§ Nice Art: It’s clearing the tabs Friday! I have a dozen things bookmarked from, well, weeks, and Chrome doesn’t like it when you keep tabs open. So we’re CLEARING THE TABS. One thing I has saved was this thread from All-Around Superstar Ngozi Ukazu where she imagines a…superhero? I…made up a superhero who is […]
Bongo Comics ends its 25 year run today but it will never be forgotten.
Embiggen transitive verb informal + humorous : to make bigger or more expansive : enlarge, expand That’s from the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Embiggen has been added, so now it’s a real word. Depending on who you talk to, the term may have originated as slang in the 1800s, but in terms of common usage, it comes down to two things […]
Wishing all the Beat readers near and far a happy safe holiday! No matter what goes on in the world we all have something to be thankful for so let’s take a moment to say thanks for what’s good. And one thing that’s good is the FX Thanksgiving Day Simpsons Marathon leading up to the 600th […]
Simpsons figures designed by top pop culture fine artists and sold by Kid Robot. Is there nothing not to love in that sentence? Kid Robot is teaming with icons artists Kenny Scharf and Ron English for new Simpson vinyl. Scharf has designed a 6” Bart figure while English has designed two 3” figures, Bart Grin […]
This sunday’s episode of the Simpsons will be lego style and here’s a trailer. This is so amazing that my head hurts. Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the […]
“The Book Job,” the sixth episode of the 23rd season of The Simpsons, co-stars Neil Gaiman. Not in a cameo, but as the main storyline.
By now you all know that Sunday’s Simpsons episode used Ke$ha’s Tik Tok as their opening theme as the above video shows. But did you know the episode also contained an in-joke relating to the San Diego Comic-Con’s potential move to Anaheim? It’s true!
…Thanks to ZT for the tip.