Monday, May 18, 2009

Mmmmm serendipity

The Simpsons, TV’s longest running series, has been on the air for more than 20 years. They have touched on every aspect of the American culture.

Not surprisingly, life has in many instances come to imitate art. And situations or characters played out on the Simpsons, have found their way to CNN or the front page of the Time magazine.

But surely Episode 96 1F13, in which an inanimate carbon rod saves planet Earth and is given a ticker-tape parade (much to Homer’s jealous dismay), is so preposterous it is not likely to manifest itself in real life.

That’s what I thought until I read this in the Los Angeles Times:

1 comment:

Laura Sweet said...

guess that's what you call serenstickity. forgive me.