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That would be fine for a blog post, but I also don't pay 27 bucks to read message board comments.
It seems Ortved is a self-ordained expert on which writers, showrunners, etc. are/were the best, which isn't fair or right.
The author is obviously one of the people that just likes to try and say that the show isn't good anymore.
An interesting oral history of one the greatest TV shows of all time. It's told from interview soundbites of some of the primary players. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Phillip Urlevich
I know it could have been more complete, but when you're a fanatic you take what you get. The writing isn't the best, but it's really a good read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gilbert Klein
This book is an in-depth and unrelenting look at the creation and long existence of the Simpsons, with information and quotes culled from sources varying from personal interviews... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Troy Blackford
I have not had a chance to read the book itself, but I wanted to mention that the book I received had slight damage to the outside of the book on the top back of the back near the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Natrium1970
I enjoyed reading this because it revealed more about the show than I had already known about it and I learned a little bitPublished 14 months ago by TechGeek
Looking at all the other reviews, the biggest complaint is the tone of the author's comments, and it's true that Ortved's demeanor is often petty and amateurish, sometimes pausing... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Johnny Walker
The book only gets interesting towards the end. While beginning of the book goes into Matt Groening's history there is seems to be something lacking. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Halos in DE
That's what Homer would say.
I was hoping for a literal behind the scenes of how an episode is made, how do the voice actors actually put the show together, etc. Read more
I had mixed feelings about this book. While I found it informative and thorough, it definitely needed a competent editor. Read morePublished on March 22, 2012 by Old Time Hockey