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Springfield confidential : jokes, secrets, and outright lies from a lifetime writing for the Simpsons / Mike Reiss with Mathew Klickstein ; foreword by Judd Apatow.

Reiss, Mike, 1959- (author.). Klickstein, Mathew, (author.). Apatow, Judd, 1967- (writer of foreword.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062748034
  • ISBN: 0062748033
  • Physical Description: xv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2018]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Opening credits. Burning question: Where is Springfield? -- Act one. It begins ... ; A brief history of me ; Funny for money -- Act two. Meet the writers ; Simpsons songs : who writes them, how are they written, and why are there so goddamn many? ; Meet the showrunners ; Meet the characters ; Meet the cast ; Burning question: Do you read what fans post on websites? ; Four episodes that changed the world (kinda) ; Burning question: What do you think of Family Guy? ; Meet the fans ; Burning question: What do you say to people who say the show has gone downhill? ; Seeing the world with The Simpsons ; Burning question: Why has the show lasted so long? -- Act three. On comedy ; How Krusty became The Critic ; Burning question: What's the biggest reason The Critic failed? ; A development deal with the devil ; Burning question: What is the secret of The Simpsons' success? ; Doing animated films for cash (not credit) ; The sleazy, nasty world of children's books ; Gay for pay ; Writing for humans again! ; Back to the old tire fire -- The tag. It never ends ... ; The final burning question: Why are the Simpsons yellow?
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The longest-serving writer and producer for "The Simpsons" 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.
Subject: Simpsons (Television program)
Television comedy writers.
Television comedies.
Television writers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
HUMOR / Celebrity & Popular Culture.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Comedy.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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