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TV Review: The Simpsons— “Halloween Of Horror”

As a guy whose comic sensibilities have been shaped by The Simpsons as much as by anyone or anything else, writing reviews for the present day Simpsons can be something akin to punching Homer repeatedly in the face—you know his … Continue reading

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TV Review: Classic Simpsons— “Summer Of 4 Ft. 2”

I love Lisa Simpson. Of course, loving a TV character is a silly thing for a grownup to do, especially when The Simpsons has all too often passed Lisa through hands that haven’t understood her. (Not like I do, dammit!) … Continue reading

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TV Review: Classic Simpsons— “Homer’s Phobia”

I always feel a lot of pressure when I get to review a classic Simpsons episode for The AV Club, but this one made me sweat like a gay steelworker carrying a cauldron of molten steel. Nearly twenty years ago, … Continue reading

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TV Review: Classic Simpsons— “Lisa The Skeptic”

It’s always oddly stressful to take on an AV Club review of a classic Simpsons episode. Even when we’re into season nine, arguably the tail end of the glory days. And double-especially, when, in rewatching this episode, I realized that … Continue reading

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