the simpsons

Billie Eilish and FINNEAS to appear in ‘The Simpsons’ short

Billie Eilish and FINNEAS are headed to Springfield. The duo will appear in The Simpsons short on Disney+, premiering April 22. Read more: 10 ‘Simpsons’ band cameos that’ll make you wish you lived in Springfield “In ‘When Billie Met Lisa,’ Lisa Simpson is discovered by chart-topping artists Billie Eilish and FINNEAS while searching for a quiet […]

Upcoming music venue "Shotkickers" references the Simpsons

The Simpsons is the inspiration for a new music venue called “Shotkickers.” The new space is set to debut at the start of the new year in Australia. Read more: Here’s how you can help music venues that are financially struggling Musicians Christopher Windley and Mathias Northway made the decision to revamp the Melbourne venue […]

Mr. Smithers finds love in momentous upcoming episode of 'The Simpsons'

Mr. Smithers will finally find love in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Mr. Burns’ iconic personal assistant came out as gay during season 27 in the 2016 episode “The Burns Cage,” and this new episode will feature Smithers entering a new relationship – possibly at the expense of the entire town of Springfield. Victor […]

Kathleen Hanna's Tees4Togo highlights the space between art and activism

Kathleen Hanna led the charge of the riot grrrl movement and helmed pioneering bands, including Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin. Aside from being a trailblazer in the music community, she has also been a formidable political activist for over 30 years, taking a strident public stance against sexism, homophobia, transphobia and white […]

12 'SNL' music videos that are equal parts catchy and hilarious

The music and comedy worlds often collide whenever Saturday Night Live airs from Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Cast members such as Andy Samberg, Chris Redd, Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kenan Thompson and beyond have made the SNL music video digital shorts connect with audiences even more than the live sketches. […]

15 times bands took over your favorite '90s and '00s TV shows

Remember the time Hootie And The Blowfish performed on NBC’s Friends and Monica even wound up getting a hickey from one of the band members at a meet and greet after the concert? Of course you do. You probably also remember that the band actually didn’t play on the show and, even worse, weren’t seen […]

‘Simpsons’ sparks another real-life comparison, and this time it's Ted Cruz

It looks like The Simpsons may have predicted another 2021 event years ago. This week, an old episode of the animated show has resurfaced that is eerily similar to Ted Cruz‘s controversial decision to go to Cancun amid the winter storms devastating Texas. Read more: 24kGoldn laments a broken relationship in the video for “3,2,1”—watch […]

QUIZ: Can you match these musicians to their TV debuts?

Is there anything more exciting than spotting a medium-transcending cameo by your favorite musician? It’s one thing to catch surprise guest appearances in songs and music videos. However, many artists take it a step further, harnessing their extensive talent for TV entertainment. Read more: Miley Cyrus teases a new cover of this Nine Inch Nails classic—watch […]

10 times a ‘Simpsons’ joke actually came true in real life

It seems like every week some social media post goes viral for claiming an old episode of The Simpsons predicted the future. The trend started a couple of years ago when fans discovered the show nodded at a Trump presidency all the way back in 2000. Since then, it feels like every episode of The […]

Yes, Bernie Sanders has seen that meme, and now he’s using it for charity

On Jan. 20, Joe Biden was officially sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Although his inauguration was historical in a multitude of ways, the ceremony caught the internet’s attention for plenty of other reasons. A slew of memes from the event emerged online including a popular one of Bernie Sanders. Now, […]

This old ‘Simpsons’ episode is eerily similar to Kamala Harris’ inauguration

For years now, The Simpsons fans have noticed some eerie similarities between the events that happen on the show and what goes on in the real world. Now, it looks like some viewers are convinced the animated show predicted a major detail about Joe Biden and Kamala Harris‘ inauguration ceremony over two decades ago. Read […]

'SpongeBob' and 'Hey Arnold!' animator Tuck Tucker dies at 59

Veteran animator Tuck Tucker has died at the age of 59. Tucker was best known for his work on the classic animated shows SpongeBob SquarePants, Hey Arnold! and Rugrats. Read more: Here’s how Kid Cudi broke a Billboard Hot 100 record in an unexpected way According to Variety, Tucker passed away on Dec. 22 at the age […]

10 unforgettable movie scenes that were made even better with music

From the ending of Fight Club to the final moment of The Breakfast Club, music has been adding extra emotion to movie scenes for decades.  Music can evoke emotion, conclude a scene without words or deliver the extra oomph that a moment was lacking otherwise. Below we have compiled some of our favorite scenes from […]

10 'Simpsons' band cameos that'll make you wish you lived in Springfield

As the longest-running animated television show in history, The Simpsons has been around for the rise and fall of grunge, the emergence of pop punk and countless other shifts in the music world. Throughout the past 31 years, The Simpsons has landed some of music’s most successful artists as guest stars. While the fan-proclaimed “golden […]

Here are 10 pop culture collabs we need to see Vans do next

Vans has done amazing, out-of-this-world collaborations to bring fresh designs to shoe lovers and punks everywhere. The company has incorporated NASA and National Geographic all the way to The Simpsons into its brand. These limited-edition collabs are cute and fun, and they often go for a lot of money on eBay if you keep them […]

Vans’ ‘The Simpsons’ collab just got a lot more festive with this holiday print

Back in August, Vans treated The Simpsons fans to a full collection based on the hit animated show. Now, the company is extending this popular collaboration with a brand new festive print that will truly get you into the holiday spirit. Read more: Hear Descendents demand change in the powerful new single ‘Suffrage’ Although Halloween […]

QUIZ: Which iconic mid-2000s vocalist are you?

It’s been over a decade since artists such as Paramore and Fall Out Boy first graced us with their pop-punk contributions. While many of our favorites are still going strong, those early days always hold a special place in our hearts. Anyone around during the mid-2000s (or invested enough to revisit it online) knows how […]

Here’s why TikTokers have been talking about August 27 for months

If you’ve been recently active on TikTok, you may have noticed a cryptic trend going around. For months, TikTokers have been talking about Aug. 27, hinting that the date could be doomsday or lead to a significant event. Now, the reason why the TikTok trend began has been revealed. As well, TikTok has launched new […]

Vans wants you to doodle all over your shoes with this new collection

Vans is taking doodling to a whole new level with its brand new U-Color collection. The company has taken its classic Era and Slip-On shoes and created the perfect canvases for those who love to color. With all-white material, each shoe features outlined designs that Vans wants you to color in yourself. Read more: Halloween […]

These are the 10 best TV crossover episodes of all time

If we’ve accomplished anything in 2020, it’s becoming professional TV watchers. We’ve been watching so much TV that we’ve had to turn back to the classics, as we’re running out of new shows to watch. Thanks to streaming services such as Hulu, Disney+ and Netflix, we can easily pull up old episodes of our favorite throwback […]
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