Fred’s and Carrie’s characters moved in next door to Homer.
They inspired the entire Simpson family to be a little more conscious of being cool.
Eventually, the entire town of Springfield turned into Portlandia.
All good things must come to an end — and this did, as soon as the New York Times named Springfield “America’s Coolest City.”
In The News Today
- At least three people have died in South Carolina due to severe rainfall. More than 11 inches of rain fell on the city in 48 hours. ›
- President Obama says the U.S. has launched a full investigation into the airstrikes that killed 22 people at a hospital in Afghanistan on Saturday. ›
- The World Bank announced that for the first time it is forecasting the rate of extreme global poverty to drop below 10% in 2015 . ›