not Tyrone Power … — Burns’ campaign manager, “Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish” A popular leading man in … Continue reading

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Volkswagen

You wrecked Hitler’s car! What did he ever do to you? — Nelson, “Bart Carny” While it wouldn’t be entirely accurate to call Volkswagen the automaker that Hitler built*, you may have noticed that this isn’t exactly the AP. The … Continue reading

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The 2,000-Year-Old Man

Let ’em all go to hell/Except Cave 76! — Mel Brooks, “Homer vs. Patty And Selma” About 51 years ago, a plane landed at Idlewild Airport. The plane came from the Middle East bearing a man who claims to be … Continue reading

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