David X. Cohen

6th January 2020

Welcome to Round Springfield! In this 20-episode limited series, Allie and Julia interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to working on The Simpsons – other projects,  failed pilots, and beyond.

David X. Cohen talks about getting his start on Beavis and Butt-Head. Plus, the struggles of getting Futurama made. Have you ever heard about Grandmaster Freak & the Furious 15? We’ve got you covered – David talks about the time he almost collaborated with rapper Ice Cube for that failed pilot.  And of course, we’ll talk about The Simpsons – because the Simpsons always has a way of coming up. He’ll pull back the curtain with some behind the scenes hi-jinks about the writers room. 

Episode notes

Welcome to Round Springfield! In this 20-episode limited series, Allie and Julia interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to working on The Simpsons – other projects,  failed pilots, and beyond. This season, you can look forward to conversations with folks like Josh Weinstein, Tim Long, Yeardley Smith, and many more amazing Simpsons-folk. 

First up, our conversation with David X. Cohen! He’ll talk about getting his start on Beavis and Butt-Head. Plus, the struggles of getting Futurama made. Have you ever heard about Grandmaster Freak & the Furious 15? We’ve got you covered – David talks about the time he almost collaborated with rapper Ice Cube for that failed pilot. 

And of course, we’ll talk about The Simpsons – because the Simpsons always has a way of coming up. He’ll pull back the curtain with some behind the scenes hijinks about the writers room. 

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  • David X. Cohen

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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