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Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott interview their favorite comics, writers, animators, and more about their favorite episode of, "The Simpsons."

Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott interview their favorite comics, writers, animators, and more about their favorite episode of, "The Simpsons."
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Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott interview their favorite comics, writers, animators, and more about their favorite episode of, "The Simpsons."




Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Mr. Plow w/ Jesse Thorn

This week, we dig into the archives to bring you an episode from long before the podcast joined Max Fun. We're keeping it in the family though, we'll revisit our conversation with Jesse Thorn ("Bullseye," "Jordan, Jesse, Go") on the classic episode "Mr. Plow." We're also announcing that we're adding episodes from the archives to the Max Fun website. Make sure you tune in till the end of this episode; Julia, Allie, and Jesse will sing the Mr. Plow commercial theme song. You don't wanna miss...


When Flanders Failed w/ Ryan Quincy

Ryan Quincy joins us to talk about one of his son's favorite episodes. Ryan is a two time Emmy award winning animation director and producer for "South Park." He served as the creator of the IFC animated series "Out There." You can also check out his work on Disney XD's animated series "Future Worm," which will air its series finale later this month. He admits he may not be the biggest Simpsons buff, but he'll talk about how the show has made him closer to his kids. Find out what happens...


Lisa The Greek w/ Mac DeMarco

This week, Allie and Julia swing by singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco's home to learn about his love of "The Simpsons." They'll chat about "Lisa the Greek" – in the episode Lisa tries to bond over sports with Homer. Meanwhile, Homer secretly uses Lisa's ability to pick winning football teams to help him gamble. Mac will tell us why he always wanted to be as cool as Bart, and why he related to Lisa. Plus, he'll tells us about some of his Simpsons memorabilia, and why the saxophone is the...


My Sister, My Sitter w/ Sean O'Connor

This week, Sean O'Connor returns to talk about another one of his favorite episodes – My Sister, My Sitter. In the episode, Lisa takes up babysitting. She does such a good job for everyone in Springfield that Marge and Homer ask her to babysit Bart. Things don't end pretty. Sean recounts a gruesome babysitting story of his own. Plus, he talks about what it's like to be a dad, and why letting other people watch your kids is terrifying. Check out Sean's work on "The Late Late Show with James...


The Blue and The Grey w/ Helen Hong

Helen Hong joins Allie and Julia to talk about "The Blue and The Grey." You know Helen from Max Fun podcast "Go Fact Yourself," and you might recognize her as a regular guest on NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!." In the episode, Marge discovers she's had grey hair for years. With this new discovery she decides to go all natural. Join us as they talk about the canonical nature of Marge's grey hair, "Sister Act 3," and Valentine's Day in Springfield. Plus, find out why everyone is obsessed...


Principal Charming w/ April Wolfe

April Wolfe joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Principal Charming." You know April from Max Fun podcasts "Who Shot Ya?" & "Switchblade Sisters," so naturally, she picked an episode with a ton of nods to classic films. They'll break down the cinematic pop culture gags for you, including references to: "Terminator," "Vertigo," "Gone With The Wind," and more! In the episode, Homer is tasked with finding Selma a husband. He finds the perfect mate -- Principal Skinner. Unfortunately, he falls...


Lisa vs Malibu Stacy w/ Riley Silverman

Riley Silverman (Head Writer for International Waters on MaxFun) joins Allie and Julia to talk about Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy. In the episode, the talking Malibu Stacy doll ignites pandemonium at the mall, and Lisa is eager to find out what her new doll will say. Unfortunately, she is incredibly disappointed by the sexist catchphrases. She spends the rest of the episode trying to get a new kind of doll made -- one that will inspire little girls everywhere to believe in their dreams. Riley...


Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield w/ Jordan Morris

Jordan Morris joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield." The episodes features wardrobe changes for the entire Simpsons family -- most notably Marge -- wearing a fabulous pink Chanel suit. Jordan tells us why he loves wardrobe changes in cartoons, and why Ogdenville is better than Shelbyville. Plus, Julia and Allie tease what they have planned for their upcoming live show in Chicago! The MaxFunDrive is almost here! Tune into your favorite MaxFun...


Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 128: The Day the Violence Died w/ Josh Weinstein

This week, Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott discuss The Day the Violence Died with legendary Simpsons showrunner Josh Weinstein! Find out what gags were cut from the episode as Weinstein glances over the first draft of the script. He discusses the importance of meta-humor in "Itchy and Scratchy" themed episodes, and how they got the "Schoolhouse Rock!" parody just right. Plus, he gives us the scoop on his latest project --"Disenchantment" a new Netflix series he's been working on with Matt...


Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 127: The PTA Disbands w/ Nelson Franklin

Welcome to the Maximum Fun network Everything's Coming Up Simpsons! This is a Simpsons podcast you don't want to miss. Each week Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott discuss their favorite episode with a special guest. This week, Nelson Franklin swings by to discuss one of his favorite episodes! You know Nelson Franklin from his roles in New Girl and Black-ish. The episode The PTA Disbands is from Season 6 of The Simpsons series. Join us as they dive into the Laws of Thermodynamics, crappy...


Lemon of Troy (with Mike Mitchell)

In this week's episode, Mike Mitchell (The Birthday Boys) joins Allie and Julia to talk about Mike's adventures as a Simpsons PA, mom logic, and finding YOUR dead body. Both seasons of The Birthday Boys are available on Netflix, and Mike's podcast, Doughboys, is available on iTunes and at www.feralaudio.com.


A Fish Called Selma (with Josh Weinstein)

Julia and Allie interview THE FIRST GUEST WHO ACTUALLY WORKED ON THE SIMPSONS, and it's not just any guest IT'S FREAKIN' JOSH WEINSTEIN. This a good one, you guys. Buckle up and get ready for plenty of peeks behind the curtain and show secrets. We're still pinching ourselves.


Homer the Moe (with Dana Gould)

Dana Gould, yes THE Dana Gould sits down with Allie and Julia to discuss the first Simpsons ep he ever penned to paper -- er -- digital paper. Through this, he touches upon favorite and most bizarre celeb voice-recording sessions, how sometimes the best jokes in your episodes come from mysterious sources, and that the Simpsons writer's room is the best place to learn how to twist a story toward its breaking point while still leaving in intact.


22 Short Films About Springfield (with Bill Oakley)

Bill Oakley (former Simpsons showrunner!) chats with Allie and Julia about one of the more fun and unique writing experiences on The Simpsons. He shares his favorite moments in the writer's room, origin stories of classic jokes, and how #SteamedHams will always be a trending hashtag in our hearts forever.


Marge Be Not Proud & How I Spent My Strummer Vacation (with Mike Scully)

Mike Scully (The Simpsons, Parks & Rec, Everybody Loves Raymond) talks to Allie and Juia about the origin of two of his favorite episodes, parental guilt, the importance of speaking up in writer's room and more in this super special episode of Everything's Coming Up Podcast!


Krusty Gets Kancelled (with David Silverman)

Send in the clowns, 'cause this week we're talking GABBO, GABBO, GABBO! with Simpsons director DAVID SILVERMAN about the infamous Season 4 closer, "Krusty Gets Kancelled." The girls dive into it, getting the dish on the origin of the ep, the scope of Krusty's many talents and animated facial expressions, and what's it like to fuck up Elizabeth Taylor flirting with you.

Burns Baby Burns (with Sara Rubin)

Listen up as the girls get drunk and stumble around comically for your amusement with bad-ass writer/illustrator/director SARA RUBIN to talk "Burns, Baby, Burns." In this ep, you'll find a deep dive into pure, lovely laziness, the joy that is Rodney Dangerfield's unabashed voice talent, and one of the greatest endings of a Simpsons episode there ever was (according to Julia). Kiss that googley-eyed walnut, clutch that googley-eyed rock and if that stuff ain't good enough for ya, we got...


Bart the Daredevil (with Jay Kogen)

Clutch your TV and get tuff, it's time for Truckasaurus with the one, the only... Simpsons writer JAY KOGEN. Jay chats the iconic gorge-jumping scene from this infamous ep, how sketch writing on "The Tracy Ulman Show" informed the original Simpsons writer's room cinematic rebelliousness, and that the word "kerfuffle" will always be funny.


And Maggie Makes Three (with Todd Levin)

Todd Levin, a father himself (writer Conan) stops by to talk about the emotional episode And Maggie Makes Three.


5 - Treehouse of Horror V (with Nick Wiger)

Nick Wiger (Comedy Bang Bang) spooks Allie and Julia with a discussion on Treehouse of Horror V!


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