Round Springfield

Round Springfield

By Allie Goertz, Julia Prescott, and Maximum Fun

Round Springfield is a Simpsons-adjacent podcast hosted by Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott where they interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to Springfield, failed pilots, other projects, and beyond. In this 20-episode limited series, you'll hear David X. Cohen talk Futurama, Josh Weinstein talk Mission Hill, and Yeardley Smith dig deep into her diverse path of becoming Lisa Simpson.

Episodes

Jay Kogen

We'll welcome back actor, director, writer, producer, Jay Kogen! He's probably best known for his Emmy-award winning work on Frasier, and contributions on Malcolm in the Middle and the  Austin Powers film series. On The Simpsons he wrote some truly classic episodes like "Lisa the Greek," "Homer's Odyssey," "Last Exit to Springfield," and more. He worked on The Simpsons at a time when it was still finding its footing – he co-created characters like Mr. Burns and Edna Krabappel … we get into it!  Plus, we take a look back at the short-lived Nickelodeon show Wendell & Vinnie and why it's one of the things he's most proud of. This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
10/08/2056m 43s

Round Springfield – #MaxFunDrive Final Week

It’s the final week of the #MaxFunDrive 2020! Thanks to everyone who has joined or upgraded their Maximum Fun membership so far. Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the Max Fun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.  Visit https://maximumfun.org/join/ to become a member. 
03/08/203m 52s

David Silverman

We’re joined by legendary Simpsons director David Silverman! He's currently a consulting producer on The Simpsons – but he's contributed to the show in so many ways including animation and writing. We'll take a deep dive into old school cartoons. David throws us back to his childhood and explains how his mother's career as an art historian changed his life.  He'll chat about some run-ins he had with some of his heroes. Plus, BURNING MAN and his FLAMING TUBA. So many truly unbelievable stories!  The MaxFunDrive continues! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive, and get your very own Round Springfield enamel pin. Plus, learn about other great gifts for becoming a member.This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. 
27/07/201h 7m

Round Springfield - #MaxFunDrive!

It's week two of the #MaxFunDrive! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the Max Fun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive, and get your very own Round Springfield enamel pin. Plus, learn about other great gifts for becoming a member.
20/07/204m 35s

Maggie Roswell

The MaxFunDrive kicks off this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.We’re joined by legendary Simpsons voice actor Maggie Roswell! She’ll give us a behind the scenes look at her iconic Simpsons characters and how she brought them to life: Maude Flanders! Helen Lovejoy!  Miss Hoover! Luann Van Houten! Maggie chats about her journey in voice-over – and her road to The Simpsons.  This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes (this one sounds like a zoom call ... because it is!) – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.   
13/07/201h 9m

Liz Climo

We're thrilled to share this conversation with author and illustrator, Liz Climo! She'll tell us about her longtime stint at The Simpsons where she was a character artist and storyboard revisionist. Her path to The Simpsons is truly something else! She's the author of Please Don’t Eat Me, Rory the Dinosaur, The Little World of Liz Climo, Lobster is the Best Medicine, and more. She shares a very touching story about her book: You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers. Liz also talks about her line of greeting cards, upcoming projects, working on The Simpsons Movie, and shares an incredible story about Julie Kavner! This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
29/06/2046m 16s

Brian Kelley

This week, we welcome back Simpsons writer Brian Kelley! Last time on "ECUS" we talked to him about the Season 29 premiere episode "The Serfsons". This time, we expand the conversation to include his experiences writing on Futurama, NewsRadio and the much-maligned Friends spin-off Joey! Brian's impressive resume is as long as his spirit is embiggening to the smallest man (which is to say, a LOT). Join Allie and Julia as we venture down this '90s-centric walk down Brian's memory lane -- including the time he wrote sketches for his comedy hero Steve Martin on SNL!This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
15/06/201h 2m

A Message from Round Springfield

We’ll be back with a regular episode next week.If you’d like to support the Black Lives Matter movement here’s some of the organizations Max Fun staff have been donating to over the past couple weeks:NAACP Legal Defense FundBlack Lives MatterBlack Lives Matter LAReclaim the BlockKnow Your Rights CampEqual Justice InitiativeActBlue – Various Bail FundsBreonna Taylor PetitionMax Fun shows mentioned:Minority KornerFANTI
08/06/202m 49s

Mike Price

We’re joined by long time “Simpsons” writer Mike Price! He’ll tell us how he got his start as a writer, and various odd jobs he picked up along the way. Mike is the creator of “F is for Family” and gives us the scoop on the latest season. You can check out new episodes on Netflix starting June 12th.  This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
25/05/201h 16m

Maurice LaMarche

We're joined by voice acting legend Maurice LaMarche! He's a friend of our previous podcast version and thrilled to welcome him back. If you don’t know Maurice by name you certainly know his iconic voice work – he’s probably best known as The Brain in Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain. His work can also be heard on Futurama, Disenchantment and many other video games, animated series, television shows and films. We'll dive into the life of a voice actor. Plus, some of his favorite projects from the 90's including Hey Arnold, Captain Simian & the Space Monkeys, King of the Hill, and so much more.This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality (or maybe even some dogs barking ) – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. 
11/05/201h 5m

Cesar Mazariegos

This week, we're joined by Cesar Mazariegos. He's currently a staff writer on The Simpsons! We'll get the scoop on how The Simpsons is currently being made during quarantine. We'll also talk about his Stage 13 Original High & Mighty and his time working on the drama procedural Deception. We'll throw it back to some of his earlier life experiences before he was a writer – his time as a stress management counselor and a funeral assistant. Plus, he shares a ton of advice and lessons he's learned on his way to The Simpsons.This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. 
27/04/2059m 5s

Mike Reiss

Mike Reiss joins us on the latest episode of Round Springfield! He talks about his first big Hollywood gig working on "Airplane II: The Sequel." We also chat about punching up animated kids films like "The Lorax," "Ice Age," and "Despicable Me." Plus, he'll talk about the show he's most proud of you might not have seen – "Queer Duck." And what was the deal with "Teen Angel" on ABC's TGIF? This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we're trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
13/04/201h 13m

Bill Oakley

We're joined by Bill Oakley on the latest episode! He'll chat about some projects that never saw the light of day. Plus, he'll share some exciting information about the cult-classic Mission Hill. Of course, we'll also spend a good chunk of time chatting about his Instagram food reviews. 
30/03/201h 11m

The Simpsons Movie w/ Al Jean

We'll welcome Al Jean on this version of the podcast. And this time around we're chatting Simpsons! Listen up for some fun behind the scenes trivia about The Simpsons Movie. From how the movie was initially pitched to how it tested with audiences. Al brought in one of the drafts of the movie and shares some jokes that didn't make the final cut of the film. 
16/03/201h 7m

Carolyn Omine

We're joined by one of the longest serving Simpsons writers, Carolyn Omine! We'll chat about her long history with the show, and how she got her start in showbiz. She'll throw us back to her childhood in Hawaii and how formative that was for her creativity. Plus, politics, avocados, elementary school cafeteria duty, The Bachelor, and so much more.
02/03/201h 24m

Josh Weinstein

Josh Weinstein talks really fast in this one. He tries to talk about every single show he's worked on post-Simpsons.  Mission Hill! In Search of the Partridge Family! The Mullets! And, so much more. Can he recall 'em all? Will he have to return for another episode? Only one way to find out. 
17/02/201h 17m

Tim Long

We're thrilled to share our conversation with writer Tim Long! We'll talk at length about the feature film he wrote called The Exchange, which is currently in post production. He'll briefly discuss the time he had to explain The Simpsons to basketball player Yao Ming, and convinced him to participate in the episode Homer and Ned's Hail Mary Pass. Talking about The Simpsons in therapy when your therapist doesn't watch The Simpsons. He'll also share a story about the first time he was freelancing for David Letterman.
03/02/201h 6m

Yeardley Smith

This week, we’re trilled to shared our conversation with Yeardley Smith — the voice of LISA SIMPSON. She’ll throw us back to her childhood and opens up about her journey to The Simpsons. We’ll chat about her podcast Small Town Dicks — one of our favorite true crime podcasts out there! We’ll also learn about her work with Paperclip LTD, and other business ventures... did you know for a while she used to be in the high-end shoe industry? We chat about one of her favorite Simpsons characters — find out why she’s got a soft spot for Sideshow Bob. Round Springfield is a Simpsons-adjacent podcast hosted by Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott where they interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to Springfield. We’re a member supported show — go to maximumfun.org/donate to contribute.
20/01/201h 6m

David X. Cohen

Welcome to Round Springfield! In this 20-episode limited series, Allie and Julia interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to working on The Simpsons – other projects,  failed pilots, and beyond. This season, you can look forward to conversations with folks like Josh Weinstein, Tim Long, Yeardley Smith, and many more amazing Simpsons-folk.  First up, our conversation with David X. Cohen! He'll talk about getting his start on Beavis and Butt-Head. Plus, the struggles of getting Futurama made. Have you ever heard about Grandmaster Freak & the Furious 15? We've got you covered – David talks about the time he almost collaborated with rapper Ice Cube for that failed pilot.  And of course, we'll talk about The Simpsons – because the Simpsons always has a way of coming up. He'll pull back the curtain with some behind the scenes hi-jinks about the writers room. 
06/01/201h 12m

Round Springfield - coming January 2020

Howdily doodily! We wanted to give everyone an update on what we've been up to during our break. Amusement Parks! Allie got taller! New exercise routines with our cats! Investing money on pumpkins! We're currently hard at work to bring you our brand new podcast, Round Springfield. The new show will feature conversations with people who have worked on the Simpsons. We'll pull back the curtain and talk tangentially about just about everything in showbiz. Of course, we'll sprinkle in plenty of Simpsons chat, too! Get a sneak peek of some of the guests we have lined up for when the show is released in January.  Smell ya later.
28/10/1924m 44s

Marge vs. The Monorail

Well, this might be the moment you've been waiting for since we started the podcast more than four years ago. We're finally going to chat about "Marge vs. The Monorail," join us for one last episode of Everything's Coming Up Simpsons! We're going to take a break and when we return we'll be reformatting Everything's Coming Up Simpsons, and giving birth to our new project – Round Springfield. We want to line up some fantastic guests for when we return. Help us by spreading the hashtag #ConanRoundSpringfield , and don't forget to tag us @SimpsonsPod and tag people you'd like to hear on the show! We love you all , thanks for listening. Smell 'ya later!
29/07/191h 13m

Allie and Julia HAVE NEWS

We've been doing this show for nearly four years now! In this episode, we'll share a behind the scenes look at the origins of the show, and recall some of our favorite moments. We're going to take a break and when we return we'll be reformatting Everything's Coming Up Simpsons , and giving birth to our new project – Round Springfield. We'll share some exciting news about the future and plans for the show!
22/07/1936m 13s

Summertime in Springfield

Join us as we relive some of our favorite Summer moments from The Simpsons. We're going to Mount Splashmore, Itchy and Scratchy Land, and making a stop in Australia. That's not all – plenty of fun awaits,  buckle up kids school's out for Summer!
08/07/1953m 28s

Pride in Springfield

Pride month may be over, but this week we'll celebrate Pride in Springfield! Join us as we reflect on some of our favorite LGBTQ moments and characters from The Simpsons.
01/07/1951m 13s

The Call of the Simpsons w/ Mike Hollingsworth

This week, we're joined by Mike Hollingsworth! He's supervising director for "BoJack Horseman" and "Tuca & Bertie." He'll tell us a story about being one of the first animators that Netflix ever hired. Plus, we take a look at "The Call of the Simpsons" an episode from season one. Albert Brooks made his first guest appearance in this episode as the voice of Cowboy Bob. Why we love the Springfield bears, and why they love Maggie. By the way, how much do you know about bird reproductive organs? Not much, you say – well, that's all about to change after this episode.
24/06/191h 23m

The Simpsons Sing the Blues

We're doing something a little different this week. You've heard us discuss this topic in the past before, but we're dedicating the entire episode to The Simpsons first album released – "The Simpsons Sing the Blues." Julia breaks down a bunch of tunes on the album for us, and Allie listens to the album for the first time!
17/06/1959m 46s

'Round Springfield w/ Sadie Dupuis

This week's guest is best known as singer-songwriter and guitarist of Speedy Ortiz. She's also got a sweet solo project under the name Sad13. Plus, she's got a song with Lizzo! Last year, she released her first book – "Mouthguard," which is available now wherever you get books. We're thrilled to share our conversation with Sadie Dupuis about 'Round Springfield. We'll talk Simpsons tattoos, Steve Allen, jagged metal Krusty-O's and more!
10/06/1957m 42s

The 138th Episode Spectacular w/ Brendan Hay

We'll talk about the clip show of all clip shows with Brendan Hay. You've seen his work on "Dawn of the Croods," and as a writer on shows like "The Daily Show," and "Robot Chicken." Brendan's also the executive producer of "Harvey Girls Forever" on Netflix. Plus, he's written an episode of THE SIMPSONS. Make sure to stick around to the end – he'll explain how he ended up writing the season 20 finale.  
03/06/191h 8m

Team Homer w/ Laurel Randolph

Cookbook author, and recipe developer Laurel Randolph joins us to discuss Team Homer. We'll also chat about her blog The Joy of Cooking Milhouse. She takes your favorite Simpsons recipes and makes them reality. Whale of a Wife Cake! Little Meatloaf Men! Nacho Hat! Non­Krusty Brand Imitation Gruel? Join us, this one is a treat!
27/05/191h 5m

The Town w/ Mike Mitchell

This week, we dig into the archives to bring you an episode from long before the podcast joined Max Fun. Mike Mitchell (“The Birthday Boys", Doughboys Podcast, “Love” on Netflix) gives us a special behind-the-scenes look on what it’s like to go from Simpsons writer’s PA to VOICE ACTOR! You can listen to all our episodes from the archives to the Max Fun website. This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.
20/05/191h 11m

The Mothers of Springfield

We're breaking format this week to bring you a special episode that celebrates our favorite moms from Springfield. Listen up for some clips of our favorite mom moments from Mona, Agnes, Maude, Luann, Jacqueline, and of course, Marge!
13/05/1956m 3s

Marge in Chains w/ Jono Zalay

Comedian Jono Zalay joins us to talk about the time Marge spent time in jail. We find out the true culprit of the crime – was this incident really Grandpa's fault? Plus, why it's no fun to get the shingles and why you shouldn't skip out on jury duty. Don't miss this one!
06/05/191h 1m

Lady Bouvier's Lover w/ Mike Carlson

Co-host of "Podcast: The Ride" Mike Carlson joins us to talk about theme park rides and The Simpsons. Plus, why we love an episode that really lets grandpa Abe Simpsons shine – even if the jokes are kind of mean. Trust us… this episode is quite a rollercoaster!
30/04/191h 13m

Treehouse of Horror VI w/ David Smithyman

It's Halloween in Springtime with David Smithyman (Fresh Off The Boat). We'll chat about the three segments from this memorable episode – "Attack of the 50 Foot Eyesores," "Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace," and "Homer3"  Smarch, Tron, erotic cakes, giant Kent Brockman, Paul Anka – this episode has got it all!
22/04/191h 4m

Bart Carny w/ Lindsay Katai

This week, we'll make the case for season 9 of The Simpsons by discussing "Bart Carny" with Lindsay Katai. Check her out as co-host of the podcast Teen Creeps. You'll be able to see Lindsay's work later this year on Cartoon Network's Infinity Train.  
15/04/1955m 37s

Talking Alf w/ Al Jean

The longtime Simpsons showrunner returns to the Max Fun studios – this time around Al Jean joins us to discuss his contributions to "Alf."
08/04/191h 1m

Kamp Krusty w/ Emily Heller

Welcome back Emily Heller for a discussion on Kamp Krusty. We’ll exchange stories about camp. Plus, Emily has some travel tips if you’ll be in Amsterdam anytime soon.
01/04/1957m 56s

An Interview w/ Head Ned of Okilly Dokilly

We're doing something a little different this week! We're joined by the lead singer of Okilly Dokilly, the world's only "Nedal" band. Yep, a subgenre of metal music themed around Ned Flanders. The band's new album "Howdilly Twodilly" drops March 29th. Jordan Morris guest hosts with Julia on this epic musical journey of obscure Simpsons references and heavy metal. The MaxFunDrive wraps up this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one!  Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.
25/03/191h 14m

Homer's Triple Bypass w/ David Silverman

We're joined by legendary Simpsons director David Silverman! He'll give is a behind the scenes look at an episode he directed. Find out why the episode terrified Allie and Julia when they were kids. Plus, why David believes his musical talents have helped his career in animation. The MaxFunDrive kicks off this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.
18/03/191h 21m

The Springfield Connection w/ Jenny Jaffe

We're joined by Jenny Jaffe this week!  She is the creator and star of IFC's "Neurotica." She's also currently one of the writers on the "Rugrats" reboot on Nickelodeon. We'll chat a lot about television writing, Julia's love of musicals, and counterfeit jeans.
11/03/191h 7m

Bart's Inner Child w/ Simon Gibson

Join us as we discuss Bart's Inner Child with comedian Simon Gibson. Trampolines! Self-Help Gurus! Troy Mcclure! Albert Brooks! This episode has got it all. We get real silly this week folks.
04/03/1956m 18s

There's No Disgrace Like Home w/ James Harvey

We'll chat about an early Simpsons episode with James Harvey. You know James as one of the creators and editors of Bartkira. He's also an artist, writer, and illustrator for animation, comics, and videogames. James recalls what it was like rewatch this episode on a VHS bootleg, and why season one of the Simpsons deserves more love.
25/02/191h 8m

Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming w/ Karl Hess

This week, we're joined by comedian Karl Hess to discuss this classic Sideshow Bob episode. Despite being one of the most terrifying characters of The Simpsons, we just want you to know – Sideshow Bob can get it. You can check out Karl as co-host of the podcast Yelling About Pâté.
18/02/191h 7m

The Front w/ Matt Ingebretson

In "The Front" Bart and Lisa ghostwrite a great Itchy and Scratchy episode, and we also check in on "The Adventures of Ned Flanders." We're joined by Matt Ingebretson of Comedy Central's "Corporate" to discuss impostor syndrome, the writing biz, and the genius of the Simpsons kid logic.
11/02/191h 8m

The Canine Mutiny w/ Mikey Heller

In "The Canine Mutiny" Bart learns an important lesson about man's best friend. We're joined by Mikey Heller (We Bare Bears) to discuss flesh-eating horses, sock patterns, and of course, what you're actually here for – The Simpsons and Santa's Little Helper.
04/02/191h 22m

Disenchantment w/ Josh Weinstein

We're breaking format this week to bring you an in depth look at Disenchantment with Josh Weinstein! The last time Josh joined us on the podcast he gave us a sneak peek at the series. While he couldn't tell us much at the time, this time around he really spills the beans. He'll let us know about some easter eggs that are hidden in the show. He'll also hint at a few things the online community hasn't even noticed that will be important in future episodes of the series. Yep, Josh reads your reddit fan theories. Please note: this episode will contain some light Disenchantment spoilers. You've been warned!
28/01/191h 24m

Who Shot Mr. Burns w/ Bill Oakley

You guys are in for a real treat this week! This episode was recorded live in Portland, Oregon with our special guest Bill Oakley. He'll give us a behind the scenes look at parts one and two of "Who Shot Mr. Burns." But there's more, a behind the scenes look at his fast food reviews on Instagram. Please enjoy this super-sized episode – it's going to be a blast!
21/01/191h 24m

Treehouse of Horror III w/ Will Campos

We love a good off season Treehouse of Horror conversation. This week, Story Break's Will Campos (Video Game High School, Hulu's RocketJump: The Show, and Dimension 404) joins us to chat about Treehouse of Horror III. We'll also talk about the things that terrified us as kids including: Mars Attacks, A Clockwork Orange and the Twilight Zone. This episode, probably has one of the best Treehouse of Horror gags burned into your memory, too. Yep … we're gonna talk about Frozen Yogurt … which we call Frogurt! It's good … but it's cursed … and that's bad. 
14/01/191h 3m

Dancin' Homer w/ Billy West

We're kicking things off this year with Billy West! You know him as the voice actor behind some really memorable animated characters from your childhood  including Ren, Stimpy, and Doug Funnie on Doug. Plus, a number of voices on Futurama, including Dr. Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan, Philip J. Fry, and many many more. This episode is such a delight and you can bet we're getting plenty of samples of his voice work. Geek out and flip out when you hear all the voices he's got in store for us as we discuss "Dancin' Homer."
08/01/191h 7m

Homer the Vigilante w/ Casey Boyd

This week, Mad Magazine's Casey Boyd joins us to chat about Homer the Vigilante. We'll discuss the work of John Swartzwelder at length – and how his writing has influenced a very specific type of voice in comedy. We'll also chat Conan, dog songs, and Detective Pikachu. It's the last episode of 2018 and we're glad that we get to end it with a Swartzwelder episode. Cheers!
31/12/181h 7m

The Joy of Sect w/ Lisa Curry

It's our first ever solo-host show. Don't worry Allie will be back next week … the only thing you have to fear this week is – cults. Comedian Lisa Curry and Julia discuss Movementarianism, Blisstonia, and dive deep into some real life cults. Things get a little freaky, but don't worry we'll guide you along. Join us! Join Us! Join Us!
24/12/181h 2m

Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire w/ Alonso Duralde

It's crazy to think we've been doing this podcast for so long and no one has picked the first episode of The Simpsons. That's all about to change! This week, Alonso Duralde relives his memories of watching "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." You know Alonso as a film critic for the The Wrap. He's also one of panelist on "Who Shot Ya?" from Maximum Fun, and the co-host of the pod Linoleum Knife. Most importantly for today's purposes Alonso is a Christmas expert and has a book to prove it called "Have yourself a movie little Christmas." We'll discuss how this episode was a perfect way to introduce the Simpsons to a mainstream audience. Plus, we'll sing some carols and share some last minute Christmas tips! 
18/12/181h 5m

HOMЯ w/ Allen Strickland Williams

This week, comedian Allen Strickland Williams dishes his favorite moments from HOMЯ. Allen has been featured on Conan, and was recently named Comedy Central Comic to watch. Make sure to keep an eye out for Allen's new Comedy Central half hour special in January. Allen explains why this episode is a lot sadder than he recalls when he first saw it as a kid. Plus, Allie explains why Bing.com is naughty and Julia discusses the joys of Shark Tank. Don't worry there's plenty of Simpsons, too! Relive the heartbreaking episode with us.
11/12/181h 9m

What Animated Women Want w/ Maurice LaMarche

This week, Emmy-award winning voice actor Maurice LaMarche chats about his voiceover appearances in The Simpsons. If you don't know Maurice by name you certainly know his iconic voice work – he's probably best known as The Brain in "Animaniacs" and "Pinky and the Brain." His work can also be heard on "Futurama," "Disenchantment" and many other video games, animated series, television shows and films. He'll tell us the personal connection he had to the character he voiced in "What Animated Women Want." We'll spend a lot of time discussing Maurice's career including his contributions to "The Critic," and his time as a stand-up comic. He also chats about what it was like to join Julie Kavner and Dan Castellaneta in studio for his appearance in this episode. You don't want to miss this one – he'll gives us a taste of his fantastic impressions and even share some techniques if you want to make some authentic barf sounds.
04/12/181h 9m

'Tis the Fifteenth Season w/ Michael Price

The holidays are right around the corner! This week, we get in the spirit of the holidays and chat with longtime Simpsons writer Michael Price about a Christmas episode he wrote for the Simpsons back in 2003. He'll discuss his love/hate relationship Christmas specials, and give us a behind the scenes look at Simpsons writers room. He'll also explain why this episode was a breakthrough moment for him as a Simpsons writer.  Michael is also the creator of "F is for Family" – you can check out the new season on Netflix starting Nov. 30th.
27/11/181h 16m

It's Garry Shandling's Show w/ Al Jean

With the holidays right around the corner we've got a special treat to show how thankful we are for all of you. This week, we're bringing back Al Jean! The longtime Simpsons showrunner returns to the Max Fun studios – this time around he joins us to discuss his contributions to "It's Garry Shandling's Show."  We'll get the scoop on this cult hit, which shares a lot of DNA with the Simpsons. And just like last time he'll sprinkle in some Simpsons trivia throughout our conversation.
19/11/181h 1m

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 163: Mountain of Madness w/ John Mathot

This week, we'll welcome long-time Simpsons storyboard artist John Mathot. His credits are insane – John has been a storyboard artist for animated shows like Futurama, Family Guy, Dilbert, Phineas and Ferb, Hey Arnold, and many more. He'll talk about the collaborative process in the Simpsons writers room. And you don't wanna miss when he breaks down one of the storyboards he created in this very classic Simpsons episode. Plus, he'll tell us some of the animation quirks that tick off Matt Groening.
13/11/181h 17m

Treehouse of Horror V w/ Nick Wiger

This week, we dig into the ECUS archives! We know people are already setting up holiday decorations… but we are still craving Halloween candy. Nick Wiger (Comedy Bang Bang, I Love You America with Sarah Silverman, Doughboys) spooks Allie and Julia with a discussion on Treehouse of Horror V! This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.
06/11/181h 4m

The Mansion Family w/ Blaine Capatch

Stand-up comedian and writer Blaine Capatch joins us this week to talk about "The Mansion Family." It's not from the golden era, and it's newer episode than most episodes we usually discuss. Which is weird to say considering the episode is actually 18 years old. We'll discuss the Britney Spears cameo in this episode, why it's important to read the Hardy Boys book series, and the funniest things ever to happen in international waters. Plus, what it's like to sit in on a Simpsons table read according to Blaine!
30/10/181h 8m

Treehouse of Horror VIII w/ Ben Blacker

This week, Ben Blacker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Dead Pilots Society) joins us to talk about his favorite Treehouse of Horror episode. We'll break down the three segments from this episode: "The HΩmega Man," "Fly vs. Fly," and "Easy-Bake Coven." We'll learn how The Simpsons educated kids everywhere about the Salem witch trials. Just in time for the spooky time of the year, Ben will also discuss his new comic book "Hex Wives" from DC Vertigo, which is available on Halloween.  
22/10/181h 11m

The Otto Show w/ Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young

We've got a supersized episode recorded live in Austin, Texas with special guests Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young of Night Attack. It's a night of Spinal Tap references, bus driver men, and Otto age theories. Is he 25 or 66… somewhere in between? We'll get down to the bottom of it! Plus, there's a marriage proposal – you'll never guess who's tying the knot.
16/10/181h 28m

A Star is Born Again w/ Joel Kim Booster

We're doing something a little different this week. As you know each week we usually discuss our guests favorite episode. Joel Kim Booster is a casual Simpsons fan … he's more of a Futurama kind of guy if you ask him. Instead of discussing an episode he loves we're diving into an episode he's not the biggest fan of. This might be a first for @simpsonspod! Don't worry we still found plenty reasons to enjoy this episode. And maybe we even convinced Joel Kim Booster to give the Simpsons another chance. Find him @ihatejoelkim, and check out his work on "Billy on the Street" and the latest season of Netflix's "Big Mouth."
08/10/1850m 7s

The Crepes of Wrath w/ Luke McGarry

It's cannon guys … Bart speaks french! This week, we'll welcome Luke McGarry. He's a long time friend of the show, but has never actually been on to talk Simpsons. If you're in Los Angeles you've probably seen his work on billboards – his work has been used for countless concerts put on by Goldenvoice. His illustrations have also be featured in  Sports Illustrated, MAD Magazine, Playboy, and he's the guy behind our podcast artwork – which is pretty cool, too! Join us as Bart subconsciously learns to speak French while slaving away abroad as an exchange student.
02/10/1858m 46s

Brush with Greatness w/ Bill Morrison

This week, we'll chat with Mad Magazine editor in chief Bill Morrison. Titan Comics recently released a graphic novel adaptation of "The Beatles: Yellow Submarine" written and illustrated by Bill. He'll give us all the details on the new book, which has been in the works for the past 20 years. Plus, he'll tell us about his days as a former Disney artist, and what it was like to be asked to collaborate on Bongo Comics long before The Simpsons became a household name. Keeping with The Beatles theme Bill discusses "Brush with Greatness" with Allie and Julia. You might recall the episode features a cameo from Marge's second true love – Ringo Starr!
24/09/181h 15m

Boy-Scoutz 'n the Hood w/ Adam Cayton Holland

This week, we'll welcome comedian Adam Cayton Holland – go buy his amazing new book "Tragedy Plus Time: A Tragi-Comic Memoir" now! We'll talk about one of the best self-deprecating guest star cameos of all time.  Plus, the genius of a "My Dinner with Andre" arcade game, and everyone's childhood fantasy of drinking a Super Squishee made entirely out of syrup.
18/09/181h 8m

Sideshow Bob Roberts w/ Bobcat Goldthwait

A couple weeks ago we discussed a classic Sideshow Bob episode… and this week we're back at it with another terrifying episode featuring Sideshow Bob! Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait joins us to discuss "Sideshow Bob Roberts." In the episode, Sideshow Bob is unveiled as the Republican candidate for the Springfield mayoral election. It's safe to say things will get a little political in this episode. If you're a fan of old school election campaign jingles you're in for a real treat! You can check out Bobcat's new television series "Misfits and Monsters" on TruTV and on demand now.
10/09/181h 14m

Forgive and Regret w/ Evan Kleiman

This week, we'll welcome someone with a very special culinary contribution to the record-breaking episode – "Forgive and Regret." With this episode The Simpsons officially surpassed "Gunsmoke" as the longest-running scripted American prime time television series. The episode features a very special apple pie recipe from Mona Simpson. In real life the recipe was provided by author, chef, restaurateur, and radio host of KCRW's Good Food – the wonderful Evan Kleiman! She'll give us a behind the scenes look at the pie recipe, and discuss how her recipe made it into this episode. Over the years, she's also had a number of friendships with several producers of the show, and she'll tell us what it's like to cater Simpsons writers poker game nights. Tweet us your favorite Simpsons food moments @simpsonspod and don't forget to tag @evankleiman, too!
04/09/181h 2m

Black Widower w/ Diana Wright

Welcome to the show this week Diana Wright! If you have ever played "The Simpsons: Tapped Out" mobile game then you might have seen her work! She'll give us the scoop on how she became a writer for the game, and a behind the scenes look at some of the episodes she has written for the app. We've got a classic Sideshow Bob episode to discuss, too. Allie and Julia will break down one of Diana's favs – "Black Widower." We'll learn the value of watching The Simpsons together as a family. Plus, Diana discusses her love of "The Simpsons Sing The Blues" – an album she says no one should listen to more than once. And, oh boy – did she listen to it a ton as a kid. Don't miss this episode!
27/08/181h 15m

Lisa's Pony w/ Lisa Hanawalt

This week, we'll welcome Production Designer and Producer of BoJack Horseman – Lisa Hanawalt! As you'll learn she loves any episode where the Simpsons get a new pet. As a horse lover she was so happy to be able to talk about "Lisa's Pony." We'll take a deep dive into Lisa Simpsons' and Lisa Hanawalt's love of ponies and horses. Julia recalls precious memories from her childhood asthma camp talent show. Did you ever participate in your elementary school talent show? We'd love to hear from you @simpsonspod! Along with her credits on BoJack Horseman Lisa Hanawalt is also the co-host of Max Fun show Baby Geniuses. Go buy her new book – "Coyote Doggirl" – which is available August 21!
20/08/181h 5m

The Boy Who Knew Too Much w/ Alec Owen

Jury duty fans rejoice! Comedian and writer Alec Owen (Five Second Films, Dude Bro Party Massacre III) joins us to talk about "The Boy Who Knew Too Much." In this episode, Bart ditches school and learns more than he ever bargained for about Freddy Quimby… Sure, Freddy may be a jerk, he isn't a criminal. And Bart is the only one who can save him in a court of law. Allie explains the joys of jury duty. For some odd reason Julia and Alec talk about Reba McEntire. Plus, do you remember Marge's uncle Arthur? Because man, if you don't … you're in for a big surprise. If you like what you hear tweet at us @simpsonspod!
13/08/181h 10m

Burns' Heir w/ Jordan Morris - Live @ Max Fun Con

We got a special treat for you guys this week! One of our favorite guests returns for another fun-filled episode of ECUS. We welcome Jordan Morris from "Jordan, Jesse, Go" and "Bubble," Max Fun's first ever scripted comedy podcast. This episode was recorded live from Max Fun Con 2018 in Lake Arrowhead. Jordan joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Burns' Heir," and discusses what he says are two of the funniest jokes ever told. Plus, find out why Julia and Allie have dubbed Jordan the Banana Boy. If you like what you hear tweet at us @simpsonspod using the hastag #BananaBoi.
06/08/181h 10m

Grade School Confidential w/ Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert

If you're a fan of Simpsons podcasts, oh boy, do we have a treat for you! This week, we'll welcome Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert of the podcast Talking Simpsons! It's the Simpsons Pod crossover you never knew you needed. Eight seasons into the series, Skinner and Krabappel take their relationship to the next level. You know, it's the episode where they're in the closet making babies and we see one of the babies and the baby looks at us! We'll also talk about permanent records, the joys of looking out windows wistfully, sex cauldrons, and why the Talking Simpsons guys are such huge fans of Martin.
30/07/181h 11m

Two Bad Neighbors w/ Scott Gairdner

This week, Scott Gairdner (Podcast:The Ride,  Moonbeam City) joins us in the studio to talk about Two Bad Neighbors. In 1992, President George Bush famously gave a campaign speech declaring he wanted to have American families be “a lot more like the Waltons and a lot less like the Simpsons.” This episode, which aired in 1996, was inspired by the animosity towards the show by the Bushes. Of course, the episode paints Bart as "bad little boy," and makes us considers what made The Simpsons so dangerous to children … this is meta-humor gold right here.  Plus, Scott tells us how the theme parks from Springfield ran, and why he's obsessed with Simpsons dvd commentaries.Why don’t you come over and listen to this podcast, and we’ll have nachos? And then some beer.
23/07/181h 15m

Life on the Fast Lane w/ J.Keith van Straaten

J.Keith van Straaten joins Allie and Julia to talk about a classic episode from season one of The Simpsons – Life on the Fast Lane. He's a big fan of the series and has seen every single episode in the series. Join us as they break down the complexities of Marge in this very early episode. They'll also talk about the brilliant voice work of the comedy genius Albert Brooks. J. Keith's work has been featured in the LA Times and on the NPR game show "Ask Me Another."  He's also the content producer for "Funny You Should Ask." And you might best know him as the host for Maximum Fun trivia show "Go Fact Yourself" – a live game show recorded as a podcast for the Max Fun. They've got a couple live shows in NYC this weekend if you're in the area.
17/07/181h 9m

The Cartridge Family w/ Hampton Yount

Comedian Hampton Yount swings by the Max Fun studios to talk about one of his favorite episodes "The Cartridge Family." In the midst of the FIFA World Cup hope you guys are ready for some soccer! This episode was very controversial when it first aired for it's neutral depiction of guns. Yep, the soccer riot episode is the same episode as the gun obsessed Homer episode. Is it as odd as you remember? Plus, We'll tell you why we love a big angry mob … only in cartoons, of course!
10/07/181h 7m

The Critic w/ Al Jean

We're doing something a little different this week! Al Jean – yes, that AL JEAN – swings by the Max Fun studios to discuss the short-lived cult classic series "The Critic."  In 1994, Al co-created the series alongside Mike Reiss. The animated show follows the life of film critic Jay Sherman, voiced Jon Lovitz. He'll break it down for us, including: why the show was originally planned to be a live action sitcom, how the series came to be, what it was like to work with Lovitz, and why the premise of the show would only work in the 90's.  Plus, he'll also sprinkle in some Simpsons trivia throughout our conversation, and discuss how he thinks "The Simpsons" series might end. Trust us, this episode doesn't stink!
02/07/181h 12m

Homer the Smithers w/ Hari Kondabolu

This week, we'll welcome comedian, actor and filmmaker Hari Kondabolu! Last year, you might have seen his documentary called "The Problem with Apu," which aired and can be streamed on TruTV. Join us as he discusses one of his favorite episodes - "Homer the Smithers." Plus, we'll dive deep into his complicated relationship with the Simpsons over the years. Check out Hari in his new comedy stand-up special on Netflix called "Warn Your Relatives."
26/06/1847m 34s

Homer Defined w/ Allan McLeod

Writer, director, and comedian - Allan McLeod joins us to talk about "Homer Defined." He'll tell us why he loves the nuclear power plant, and how this episode is different than he remembers when he first saw it when he was a kid. Let's just say he came for the Homer story, but what sucked him in was the gut-wrenching Bart story. You can see Allan on "You're The Worst" as Paul on FXX, which is releasing it's fifth and final season later this year.
18/06/181h 7m

Two Dozen and One Greyhounds w/ Melanie Bracewell

Writer and comedian Melanie Bracewell joins us to talk puppies and dogs playing poker from the classic Simpsons episode "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds." We've got your Simpsons fix … plus, we'll talk about dogs eating spaghetti, relating to your grandma via shingles, why Project Runway doesn't use real fur in its competition, a spoiler free look at the this seasons finalists of Rupaul's Drag Race, film credits raps theme songs from the 90's, and a shoutout to Greg - who works at the Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood (poor guy ... justice for Greg).
11/06/181h 3m

Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie w/ Ricky Carmona

Comedian Ricky Carmona joins Allie and Julia to talk about one of his favorite episodes Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie.  In this episode, Homer forbids Bart from seeing the defining film event of our generation. Ricky reflects on the discipline techniques his parents used when he was growing up, and he'll also discuss a time when movie trailers had much more hype. Plus, we'll take a moment to appreciate the first appearance of Bumblebee Man, and his origins. Don't forget to check out Ricky on Max Fun podcast Who Shot Ya?.
04/06/181h 9m

The Springfield Files w/ Mike Reiss

This week, we'll have someone on we've wanted on the show for a very long time… Mike Reiss! He's a four-time Emmy winner who has worked on The Simpsons continuously since the first episode in 1989! He's done it all: starting from the writing staff, and he has served as a showrunner. Now, he's also the author of a new book called  "Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons" which is out on June 12th. Through the power of the internet and skype, he'll join us to talk about what it was like to work on the episode "The Springfield Files," and give us the scoop on his new book!
28/05/181h 16m

138th Episode Spectacular

This week, we're doing something a little different and special! "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular" celebrated The Simpsons by compiling sequences from episodes throughout the entire series. To celebrate our 138th upload we have a clip show of our own of sorts. But rather than play clips from the show we've asked you all to be part of the show! We'll be playing voicemails of your favorite moments of the podcast and of "The Simpsons." We'll also hear from previous guests of the podcast! And, sorry if you thought we were going to talk about "138th Episode Spectacular," you're just going to have to wait until it's someones favorite! 
22/05/181h 11m

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Mr. Plow w/ Jesse Thorn

This week, we dig into the archives to bring you an episode from long before the podcast joined Max Fun. We're keeping it in the family though, we'll revisit our conversation with Jesse Thorn ("Bullseye," "Jordan, Jesse, Go") on the classic episode "Mr. Plow." We're also announcing that we're adding episodes from the archives to the Max Fun website. Make sure you tune in till the end of this episode; Julia, Allie, and Jesse will sing the Mr. Plow commercial theme song. You don't wanna miss it!
15/05/181h 11m

When Flanders Failed w/ Ryan Quincy

Ryan Quincy joins us to talk about one of his son's favorite episodes. Ryan is a two time Emmy award winning animation director and producer for "South Park." He served as the creator of the IFC animated series "Out There." You can also check out his work on Disney XD's animated series "Future Worm," which will air its series finale later this month. He admits he may not be the biggest Simpsons buff, but he'll talk about how the show has made him closer to his kids. Find out what happens when fandom and fatherhood become intertwined!  
08/05/181h 6m

Lisa The Greek w/ Mac DeMarco

This week, Allie and Julia swing by singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco's home to learn about his love of "The Simpsons." They'll chat about "Lisa the Greek" – in the episode Lisa tries to bond over sports with Homer. Meanwhile, Homer secretly uses Lisa's ability to pick winning football teams to help him gamble. Mac will tell us why he always wanted to be as cool as Bart, and why he related to Lisa. Plus, he'll tells us about some of his Simpsons memorabilia, and why the saxophone is the perfect instrument for Lisa.
01/05/1851m 23s

My Sister, My Sitter w/ Sean O'Connor

This week, Sean O'Connor returns to talk about another one of his favorite episodes – My Sister, My Sitter. In the episode, Lisa takes up babysitting. She does such a good job for everyone in Springfield that Marge and Homer ask her to babysit Bart. Things don't end pretty. Sean recounts a gruesome babysitting story of his own. Plus, he talks about what it's like to be a dad, and why letting other people watch your kids is terrifying. Check out Sean's work on "The Late Late Show with James Cordon" and Comedy Central's "Hood Adjacent" for which he serves as executive producer and head writer. His latest writing can also be seen on Netflix's "Hilarity for Charity."  
23/04/181h 10m

The Blue and The Grey w/ Helen Hong

Helen Hong joins Allie and Julia to talk about "The Blue and The Grey." You know Helen from Max Fun podcast "Go Fact Yourself," and you might recognize her as a regular guest on NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!." In the episode, Marge discovers she's had grey hair for years. With this new discovery she decides to go all natural. Join us as they talk about the canonical nature of Marge's grey hair, "Sister Act 3," and Valentine's Day in Springfield. Plus, find out why everyone is obsessed with pickles.
17/04/1858m 10s

Lisa's Date with Density w/ Sam Wiles

Stand-up comedian Sam Wiles joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Lisa's Date With Density." In the episode, Lisa develops a crush on Nelson Muntz. Lisa lets Nelson know how she feels via Milhouse. She asks him to pass a love note to Nelson during class. Things don't end so well for Milhouse. Things get personal when Julia asks Sam and Allie about their childhood crushes. They also discuss Homer's sweet tooth. He tries to pass off candy on his doughnut as sprinkles at the Kwik-E-Mart. And since they're talking candy -- have you guys heard of IT'SUGAR? Find out what it has in common with Spencer's gifts. And, they discuss Mr. Burns hilarious bit in this episode.   The MaxFunDrive wraps up this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can have your very own Horny Marge enamel pin!
10/04/181h 6m

Principal Charming w/ April Wolfe

April Wolfe joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Principal Charming." You know April from Max Fun podcasts "Who Shot Ya?" & "Switchblade Sisters," so naturally, she picked an episode with a ton of nods to classic films. They'll break down the cinematic pop culture gags for you, including references to: "Terminator," "Vertigo," "Gone With The Wind," and more! In the episode, Homer is tasked with finding Selma  a husband. He finds the perfect mate -- Principal Skinner. Unfortunately, he falls for Selma's identical twin sister Patty instead. April tells us why she loves heart-wrenching episodes like this one. Plus, find out which characters make their first appearances in the series in this episode! The MaxFunDrive is finally here! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can have your very own Horny Marge enamel pin!
03/04/181h 6m

Lisa vs Malibu Stacy w/ Riley Silverman

Riley Silverman (Head Writer for International Waters on MaxFun) joins Allie and Julia to talk about Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy. In the episode, the talking Malibu Stacy doll ignites pandemonium at the mall, and Lisa is eager to find out what her new doll will say. Unfortunately, she is incredibly disappointed by the sexist catchphrases. She spends the rest of the episode trying to get a new kind of doll made -- one that will inspire little girls everywhere to believe in their dreams. Riley tells us about her favorite gags in this episode, discusses how some of the jokes have aged overtime, and why she loves Malibu Stacy's new hat! Don't forget Everything's Coming Up Simpsons has an upcoming live show in Chicago on Saturday, March 31 at Thalia Hall! The MaxFunDrive is almost here! Tune into your favorite MaxFun shows (including Everything's Coming Up Simpsons) April 2nd through April 13th for all of the details. This is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one!
26/03/1847m 59s

Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield w/ Jordan Morris

Jordan Morris joins Allie and Julia to talk about "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield." The episodes features wardrobe changes for the entire Simpsons family -- most notably Marge -- wearing a fabulous pink Chanel suit. Jordan tells us why he loves wardrobe changes in cartoons, and why Ogdenville is better than Shelbyville. Plus, Julia and Allie tease what they have planned for their upcoming live show in Chicago! The MaxFunDrive is almost here! Tune into your favorite MaxFun shows (including Everything's Coming Up Simpsons) April 2nd through April 13th for all of the details. This is the best time to support this show and all of the MaxFun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one!
19/03/181h 2m

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 128: The Day the Violence Died w/ Josh Weinstein

This week, Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott discuss The Day the Violence Died with legendary Simpsons showrunner Josh Weinstein! Find out what gags were cut from the episode as Weinstein glances over the first draft of the script. He discusses the importance of meta-humor in "Itchy and Scratchy" themed episodes, and how they got the "Schoolhouse Rock!" parody just right. Plus, he gives us the scoop on his latest project --"Disenchantment" a new Netflix series he's been working on with Matt Groening and Bill Oakley. 
12/03/181h 14m

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 127: The PTA Disbands w/ Nelson Franklin

Welcome to the Maximum Fun network Everything's Coming Up Simpsons! This is a Simpsons podcast you don't want to miss. Each week Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott discuss their favorite episode with a special guest. This week, Nelson Franklin swings by to discuss one of his favorite episodes! You know Nelson Franklin from his roles in New Girl and Black-ish. The episode The PTA Disbands is from Season 6 of The Simpsons series. Join us as they dive into the Laws of Thermodynamics, crappy school buses, and the scariest teacher of them all Marge Simpson.
06/03/181h 9m

Lemon of Troy (with Mike Mitchell)

In this week's episode, Mike Mitchell (The Birthday Boys) joins Allie and Julia to talk about Mike's adventures as a Simpsons PA, mom logic, and finding YOUR dead body. Both seasons of The Birthday Boys are available on Netflix, and Mike's podcast, Doughboys, is available on iTunes and at www.feralaudio.com.
18/12/171h 5m

A Fish Called Selma (with Josh Weinstein)

Julia and Allie interview THE FIRST GUEST WHO ACTUALLY WORKED ON THE SIMPSONS, and it's not just any guest IT'S FREAKIN' JOSH WEINSTEIN. This a good one, you guys. Buckle up and get ready for plenty of peeks behind the curtain and show secrets. We're still pinching ourselves.
11/12/171h 21m

Homer the Moe (with Dana Gould)

Dana Gould, yes THE Dana Gould sits down with Allie and Julia to discuss the first Simpsons ep he ever penned to paper -- er -- digital paper. Through this, he touches upon favorite and most bizarre celeb voice-recording sessions, how sometimes the best jokes in your episodes come from mysterious sources, and that the Simpsons writer's room is the best place to learn how to twist a story toward its breaking point while still leaving in intact.
04/12/1750m 18s

22 Short Films About Springfield (with Bill Oakley)

Bill Oakley (former Simpsons showrunner!) chats with Allie and Julia about one of the more fun and unique writing experiences on The Simpsons. He shares his favorite moments in the writer's room, origin stories of classic jokes, and how #SteamedHams will always be a trending hashtag in our hearts forever.
27/11/171h 9m

Marge Be Not Proud & How I Spent My Strummer Vacation (with Mike Scully)

Mike Scully (The Simpsons, Parks & Rec, Everybody Loves Raymond) talks to Allie and Juia about the origin of two of his favorite episodes, parental guilt, the importance of speaking up in writer's room and more in this super special episode of Everything's Coming Up Podcast! 
20/11/171h 39m

Krusty Gets Kancelled (with David Silverman)

Send in the clowns, 'cause this week we're talking GABBO, GABBO, GABBO! with Simpsons director DAVID SILVERMAN about the infamous Season 4 closer, "Krusty Gets Kancelled." The girls dive into it, getting the dish on the origin of the ep, the scope of Krusty's many talents and animated facial expressions, and what's it like to fuck up Elizabeth Taylor flirting with you.
13/11/171h 3m

Burns Baby Burns (with Sara Rubin)

Listen up as the girls get drunk and stumble around comically for your amusement with bad-ass writer/illustrator/director SARA RUBIN to talk "Burns, Baby, Burns." In this ep, you'll find a deep dive into pure, lovely laziness, the joy that is Rodney Dangerfield's unabashed voice talent, and one of the greatest endings of a Simpsons episode there ever was (according to Julia). Kiss that googley-eyed walnut, clutch that googley-eyed rock and if that stuff ain't good enough for ya, we got some REAL crap!
06/11/171h 3m

Bart the Daredevil (with Jay Kogen)

Clutch your TV and get tuff, it's time for Truckasaurus with the one, the only... Simpsons writer JAY KOGEN. Jay chats the iconic gorge-jumping scene from this infamous ep, how sketch writing on "The Tracy Ulman Show" informed the original Simpsons writer's room cinematic rebelliousness, and that the word "kerfuffle" will always be funny.
30/10/171h 0m

And Maggie Makes Three (with Todd Levin)

Stop playing that bongo-head and get back to basics in this special Simpsons family history episode. TODD LEVIN (Conan) joins the gals to talk the touching story of where Maggie's baby photos went. So fire up that Shine-O Ball-O, and DVR that episode of "Knightboat"-- we're about to get silly and sentimenal.
16/10/171h 0m

Treehouse of Horror V (with Nick Wiger)

Nick Wiger (Comedy Bang Bang) spooks Allie and Julia with a discussion on Treehouse of Horror V!
09/10/1752m 12s

The Serfsons (with Brian Kelley)

It's a Simpsons Pod special as the girls record STRAIGHT FROM HOMER'S HOUSE! Simpsons writer BRIAN KELLEY brings the gals to the writer's room for a deep dive in the Season 29 Premiere "The Serfsons". Together, they suss out swords and swines; giants and gelatinous cubes; and whether or not genital smurfs is treatable in old-timey times. Gaze upon the row of head-spikes, treat yourself to David's Mirkins, and don't you dare like Azzlan in -- this is an epic episode that would make George RR Martin shudder in his sailor cap.
02/10/1755m 5s

Marge on the Lam (with Riley Silverman)

This episode has nothing to do with nice. This episode is all about SUNSHINE LOLLIPOPS AND RAINBOWS... where were we? This week, RILEY SILVERMAN (stellar stand-up, writer and actress) joins the girls to talk Thelma and Lousie parodies that transcend their pop cultural counterparts, why Marge needs more friends, and knowing that no matter what we do, we'll always be together -- because sticking together's what good waffles do. 
25/09/171h 7m

Simpsons Video Games (with Adam Conover)

Adam Conover stops by to talk about his love of Simpsons video games throughout the years.
18/09/171h 5m

Radio Bart (with Nancy Cartwright)

The day is finally here: NANCY CARTWRIGHT (Homer's son) sits with the girls to talk the tenderness of Bart, the tenacity of Meryl Streep, and the touching experience of making a Make-a-Wish Kid's day. Tears, shrieks, and shouts abound in this giddy girl-heavy ep, so send your love down the well and let Sting save ya, we're talking Radio Bart.
11/09/171h 12m

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washingon (with Anne D Bernstein)

90s nostalgia collides when Daria writer ANNE D. BERNSTEIN joins the gals to gab politics and puberty with former Presidents. The girls dig deep, exploring the themes of hope and helplessness that makes this episode a classic. Download and dig in, even though we know you're only here because the Lincoln Memorial was too crowded.
28/08/1750m 31s

The Twisted World of Marge Simpson (with Mike Maronna)

Bite into that Fleet-a-Pita, dust off those Whitey Wackers ‘cause we’re getting weird with the Twisted World of Marge Simpson. Guest Mike Maronna (The Adventures of Danny and Mike on Feral!) joins the girls to talk the heart-wrenching, humbling, and Grapes of Wrath-y episode that sees Marge front and center...and Homer waiting for the little guy to make a move. ‘Cause you know it’s gonna be good.
21/08/1757m 58s

Duffless (with Josef Lincoln)

Vegan YouTuber Josef Lincoln joins the girls to prove you DO win friends with salad as he and the girls dive deep into this season 4 classic. Together they talk Skinner’s big bottom, Lisa’s big tomato, and Bart’s big bullying itch. Listen for the answer that has plagued mankind for centuries: “Can hamsters fly planes?”
14/08/1757m 13s

Bart’s Girlfriend (with Mara Wilson)

Mara Wilson (author, goddess) joins the girls to talk childhood crushes, Bart’s conscience, and our mutual dreams of LOOKING like someone whose hair smells like red Froot Loops. Or vanilla. Or nuts and gum (together at last!). Buckle up and brace yourselves: this’a’good one. Today’s episode is brought to you by SCOTCHTOBERFEST! Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe @ hyperurl.co/comingupsimpsons Like what you hear? Check out Teen Creeps @ hyperurl.co/teencreeps Have a sec? Check out our survey @ smarturl.it/feralsurvey
07/08/1757m 43s

Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song (w/ John Ross Bowie)

The ladies are joined by John Ross Bowie (Speechless, Big Bang Theory) to talk about the special bond between Bart and Skinner, the need for a rival, and the loving portrayal of education and teachers throughout The Simpsons.
31/07/171h 1m

Treehouse of Horror II (with Matt Braunger)

It’s Halloween in July as Matt Braunger (Feral’s own ‘Ding Donger with Matt Braunger’ and a million other comedy things) joins the girls to discuss trippy Twilight Zone episodes, monkey paws, and the compassionate lesson that even the wildest weirdos in our lives may be struggling, too. It gets fun, funky, and heartfelt so buckle up and bite that candy -- we’re all having nightmares tonight.
24/07/1756m 27s

Whacking Day (with Betsy Sodaro)

Betsy Sodaro (Disjointed, UCB) joins the girls to talk sexy snakes AND MORE with the girls as they discuss everyone’s favorite holiday: Whacking Day.
17/07/171h 3m

Grampa Simpson vs. Sexual Inadequacy (with Michael Rousselet)

Michael Rousselet (5 Second Films, Dude Bro Party Massacre 3) joins the girls to talk love tonic, reverse vampires, and the tenderness that could be Abe and Homer’s relationship, once they get out of their own dummy way.
10/07/1757m 7s

New Kid on the Block (with Ryan Nemeth)

Ryan Nemeth (professional hunk, professional wrestler) joins the girls to talk childhood crushes, unrequited romances, and the first episode of The Simpsons that addresses divorce, pre-dating the Van Houten’s split. If your shirt’s chafin’ ya, and your pants are chafin’ ya, it’s time to dive into this download.
03/07/1753m 46s

Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (with Joe Berkowitz)

Joe Berkowitz (writer and staff editor at Fast Company; author of “Away with Words” - a book about PUN competitions out now!) joins the girls to talk Tokyo, travel, and Tokyo. Look. Joe and Julia have recently been to Tokyo and life’s just like…different over there, maaaan. They also get into the wall-to-wall jokes of this episode, the teetering tight rope of casual racism, and the joy of stealing from Flanders.
26/06/171h 6m

Rosebud (with Craig Rowen)

Craig Rowen (Writer for @Midnight, Wet Hot American Summer, Search Party) joins the girls to talk pop cultural pastiche through the lens of Springfield, what we’d do as hypothetical parents if given enough money to trade in Bobo for a million dollars, and how coooool it would be if Homer got his OWN RECORDING STUDIO (actually it was weird. Very very weird. We talk about how weird. Seriously. What a weird beat).
19/06/171h 6m

Weekend at Burnsie’s (with Steven Ray Morris)

Steven Ray Morris (The Purrcast, “My Favorite Murder” on Feral Audio) joins the girls to talk this dizzyingly joke-heavy 13th season ep. Together, they trip out over Homer’s first weed high, the magic of Otto just...being there, and the laughably long wait before the title of the goddamn episode finally pays off. And because Steven’s here, you KNOW there was cat chat wedged in between.
12/06/171h 4m

Bart After Dark (with Erin McGathy)

Erin McGathy (“This Feels Terrible” on Feral, “Harmonquest” on SeeSo) puts the “Spring” in “Springfield” with the girls as they talk morals and ethics and carnal forbearance. Together, they debate what qualifies as a “burlesque house” in the first place, the sweetness of it’s busty owner, and how the writers were wise to make Bart’s involvement not the least bit horny. This episode is rated, ‘S-U-C-C-E-E-S” (‘cause that’s the way you spell success!).
05/06/171h 4m

Secrets of a Successful Marriage (with Jesse Fox)

Jesse David Fox (“Good One” podcast on Panoply) joins the girls to talk education, elbow-nibbling, and how television in the Simpsons’ world is the cause of (and solution to) all of life’s problems. Download, dive in, and don’t try to ruin two perfectly good jackets by sewing patches on your elbows.
29/05/171h 4m

Bart the Lover (with Simon Rich)

Simon Rich (creator of FX’s “Man Seeking Woman”) joins the ladies to discuss all things Woodrowwwwww. They discuss the sad, sympathetic qualities of Edna Crabbappel and the fine line the show walked with having Bart write his 4th grade teacher love letters, and yet never once did it appear creepy or cruel. Simon also reveals to the girls how often MSW episodes would be pitched to the network using The Simpsons as a reference point. It’s a classic episode discussion just for you because -- truly, yours, is a butt that won’t quit.
22/05/1758m 34s

Bart the Murderer (with Joseph Scrimshaw)

Joseph Scrimshaw (“Obsessed” podcast on Feral Audio) sits down with the girls to talk Bart and the best afterschool job of all time: working for the mob. In this “Goodfellas” tribute, we meet Fat Tony for the first time, learn a thing or two about genre-bending without losing heart, and geek out over what could be the first time Neil Patrick Harris poked fun at himself publicly. So come on, bounce that basketball like you’re stuck under piles of outdated newspapers and make a game of it!
15/05/171h 1m

Super Dad (with Dino Stamatopolous)

Dino Stamotopoulos sits down with the girls to talk “Super Dad”, the Simpsons spec that got him his first writing job and one he wrote just-for-effing-cause. They dive deep into the difference of the first couple seasons to the latter, and how the Simpsons has influenced Dino’s work on his own shows like “Moral Oral” on Adult Swim. Dino's Script: http://bit.ly/DinoScript
08/05/171h 1m

Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in “The Curse of the Flying Hellfish” (with Justin Michael)

Justin Michael (“Before You Were Funny” podcast on Feral Audio) joins the gals to talk the high-flying episode that launched a million shitty Simpsons tattoos, why geezer-humor is the highest of the high-brow, and the delight of seeing a (seemingly) competent Abe Simpson in his prime. What are you waiting for? It’s time to party like it’s Nineteen-dickety-two.
01/05/171h 0m

Today I am a Clown (with Mike Levine)

Mike Levine (Author of At Least You're Not These Monsters, The Onion) teaches the girls a thing or two about Judaism, Bar Mitzvahs, and… love?
24/04/1757m 10s

Homer Alone (with Eric Lampaert)

Eric Lampaert (Topical Island Podcast, Comedians Cine Club) joins the ladies to chat about the importance of being a good father and partner, and how ALL the Marges of the world deserve a break a la Homer Alone.
17/04/1750m 11s

Mr. Plow (with Jesse Thorn)

Jesse Thorn (Bullseye on NPR, Judge John Hodgman, Jordan Jesse Go) talks with the girls about fatherhood increasing his Homer relatability, how ‘70s TV was a beautifully dazzling shit show showcase and the simple poetry perfection of the “Mr. Plow” jingle. He even sings it. Twice.
10/04/171h 7m

Krusty Gets Busted (with Joe Russo)

Joe Russo (Head Honcho at Starburns, former Simpsons Animator!) digs deep with this Season 1 ep, uncovering tender moments wrestling with Gabor Csupo as a PA, why Brad Bird was a force of innovative directing even back then, and tons of other behind-the-scenes tidbits that’ll warm your heart, mind, soul and pacemaker.
03/04/171h 0m

The Town (with Mike Mitchell)

Mike Mitchell (“The Birthday Boys”, Doughboys Podcast, “Love” on Netflix) regales the girls with special behind-the-scenes dirt on what it’s like to go from Writer’s PA to VOICE ACTOR! (Hint: It involves a lot of email chains). They also talk about “Manchester by the Sea” and why Mitch hates it because the teen character gets a ton of pussy.
27/03/171h 8m

Brother From Another Series (with Brian Firenzi)

Filmmaker Brian Firenzi (5 Second Films, Dude Bro Party Massacre III) talks with the girls about this famous Frasier cross-over ep, the jokes we didn’t get until we were in college, and the how inside every criminal beats the heart of a ten-year-old boy. And vice versa.
20/03/1758m 53s

BONUS EPISODE: That's a Wrap on Season 2!

Allie and Julia close out 2016 by answering listener questions, contemplating future dream guests (SAM ROCKWELL! JOE BIDEN!) and roll out their top 10 reasons why they hate top 10 lists. It's a farewell to a jam-packed year, with a bright future on Feral Audio.
21/12/161h 10m

Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious (with Brandon Beck)

This week we cut every corner as we discuss "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious" with Brandon Beck (@hellyesbrandon, writer/director, creator of @DiblertComix and our sound producer/editor!). We talk about King of the Hill themed sex talks, singing Jimmy Buffett songs at funerals, Disney stuff for like two hours, the great costuming in this episode and tons of other stuff. I'm relatively sure this is our longest episode ever. Plus: I'm v horny!
13/12/161h 32m

Last Exit To Springfield (with Paul Scheer)

DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES This week Paul Scheer (@paulscheer, "How Did This Get Made," Human Giant, a million other amazing things) joins us to discuss the stone cold classic "DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES"...I mean "Last Exit To Springfield." We talk about the Infinite Monkey Theorem, Josh Simpson, Arnold Schwarzenegger's "dollars per pun" ratio in Batman & Robin, and how this episode brought Allie and Julia together! Plus: We talk for an incredibly long time about the MacGyver* Christmas special. *You better believe I typed MacGruber the first time DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES
05/12/161h 6m

Cape Feare (with Peter Atencio)

This week Peter Atencio (@atencio, director of Key & Peele and Keanu) joins us to send you to heaven...before we send you to HELLLLLL...I mean, to discuss "Cape Feare." We dish on Kelsey Grammer, Up Late With McCain, the phenomenal direction of this episode, and being more familiar with the Simpsons versions of things than the originals. Plus: We all learn who Linda Lavin is.
28/11/161h 1m

Bart Gets An Elephant (with Cody Johnston)

Hot dog! This episode is a real wiener! Cody Johnston (@drmistercody, Cracked) joins us to discuss those clowns in congress! What a bunch of clowns! We also passingly discuss the John Swartzwelder masterpiece "Bart Gets An Elephant." We get stampy about the gentlemanliness of Mr. Burns, how any news is unprecedented when your show has been running for 26 years, and the show's subtle yet effective sound design. Plus: Allie debuts a hot new character that nearly kills our sound guy!
07/11/161h 10m

Lisa's Substitute (with Daniel O'Brien)

It's time to get your heart broken and rebuilt piece by piece as we discuss one of the most touching Simpsons episodes ever, "Lisa's Substitute," with Daniel O'Brien (@DOB_INC, Cracked, author of "How To Fight Presidents"). We discuss chillin' on the phone with customer service, wanting desperately to make teachers laugh, how hard it can be to find your place as a kid, and Marge's subtly savvy parenting. Plus: Dan and Julia freak out our intern!
31/10/161h 22m

Three Gays of the Condo (with "Weird Al" Yankovic)

On this week's show we're joined by "Weird Al" Yankovic to discuss his first Simpsons appearance, "Three Gays of the Condo." Al shares some behind the scenes stories, his favorite moments, and why he chose a Simpsons clip for his song about prank calls. Plus: A brief cameo from Joe Kwaczala!
24/10/1645m 12s

Fear of Flying (with Nick Mundy)

The girls are joined by comedian/writer Nick Mundy (of the upcoming Tween Fest! Adam Ruins Everything, Conan, Collegehumor and holy shit so much more you guys). They talk phobias, friends, and famous wedding officiants. Mundy comes to terms with his Homer-ness in the husband dept, and Allie explores the concept of a "Zoo Cruise" which as you would expect is a zany modern twist on Noah's Arc.
18/10/1656m 49s

Lisa the Vegetarian (with Jackie Johnson)

This week we set off the Independent Thought Alarm with Jackie Johnson (@jackie_michele, Quick and Funny Musicals, Punk Rock Barbie) as we go deep on "Lisa The Vegetarian." We discuss being a vegan in Dallas, Sir Paul's eyes, MYTH! MYTH!, tender Dad moments and making sure to stay woke af. Plus: An inspirational interlude!
10/10/161h 19m

Bart's Friend Falls In Love (with Jensen Karp)

We embrace our inner Milhouses* as we talk "Bart's Friend Falls In Love" with Jensen Karp (@jensenclan88, author of "Kanye West Owes Me $300"). We talk about mysterious safety deposit boxes, Bart's Dad/Bart's Friend, a horse dancing with a streetlight, "I am the greatest thing that has ever existed, ever," and this one kid, Lance. Plus: Don't get fingered young! *Milhousae?
03/10/161h 2m

Live at LA Podfest 2016 (with Josh Weinstein, Matt Selman, Tim Long, David Silverman, Alex Hirsch, Samm Levine and Luke McGarry)

This week's show was recorded LIVE at the 2016 Los Angeles Podcast Festival, and features an insane line-up of guests! Joining us to discuss their favorite scenes are Simpsons writers Josh Weinstein, Matt Selman and Tim Long, plus super-fans Alex Hirsch, Samm Levine and Luke McGarry. Plus: David Silverman makes a special video appearance! See it for yourself at bit.ly/ecpsilverman.
26/09/161h 29m

Homer Goes To College (with Jeremy Smith)

Listen up nerdlingers! This week we're going back to college as we discuss the beer-fueled mayhem of "Homer Goes To College" with Jeremy Smith (@MrBeaks, author of George Clooney: Anatomy Of An Actor). Aside from complaining about that lousy stupid Dean, we talk about mandatory nap time, South Park: Six Days To Air, "Is Matt Groening on this newsgroup?," and the humanity of hand drawn animation. Plus: Julia has yet another stroke! We're having our first LIVE SHOW as part of LA PODFEST and we could not be more excited! Join us, along with our special guests Alex Hirsch, David Silerman, Josh Weinstein, Samm Levine, Tim Long, Matt Selman and Luke McGarry, on Sunday, September 25th as we throw the ultimate Simpsons clip show! Tickets are available at lapodfest.com. Can't join us in person? Don't worry! Use the code "Everything" to save FIVE DOLLARY-DOOS on a streaming pass for the ENTIRE WEEKEND!
19/09/161h 9m

Bart Gets Hit By A Car (with Jeff Loveness)

This week we go ambulance chasing with Jeff Loveness (@Jeffloveness, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Marvel Comics) as we take on the season two classic "Bart Gets Hit By A Car," and just like the episode, things get real. We discuss not being allowed to watch The Simpsons when you were a kid, Street Justice, and loose caskets. Plus: Allie tries desperately to recall The Wizard of Oz. We've got our first ever LIVE SHOW coming up at this year's LA PODFEST and we could not be more stoked. Joining us will be Samm Levine, Alex Hirsch, Josh Weinstein and so many many more! More info and tickets at lapodfest.com. Can't join us in person? No worries bay-bee! Use the code "Everything" and get FIVE DOLLARY-DOOS off of a livestream pass for the whole weekend!
12/09/161h 7m

Homer Badman (with Joe McAdam)

Get your ears ready for some sweet sweet audio candy as Joe McAdam (@joemcadam, The Wheel Show) joins us to discuss "Homer Badman." We get gummy about Walt Disney's frozen head, The Women's Expo, Bart's dad, the fallacy of male feminism, and whether or not this episode would play as well today as it did in the early 90s. Plus: Julia has yet another stroke! We're having our first live show as part of the LA PODCAST FESTIVAL and we couldn't be more excited! Come join us and special guests Josh Weinstein, Matt Selman, Samm Levine, Alex Hirsch and more! Tickets and more info can be found at lapodfest.com! Live under the sea and can't join us in person? No problem! Use the code "Everything" and save FIVE DOLLARY-DOOS on a live streaming pass for the entire weekend!
05/09/161h 5m

The City Of New York Vs Homer Simpsons (with Jake Flores)

No podcast, only khlav kalash. This week Jake Flores (@feraljokes, "Humours" available on iTunes) joins us to discuss Homer Simpson's blood feud with America's greatest/worst city in "The City of New York Vs Homer Simpson." We discuss Beyonce Truthers, out of character jokes, creating awareness of Duff, the anthropology of this episode, and so much more stuff it'll make you wanna drink a piping hot glass of clam juice. DON'T FORGET: We're doing our first live show at LA PODFEST on Sunday, September 25th! Tickets are available now at lapodfest.com! Get 'em before they're all gotten!
29/08/161h 18m

Treehouse Of Horror (with MC Lars)

Who is that rapping* at our chamber door? Why it's MC Lars (@mclars), here to discuss a quaint and curious volume of Simpsons lore, the original "Treehouse of Horror." We talk about his Edgar Allan Poe album, using The Simpsons as a teaching tool, "I like that you like it," canned ham fandom (aka candom), and the indomitable spirit of Hans Moleman. Only this and nothing more.   *I make no apologies for this pun --Intern Brandon
16/08/161h 4m

I Married Marge (with Jeff Martin)

On this week's show legendary Simpsons writer Jeff Martin ("Homer's Barbershop Quartet," "A Streetcar Named Marge," and many others) joins us to talk about his classic episode, "I Married Marge." He gives us the inside scoop on writing classic Simpsons songs, what he's pulled from real life for his episodes, "There's my buddy," meeting a Beatle, and messing with Conan O'Brien.
08/08/161h 16m

Homer's Enemy (with Spencer Gilbert)

--which, if true, means death for us all! But now: A PODCAST! It's Grimey, you guys! We're finally doing Grimey! And who better to join us than the hilarious and insightful Spencer Gilbert (Screen Junkies, @SpencerJGilbert) as we discuss one of the most important, and bleak, episodes in Simpsons history, "Homer's Enemy." We talk about real life Homers, the frustrating instinct to correct people, PEW PEW PEWWWWWW!!!!!!, and finally call B.S. on Dinosaurs. PLUS: O ZANNNN
01/08/161h 7m

Homer's Barbershop Quarter (with Kali Fontecchio & Anthony Vanchure)

PODCAST FOREVER! BARNEY NEVER! PODCAST FOREVER! BARNEY NEVER! This week we enter the sordid world of barbershop quartets as we discuss "Homer's Barbershop Quarter" with Kali Fontecchio and Anthony Vanchure from the band Kali Kazoo (@kalikazoo). We talk about the humanity in the animation from these early years, the wildly underrated Beatles’ movie HELP!, and ol’ timey curse words. Plus: More Cool Dad talk!
25/07/161h 12m

E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) (with Abed Gheith)

LISTENER, I DEMAND SATISFACTION! I CHALLENGE YOU TO A PODCAST! This week pop culture genius Abed Gheith (Rick & Morty, Channel 101, @AbedG) joins us to talk Tomacco as we dive deep into "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)." We discuss the ever-ageless Jeff Davis, why Deliverance is NOT a party movie, and Alexander Hamilton (Who doesn't give a Damilton). Plus: There is more My Dinner With Andre talk than any of us could have possibly expected!
18/07/161h 11m

Lisa The Beauty Queen (with Kate Dwyer)

HEY THERE PODCAST BOY, FLYIN' THROUGH THE SKY SO FANCY FREE! This week the delightful Kate Dwyer (Feeling Feelings, witchsy.com, @feelingsmusings) joins us to talk about "Lisa The Beauty Queen." We discuss Bob Hope, the allure of extracurriculars you may not be right for, and how easy it is to fake truther videos! PLUS: Julia has another stroke!
11/07/161h 2m

Homer Loves Flanders (with Eric Appel)

This week the ultra-talented Eric Appel (Son Of Zorn, @erockappel) joins us to discuss "Homer Loves Flanders," aka "That episode that the Homer in the hedges gif comes from." We discuss introducing his daughter to the show, the lighter side of Moe Szyslak, and the many impracticalities of a nacho hat. Sings guitar solo from Two Tickets To Paradise
05/07/1653m 57s

Homer At The Bat (with George Watsky)

SHAVE THOSE SIDEBURNS, MATTINGLY! IT'S TIME FOR A PODCAST! This week we're talkin' softball with "Homer At The Bat" and the hilarious George Watsky (@gwatsky). We discuss an all-podcaster softball league, The Brooklyn Tip-Tops, and telling time via Simpsons reruns. We tried to give 110% this week BUT THAT'S IMPOSSIBLE. NO PODCAST CAN GIVE MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED PERCENT. BY DEFINITION THAT IS THE MOST A PODCAST CAN GIVE!
28/06/1654m 52s

Three Men and A Comic Book (with Dani Fernandez)

This week we all have Fred Savage-narrated flashbacks as we discuss the comic-centric classic "Three Men and A Comic Book" with the wonderful Dani Fernandez (@MsDaniFernandez). We talk about Bus-Man, secret stoner characters from our childhoods, getting culture second hand and get some patented JP LIFE HACKZ. Plus: THE APPLE DEBATE RAGES ON AND NEARLY DESTROYS A FRIENDSHIP!
21/06/161h 11m

Treehouse Of Horror XI (with Whitmer Thomas)

It's about to get spooooooooky as the delightful Whitmer Thomas (Power Violence, @WhitmerThomas) joins us to discuss Treehouse of Horror XI. We discuss celebrity stunt casting in animation, the different expectations for comedy around the world, and the fact that cats seem to assume that Whitmer is just a statue for them to climb. Plus: MOMS CAN DIE?!?!?!?!? What can I say? They just wanted it more...
14/06/161h 1m

The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase (with Chris Stephens)

Aaaah, podcast! Is there any word more thrilling to the human soul? This week the hilarious Chris Stephens (Funny or Die, @chrisstephensmd) joins us to discuss “The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase!” We discuss hat-based comedy, snackable content, Nancy Drew CD-Roms and wedding after wedding after wedding! Plus: Allie had a crush on Ted Knight! As a child! Ted Knight! The episode of Conan O’Brien’s Serious Jibber Jabber with the Simpsons writers can be found here: bit.ly/simpsjibber #ShrekIsLife
06/06/161h 18m

Itchy & Scratchy & Marge (with Mike Mayfield)

On this week's episode, concerned citizen Mike Mayfield (Mr. Pickles, @mikelmayfield) joins us to discuss the senseless violence and mayhem of season 2's classic "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge." We talk about writer/animator tension, outrage culture, and whether or not it's really easier to draw a pie than an ice cream cone. Plus: HAS ALLIE BEEN A PARENT ALL ALONG?!?!?!?!?
23/05/161h 2m

Stark Raving Dad (with Haley Mancini)

This week we’re joined by the wonderful Haley Mancini (The Powerpuff Girls!) to discuss the heartbreaking and hilarious season three opener “Stark Raving Dad.” We read the episode’s bafflingly odd Wikipedia summary, marvel at the show’s mastery of “kid moments,” and discuss famous Simpsons “writer” Roy G. Royerson. Plus: couldeatatarbys is back in action!  NOTE: THIS EPISODE WAS RECORDED BY ALLIE AND JULIA’S DESIGNATED VOICE DOUBLES.
16/05/161h 2m

$pringfield (or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) (with Julian McCullough)

This week’s show is a celebration of legalized gambling as we discuss “$pringfield (or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Legalized Gambling)” with the man who drafted the Paris Peace Accords, Julian McCullough (@JulezMac, Julian Loves Music podcast). We discuss past guest Saul Sossason, the show’s honest portrayal of addiction issues, and whether or not Fuller House is just a post-modern prank*. Plus: We applaud Julian for having never done crack! Great job, Julian! This episode is so great it’ll leave you saying “…Vera said that?” *It's not...
09/05/161h 6m

Bart vs. Australia (with Jeremy Guskin)

The girls sit down with actor Jeremy Guskin (’Til Death, Art School Confidential and JULIA’S OLD HS THEATER TEACHER!) and gush about the Simpsons’ infamous international episode. They discuss overly ambitious yet wildly obscure Halloween costumes, the real life story behind this episode, and that fresh faced young upstart Martin Scorsese. This episode is so great it'll have your brain saying "Just listen to the show and I'll release some more endorphins."
02/05/161h 13m

Homer and Apu (with Nelson Franklin)

I WANTED TO LISTEN TO A PODCAST, SO I SET THE PODCAST APP TO THREE - MEDIUM BROWN. To prep for his role as "Podcast Guest" Nelson Franklin (Veep, Scott Pilgrim) joins us to discuss "Homer and Apu." The pro-apple/anti-apple debate rages on, we relive our worst spiritual depantsings, and take another visit to the Good Dads Club. PLUS: We read the Wikipedia definition of Chipwich!
25/04/161h 7m

Bart Gets Famous (with Mike Lawrence)

Welcome to the podcast factory. If you’ll direct your eyes to the floor, you’ll see a podcast. Listen to it. It will contain Mike Lawrence (@themikelawrence, Inside Amy Schumer) discussing an episode of the television cartoon program The Simpsons entitled “Bart Gets Famous.” It includes conversations about the inevitable let down of TV revivals, the frustrations of fan culture, and an elaborate fiction about the bureaucrats that name Simpsons episodes. Afterwards, there are Krusty Q’s. At that point the podcast will be over, and we may continue our tour of the podcast factory.
18/04/161h 16m

Deep Space Homer (with Ken Jennings)

MAKE PODCAST GO NOW! This week, Ken Jennings (Author, Jeopardy champion) brings his own brand of laid back adult contemporary discussion to the show to talk about “Deep Space Homer.” We discuss how he decided to quote the show on Jeopardy, how absurdly quote-packed this episode is, and whether or not Ken is in a room full of theremins. And remember: It's all thanks to this inanimate carbon rod!
11/04/161h 0m

Homerpalooza (with Kyle Clark)

Did You Know: Bob Dylan was supposed to be our guest this week, but he said no, so we got someone EVEN BETTER: The hilarious Kyle Clark (Stonecutters LA, This Is Rad podcast)! Kyle and the gals discuss the secret origin of Kyle and Julia’s friendship, the tendency to define yourself by what you like, and having surprisingly cool Dads. PLUS: MAN ALIVE DO WE TALK ABOUT SKA! FOR A WHILE!
04/04/161h 9m

King-Size Homer (with Hutch Harris)

LISTEN TO PODCAST: YES OR NO Push out the jive and bring in the love! In this week's Chocotastic episode, Hutch Harris (The Thermals!) joins Allie and Julia to discuss "King-Size Homer." They talk about the unequaled majesty of Googling "Simpsons bird," weirdly mean Wikipedia entries, and processing this insane election season with Simpsons gifs. Plus: Allie really really likes Slapshot!
28/03/1652m 2s

Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment (with Zachary)

Open your yaps, boyos, it’s time for Everything’s Coming Up Podcast! This week the hilarious zine-wizard Zachary (How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety, How to Talk to Your Cat about Evolution, and How to Talk to Your Cat About Abstinence) joins the gals to discuss Oakley and Weinstein’s love of character actors, subversion of sitcom tropes, and Allie’s love of easy to eat fruit. It’s better than a Banana Kaboom!
21/03/161h 9m

The Day The Earth Stood Cool (with Matt Selman)

LIVE FROM THE CASBAH, it’s Everything’s Coming Up Podcast with special guest Matt Selman (The Simpsons for TWENTY SEASONS)! He chats with the gals about the tonal/visual evolution of the show, writers room anxiety, and shares some really cool behind the scenes stories about The Simpsons Ride! #CasbahPoints For more on The Mast Brothers, head to bit.ly/hipsterchocolate
14/03/161h 7m

The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show (with Josh Weinstein)

On this week's episode we FINALLY get to the Fireworks Factory as Josh Weinstein (The Simpsons, Gravity Falls) returns to talk about "The itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show." They discuss the difference between Simpsons and SNL writers, crazy fan theories, and Josh reveals an amazing bit of writers room trolling from Conan O'Brien. I could keep raving about how wonderful this episode is BUT I HAVE TO GO NOW. MY PLANET NEEDS ME.
07/03/161h 19m

The Secret War of Lisa Simpson (with Simon Ore)

Grab a California Cheeseburger, it’s time for “The Secret War of Lisa Simpson!” Simon Ore (@mrsimonore, Cinefamily) joins Allie and Julia to discuss the secret life of Sarah Wiggum, the shocking lack of left-handed murderers, and why it’s important to be funny, strange, sad and beautiful. Plus: Julia has a stroke and it’s HI-LAR-IOUS!
29/02/161h 4m

Dog of Death (with Georgia Hardstark)

BREAKING NEWS: Lonely Man Loves Dogs! ALSO BREAKING NEWS: Wonderful Person Georgia Hardstark (Unique Sweets, My Favorite Murder and Slumber Party podcasts) joins Allie and Julia for a discussion of wackity-schmackity dodo-heads, incredibly direct bumper stickers, and some devastating news about Celebration, FL. It’s episodes like this that make me glad I flunked out of dental school! Don't forget to stay tuned for Krusty Qs!
22/02/1650m 15s

A Streetcar Named Marge (with Katie Crown)

This week's episode is a WHITE-HOT GREASE FIRE OF PURE ENTERTAINMENT as the gals are joined by the hilarious Katie Crown (@katie_crown). They discuss the specifics of bad community theatre staging, finding your purpose via Lion King tapes and supercut after supercut after supercut! Plus: It's the triumphant return of everybody's favorite segment, "What Is Jasper Doing In This Episode?" Will you like this episode? I think the review, "Podcast Enjoyed By All," speaks for itself.
15/02/1651m 24s

The Last Temptation Of Homer (with Dave Child)

Oh podcast! You came and you gave without taking! This week, Dave Child (Liquid Feet, AfterBuzz TV) joins the gals to discuss "The Last Temptation of Homer." They discuss what it feels like to be "The Mindy," try to remember the name of that Al Franken-looking motherfucker, and get really creeped out by Bernie's Yearning. #RepairYourShoes #WayToDave
08/02/161h 2m

El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (with Dave Horwitz)

Less artsy, more fartsy! Dave Horwitz (UCB, Lil' Cuties Podcast, writer for tons of TV) gets deep into the episode lovingly referred to by fans as, "SPACE COYOTE." The gang chats about the complexities of defining your "soul mate," the trippy visuals from the insanity pepper sequence, and also -- Johnny Cash, the coolest person who ever lived.
01/02/161h 2m

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk (with Jonah Keri)

Jonah Keri (Grantland, ESPN, NY Times Bestselling Author) sits down with the gals to talk about the poignant beauty of Smithers and Burns' relationship, using Simpsons quotes as a romantic litmus test, and how the show perfectly balances emotions to jokes. Listen to this episode, or the Germans will be mad at you and as you know, "we Germans aren't all smiles and sunshine."
25/01/161h 0m

Home Sweet Homediddly-Dum-Doodily (with Alex Falcone)

Alex Falcone (Read It And Weep podcast) joins the gals to talk about "Home Sweet Homediddly-Dum-Doodily." They discuss wacky title pages, the proper moment to reformat your podcast, and the pros and cons of Homer and Marge's parenting skills. You can check find more of Alex on Twitter @alex_falcone, and his podcast can be found on iTunes and @read_weep.
20/01/161h 14m

Bart Gets an F (with Shawn Pearlman)

Shawn Pearlman's an underachiever and proud of it as he guides the girls through one of the more heartbreaking early episodes. They cover everything from the panic of not being "good enough" in school, appeasing our TV-loving parents and how Shawn's voice is abnormally loud. Catch Shawn's podcast and web series, "Lil' Cuties" on Feral Audio, and follow him on all the social medias as @shawnpearlman.
11/01/161h 1m

Mayored to the Mob (with DJ Lance Rock)

Yo Gabba Gabba's own DJ Lance Rock sits down with the girls to explain why he's an undercover Simpsons fanatic who keeps Simpsons screen-caps on his phone at all times. Join them as they gab about Comic Con etiquette, why rats milk is perfectly fine for Milhouse to drink, and how George Lucas makes Mark Hamill pay for his own lightsaber.
05/01/161h 8m

BONUS EPISODE: That's a Wrap on Season 1!

Allie and Julia speak directly to you, the listener, about why they're going on a "winter break" and what that could mean for your Simpsons-loving future. From dating games, to "Waynestock"-type festivals, to videos, to Patreon subscriber bonuses. The sky's the limit, and so is our talk about Sega Genesis games from the '90s. See you nerds on January 4th!
02/12/1527m 16s

Lisa's Rival (with Liz Prince)

Liz Prince (Cartoonist, "Tom Boy") joins the gals to bend the Wookie about "Lisa's Rival." They attempt to suss out Liz's unexplainable obsession with "The Fugitive," heartbreaking moments of adolescence, and the fact that not everything is shipped in big oil tankers. Join us for all the terrifying lows, the dizzying highs and the creaaaaamy centers of this episode!
24/11/1552m 16s

Treehouse of Horror IV (with Deanna Rooney)

Deanna Rooney (Comedy / Art / Animation goddess) joins the gals in talkin' about her Halloween obsession, how cuddly gremlins can be when swaddled by Ned Flanders, and how we all wish we had a Super Fun Happy Slide in our lives. Listen to this new episode and live by our new motto, "When else am I gonna be here?"
09/11/1558m 8s

Bart of Darkness (with Erin Pearce)

Erin Pearce (bad-ass artist, voice of Toodee on "Yo Gabba Gabba", among other things) joins the gals in talkin' this stellar season 6 opener that features everything from Frank Sinatra covers, Star Trek references, and hours upon hours of "Classic Krusty" episodes. Listen to this episode and soon YOU'LL be queen of summertime! ...or King. King of summertime. Never mind.
02/11/151h 14m

BONUS EPISODE: Treehouse of Horror Tribute

Allie and Julia walk through several favorite TOH moments throughout the years, touching upon some of your favorites and expanding into some of the ones you may have missed. They read your tweets, Facebook posts, and even find spooooooky hidden political messages in the song, "Just Don't Look"! It's a g-g-g-great FEAST for your EARS!
30/10/1559m 20s

King of the Hill (with Jon Gabrus)

M'F'IN JON GABRUS (everything funny recently, look it up) chats with Allie and Julia about the infamous Power Sauce episode. In this, they get to the bottom of who REALLY sang "Lisa It's Your Birthday," (hint: not MJ), and how "Gime? What's a gime?" is every boy's favorite Simpsons joke for some reason. Listen to this episode if every food you eat is in bar form! (and even if not!)
26/10/151h 5m

Homer the Great (with Paul Jay)

Comedian Paul Jay joins the gals to discuss the STONECUTTERS EPISODE and lay down some truths about egg councils, what makes Steve Guttenberg a star, and the simple poetry of a good hypnotism joke.
19/10/151h 5m

Hurricane Neddy (with Kevin T. Porter)

It's a special PODCAST CROSS-OVER! Kevin T. Porter (Gilmore Guys) joins the girls in talking about the infamous Ned Flanders agro-backstory episode. Together they cover load-bearing posters, mic-dropping rants, and what happens when you do nothing, and NOTHING'S WORKED!
12/10/151h 13m

BONUS EP: LIVE from the Knoxville SunSphere! (with Matt Chadourne and Tyler Sonnichsen)

Here's a special BONUS ON THE ROAD EPISODE from one-half of the ECUP team. Julia chats with local Knoxville comedians Matt Chadourne and Tyler Sonnichsen LIVE from the SunSphere ITSELF and are extremely disappointed at the lack of wig shops.
09/10/1523m 32s

Behind the Laughter (with Tim Long)

Tim Long (longtime Simpsons writer!) joins the gals in a rollicking good discussion that covers the gamut from '70s French New Wave Cinema to Barnaby Jones to security footage shows at Ann Taylor.
05/10/151h 29m

The Principal and the Pauper (with John Ungaro)

John Ungaro (Stonecutters LA, The Meltdown) joins the girls to talk about the polarizing episode that delves into Principal Skinner's double-identity past. Brought to you by Coffee-flavored Beverine - take it gray, with creamium!
28/09/1556m 54s

The Old Man and the Key (with Demi Adejuyigbe)

It's a Gilmore Guys / ECUP cross-over in this special episode featuring Demi Adejuyigbe (@Midnight). Demi shares his fondness for Charles Bronson jokes, how there's no "off episode" of The Simpsons, and that Andy Williams jokes are ALWAYS funny.
21/09/1554m 1s

Mr. Spitz Goes to Washington (with Caitlin Gill)

In this 2nd special ON-CAMERA edition of ECUP, Caitlin Gill guides Allie and Julia through the Simpsons-skewering of politics, fancy sweatshirts, and delivering a stump speech through the voice of Duff Man that'll bring a tear to your eye.
14/09/151h 0m

Lemon Of Troy (with Mike Mitchell)

In this week's episode, Mike Mitchell (The Birthday Boys) joins Allie and Julia to talk about Mike's adventures as a Simpsons PA, mom logic, and finding YOUR dead body. Both seasons of The Birthday Boys are available on Netflix, and Mike's podcast, Doughboys, is available on iTunes and at www.feralaudio.com.
08/09/151h 3m

Lisa The Iconoclast (with Joe Kwaczala)

In this week's whackadoo episode, Allie and Julia are joined by Joe Kwaczala (@joekjoek) to talk about his Jebediah Springfield theory, the inevitable(?) end of The Simpsons and the mystery of Christopher Collins. Plus Krusty Q's!
31/08/151h 18m

Lisa's Wedding (with Liza Treyger)

The hilarious Liza Treyger (@glittercheese) joins Allie and Julia to talk about goofy dads, dorkily makefunable e-mails and wedding after wedding after wedding! Liza's new album, Glitter Cheese, is available NOW on iTunes and other fine digital outlets.
24/08/1543m 58s

A Milhouse Divided (with Sean O'Connor)

In this special BONUS mid-week episode, the girls chat with Sean O'Connor (Late Late Show with James Corden, Comedy Central) in their first ever VIDEO EPISODE OF THE PODCAST. Whoa! Enjoy the audio track version of this special on-camera ep, which features everything from race car beds, thoughts on divorced households, and a WHITE HOT visual round of playing dignity-inspired pictionary.
19/08/1559m 40s

Lisa on Ice (with Pat Cassels)

Pat Cassels (College Humor) joins Allie and Julia to talk sibling rivalry, jokes vs. heart, and SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS SPORTS (I got to sit up front because I'm good at sports!). The tender moments from this episode are some of the tender-iest the show has to offer, so buckle up - clutch your severed head of Mr. Honeybunny close and get ready for feeling some feelings.
17/08/1555m 39s

Summer of 4 Ft. 2 (with Erin Mallory Long)

Erin Mallory Long (Best Of Friends podcast, HelloGiggles, Fashion Police) joins Allie and Julia to talk about 90s fashion, how bad-ass Mrs. Krabappel is, and some late-period Gilmore Girls spoilers. It's like, you know, whatever.
10/08/151h 5m

Mother Simpson (with Jake Goldman)

Jake Goldman (Powerpuff Girls, Futurama) joins Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott to talk Mother Simpon, Matt Groening, Comic Con, and the heart of the Simpsons.
03/08/151h 6m

22 Short Films About Springfield (with Bill Oakley)

Bill Oakley (former Simpsons showrunner!) chats with Allie and Julia about one of the more fun and unique writing experiences on The Simpsons. He shares his favorite moments in the writer's room, origin stories of classic jokes, and how #SteamedHams will always be a trending hashtag in our hearts forever.
03/08/151h 8m

Homer the Moe (with Dana Gould)

Dana Gould, yes THE Dana Gould sits down with Allie and Julia to discuss the first Simpsons ep he ever penned to paper -- er -- digital paper. Through this, he touches upon favorite and most bizarre celeb voice-recording sessions, how sometimes the best jokes in your episodes come from mysterious sources, and that the Simpsons writer's room is the best place to learn how to twist a story toward its breaking point while still leaving in intact.
27/07/1548m 48s

Homer the Heretic (with Jordan Morris)

Jordan Morris (@Midnight writer, co-host of Jordan Jesse, Go! Podcast) joins Allie and Julia to teach them that faith is a winding and personal journey thanks to moon waffles, woodland creatures, and being snuggled up like a warm cinnabon bun.
20/07/151h 5m

Homie the Clown (with Josh Androsky)

American's son Josh Androsky (Vice) joins Allie and Julia to talk Homie the Clown and STREET JUSTICE.
06/07/151h 10m

You Only Move Twice (with Matt Mira)

Matt Mira (Nerdist Podcast, Attack of the Show, Talk Salad and Scrambled Eggs) joins Allie and Julia to talk Bond-inspired classic "You Only Move Twice."
29/06/1556m 2s

BONUS Father's Day Episode (with Travis Goertz and Tim Prescott)

It's Daddy-Daughter Day! Allie and Julia go back to where their Simpsons fandom originally began by chatting with their Dad's about comedy, writing, and the heart of the show.
24/06/1548m 48s

Marge Be Not Proud & How I Spent My Strummer Vacation (with Mike Scully)

Mike Scully (The Simpsons, Parks & Rec, Everybody Loves Raymond) talks to Allie and Juia about the origin of two of his favorite episodes, parental guilt, the importance of speaking up in writer's room and more in this super special episode of Everything's Coming Up Podcast!
23/06/151h 37m

A Star is Burns (with Jonah Ray)

Jonah Ray (The Meltdown, Nerdist Podcast) joins Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott to gab A Star is Burns, Marge and Homer's legal separation, and the origin of POGs!
15/06/151h 9m

Das Bus (with Nick Ross)

Nick Ross (AKA Canadian darling @NickBossRoss) joins Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott to talk Das Bus, childhood, and heartbreak.
08/06/1553m 51s

I Love Lisa (with Adam Wilson)

Adam Wilson (@theleanover, brilliant writer, funny person) chats with the girls about youthful heartache, unrequited affection, and how we're all just a little bit Lisa deep down inside. This one's a good one, guys. We go real deep.
01/06/1544m 48s

Bart's Soul (with Myq Kaplan)

This week we talk Bart's Soul with special guest Myq Kaplan! What a treat.
27/05/1552m 0s

Radioactive Man (with Samm Levine)

Samm Levine (Freaks and Geeks, Inglourious Basterds, Kevin Pollack's Chat Show), chats with the girls about an episode near and dear to his heart, given his child actor upbringing. The gang talks terrible Stage Moms, Samm's Dad's unbridled enthusiasm for having an episode of "Law and Order" shot in his house, and his lesson that, "Simpsons Quotes Only Work as Ice Breakers with the Coolest of Women."
18/05/1557m 22s

Bart on the Road (with DC Pierson)

There's doin's a transpirin' with DC Pierson (Derrick Comedy, Mystery Team, UCB-er, published author multiple times) who chats with the girls about deep cut references, identifying with Lisa Simpson, and how sometimes in life - you just gotta acknowledge that geode.
11/05/151h 10m

Selma's Choice (with Emily Heller)

Emily Heller (Ground Floor on TBS, Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers) talks early lessons in feminism, sympathy for Marge and how bad-ass The Simpsons were in demonstrating the okay-ness of a childless lifestyle.
04/05/1554m 47s

Itchy and Scratchy Land (with Ben Schwartz)

Ben Schwartz (House of Lies, Parks and Rec) leads Allie and Julia through an odyssey of incredibly-nerdy-Simpsons-themed voicemail messages, theories of how the series will end, and how this episode is a perfect parody of Disneyland, Jurassic Park, and even Terminator.
27/04/151h 7m

A Fish Called Selma (with Josh Weinstein)

Julia and Allie interview THE FIRST GUEST WHO ACTUALLY WORKED ON THE SIMPSONS, and it's not just any guest IT'S FREAKIN' JOSH WEINSTEIN. This a good one, you guys. Buckle up and get ready for plenty of peeks behind the curtain and show secrets. We're still pinching ourselves.
20/04/151h 19m

Treehouse of Horror V (with Nick Wiger)

Nick Wiger (Comedy Bang Bang) spooks Allie and Julia with a discussion on Treehouse of Horror V!
13/04/1552m 1s

Homer's Phobia (with Louis Pietzman)

Louis Peitzman (Buzzfeed Senior Editor) engages Allie Goertz and Julia Prescot with his personal connection to The Simpson family's first visit with an openly gay man in Homer's Phobia.
06/04/1552m 51s

Simpsons Already Did It (with Zack Pearlman)

Zack Pearlman (FOX's "Mulaney", "Key and Peele", "The Inbetweeners") enlightens both Allie and Julia on South Park's first Emmy-nominated episode and how the sentence, "Simpsons Did It" has been undoubtedly repeated over and over in writer's rooms worldwide.
01/04/1551m 13s

Flaming Moe's (with J. Elvis Weinstein)

J Elvis Weinstein (MST3K, Freaks and Geeks) sets the stage for Allie and Julia on what the world was like when The Simpsons Cheers-centric episode first aired.
30/03/1552m 34s

Bart's Comet (with Alex Hirsch)

Ahoy hoy! In this VERY FIRST EPISODE uber talented Alex Hirsch (creator of Disney XD's, "Gravity Falls") leads Allie and Julia through "Bart's Comet" an episode that he tenderly loves, despite the fact that it gave him a childhood mortality crisis.
21/03/151h 21m
-
-
Heart UK