Simpsons Is Greater Than...

Simpsons Is Greater Than...

A podcast about the cultural impact of The Simpsons. Interviews with people who worked on the show, as well as musicians, artists, and other creatives. Hosted by Simpsons collector Warren Evans, a.k.a. Bart of Darkness.

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June 1, 2022 70 min

I am joined this week by Will Kaelin. You might know Will from bands like Never Ending Game or Grid Iron, but it turns out he's also a huge Simpsons fan. We talk a bit about music up top, followed by some great childhood memories that are tied to the show. We also talk french fries, play a super fun round of The Synopsis Game, and plenty more.

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I'm back with another interview, and this week I am joined by Luke McGarry. You might know Luke from MAD Magazine, Sad Chewie, or any other number of things. In addition to the Simpsons, we also talk about how he became interested in drawing and how his career actually started. We also do a round of The Synopsis game, The Big 3, and more!

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May 12, 2022 41 sec

A podcast about the cultural impact of The Simpsons. Interviews with people who worked on the show, as well as musicians, artists, and other creatives. Hosted by Simpsons collector Warren Evans, a.k.a. Bart of Darkness.

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Yo! Badr joins me again this week for a mini episode to announce the winner of the giveaway, but also to talk a little bit about Homer and Lisa.

- Check out The Short Box Podcast!

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- Buy me a coffee here.

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We are back this week with part 2 of our “Who Shot Mr. Burns?” special, and not only do we dig into the second episode, but we also have a great chat with one of the people who wrote it - Bill Oakley.

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Want to enter the Giveaway? Just shoot an email to simpsonsisgreat@gmail.com with what your ideal line would be if you were a gu...

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Take that, bowlarama! In this episode, Brandon and I talk in detail all about part one of "Who Shot Mr. Burns?"

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April 13, 2022 77 min

I am joined once again by Badr from The Short Box Podcast to help me answer more of your burning questions about The Simpsons, my collection, and more. We also talk about where I’ve been and what’s coming.

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- Buy me a coffee here.

- Send your giveaway submissions to simpsonsisgreat@gmail.com or DM me on Instagram.

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March 9, 2022 76 min

I am joined once again this week by my friend Brandon Withrow, to talk all about Itchy & Scratchy Land, plus lots of info from behind the scenes. We also talk about the pros and cons of amusement parks, and share some childhood stories. 

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March 2, 2022 79 min

Dan Greaney has his name on some of the best episodes of The Simpsons, but in this interview we talk all about the collaborative process that makes the show as special as it is. We also talk about how you shouldn't broadcast your Wordle score, and some of the best jokes that Dan didn't write.

To check out Dan's app, click here.

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January 26, 2022 70 min

I am joined this week by the voice of Bart Simpson, the one and only Nancy Cartwright, to talk about her new Audible exclusive audio book entitled "I'm Still a 10-Year-Old Boy." We also talk about what it's like to voice someone like Bart for 35 years, and what kind of perspective that can offer.

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January 12, 2022 87 min

Happy New Year! This week I am joined by Badr of The Short Box Podcast once again, to answer some of your questions. We also talk about some highlights of 2021, as well as the new Simpsons toys by Super7, and a lot more.

Enjoying the podcast and want to buy me a coffee? Click here!

Check out Badr's other podcast: Nexxt Spin Podcast

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December 22, 2021 66 min

Debbie Mahan joins me this week to talk about her almost 2 decades on the show, as well as her directorial debut - "A Serious Flanders Pt. 1" - We also talk music, Christmas trees, and so much more.

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November 24, 2021 78 min

Happy Thanksgiving! I am joined this week by Bob and Justin from the Straight Chilling Podcast to dig in to 2019's Thanksgiving of Horror. This is not only a great Simpsons episode, but it stands out as one of the most unique of the entire series. We break it down and also spend some time talking about the best time to eat, and favorite side dishes.

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November 17, 2021 75 min

Nick Dahan joins me this week to talk about his first writing credit on The Simpsons, a great new episode called “Bart’s In Jail!” We also talk about how he got into writing comedy, and what makes the show special.

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November 10, 2021 50 min

This week I sit down with Mike Atniel, who’s been  working on the show for over 15 years. He tells me all about when he first knew he wanted to be an animator and about his journey to the show. We also talk about drawing Wolverine, lying about going to college, and why working on The Simpsons is his dream job. 

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October 20, 2021 91 min

This week I am joined by fellow Simpsons collector and content creator, The Simpsons Man to talk all about how he got started as a collector, why he wants to own The Simpsons house, and the current state of Simpsons merchandise. We also play The Synopsis Game, and more!

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October 13, 2021 61 min

I am joined this week by Colin Young from God's Hate, Twitching Tongues, and a ton of other bands, to talk a little about music and a lot about The Simpsons. Colin tells me how he discovered the show through a script written by his brother, as well as why he thinks Homer is on the comedy version of Mount Rushmore. We also play another round of The Synopsis Game.

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October 6, 2021 129 min

Happy Halloween! In this 2+ hour episode,  I am joined by my main man Badr to talk all about Halloween and to go over 3 special Treehouse of Horror episodes - my favorite, the most underrated, and a great modern episode. We also read your comments and Simpsons costume stories! Bill Oakley also pops in long enough to talk about one of the episodes, but I won't spoil that for you here.

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This week I am joined by Lydia from The Simpsons Theory to talk all about her new book: The Simpsons Secret: A Cromulent Guide to How The Simpsons Predicted Everything, which comes out soon! Learn how Lydia started making YouTube videos, as well as her early memories of watching the show. We also play a brand new game called The Synopsis Game...final name pending. Enjoy!

You can also pre-order the book here!

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For this episode, I sit down with Andrew Carey - the frontman of the band Evergreen Terrace. We talk about how the band came to be, why they chose the name, but also what it's like to watch the show for over two decades.

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