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  1. Stephen King Quits Literary Garage Band With Dave Barry, Amy Tan

    5:13 am 6/18/2012

    The Rock Bottom Remainders' final tour, dubbed Past Our Bedtime, will include a public performance June 22 at LA’s El Rey Theatre, followed by a private show the next day for the American Library Association’s Anaheim convention. Read more

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  2. 'The Simpsons' Earns Indie Cred With Songs by Hot Chip, Animal Collective (Video)

    12:38 pm 4/30/2012

    The episode paid homage to late writer David Foster Wallace's famous essay about a luxury cruise vacation.Read more

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  3. 'The Simpsons' Reveals Springfield's Location With Snarky Blackboard Gimmick (Photo)

    8:18 am 4/16/2012

    The long-running animated series clarified -- and poked fun at -- the public misinterpretation of an interview with creator Matt Groening.Read more

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  4. 'Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Reveals Inspiration for Springfield

    6:42 pm 4/10/2012

    "I thought, 'This will be cool; everyone will think it’s their Springfield'," Groening said of the show's heretofore geographically-nonspecific home base.Read more

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  5. Matt Groening, Creator of 'The Simpsons,' Donates $500,000 for UCLA Chair

    6:29 am 2/14/2012

    The artist and innovator behind the long-running animated series is making a name for himself as a university benefactor.Read more

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  6. 'The Simpsons' at 500: Untold Stories

    8:18 pm 2/7/2012

    As TV's most successful show hits 500, Matt Groening reveals he had no car for his first meeting with James L. Brooks, Conan O'Brien confesses he gave guest star Johnny Carson bad directions and the voice of Homer tells how he came up with 'D'oh!'Read more

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  7. Bart, Homer, Conan and Michael Jackson: Behind the Scenes Stories From 500 Episodes of 'The Simpsons'

    5:22 pm 2/7/2012

    As TV’s most successful show hits a milestone, Matt Groening and co. open up to The Hollywood Reporter about mocking Murdoch's News Corp., collaborating with Liz Taylor, Lady Gaga and the King of Pop and O’Brien's awkward run-ins with Johnny Carson and Bob Hope.Read more

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  8. 'Simpsons' and 'Beavis and Butthead' Creators Join Seth MacFarlane at His THR Cover Shoot (Video)

    2:49 pm 10/13/2011

    Matt Groening and Mike Judge joined the man behind "Family Guy" on the Fox lot to pose for some pictures.Read more

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  9. VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THR's 'Seth MacFarlane' Cover Shoot

    9:29 pm 10/11/2011

    A behind-the-scenes look at Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane's THR magazine cover shoot. Joining MacFarlane are Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, and Mike Judge, creator of Beavis and Butthead.Read more

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  10. Pacific Standard Time: What Hollywood is Saying

    12:03 pm 10/3/2011

    Actors and industry names, including Anne Hathaway and Jerry Bruckheimer, talk about the opening of Pacific Standard Time's more than 60 museum shows focusing on California artRead more

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