One of my favorite shows is Parks and Recreation. I recently had the chance to sit down, drink iced tea and talk with staff writer, Aisha Muharrar, who is both insanely talented and a much more patient iced tea drinker than me.
Unlike Christians, Santorum and his fellow Roman Catholics participate in a barbaric ritual dating back two millennia, in which followers then line up to eat Jesus meat and drink his holy blood in a cannibalistic reverie not often seen outside Cinemax.
The key to enjoying "The Simpsons" now is to treat it like an old friend. Welcome it into your home and let it take you back to a simpler time -- before the craziness of the internet and the influx of racy, button-pushing shows. If you overanalyze, kiss your joy goodbye. You will hate the show and every single thing that happens. Because, if you get right down to it, the 500th episode has the exact same jokes you heard in the very first seasons.
For more than half a century, TV hipsters have had a profound effect on American culture. These characters taught many of us the importance of oddball tastes, wardrobe thrifting and (perhaps more importantly) the ever-lasting power of snark.
Is all TV good? Of course not! A lot of TV is crap. But denigrating ALL TV as evil is like burning all books because Snooki is now a best-selling author. That doesn't ruin my opinion of the written word or compel me to post comments like "STOP READING AND START KNITTING."
According to Marketa Irglova, her latest album is a direct result of her making a conscious decision to make music.
So far from God, so close to the Republican National Committee When some Simpsons characters took refuge in the local church after a hurricane, the c...
Where The Simpsons dealt with stresses from the network, Trey Parker's dilemmas are based in his own standards and perception.
Suddenly Brooks is like the James Franco of comedy. If his book sucked, no problem. But it's hard not to like Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happened to America.
As I watched Tom Shadyac's documentary I Am., I wondered: Does it take a near-death experience to open our eyes to the wonder of life and force us to reckon our place in the world?
Much like their own Krusty the Clown, The Simpsons have lent their names to many different products
The world is divided between givers and takers - you know who you are - who often get matched up with each other in the same unfortunate ways as the c...
What's the deal with the puppets? Puppets, like cartoons, used to be for kids. But these days, they're more often conduits for high-brow visual lyricism. Clearly, we in New York are having a puppet moment.
While the Vatican has arrived late to the party, for a place that counts time in centuries not years, the Holy See's engagement with the worldwide cultural phenomenon that is The Simpsons is well ahead of schedule.
Each week, I post the five funniest videos from the past week right here. And this was the week that began with Rick Sanchez and ended with Carl Paladino.