Alright, technically she’ll be the second. But still!
What ‘The Simpsons’ can teach us about nationalism, identity, and the American future
For two decades a fan has used the longest-running animated TV show in history to count the Omer, documenting its Jewish gags in the process
And the return of the late Rabbi Hyman Krustovski (of Temple Beth Springfield), voiced by Jackie Mason, in the latest installation of the show’s long-running Christmas special
A step-by-step guide on how to marinate at home on Labor Day weekend
‘His easy smile makes me think everything is OK, even when I know it ain’t’
The Jewish talent behind Flanders, Skinner, Monty Burns, Kent Brockman, Rainier Wolfcastle—and so many more—is coming back after all
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