How an episode of The Simpsons is made

A few weeks before the warm Christmas of Southern California, the writers of The Simpsons — the longest-running sitcom in the US, starring everybody’s favorite family: Homer, Marge, Lisa, Baby Maggie, and their son Bart — take a retreat. The rest of the season, the team breaks scripts in the sterile writers’ rooms of the […]

The Apprentice should challenge candidates to develop a new Facebook – not flog fish fingers

New contestant Joey Valente, a plumber from Peterborough, tells us in his audition clip: “I imagine myself being a millionaire, because if Richard Branson can do it, if Donald Trump can do it, if the guy from Facebook can do it, then I can do it. They’ve got nothing special about them that I don’t […]