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Simpsons Time is several people's favorite feature of Amanda's radio program Nazario Scenario. One episode is discussed per week, focusing on the show's writing and its impact on the cultural landscape. Here we present the episode recaps and analysis all on their own, in snacktacular scaled-down form. Note: For a re-bigulated listening experience with the rest of Amanda's show, you can find the Nazario Scenario archives here.
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|Amanda & Nate||Each Leap Brings Us Closer to God: Simpsons and Christianity|
Mon. 7/4/16 4:31pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Listened on 4th of July - so interesting how this reflects one aspect of America: society's relation to Religion.
(& I *was* born in Springfield, VT - & haven't ended up far from it!)
Intrigued by this idea of how 'The Simpsons' exists in a Retro vision of America, in which Religion is still taken as a given. I think this probably reflects the show being based on traditional Television, in a way. @ the same time, I wonder if it isn't a convenient way of being a metaphor for what Religion means in society still...
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