Tag: the simpsons

Music, OldVenue

Trombones and Opening Credits

From the elaborate to the simplistic, from the Game of Thrones’ orchestral number to the guitar twangs and bongo drumming of Breaking Bad, television theme songs take on a host of different forms and invoke a kaleidoscope of emotions amongst audiences. A forgettable theme can often harm a show’s ability to retain cultural relevance, but…

OldVenue, TV

The Simpsons

It’s an inevitability that modern discussion of The Simpsons will bounce between themes of ‘then’ and ‘now’ – the series itself currently in the midst of its 26th season, their best and most zeitgeisty days long behind them. But it’s also a discussion that inadvertently diminishes the show’s cultural and creative significance, along with the…

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