“The Simpsons” is a funny show, and that’s despite—or maybe because of—the fact that it often tackles the issues that make us most anxious.
Take the episode in which Bart terrifies Homer with a campfire story about college costs for Maggie. The scene ends with Homer shrieking, “No! No! Noooo!”
I suspect that Homer speaks for many of us parents. We may not howl like the Simpsons patriarch, but the price tag for higher education definitely does nothing for the quality of our sleep. (more…)