A classic Simpsons writer has put a personal spin on the "Steamed Hams" meme

A classic Simpsons segment has had new, weirder life breathed into it of late, as “Steamed Hams”—a.k.a. the “Skinner & The Superintendent” sequence from the celebrated seventh season episode “22 Short Films About Springfield”—has recently become the new memetic challenge for online remixers looking to draw comedic…


What’s your pop-culture comfort food?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

Hari Kondabolu on loving The Simpsons, but hating Apu (and making a movie about it)

“They haven’t seen the movie!” It’s Monday, November 5, and Hari Kondabolu is already having preemptive criticisms of his new truTV documentary, The Problem With Apu, lobbed at him on Twitter. “I don’t mind discussion, I don’t mind criticism, but watch the goddamn movie, then go after it.” The Problem With Apu, which…