Simpsons

Cartoon characters in famous paintings

Cartoon characters in famous paintings

I hate that I can’t find out who credit goes to for these clever photoshops of popular cartoon characters interjected into famous paintings. My favorite is the above pun of Winslow Homer’s oil painting “The Fog Warning” (1885). If anyone knows who is responsible for this awesomeness, let me know!

UK street artist comments on Banksy's Simpsons cameo

UK street artist comments on Banksy's Simpsons cameo

The Internet blew its collective mind at learning that Banksy created an opening-credit scene to a recent episode of The Simpsons. The clip has since been in a cat-and-mouse game on YouTube as it gets pulled for copyright violations, then re-uploaded by someone else. The New York Times posted an interesting interview with Al Jean,…

Iconic photos in Simpsons and more

Iconic photos in Simpsons and more

One of my favorite historical photo blogs Iconic Photos has a fun compilation of screen captures of The Simpsons paying homage to famous photographs. Each Simpsons picture is accompanied by helpful links back to the original. Some of the more cerebral allusions, such as this one are unsurprising consider the show’s roster of Harvard Lampoon…

Vanity Smurf and other queer cartoons

Vanity Smurf and other queer cartoons

As a child of the 80s I was obsessed with three things: Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and Vanity Smurf. Um, yeah. You do the math.

Out Magazine has listed the The Gayest Cartoon Characters of all time. And, yes, Vanity Smurf is represented on the list.