Posted by: Staff | 11.02.2007

Alumni Watch: Matt Selman, Simpsons writer & producer, has a few choice words for Rockstar

TOPH TUCKER

Those of you who were at Beaver during the last Red Sox World Series victory may remember Matt Selman. A writer for The Simpsons, he remains one of the most legendary speakers in recent memory.

With the videogame The Simpsons Game nearing release, certain parties have enthusiastically objected to some of the game’s satirical content. Specifically, Rockstar, the makers of Grand Theft Auto, asked the creators to remove a parody called “Grand Theft Scratchy: Blood Island.” Or, as Mr. Selman puts it, “they spazzed out like little babies.”

Further reading:
Simpsons Producer and Writer Matt Selman ’89 Visits BCDS
Joystiq: Simpsons writers say Rockstar ‘spazzed’ over GTA spoof [with video]

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