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2009-10-07 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Screenlife and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing) today announced that the latest addition to the Scene It?® family of trivia games, Scene It?® The Simpsons(TM) Deluxe Edition, made its first appearance at five of the biggest Oktoberfest celebrations across the country, a beer-themed debut that would make Homer proud. Loaded with TV clips, on-screen puzzles and trivia from all 20...

2009-09-19 13:20:40

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen will lend his voice to a character on the U.S. animated TV series The Simpsons, a series official says. Simpsons executive producer Al Jean said the Bruno star will play an Israeli tour guide who encounters the Simpsons family vacationing in the Holy Land, Entertainment Weekly reported on its Web site Friday. He's trying to get Marge to give him good grades on the comment card, and she goes, 'You people are pushy,' and he goes, 'What do you mean, you people?...

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2009-05-22 21:51:42

More than 900,000 votes were cast in an online survey asking people to choose their favorite The Simpsons stamp, the U.S. Postal Service said. The Maggie stamp was voted No. 1, followed by Homer, then Bart, Marge and Lisa. The online vote took place at www.usps.com between April 7 and May 14. The Simpsons stamps were issued nationwide May 7 and dedicated at the Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles where the animated characters' creator and executive producer, Matt Groening, and...

2009-05-21 11:33:00

Nearly 1 Million Votes Cast Rivals 1992 Elvis Vote WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Simpson, a character of few words other than the sucking of her pacifier now has something to shout about. The youngest member of the Fox hit series, THE SIMPSONS, beat her dad, Homer, by ("D'oh!"), by more than 8,000 ballots as the favorite Simpsons stamp in an online vote that took place at www.usps.com between April 7 and May 14. Of the more than 916,000 votes cast, Bart came in...

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2009-05-07 22:20:00

The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it has begun releasing 1 billion The Simpsons stamps through the country's 34,000 post offices. A first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles, where The Simpsons Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening, along with Executive Producer James L. Brooks, joined the actors who provide the voices for the famous characters appearing on the stamps -- Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and...

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2009-05-07 22:23:50

The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it has begun releasing 1 billion The Simpsons stamps through the country's 34,000 post offices. A first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles, where The Simpsons Creator and Executive Producer Matt Groening, along with Executive Producer James L. Brooks, joined the actors who provide the voices for the famous characters appearing on the stamps -- Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and...

2009-05-07 11:15:00

Favorite Character Vote continues through May 14 at www.usps.com/simpsons LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Ay, Carumba!" A 'stampede' of one billion Simpsons stamps began escaping from America's 34,000 Post Offices and infiltrated the nation's mailstream following the issuance of The Simpsons stamps and postal cards today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles. There, The Simpsons Creator and Executive Producer,...

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2009-04-01 09:28:09

The U.S. Postal Service and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising have announced the Simpsons will soon be featured on 44-cent stamps. Family members Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie from the long-running, animated Fox television series The Simpsons are to appear on stamps designed by the characters' creator and the show's executive producer, Matt Groening. Winner of 24 Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award and a multitude of other accolades, the series is currently the longest-running...

2009-03-31 23:15:00

- Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson Become Immortalized On United States Postage Stamps - washington, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service(R) and Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising (Fox L&M) today announce that the FOX hit series THE SIMPSONS will be commemorated on 44-cent First-Class Mail(R) stamps in 2009. Featuring the iconic Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson the stamps have been personally designed by SIMPSONS creator and executive...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

By Bill Keveney Homer Simpson is gunning for you, Matt Dillon. With Sunday's premiere (Fox, 8 ET/PT), The Simpsons will tie Gunsmoke's record of 20 seasons on the air. The writing staff keeps track of the longevity milestones, executive producer Al Jean says, but creator Matt Groening only cops to one record for the iconic Springfield family, its friends and neighbors. "I think we've used more yellow paint than any other TV show," he says. Both believe the show is still...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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