The Times, They Are a-Becoming Quite Different*

So, the real Springfield is in Oregon.

Here's how we know The Simpsons will be over soon: if this news broke twenty years ago, it would've been an ALL-CAPS headline on the 1992 equivalent of the Drudge Report (which was what, a newspaper?) and every evening news show would've led with the story. Today, it barely elicits a follow-up question (although, hats off to Claudia De La Roca (any relation? unlikely...they spell and pronounce their names differently) for noting that the exact location had never been revealed before).


*see also, Eat up Martha.