January 19, 2023

Ingenious Illustrations Reimagine ‘The Simpsons’ House in 8 Different British Architecture Styles

The iconic house from The Simpsons is as recognizable as any other character in the series. Located at the fictional address of 742 Evergreen Terrace, the two-story detached house has served as a backdrop for many of the TV family's adventures and shenanigans. Now, HouseholdQuotes, a UK-based company that helps homeowners and tenants get good rates in home improvement purveyors, has found inspiration in the Simpsons' residence to give us a British architecture history lesson.

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November 30, 2022

How Netflix’s ‘Wednesday’ Made a Disembodied Hand Through Practical Effects

The highly anticipated, Tim Burton-produced comedy-horror series Wednesday was recently released on Netflix and the reviews are in: audiences are loving it. One of the main praises for the show is Jenna Ortega, who shines as much as she haunts portraying the titular character. Ortega’s casting also finally cements the Addams Family as Latinx, something that has been codified since the 60s.

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November 6, 2022

How Mister Rogers Broke Racial Barriers on TV at a Time When People Needed To See It

At the end of the 1960s, Black people in America were still excluded from places of relaxation and recreation like public swimming pools due to discriminatory segregation practices. In his beloved his children’s program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers addressed this huge issue in a subtle but incredibly smart and meaningful way. In episode 195 broadcast on May 9, 1969, Rogers, a white man, soaks his feet in a small pool.

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September 13, 2022

Pole Dancer Amazes ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges With Visually Stunning Routine

It isn’t every day that you see a mother-of-three pole dancing on national television, but Kristy Sellars might be changing that, one visually stunning performance at a time. The Australian performer—who has studied just about every dance form imaginable—has got audiences momentarily mesmerized with her pole-dancing routines on America's Got Talent.

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