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The New Yorker

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The New Yorker
The New Yorker.png
Magazine Information
Genre: Politics
Social issues
First appearance: "The Sweetest Apu"

The New Yorker is a magazine that focuses on politics, social issues, art, humor and culture, particularly in New York City. It has appeared since 1925 and has Eustace Tilley as its mascot. It has often been referenced on The Simpsons.

References to The New Yorker in The Simpsons[edit]

Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
Nyscene.jpg 2 33 "The War of the Simpsons" When Homer imagines himself in the past as a funny host in a classy company the color scheme matches a typical New Yorker cartoon.
Homerny.jpg 6 114 "Fear of Flying" A caricature of Homer in Moe's tavern depicts him as Eustace Tilley.
7 142 "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield" Roberta orders her meals through the New Yorker.
Eustace Tilley.png 7 153 "Summer of 4 Ft. 2" Lisa imagines various literary characters luring her into the library, among them Eustace Tilley who tells her all periodicals of The New Yorker are available on microfiche.
8 173 "The Canine Mutiny" Marge gets a rejection letter after requesting a subscription to the publication.
The New Yorker.png 13 288 "The Sweetest Apu" Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon orders Apu to get a cartoon in the New Yorker, referencing the fact that it's notoriously difficult to get your work into the most well known cartoon magazine in the world. He succeeds, though.
The Yorker.png 15 324 "Margical History Tour" Homer (as 16th-century king Henry VIII) reads a copy of The Yorker since back in this century there was only York, not New York. The issue is a clear parody of the famous 1976 New Yorker cover designed by Saul Steinberg.
28 608 "The Great Phatsby: Part One" The Springfield Hamptons appear in the style of Roz Chast's cartoons for The New Yorker.
Roz Chast.png 29 620 "Springfield Splendor" Roz Chast, cartoonist in The New Yorker, is special guest voice.
29 627 "Gone Boy" Squeaky-voiced teen brings Sideshow Bob a copy of The New Yorker.

References to The New Yorker in The Simpsons books[edit]

Picture Reference
"The Lisa Book" When Lisa was six years old, she had published three articles in The New Yorker under the pseudonym, Ms. Lizzie Strongheart. The articles were about dolphins, unicorns, and jazz saxophone riffs.
New Knocker.png "The Krusty Book" One of Krusty's favorite magazines is the New Knocker.

References to The New Yorker in The Simpsons videogames[edit]

Special guest stars[edit]

Picture Name Role in The New Yorker Role on The Simpsons
Roz Chast.jpg Roz Chast Cartoonist in The New Yorker. Voiced herself in Springfield Splendor

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