I blog at another site, FLIMSpringfield.net where a friend and I muck about with the classic Simpsons years, and their relation to media tropes. Basically, it’s an excuse to play with some of my favorite pop culture characters.

This weekend, I did a post about one of my favorite pieces of installation art, “The State Hospital” by Edward Kienholz, and its probable influence it had on one iconic Simpsons gag.
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Joke Origins: I wish I could retire / The State Hospital.

Joke Origins: I wish I could retire / The State Hospital