For word nerds, tonight is pretty much the Super Bowl.
It’s finals night at the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington. So in honor of all of this year’s “spellebrities” (portmanteau courtesy of the contestants), we’re taking a look back at the role spelling bees have played in pop culture, from Akeelah to Jason Bateman’s foul-mouthed, 40-year-old middle-school dropout. 19 more words
Sideshow Bob decides to creatively meddle with Krusty’s cheaply made superhero show. Bart learns of the online presence for the show and wonders just how far some fans are willing to go to criticize or apologize for the show’s faults and learns what makes a “true” fan. 19 more words