Moe Syzlack-Barman in the Simpsons

The sad-sack bartender from The Simpsons, Moe Szyslak, is actually based on Louis “Red” Deutsch, a bartender in Jersey City who came to prominence following a number of popular phone pranks being played on him by Bum Bar Bastards, a group of prank callers in the 70s. Deutsch’s reactions of anger and threats inspired the dynamic between BartContinue reading “Moe Syzlack-Barman in the Simpsons”