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Flashback to Nancy Cartwright: ‘Eat My Shorts’ Was Totally Mine!

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a hot catchphrase can be measured in bucks—big bucks, as Nancy Cartwright pointed out to us.

Interviewed last month on Passions, the actress best known as the voice of Bart Simpson recalled how her character acquired his wildy popular retort, “Eat my shorts!”

Nancy with her alter-ego: Puerile gold.

Nancy with her alter-ego: Puerile gold.

“That was totally mine!” Nancy told host Beverly Malone—a classmate of hers at Ohio University.

“That came from high school. I was in the marching band. And we used to say, ‘Dun-dun-da-DUN-dun
—Fairmont West! Dun-dun-da-DUN-dun—Fairmont West!’

“But my senior year it changed to ‘Dun-dun-da-DUN-dun—Eat my shorts!’

“That was the drum cadence and we would march down to the stadium saying, ‘Eat my shorts! Eat my shorts!’

“And when I got The Simpsons, I was reading one of the scripts and I went ‘Eat my shorts!’ and it ended Continue reading

Programming Highlights; March 7, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

geeek-girl-for-christieAt 5 PM Sci Fi Pulse welcomes UK Comics writer Sam Johnson to introduce us to his series Geek Girl and explain the inspiration for this latest comic book character, which has a somewhat unusual origin story.

nancy-cartwright-for-christieAlso at 5 PM Beverly Mahone welcomes her old college classmate Nancy Cartwright, known as the voice of Bart Simpson, to talk about their days at Ohio University, and what she’s up to when she isn’t working on the hit TV show.

heavy-metal-for-christieAt 6 PM Guitar virtuoso Toby Knapp of Godless Rising and Onward shreds the airwaves when he chats and rocks out with Heavy Metal Mayhem

dudde-for-christieAt 9 PM Coaching in the Zone welcomes Jairek Robbins to share his unique view of what it takes to create an extraordinary quality of life and define and achieve consistent and lasting results in your profession.

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