Remembering Skinner, Flanders, Monty Burns, Kent Brockman, Rainier Wolfcastle—and so many more—who will be voiced anew
Krusty the Clown’s father, Hyman Krustofski, died on this season’s premiere
Plus Israeli museums look for Nazi-looted art, and more in the news
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
Plus Sorkin’s Jewish characters, a ‘Simpsons’ catchphrase is born, and more
Simple guidelines for making moms neurotic, from Marge Simpson’s favorite magazine, Fretful Mother
Like religion, TV shows must understand how to tell stories over time if they hope to endure. The Simpsons gets it. Downton Abbey doesn’t.
Islamic Republic outlaws Homer dolls
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus an evening with Salinger, and more
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Borat and Bart, the internet as shtetl, and last Afghani Jew wants a break
The Golem migrates from Prague to Springfield