Matt Groening





Matt Groening


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in Portland, Oregon, The United States
February 15, 1954

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Matthew Abram Groening is an American cartoonist, television producer and writer from Portland, Oregon.

Groening is best known as the creator of The Simpsons. He is also the creator of Futurama and the author of the weekly comic strip Life in Hell. Groening distributed Life in Hell in the book corner of Licorice Pizza, a record store in which he worked.

He made his first professional cartoon sale to the avant-garde Wet magazine in 1978. The cartoon is still carried in 250 weekly newspapers.


Average rating: 4.06 · 29,665 ratings · 1,526 reviews · 323 distinct works · Similar authors
The Big Book of Hell

4.11 avg rating — 3,937 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Childhood Is Hell

4.11 avg rating — 2,331 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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Love Is Hell

4.10 avg rating — 2,073 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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Bart Simpson's Guide to Life

3.87 avg rating — 1,742 ratings — published 1993 — 14 editions
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The Simpsons: A Complete Gu...

4.07 avg rating — 1,332 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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School is Hell

4.22 avg rating — 1,137 ratings — published 1987 — 7 editions
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Work Is Hell

4.16 avg rating — 1,044 ratings — published 1985 — 7 editions
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The Simpsons Forever!

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Akbar and Jeff's Guide to Life

4.10 avg rating — 289 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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“I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me.”
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“Of course I’ve gone mad with power! Have you ever tried going mad without power? It’s boring and no one listens to you!
— Russ Cargill”
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“Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.”
Matt Groening, The Big Book of Hell

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