Jose John May 1, 2016 No Comments
THE OVER-REACTION TOWARD “THE SIMPSONS” “The Simpsons” is one of America’s most popular tel­evision shows. It ranks as the number one television program for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that “The Simpsons” conveys to parents are not always whole­some, sometimes not even in good taste. Parents are saying that “The Simpsons” should be removed from television be­cause it is setting a bad example for children to follow. “The Simpsons” are making a negative influence in our kid’s atti­tudes and behaviors in life, but not enough to really even worry about. Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his trou­bles in 1977. At the time, Groening was working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He began working on “Life in Hell”, a humorous comic strip consisting of people with rabbit ears. The L.A. Reader picked up a copy of his comic strip and liked what they saw. “Life in Hell” gradually be­came a common comic strip in many free weeklies and col­lege newspapers across the country. It even developed a cult status. “Life in Hell” drew the attention of James L. Brooks, producer of works such as “Taxi”, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, and “Terms of Endearment”. Brooks originally wanted Groening to make...
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