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Don Draper vs. Principal Skinner

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Friend and occasional TDYLF contributor Josh Katz recently pointed out an interesting fact about AMC’s smash hit, Mad Men. Specifically, Don Draper’s backstory is eerily similar to the story that The Simpsons writers created to flesh out Seymour Skinner’s backstory in “The Principal and the Pauper” episode. Just how similar are they? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

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Homer Simpson’s Thought Bubbles: A Collection

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One of the best parts of The Simpsons is the cacophony of stupidity that we see in Homer’s head whenever we see his thought bubbles. It’s hilarious- an orgy of dancing bears, monkeys, cows, clowns, and occasionally Flanders’ butt cheeks. Here’s a collection of Homer’s thought bubbles. I wish it was more comprehensive, although 19 examples is a good start. Continue reading

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Remember the (Awesome TV Day That Is) The Sabbath and Keep It Holy

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Today, I’m going to give you all a little snapshot into my neuroses. It’s almost as neurotic as my theater ritual. You see, I punt away an entire day of my week, every week, no matter what month or year it is. I remember Sunday, and I keep it holy… because of television. Continue reading

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The Nine Best Television Butt Antics

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Let me assk you a question. How would you like to see a list that’s sure to send you over the moon? Not only that, butt it might even make you crack a smile. Don’t get left behind, lest you bottom out and look like a dumbass. By now, you’re probably wondering what’s the butt of all these jokes, these ass puns. Here are the nine best television butt antics. Continue reading

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Eight Awesome Voice Actors and What They Actually Look Like

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The other day, while watching the Slurm Factory episode of Futurama for the millionth time, I realized that most people (including yours truly) have no idea what half the voice cast actually looks like. An hour of frantic googling later, I realized that it’s time to give these people their proper due. Here are eight awesome voice actors, and what they look like. May your illusions about their animated characters not be destroyed. Continue reading

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The 10 Best TV Show Title Sequences

I am a total sucker for TV show title sequences. In a matter of a minute or two, title sequences teleport us into the world that the show’s creators present for us. They put us in the mood and they evoke everything that the show is about. Here are the 10 best. Continue reading

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Eat My Ten Favorite Shorts from the Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror

One of my favorite parts of each October is the Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror episode. Major League Baseball wreaks havoc with it, forcing it to air on a different date each year, but it’s never been a reason for me to miss it. Including this year’s episode, which aired on October 7th, there have now been 24 Treehouse of Horror episodes, each possessing a trio of horror shorts. That’s a grand total of 72 Simpsons‘ horror shorts. Here are my ten favorite. Continue reading

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