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Three “Simpsons” Episodes Nominated for WGA Award

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Three episodes of “The Simpsons” are among the five nominees for the Writers Guild of America Award in the category of animation.

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Red-faced Mr. Burns Supports Romney For President in Cartoon

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Nuclear plant owner C. Montgomery Burns, of “The Simpsons” fame (or infamy, depending on how you look at it), is backing Mitt Romney for president of the United States.

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Simpsons Meet The Ice Age

The Longest Daycare

Ice Age: Continental Drift will feature more than pals Manfred, Sid, Diego, Ellie and Scrat when it premieres in July. Rather than the usual short featuring Scrat chasing his acorn, the fourth Ice Age movie will reach out to America’s most dysfunctional family with The Longest Daycare.

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“Homer The Father” winner of Writers Guild Awards

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Homer The Father,” written by Joel H. Cohen, won a Writers Guild Award in the Animation category Sunday, defeating — among others — three other episodes of Fox’s The Simpsons.

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Simpsons To Hit 500; Groening Donates 500

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Episode 500 of “The Simpsons” set to air Sunday on Fox. Show creator Matt Groening will celebrate the milestone by donating $500,000 to the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. The money will endow the Matt Groening Chair in Animation, financing visiting master artists to instruct students in the school’s animation program.

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“Simpsons” declares war after Iran bans its dolls

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The heat is on after an Iranian government-affiliated agency added dolls of Simpsons characters to its blacklist of toys.

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Sexual pics of Simpsons kids not porn, says judge

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Downloaded images of children from “The Simpsons” involved in sexually explicit acts don’t constitute child pornography, an Ottawa judge ruled Monday.

Two dirty pictures of Bart and Lisa Simpson and Bart’s friend Milhouse found in the recycle bin of Richard Osborn’s computer can’t be kiddie porn because an objective observer “would find it difficult, if not impossible” to tell the ages of the characters from the cartoon sitcom by viewing the picture, Ontario Court Justice Robert Fournier said.

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