Everything's Coming Up Simpsons

Every week, Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott interview comics, writers, animators and show creators about their favorite episode of “The Simpsons.”

Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious w/ Brandon Beck

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Guests: 
Brandon Beck

This week we cut every corner as we discuss "Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious" with Brandon Beck (@hellyesbrandon, writer/director, creator of @DiblertComix and our sound producer/editor!). We talk about King of the Hill themed sex talks, singing Jimmy Buffett songs at funerals, Disney stuff for like two hours, the great costuming in this episode and tons of other stuff. I'm relatively sure this is our longest episode ever.

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Last Exit To Springfield w/ Paul Scheer

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Paul Scheer

This week Paul Scheer (@paulscheer, "How Did This Get Made," Human Giant, a million other amazing things) joins us to discuss the stone cold classic "DENTAL PLAN LISA NEEDS BRACES"...I mean "Last Exit To Springfield." We talk about the Infinite Monkey Theorem, Josh Simpson, Arnold Schwarzenegger's "dollars per pun" ratio in Batman & Robin, and how this episode brought Allie and Julia together! Plus: We talk for an incredibly long time about the MacGyver* Christmas special. *You better believe I typed MacGruber the first time.

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Cape Feare w/ Peter Atencio

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Peter Atencio

This week Peter Atencio (@atencio, director of Key & Peele and Keanu) joins us to send you to heaven...before we send you to HELLLLLL...I mean, to discuss "Cape Feare." We dish on Kelsey Grammer, Up Late With McCain, the phenomenal direction of this episode, and being more familiar with the Simpsons versions of things than the originals. Plus: We all learn who Linda Lavin is.

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Bart Gets An Elephant w/ Cody Johnston

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Cody Johnston

Hot dog! This episode is a real wiener! Cody Johnston (@drmistercody, Cracked) joins us to discuss those clowns in congress! What a bunch of clowns! We also passingly discuss the John Swartzwelder masterpiece "Bart Gets An Elephant." We get stampy about the gentlemanliness of Mr. Burns, how any news is unprecedented when your show has been running for 26 years, and the show's subtle yet effective sound design. Plus: Allie debuts a hot new character that nearly kills our sound guy!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Lisa's Substitute w/ Daniel O'Brien

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Guests: 
Daniel O'Brien

It's time to get your heart broken and rebuilt piece by piece as we discuss one of the most touching Simpsons episodes ever, "Lisa's Substitute," with Daniel O'Brien (@DOB_INC, Cracked, author of "How To Fight Presidents"). We discuss chillin' on the phone with customer service, wanting desperately to make teachers laugh, how hard it can be to find your place as a kid, and Marge's subtly savvy parenting. Plus: Dan and Julia freak out our intern!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Three Gays of the Condo w/ "Weird Al" Yankovic

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"Weird Al" Yankovic

On this week's show we're joined by "Weird Al" Yankovic to discuss his first Simpsons appearance, "Three Gays of the Condo." Al shares some behind the scenes stories, his favorite moments, and why he chose a Simpsons clip for his song about prank calls. Plus: A brief cameo from Joe Kwaczala!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Fear of Flying w Nick Mundy

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Guests: 
Nick Mundy

The girls are joined by comedian/writer Nick Mundy (of the upcoming Tween Fest! Adam Ruins Everything, Conan, Collegehumor and holy shit so much more you guys). They talk phobias, friends, and famous wedding officiants. Mundy comes to terms with his Homer-ness in the husband dept, and Allie explores the concept of a "Zoo Cruise" which as you would expect is a zany modern twist on Noah's Arc.

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Lisa the Vegetarian w/ Jackie Johnson

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Guests: 
Jackie Johnson

This week we set off the Independent Thought Alarm with Jackie Johnson (@jackie_michele, Quick and Funny Musicals, Punk Rock Barbie) as we go deep on "Lisa The Vegetarian." We discuss being a vegan in Dallas, Sir Paul's eyes, MYTH! MYTH!, tender Dad moments and making sure to stay woke af. Plus: An inspirational interlude!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Bart's Friend Falls In Love w/ Jensen Karp

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Guests: 
Jensen Karp

We embrace our inner Milhouses* as we talk "Bart's Friend Falls In Love" with Jensen Karp (@jensenclan88, author of "Kanye West Owes Me $300"). We talk about mysterious safety deposit boxes, Bart's Dad/Bart's Friend, a horse dancing with a streetlight, "I am the greatest thing that has ever existed, ever," and this one kid, Lance.

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Live at LA Podfest 2016

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This week's show was recorded LIVE at the 2016 Los Angeles Podcast Festival, and features an insane line-up of guests! Joining us to discuss their favorite scenes are Simpsons writers Josh Weinstein, Matt Selman and Tim Long, plus super-fans Alex Hirsch, Samm Levine and Luke McGarry. Plus: David Silverman makes a special video appearance!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.