"Could he actually be as big an asshole as the people on The Simpson’s writing team?" wrote Morrissey manager Peter Katsis, lashing out at Cumberbatch who voiced the Morrissey character. "Apparently so."
Benedict Cumberbatch plays Lisa‘s imaginary friend, “a depressed British singer from the 1980s,“ in Sunday‘s episode which is titled “Panic on the Streets of Springfield.“ The songs in the episode were co-written by Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords.
"I said, 'wait a minute there’s a way to do this,' that’s mixing everything for my last 40 years together bits of film, bits of songs, probably maybe Oingo Boingo songs, and at that same time I’ve been working on this new stuff that I had in my mind and I thought oh my God I could premiere this new work. Suddenly it all made sense and I said I can do this and I will do it." - Elfman on saying yes to Coachella.
Australian punks The Chats release their new album next week and we checked in to see how they're holding up now that their North American tour has been postponed and to see what music, TV, and other activities are occupying their time while self-isolating.