Are The Simpsons from Illinois? Absolutely. Here Are 22 MORE Reasons to Prove It
Huffington Post - about 2 years
After sharing my previous article, I received some flack from Twitter users and Facebook commenters, who are still in denial that The Simpsons are from Illinois. One of the main arguments from these dissenters is that the show's creator, Matt Groening, said in an interview with the Smithsonian that The Simpsons is set in Oregon. Those people failed to note what Matt Groening actually said in his interview with the Smithsonian, which was: "Springfield was named after Springfield, Oregon." And despite my attempts to clarify this in my last article, they completely wrote it off and all of its totally convincing points. So, to reiterate my previous point: Groening went on to clarify his quote in the Smithsonian interview and said that his statements were misrepresented in a later interview with TV Guide:
"I never said Springfield was in Oregon."
There you have it, folks.
Now, not all of the responses to my article were negative; in fact, here's one of my favorites:
I was skepti...
Article Link: Huffington Post article