Matt Groening





Matt Groening

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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: 4.05 · 23,208 ratings · 1,183 reviews · 261 distinct works · Similar authors
The Big Book of Hell: The B...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 3,545 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Childhood Is Hell
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,009 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Love Is Hell
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,502 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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Bart Simpson's Guide to Lif...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,337 ratings — published 1993 — 13 editions
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The Simpsons: A Complete Gu...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,069 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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Work Is Hell
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 913 ratings — published 1985 — 6 editions
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School is Hell
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 877 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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The Simpsons Forever!: A Co...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 455 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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The Simpsons Beyond Forever...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Akbar and Jeff's Guide to Life
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 251 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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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: The Best of Life in Hell

“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”
Matt Groening

“I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me.”
Matt Groening

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