Two months after the phenomenal success of FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever” marathon, FX announced the long-planned Simpsons World app and website, featuring every episode, curated playlists and a high-level search function that lets users search by character, actor, and (eventually) line from among 3,000 clips.
For the first time in almost a decade, “The Simpsons” is relevant. Even without the highly questionable “Family Guy” crossover episode, the “Every Simpsons Ever” marathon on FXX was an unparalleled success, reminding comedy geeks of the ’90s how good they had it on Sunday nights and forcing everyone else to finally figure out where FXX was on their cable packages.
For all of the scholars and academics that occupy our fine city, you think they’d take a break from things like medicine and 3D printing for just one second to focus on things that are truly important. Luckily, Benjamin Schmidt, a professor in Northeastern’s Department of History, has done exactly that. More
For the past ten days or so, the news has been especially depressing, and you’re probably thinking that you can’t talk about frequent flyer miles or hummus in polite company. We’re here to help you navigate the delicate minefield of socializing while informed. More
This month, a fake ESPN “30 for 30” documentary on Michael Jordan’s 1996 movie “Space Jam” set the Internet on fire. But there are tons of quirky, weird, and downright amazing sports stories (mostly true) that deserve to be delved into by the pros. The documentary series is full of awesome pieces of sports journalism, with Grantland.com founder Bill Simmons at the helm as executive producer, telling stories from the sporting world that are extremely compelling and in many cases, not widely known or discussed. Here are six that probably never will be made but definitely should. More