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Simpsons Is Greater Than...

A podcast about the cultural impact of The Simpsons. Featuring interviews with people who worked on the show, as well as people who love the show, and even the occasional deep dive on some of your favorite episodes.

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Episode 86 - Simpsons Video Games (Part 3)
This week we take a look at EVEN MORE Simpsons video games!Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Join my new marketplace: district.net/simpsonsCheck out my episode of Wrestling Nostalgia here.Interested in my book?- Buy a SIGNED COPY from me here.- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.PLAY THE GAME BRANDON WORKED ON!You can find all the links and info you need to buy and play the game on your console of choice by clicking here.Support the Show.
89:29 5/22/24
Episode 85 - Simpsons Video Games (Part 2)
This week we take a look at more Simpsons video games!Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Join my new marketplace: district.net/simpsonsInterested in my book?- Buy a SIGNED COPY from me here.- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.PLAY THE GAME BRANDON WORKED ON!You can find all the links and info you need to buy and play the game on your console of choice by clicking here.Support the Show.
82:18 4/17/24
Episode 84 - Hotline TNT
This week I am joined by Will and Lucky from Hotline TNT. We talk about a dark moment in the history of my collection, as well as why Family Guy isn't as good as The Simpsons.Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Buy a SIGNED COPY from me here.- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.PLAY THE GAME BRANDON WORKED ON!You can find all the links and info you need to buy and play the game on your console of choice by clicking here.Support the Show.
90:44 3/20/24
Episode 83 - Simpsons Video Games (Part 1)
This week we take a look at Simpsons video games. We also discuss just how annoying Bartman Meets Radioactive Man is.Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Buy a SIGNED COPY from me here.- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.PLAY THE GAME BRANDON WORKED ON!You can find all the links and info you need to buy and play the game on your console of choice by clicking here.Support the Show.
83:47 3/6/24
Episode 82 - Google, Why Does Simpsons?
In this episode, we look even deeper into the most googled questions about some of our favorite people from Springfield.Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
82:56 2/7/24
Episode 81 - News, Updates, Trivia
Happy New Year! In our first episode of 2024, we talk about some Simpsons news, including recent updates about Super7, we get a little bit personal, and play a very close game of Simpsons Trivia.Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
91:45 1/17/24
Episode 80 - Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire
In our final episode of 2023, in celebration of X-Mas, we talk all about the very first episode of the show: “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”Thanks for listening, we’ll see you next year! (Get it?)Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
101:01 12/20/23
Episode 79 - Caroline Walker Evans
In further celebration of my new book: Collecting The Simpsons, I am joined this week by the photographer for the project, Caroline Walker Evans. We talk all about her experience working on the book, and a lot more.Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Order directly from Mango here.- Order from Amazon here.You can also order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
60:24 12/6/23
Episode 78 - Q&A Spectacular
We are back this week with our first Q&A in a long time! We also discuss the Homer click-bait fiasco and a lot more. Thanks to those who submitted questions!Support our sponsor! Use the code DARKNESS to get 10% off from Brandywine Coffee Roasters!Interested in my book?- Pre-order directly from Mango here.- Pre-order from Amazon here.You can also pre-order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
97:15 11/22/23
Episode 77 - Halloween of Horror
I said we would drop a Halloween episode, and I meant it! Today we do a deep dive on one of my favorite modern episodes - Season 27's "Halloween of Horror." We also ramble on and on about how cool Halloween is, as usual. Grab your favorite candy, and enjoy!- Pre-order my book directly from Mango here.- Pre-order from Amazon here.You can also pre-order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
80:32 10/25/23
Episode 76 - Warren Evans
This week, I finally announce what I've been teasing for very long time. It's a book! It's called Collecting The Simpsons - The Merchandise & Legacy of our Favorite Nuclear Family, and it comes out December 5th! It was Brandon's idea to interview me all about the process, how it came together, as well as the history of my collection, and we had a great time.- Pre-order the book directly from Mango here.- Pre-order from Amazon here.You can also pre-order from Barnes & Noble, Target, Wal-Mart, and plenty of other places. Whatever you prefer! Your support means the world to me, and I thank you.Support the Show.
74:56 10/18/23
Episode 75 - Simpsons Trivia
This week we decided to see who would win at Simpsons Trivia by opening a few sets from 2001. Feel free to take bets with your friends.Support the Show.
72:53 8/23/23
Episode 74 - Google
This week we look at the most searched questions for each member of the family. Brandon also introduces a super fun new game, and a lot more.Support the Show.
86:23 8/9/23
Episode 73 - Top 100 Simpsons Characters
Well, well, well...we are back once again. In this one, we discuss some very personal things that led to this longer-than-usual break, followed by breaking down Cracked.com's Top 100 Simpsons Characters article, that I also contributed to! We missed you.Support the Show.
119:39 7/26/23
Episode 72 - Aaron Eiland (Super7)
We are back! This week we are joined by Aaron Eiland, the 2-D Creative Director for Super7. We learn about what it's like to make toys, but also how deep fandom runs within a toy company that actually cares. In addition to that, we talk all about Wave 4 of The Simpsons Ultimates! as well as how those ideas come to be.Support the Show.
73:29 3/1/23
Episode 71 - Best Simpsons Xmas Episode? (Live)
Welcome to the last episode of 2022! This week we are bringing you the high quality version of the audio from our Live Simpsons Day recording (December 17th) from over on Instagram. In this live show we discussed the best and also most underrated Xmas Simpsons episodes. We also read answers submitted by the listeners.Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!Support the Show.
83:32 12/21/22
Episode 70 - Holidays of Future Passed
We get into the holiday spirit this week and discuss one of my favorite holiday episodes!  We also spend some time up top talking about Xmas, our recent trips, and plenty more.Support the Show.
102:18 12/14/22
Episode 69 - Matt Selman
This week, Brandon and I sat down with none other than Matt Selman. Matt has been writing on the show since 1998, he’s been co-showrunner with Al Jean for the last few years, and he even wrote some of your favorite Simpsons video games. We talk about some recent classics like "Lisa The Boy Scout" and "Treehouse of Horror XXXIII" - but we also talk about his experience with the show and a lot more.Support the Show.
73:32 11/9/22
Episode 68 - Halloween Special 2022
You know we love Halloween over here at SIGT, so of course we are coming to you with another Halloween Special. Brandon and I breakdown some of our favorite Treehouse of Horror segments, as well as some of the weirdest, and some of the most accurate.Check out this year's Treehouse of Horror breakdown with Straight Chilling.Follow Brandon on Instagram here.Support the Show.
100:03 10/26/22
Episode 67 - From The Vault: Treehouse of Horror 5-7 w/ Straight Chilling
As promised, this week I share an episode from 2021 I recorded with the crew over at the Straight Chilling Podcast all about Treehouse of Horror 5-7. Also, don't forget that this years episode featuring Treehouse 8-10 is out NOW over on the Straight Chilling feed, so make sure you go listen to that ASAP! You can also get there by clicking here.Support the Show.
105:14 10/12/22
Episode 66 - From The Vault: Treehouse of Horror 1-4 w/ Straight Chilling
Happy Spooky Season! This week I decided to slide back to the year 2020 and share an episode I recorded with the crew over at the Straight Chilling Podcast all about Treehouse of Horror 1-4. This became a bit of a tradition, so we did it again the following year, and then again this year!I will be dropping the episode from 2021 next week, but this years episode featuring Treehouse 8-10 is out TODAY over on the Straight Chilling feed, so make sure you go listen to that ASAP! You can also get there by clicking here.Support the Show.
110:20 10/5/22
Episode 65 - David Cryan
Welcome to Episode 65! This week, Brandon and I talk to David Cryan, the man behind Season 32’s “Undercover Burns.” He tells us all about how that came to be, as well as his upcoming project “Business Inc.”Check out Business Inc!Support the Show.
64:03 9/14/22
Episode 64 - The Clown Stays in the Picture
Brandon and I are back this week with a deep dive on "The Clown Stays in the Picture" from Season 30. We also talk about our Friendiversary, technology in The Simpsons, and tons of other stuff that we just know you'll love.Interested in the Whatnot app? Use my link and get $10! Click here.Support the Show.
82:13 8/31/22
Episode 63 - Stories From a Simpsons Auction
Brandon joins me again this week to hear the stressful story and conclusion of a recent auction. Did I win anything? Did I win nothing? Did I score big? Only the episode can answer that. Enjoy!—Sign up for Whatnot with my link to get $10, or just follow me so you can hang out and buy stuff when I do live auctions!Support the Show.
60:51 8/3/22
Epispde 62 - Fine Art Simpsons
Yo! I am joined this week by Kevin from Fine Art Simpsons! We talk all about what inspired the account and where his love of art and The Simpsons comes from.I talk up top about WhatNot, and if you want to sign up and follow me, click here!Support the Show.
72:02 7/20/22
Episode 61 - Homer Badman
I am back this week with another deep dive, once again picked by you, the listener. Brandon and I talk for almost 2 hours about the Season 6 classic "Homer Badman" - We also talk about white water rafting, new ideas I have for the podcast, and plenty more.Support the Show.
100:39 7/6/22
Episode 60 - Will Kaelin
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.Support the Show.
70:30 6/1/22
Episode 59 - Luke McGarry
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!Support the Show.
69:49 5/18/22
Podcast Trailer
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.Support the Show.
00:41 5/13/22
Mini Episode - Giveaway Results + More
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!- Buy Simpsons socks from Stance here.- Buy me a coffee here.Support the Show.
27:29 5/4/22

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