Matt Groening reveals inspiration behind ‘Simpsons’ Springfield; Tony Romo welcomes son


Matt Groening. (Valerie Macon/GETTY IMAGES)

As Dan Hopper at Best Week Ever points out, this does not mean he revealed the state where the TV show’s Springfield is located — just the inspiration for its name. (Also: “The Simpsons” takes place in a made-up universe where people are yellow and have four fingers. So...) (Smithsonian Magazine; BWE)

Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboy and former Jessica Simpson dater, welcomed a son named Hawkins with wife Candice Crawford on Monday. I guess this rules out the name Sadie for Simpson’s baby girl.(People)

Frequent Twitter ranter Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to rant about his alleged stalker Genevieve Saboruin . (ABC News)

Game of Thrones” has been renewed for a third season, obviously. (WSJ)

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson will star in an eight-part crime series titled “True Detective.” The show is currently being shopped around to different cable networks. (Deadline)

Another NSFW Chevy Chase voicemail to “Community” creator Dan Harmon has been leaked. In this one, Chase calls the NBC show “[an expletive] mediocre sitcom.” However, he does tell Harmon his “writing is great.” (CeleBuzz)

Kristen Wiig is unsure, after the jump.


Kristen Wiig at the Academy Awards in February. (Matt Sayles/AP)

Kevin Costner has reminded us that he was in talks with Princess Diana for a “Bodyguard” sequel when she died. He told ABC the same thing in 2003. (Us Weekly)

Elle Fanning may star in Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch’s “God Help the Girl” film. (Vulture)

Sit in silence with Johnny Depp at the link. (Buzzfeed)

Here’s a new trailer for “LOL” starring Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore. If like watching run-of-the-mill teenage rebellion/romance stories that involve social media, you’re going to love this.

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