COME FOR THE FREAK, STAY FOR THE FOOD
by Todd Hartley
I suppose this isn’t the first time life has imitated the Simpsons – there are, after all, more than 500 episodes of that show – but this is the first time I can remember life imitating my favorite Simpsons episode, and it has put me in a frabulous, grabulous, zip-zoop-zabulous mood.
Let me refresh the scene for you: In season 4 of “The Simpsons,” in 1992, there was an episode called “New Kid on the Block,” written by Conan O’Brien, in which Homer sues a seafood restaurant – “The Frying Dutchman” – for falsely advertising its “all-you-can-eat” buffet. Read the rest of this entry →