The Simpsons

THIS IS A SPOILER ALERT, if you consider flashing a bright shiny fact into a quarter-century of darkness a “spoiler.” The famed setting of Fox’s animation landmark “The Simpsons” has forever been the generically named “Springfield” — a fictional, nuke-loving town that may or may not have been named for a factual Springfield anywhere on the American map. Read full article >>

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    Seven years ago, on the set of the sci-fi show "Supernatural," star Jared Padalecki had an anxiety attack. More
  • Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden
    A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Police: Two people found dead inside Springfield home
    A homicide investigation has been launched after two people were found dead inside a Springfield home Thursday. Here's what we know.
    06/13/2024 - 6:41 am | View Link
  • New Springfield restaurant will have Dave & Buster's concept
    More: Proposal to end 3 a.m. liquor sales in Springfield takes step forward Paperwork was filed with the city this spring, expanding the original building permit to include an arcade. The entire ...
    06/12/2024 - 10:09 pm | View Link
  • Month-long street war that generated 50 reports of gunfire in 2 Springfield neighborhoods preceded crime spree
    The night before a Springfield police officer was shot in the face on June 6, detectives began monitoring Instagram posts signaling an imminent gun battle.
    06/11/2024 - 10:30 am | View Link
  • AI recreates 'The Simpsons' into a live-action 1950s sitcom and it's oddly realistic
    Fans of "The Simpsons" have likely wondered what their beloved characters from the animated series would look like in real life ... He says, "Welcome to Springfield, where the jokes are as ...
    05/2/2024 - 6:42 pm | View Link
  • The 25 Best Simpsons Episodes Ranked
    Everyone with even a shred of pop culture literacy can name the core members of the titular family, and millions of others can rattle off a couple dozen residents of Springfield. These characters ...
    01/2/2024 - 11:22 pm | View Link
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