Thursday, September 20, 2007

Stephen Hawking Talks about the Simpsons

Professor Stephen Hawking, who has appeared on The Simpsons three times, has recently spoken about the high quality of the show:

Stephen Hawking Talks about the Simpsons

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Literary Minded Review

I'm pleased to receive word that my book was reviewed by the outstanding Australian book review blog, LiteraryMinded.  It is a very enjoyable review.  Check it out at: LiteraryMinded

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

The Cerebral Simpsons

There's a great new article in the Chronicle of Higher Education that shows how The Simpsons could be used to study religion, science, literature and psychology.

A quote from the article:
"Paul Halpern, author of What's Science Ever Done for Us: What the Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life, and the Universe (Wiley, 2007) and a physics professor at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, says even though the show is not always completely correct, it introduces [scientific] concepts."

A link to the full article:
The Cerebral Simpsons