David Silverman

27th July 2020

We’re joined by legendary Simpsons director David Silverman! He’s currently a consulting producer on The Simpsons – but he’s contributed to the show in so many ways including animation and writing. We’ll take a deep dive into old school cartoons. David throws us back to his childhood and explains how his mother’s career as an art historian changed his life. He’ll chat about some run-ins he had with some of his heroes. Plus, BURNING MAN and his FLAMING TUBA. So many truly unbelievable stories!

Episode notes

We’re joined by legendary Simpsons director David Silverman! He’s currently a consulting producer on The Simpsons – but he’s contributed to the show in so many ways including animation and writing. We’ll take a deep dive into old school cartoons. David throws us back to his childhood and explains how his mother’s career as an art historian changed his life.  He’ll chat about some run-ins he had with some of his heroes. Plus, BURNING MAN and his FLAMING TUBA. So many truly unbelievable stories!

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This episode was recorded remotely during quarantine. You might notice differing audio quality from previous episodes – but we’re trying to make it work for you! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.

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Round Springfield. A retro-looking white sign with the words “ROUND Springfield”. “ROUND” is written in bold red text and “Springfield” is written in silver cursive.

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Guests

  • David SIlverman

About the show

Round Springfield is a Simpsons-adjacent podcast hosted by Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott where they interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to Springfield, failed pilots, other projects, and beyond. In this 20-episode limited series, you’ll hear David X. Cohen talk Futurama, Josh Weinstein talk Mission Hill, and Yeardley Smith dig deep into her diverse path of becoming Lisa Simpson.

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