Stradivarius Cain, Nedna, and Lady Gaga

OK! Head clear, body & mind rested, batteries recharged. Let’s kick off the 2nd year of SIMPSONS MUSIC 500 with a quick look back at the end of season 23. The season that included the historic 500th episode came to a close with the surprise that Ned & Edna are now married and with visits from the star of “Breaking Bad”, Bryan Cranston, and from the biggest pop star in today’s known universe, Lady Gaga. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Hello? Is Anybody Still Out There?

I think I hit a little slump there. Now I can better appreciate what writers and columnists who write for a living must feel when they have to write on demand, make it engaging, and turn it in on time.

When I got into post-production on the “final four” four this season, I just couldn’t quite focus on writing. There was a lot of work to do on these last four episodes and before I knew it six weeks had passed by without a new blog post. Sorry about that. I’ll try to not let that happen again. D’oh! There’s more to read…

The Food Wife

Marge SimpsonFirday, September 9 was a pretty busy day for yours truly. I spent pretty much the entire day at FOX working on 4 different episodes of THE SIMPSONS.

First up, directing Yeadley Smith as she sang a new song for the episode with guest star Lady Gaga. No, Gaga wasn’t there with us. She recorded her part for the show a couple of weeks ago, but Yeardley’s been away in New York for most of August and has just returned to L.A. so I was able to go into the studio with her to record her singing part for a special song in the show. More details as we get closer to the airdate next spring. D’oh! There’s more to read…