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Mapplethorpe

It’s a pornography store. I was buying pornography. — Homer, “Mr. Plow” Greetings, friends. How I have missed you. In compensation for my prolonged absence, today’s post will be virtually devoid of educational content and devoted instead to the human … Continue reading

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Crystal Pepsi

Listen carefully, and my words will shape images as clear as any TV show. It was a tumultuous time for our nation: the clear beverage craze gave us all a reason to live; the information superhighway showed the average person … 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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Dr. Demento

Oh … I’m only ten, and I already got two mortal enemies. — Bart, “Sideshow Bob Roberts” At least as threatening as Kelsey Grammer, Barret Eugene Hansen, also known as Dr. Demento, began haunting the radio airwaves in the 1970s, … Continue reading

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Holiday Throwaway: Homer Wearing Glasses

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Probably misses his old glasses. — Homer, “Bart’s Girlfriend” Happy Independence Day! In honor of our country’s freedom from the hated British, I am likely eating a hot dog somewhere (next to my microwave). Get your America on, and we’ll … 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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Partners

Roger Meyers, the gentle genius behind Itchy & Scratchy, loved and cared about almost all the peoples of the world. — Documentary narrator, “Itchy & Scratchy Land” I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing: that it … Continue reading

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