The Simpsons

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Not so likely life of The Simpsons

For The Atlantic, Dani Alexis Ryskamp compares the financials of The Simpsons against present day medians, arguing that the fictional family’s lifestyle is no longer attainable: The purchasing power of Homer’s paycheck, moreover, has shrunk dramatically. The median house costs 2.4 times what it did in the mid-’90s. Health-care expenses for one person are three times what they were 25 years ago. The median tuition for a four-year college is...

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An analysis of The Simpsons

The Simpsons is in its 27th season. That’s a lot of d’ohs. Todd W. Schneider had a look at the dialogue over the years, prominent characters, and declining ratings. Did I mention 27 seasons? How is that even possible? Tags: television, The Simpsons

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