Grab a frosted donut ("Mmmmm...donut!"), a Krusty Burger, and sit back and await that infamous couch gag's theme song: We're celebrating the 25th anniversary of "The Simpsons", which originally aired on December 17, 1989.
'The Simpsons'' Mathematical Secrets
Simon Singh's new book 'The Simpsons and their mathematical secrets' explores the many maths connections to the famous family living in Springfield. (This Way Up, RNZ, 11/30/2013)
Animating Music: 'The Simpsons'
For more than two decades, Alf Clausen has been writing songs in the key…of Springfield. Today, the Emmy-winning composer talks about setting the tone for satire on The Simpsons. And, we ask you for your favorite moments of music and animation. (Soundcheck, WNYC, 8/26/2011)
Matt Groening, Grabbing for Laughs in the Darkness
Groening may have known he would always draw, but he couldn't have realized that he would pay so much rent with his most famous characters — The Simpsons. The members of that dysfunctional family have been on television since the 1980s, and they appear this weekend in a movie that plays like a long episode of the TV show — crude, fast-moving and topical. (Morning Edition, NPR, 7/26/2007)