Worst Episode Ever #28: Knape Kills Bumblebore

A slight delay, but WEE're back with a brand new episode that may surprise you. Special guest Josh Kurp from Uproxx.com makes Jack and Dan watch Season 23's The Book Job, a satirical take on the publishing industry that doubles as Neil Gaiman's comedy debut and an "Ocean's 11" parody. Lisa uncovers a sinister plot behind young adult novels that leads Homer and Bart to write their own. Doesn't sound like comedy gold, but maybe comedy bronze? What's the line between art and commercialism on The Simpsons? Why did we laugh at jokes we didn't even like? And is there a parallel universe where The Simpsons ended after Season 9? (And what are the us-es of that universe podcasting about?) All that, plus Josh talks about his history with The Simpsons, the first CDs we ever bought, and Jack's in-progress book series about coal miner angels. Sorry if the audio is below our usual standards, blame the Ghost Prots. For more from Josh, check out the WEE approved Uproxx.com

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