the-simpsons

I’m the Son of an Indian Shopkeeper. This Is What Apu Taught Me About Being a Man

My first memory of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was completely against type — or better put, completely against stereotype. If anything, it was shockingly different from anything else my…

When Homer Simpson Got Hair — And A Gay Assistant

A longtime ‘Simpsons’ writer explains why, for an episode at least, he cured Homer’s baldness and had him share in one of TV’s first man-on-man…

The TV Dad is American History

American history can be learned from reading a book, but we can also see how the nation has changed over the decades by observing how…