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The World According to the Simpsons

This entertaining and informative book is a fun and intelligent look at how our society is reflected in the hit TV show "The Simpsons", and how "The Simpsons" is reflected in society. This book looks at subjects, such as: parenting, gender roles, individuality, expression, politics, and many others. This book is currently being taught at Tufts, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Colorado at Denver.
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Steven Keslowitz is a University Scholar in the CUNY Honors College at Brooklyn College. He has presented a number of lectures on The Simpsons and has appeared on NBC's Early Today and Fox 5 News. Steven's writings on The Simpsons have received international recognition, as he has given interviews with radio stations in the United States, Canada, and Ireland. His views on the political and social significance of The Simpsons have been featured in more than five hundred newspapers and other media outlets across four continents, including The Washington Post, NY Daily News, Miami Herald, Toronto Star,, Yahoo! Asia, and His writing on The Simpsons is required reading for English, Writing, Sociology, and Simpsons courses taught at Tufts University, Carnegie Mellon University, Drury University, Montana State University, and the University of Colorado at Denver, among others.


"I love this book. In order to write for The Simpsons, you have to think like the Simpsons. And each character has his own distinct voice. Over the years, The Simpsons' wit, irreverence and wisdom have been the most honest fun-house mirror ever held up for us to gaze into. It's always amazing to hear echoes from the animated cast speaking through real people walking the streets, sleeping at work and sitting in restaurants all around us. These characters transcend traditional kiddie fare yet remain accessible to adults who should know better. Nearly three decades of being our most beloved extended family members is no accident. Springfield is real; and, for the most part, we all live there. Steven Keslowitz's The World According to the Simpsons is the proof. Get ready to nod your head in agreement and be happier than Comic Book Guy on Free Taco Tuesday. Thoughtful, poignant, philosophical ... in all the right places. I hereby endorse this event or product." - Chris Yambar, writer for "Bart Simpson Comics," "Tree House of Horror," "Radioactive Man" and more!

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