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Why ‘The Simpsons’ has lost its way

Now in its 28th season, The Simpsons is one of the mostly widely lauded, and enduring series in TV history. But has it peaked creatively? Is it time to draw the adventures of Homer, Bart, Marge and the gang to a dignified close? A significant body of fans (including this one) think The Simpsons peaked […]

Photo Kathmandu: A festival Dionysus would want to see

“What do you need a poet for?” “To save the city of course!” Such was written by the great Greek playwright Aristophanes in 405BC in his masterpiece The Frogs. The story goes: Athens is in a state of decline and the Greek god Dionysus ventures into Hades (the underground) to appeal to a poet to go […]