The Simpsons (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Eat Here, Not There: Breakfast Burritos

    Edwin Goei​"Oh, so you're Bart Simpson, eh. Well since my breakfast burrito is congealing rapidly I will be blunt. I sold your soul last night. I found a buyer right away for that item." - Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons. Immortalized and endorsed by a Simpsons character even more slovenly than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    How Wienerschnitzel Owes its Existence to Taco Bell

    View more news videos at: is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year by bringing back the "Der" grammatical article that was the original name of the hot dog stand that John Galardi opened in 1961. The story is well-known that Galardi got the name ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 9, 2010

    'Minnie Muse' Is a Mickey Mouse Job for Forever 21

    [Trendzilla] The classic rodent gal, now taller and skinnier-and tackier

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Top Five Songs Used In Futurama

    ​If you don't have Comedy Central, you're lucky. Sort of. On the one hand, you haven't been bombarded by grinding repetition of commercials featuring the classic Futurama character hypnotoad. The wonky-eyed frog drones incessantly while a voice commands viewers to  watch the new episodes that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Last Night's Top Chef Masters Didn't Have Me Saying "D'Oh!"

    ​Did you catch last night's Top Chef Masters? Finally, a worthy episode on what seemed like a season in danger of backsliding into the histrionics of regular Top Chef with the F-bombs and manufactured drama. That's not to say there wasn't some of that last night, just less.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    The Simpsons Weighs in on Comic-Con Moving to Anaheim

    ​We've spilled a good amount of digital ink on what a truly terrible idea Comic-Con International moving from San Diego to Anaheim (or Los Angeles) is, even if there are still about 3,000 people on Facebook who think otherwise. Luckily, our side has gotten some noteworthy support, as the vastly in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Fast Food Safer Than School Lunches

    Picture from Dead Homer Society​So by now you've heard that USA Today published an expose that revealed the meat bought by the USDA for use in school lunches wouldn't pass quality standards at Burger King or McDonald's.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    The Coolest Food Truck I've Ever Seen. (Also, Kogi's in OC This Weekend)

    Edwin Goei​There's been some recent news in the food truck craze hitting LA -- the trend that everyone knows started with a little something called Kogi. LAist recently updated its list of food trucks, which seems to grow exponentially by the minute. And the LA Times' food blog Daily Dish h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    All-Encompassing Comic-Con Photo Post! Part Two!

    ​More Comic-Con photos, from Saturday and Sunday, as the musky smell and convention madness begins to sink in. (Check our previous bunch of photos out here.)

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Oh Boy: Anaheim to Host 'Largest Gathering of Barbershop Enthusiasts on the Planet'

    A lot of emails pass through a music editor's inbox in a given day, but here's a surefire way of getting some attention: make the subject "LARGEST GATHERING OF BARBERSHOP ENTHUSIASTS ON THE PLANET."Oh yes. It's happening. June 28 though July 5, at the hilton Anaheim. It's apparently the 71st annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Homer Simpson In Your Fridge As A Dieting Tool? We love The Simpsons, especially Homer. A reverse role-model for everyday life, he is the icon of our generation -- both a caricature of what we don't hope we are (lazy, buffoonish, and inept) and someone we are probably more like than we'd care to admit (an overweight average j ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Unwigged and Unplugged

    the Grove of Anaheim

  • Film

    March 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Won't Get Phoned Again

    Probably the stupidest blog the Orange County Register ever published was one that's not even listed on their graveyard of retired blogs: one that dealt with the new 657 area code overlay. I saw it once or twice last year, and it went like the paper's page count. But maybe the Reg was onto somethin ... More >>

  • Film

    November 29, 2007


    Touch of Evel

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2007


    While 7-Eleven stores around the nation are temporarily transforming themselves into Kwik-E-Marts to promote The Simpsons Movie, a report in The OC Register suggests the San Onofre nuclear-power plant may have made a few mistakes that resemble the goings-on in Mr. Burns' facility. Among other thing ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Twenty-five Years of Reliable Service

    Sonic Youth are old yet still great

  • Culture

    January 11, 2007

    Happiness is a Warm Crock

    Family values renewed cant save Richard Dressers latest production

  • Culture

    November 23, 2006

    Signifying 'D'oh!'

    Millers MacHomer

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Dopey and Sleepy

    In Harry Shearers America, there are more small people

  • Culture

    August 3, 2006

    Suburban Jungle Boogie

    The Boondocks brings the noise

  • Culture

    September 15, 2005
  • Columns

    November 11, 2004

    Left on Sunset

    Hanging with the Hollywood-liberal elite

  • Music

    May 6, 2004
  • Columns

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    November 20, 2003
  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Through With Love

    Drowning in an ocean of sickly sweet emotion

  • Columns

    July 4, 2002
  • Film

    September 20, 2001

    Big Screen Blowouts

    Prepare your bums for funky film fests

  • Features

    February 1, 2001

    Holy Mackerel!

    We came, we saw seafood, we ate it, we left

  • Features

    November 5, 1998

    Orange County's Scariest People!

    Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!

  • Music

    March 5, 1998

    Tunes and 'Toons

    Eric Stefani relishes both worlds-and anonymity

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    The Great Ones

    Eight Comix creators who pricked America's dark underbelly