Matt Groening

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‘Quilloughby’, on The Simpsons. Image: Fox

Have you heard? Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In has had a pop at Dean Martin. Something about him being a drunken old has-been who couldn’t hold a candl(...)

Kyna Rushe, special educational needs  co-ordinator at Naul National School, Naul, Co. Dublin, with left-handed students Alannah, Róisín, Aaron, JP, Heather, Harry and Jack. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

Ciotóg, claw hand, wrong hand – historically left-handedness was seen as a curse. The word “left” has long been associated with wrongness or devianc(...)

Majella reminds a chummy O’Connor of his cutting remarks about her husband. Photograph: Andres Poveda

In the first episode of Brendan O’Connor’s Time Out (RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm), a virtuously unadorned one-on-one chat show, the host interviews one ha(...)

     Disenchantment, the new Matt Groening 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series. Photograph: Netflix

Like Father August 3rd Kristen Bell embarks on another getaway in a tropical paradise but unlike Forgetting Sarah Marshall, her character Rachel is th(...)

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, at his production office in Santa Monica, Califonia. Photograph: David Banks/The New York Times

In the nearly 30 years that it has been on the air, The Simpsons has perhaps been more accustomed to dispensing cultural criticism than to receiving i(...)

Matt Groening’s Disenchantment. Photograph: Netflix

The first trailer has been released for Disenchantment, the upcoming animated series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. The sho(...)

Matt Groening’s Disenchantment will features Bean, who is no ordinary princess. Photograph: Netflix

Last summer, Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, announced that Netflix had bought the rights to his first new show in nearly two(...)

Roald Dahl classic ‘The BFG’ was the fifth most borrowed book from Dublin City Council libraries in 2017.

More than €360,000 in fines were levied on people who dropped their books back late to the library last year across Dublin. Dublin City Council had t(...)

In 1999 Stephen Hawking made his way to Springfield for the episode They Saved Lisa’s Brain.

“This Oscar,” declared Eddie Redmayne, delirious , “belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family(...)

Al Gore attends the UK premiere of  ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ at  Somerset House in London earlier this month.  Photograph:  Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Just over 10 years ago, An Inconvenient Truth, featuring former US vice-president Al Gore, opened in cinemas. Jollied along by Gore’s now well-travell(...)

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