BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series “Disenchantment” has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows. Groening spoke to reporters about bringing fresh talent to the Netflix show at a Sunday panel for the Television Critics Association, joined by the voice actors Abbi Jacobson and […]
Amid discussion about whether Apu is an Indian stereotype, The Simpsons creator shares his feelings about the character and explains why the criticism caught him off guard.
PTC President Tim Winter calls on The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening to not let the show perpetuate rape jokes during the crossover episode with Family Guy slated to air in the fall. A preview of the episode is available on YouTube and includes a “joke” about the rape of a character’s sister.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been unmasked when “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening revealed the Springfield in Oregon as the basis for the hometown of his characters. The admission came in an interview with Smithsonian Magazine that was published online Tuesday. Groening says he was inspired by […]