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Where’s The Beef?

No wonder he won Minnesota. — Homer, “Lisa’s First Word” With the presidential debates lurking around the corner like some drug-addled maniac, why not take a trip back in time to the whirlwind that was the 1984 Democratic primaries? Take … Continue reading

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Marion Barry Cracks

Fernando, it’s M.B. — Mr. Burns Ah, Marion Barry! Is it time for another shipment, already? — Fernando Vidal, “Raging Abe Simpson And His Grumbling Grandson In, ‘The Curse Of The Flying Hellfish’” Forgive the second-rate pun, but “Marion Barry … Continue reading

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The Streak

My Best Of Ray Stevens, featuring ‘The Streak’ album! So it was the dog that buried all our stuff. — Homer Yes … the dog. — Marge, “Two Dozen And One Greyhounds” Speaking of novelty records, celebrate your Friday with … 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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Roy Cohn

… and that little boy who nobody liked grew up to be … Roy Cohn! — Paul Harvey Wow! — Jasper, Grampa, “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet” Known colloquially as “the blue-haired lawyer” in the archives of Simpsonia, the above-pictured adversary was … Continue reading

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The Bush Vomiting Incident

I’ll ruin you like a Japanese banquet! — George H.W. Bush, “Two Bad Neighbors” Much like the Dick Cheney quail hunt and the time Calvin Coolidge got hit with a football in the groin, our elected officials occasionally sing for … Continue reading

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Wanted For Treason

No, no, no, no … no, no, no, take that down! As a semi-legal immigrant, your poster could land me in a predicament as red-hot as the candies that bear that name. — Apu, “Lisa The Iconoclast” Lisa’s Jebediah Springfield … Continue reading

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