‘Simpsons’ writer to speak Thursday

One of the original writers of the hit TV series “The Simpsons” will be speaking in Scranton Thursday, according to an article in the Scranton Times-Tribune:

Mike Reiss is nothing if not adaptable.

While a good portion of his lectures are spent “spewing filth,” the longtime “Simpsons” writer and producer promises to be on somewhat better behavior when he visits the Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple on Oct. 25.

There, he’ll offer some behind-the-scenes insights on his many years working on the popular Fox animated comedy, and discuss his unlikely second career as a children’s book author, in a free talk titled “Simpson Family Values.” The event is part of the Lackawanna County Library System’s 2007 Library Lecture Series.

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Not only is this a good opportunity to hear a writer talk about his craft, it’s also a good speech to cover, for The Aquinas or for class.

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