Springfield Confidential

Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons
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Original Publish Date: Jun 12, 2018
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.47 hours)
Product Number: Z100129987
Released: Jun 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062850706
Narrator/s: Mike Reiss
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Description

In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the showA??s longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in television history. Four-time Emmy winner Mike ReissA??who has worked on The Simpsons continuously since episode one in 1989A??shares stories, scandals, and gossip about working with AmericaA??s most iconic cartoon family ever. Reiss explains how the episodes are created, and provides an inside look at the showA??s writers, animators, actors and celebrity guests. He answers a range of questions from Simpsons fans and die-hards, and reminisces about the making of perennially favorite episodes. In his freewheeling, irreverent comic style, Reiss reflects on his lifetime inside The SimpsonsA??a personal highlights reel of his achievements, observations, and favorite stories. Springfield Confidential exposes why Matt Groening decided to make all of the characters yellow; dishes on what itA??s like to be crammed in a room full of funny writers sixty hours a week; and tells what Reiss learned after traveling to seventy-one countries where The Simpsons is watched (ironic note: thereA??s no electricity in many of these places); and even reveals where Springfield is located! He features unique interviews with Judd Apatow, who also provided the foreword, and Conan O'Brien, as well as with Simpsons legends Al Jean, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, and more. Like Cary ElwesA?? As You Wish, Jennifer Keishin ArmstrongA??s Seinfeldia, and Chris SmithA??s The Daily Show: An Oral History, Springfield Confidential is a funny, informational, and exclusive look at one of the most beloved programs in all of television land.

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CD
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Narrator(s): Mike Reiss
Product Number DD37934
Released: Jun 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538550106
eBook
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Product Number EB00712132
Released: Jun 12, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Dey Street Books
ISBN: #9780062748041

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