Marshmallow Brain Burgers, Finger Dogs, Pizza P'Eye's... More than any other holiday, Halloween provides opportunities for food shaped like severed body parts. (Imagine if candy-makers applied some of that imagination to their Easter confections.) It takes a lot of food gelatin and carnauba wax ... More >>
Simpsons' Homer and Bart are said to be Catholics.The be a cartoon character is apparently divine in the Vatican's eyes. The Catholic church's house organ, L'Osservatore Roman, has declared that "Homer J Simpson is a Catholic" in an article titled "Homer and Bart Are Catholics."
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In Adventure Time, Finn, a young boy who uses exclamation like "algebraic!" and "mathematical!" even though he isn't very good with numbers, and his sharp canine pal Jake traverse the Land of Ooo, where they fight zombies, save princesses from the Ice King and embark a variety of other quests that ... More >>
Previously, we gave you our Top 10 Fictional Movie Food and Drink list. Now we're taking on the T.V. version. Not surprisingly, there were a lot of options to choose from and some of you, we're sure, will feel that a few of your favorites are missing (feel free to let us know). So with apologies in ... More >>
Who among us can claim that Homer's axiomatic "Mmmm" refrain--mmmm, forbidden donut; mmmm, free goo; mmmm, invisible cola; mmmm, various eggs; mmmm, organized crime--hasn't inspired cravings for a good bite of real or cartoon cuisine? Squid Ink presents our top 10 Simpsons food references in ... More >>
For those of us who grew up in the 1990s, one thing was certain, we would never be considered "too old" to watch cartoons. As both cable and network stations began adding more and more teen and adult-friendly animated programs, we stayed glued to the sets, whether we were trying to figure out what w ... More >>
FOX broke out the booze and the bacon to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons's "Treehouse of Horror" Halloween specials at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar on Sunday night.
The tricks? Twisted Twister games, Lucha Libre mask making, custom-screened T-shirts, and a caged-kid-as-bowlin ... More >>
Shirley Manson, sitting on a stool in a sound room at Capitol Studios, confessed something in front of the 200 or so people cross-legged on the floor and in rows of chairs behind them as she awaited for the four members of U2 to arrive. Four bar stools, each with a microphone placed on the seat, sat ... More >>
(all photos by Timothy Norris)
At one point or another over the last eight years, nearly every American was dumbfounded at our former president (it feels so good to write "former"), W. Sure, we were also frustrated, frightened and embarrassed, but no word captures the essence of America's first ei ... More >>
And people acted surprised when Jerry O' Connell landed Rebecca Romjin.
10. Why? Alopecia (Anticon)
It's tough to write about Why?'s breakout record without anxiously jotting down a few choice lyrics from songwriter Yoni Wolf's notebook. Not to downplay its musicianship, but Alopecia is forem ... More >>
Native Los Angeles satirist Harry Shearer turned 65 last week, giving us an opportunity to appreciate his body of wit that stretches from his days performing with radio's Credibility Gap sketch comedy group to writing for Saturday Night Live, Spy magazine and the Huffington Post. Most of us know him ... More >>
Because Live Blogging is so gauche.
Occasionally the Grammy Committee's old fogey sensibility yields huge dividends. See the inclusion of Morris Day and the motherfucking Time. As far as I know, only two people have paid much attention to Morris Day and the Time post "Jerk Out:" the illustrious ... More >>