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Behind the Scenes with Lady Gaga on 'The Simpsons': VIDEO

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Lady Gaga is coming to cheer up Springfield in a special 'Lisa Goes Gaga' episode of The Simpsons. Here's a look at her cheering up Matt Groening and the rest of the crew at the taping.

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The Simpsons Disses FOX News: VIDEO

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Never one to miss a detail, The Simpsons re-aired its first episode on Sunday night, and in doing so congratulated its network FOX, with one exception: "This doesn't include FOX News".

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(screencap via reddit)

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1070

TOM LEPPERT: Senate candidate's rivals attack former Dallas mayor for appearing in Gay Pride parade. Ugly stuff. Lots of background at the Dallas Voice.

KENYA: Mob storms safe-sex seminar for gay men.

THE SIMPSONS: The 500th episode's genius opening sequence gets put in slo-mo.

STOP TEASING THE FISH: A puffer fish goes after a laser.

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1056

OK GO: Goes to Sesame Street.

DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Sonny tells Will about his coming out process.

KRISTEN BELL: Sloth meltdown follow-up.

THE SIMPSONS: A one-man cover.

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Lady Gaga to Appear on 'The Simpsons', and UK Band Wild Beasts De-Twang Gaga's 'Yoü and I': LISTEN

Simpsons star Yeardley Smith (who voices Lisa) says Lady Gaga will appear as herself on an upcoming episode:

Gaga_simpsons "This is extraordinary! I'm stunned that she has time in her schedule that she's coming to our studio to record," Smith said. Previewing Gaga's storyline, the actress said, "She's playing herself, and [The Simpsons writers] describe her as the happiest, most optimistic person in the world. She comes to Springfield to try to cheer up Lisa, but she can't."

Lady Gaga's appearance will air during the animated hit's upcoming 23rd season. In a previous episode, an animated version of the "Bad Romance" singer (not voiced by Gaga) appeared on the show as Tony winner Elton John's date to the Golden Globe Awards.

EW has a photo of Gaga in the Simpsons' recording studio:

The Simpsons producers say they were impressed by her voice-acting range and ad-libbing skills, and are proud to include her in their storied guest ranks. “Since the very beginning, I’ve always wanted to have on the most iconic personalities of our time, and she’s it,” declares series creator Matt Groening. As for the challenge of properly animating such a colorful character, he deadpans, “It’s very hard to top reality with her, but I’m sure we’ll come up with something that is going to be as improbable as her usual wardrobe.”

UK indie band Wild Beasts has taken the twang out of Gaga's single "Yoü and I" (watch the original video here) with an atmospheric remix that will appear on a forthcoming remix EP release:

Of the surprise pairing, Wild Beasts' Hayden Thorpe told the Guardian: "The unlikeness of this match was perhaps what compelled us to take it on. Gaga in many ways is the epitome of what we are not. She is the butcher to our butter knife. The essential thrill is always to keep eluding what is expected of us and what we expect of ourselves."

Listen to the Wild Beasts remix of "Yoü and I" which is pretty much an entirely different track, AFTER THE JUMP...

And watch for Norman Brannon's music update later today!

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Watch: Moe's Tavern Becomes Mo's Gay Bar on 'The Simpsons'

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On last night's The Simpsons, tavern-owner Moe was convinced to convert his failing pub into a gay bar, and thus 'Mo's' was born. In the process, its clientele mistook Moe for a gay man, until Smithers outed him as straight.

How far we've come, indeed.

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