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Simpsons Chairs

It’s not a couch gag, but it’s close. 56th Studio, a design firm in Bangkok, made chairs in the images of four characters from The Simpsons. May I suggest a high chair inspired by little Maggie, who is conspicuously absent? Link | Studio Website

Dog Mansions

Photo: La Petite Maison Doghouses have gone a long way since the simple days of slapping together leftover boards in the backyard. At least for the 1-percenters. The kicker is, these dogs don’t even [...]

Every “Itchy & Scratchy Show” Ever

One of my favorite parts of The Simpsons is The Itchy & Scratchy Show, a cartoon within a live action show within a cartoon (Itchy & Scratchy is a cartoon on The Krusty the Clown Show, which is presented as a live action show seen within the cartoon show The Simpsons — meta enough for [...]

“Simpsons” Creator Matt Groening’s Dad Was Named Homer, and He Made Movies

Matt Groening created “The Simpsons,” and as we all know, Homer Simpson is the patriarch of the family. Well, Homer was the name of Matt’s dad too…but he wasn’t a doofus. The late Homer Groening was a documentary filmmaker, a WWII pilot, and a writer, among other things. Today I thought I’d [...]

2011 Valor Dog of the Year

The Humane Society of the United States named Yogi, a golden retriever, the 2011 Valor Dog of the Year for saving his owner’s life after a bicycle accident. Paul Horton of Austin, Texas, went over the handlebars on his mountain bike and landed on his head. Horton was knocked unconscious. When he woke up, he couldn’t [...]

30 Great Geeky Cross Stitches

I recently posted a ton of awesome videogame cross stitches, but these are by no means the full extent of geeky cross stitches. This set may not appeal to gamers as much, but the projects are equally nerdy and just as intricate. Whether you prefer Star Wars, Keyboard Cat or Twitter, there’s certain to be [...]

Maggie, the Well-traveled Dog

Maggie the dog had a passport that would make most jet setters jealous, and over the course of her life she has crossed borders, braved wars, and experienced the world. Maggie managed to make friends on both sides of the conflict, with all walks of life, proving the old adage that dogs are  man’s best [...]