04 Jun National Donut Day Homage: Homer Simpson Loves Donuts So Much
BEER…mmm (oops…lost my focus, but, beer works!)
So – here’s our point:
According to an interview with Entertainment Weekly in 2010, creator of the cartoon, Matt Groening, the Simpson family was inspired by some of his own family members. Homer, especially, was inspired and named after his father, Homer Groening.
“Homer originated with my goal to both amuse my real father, Homer, and just annoy him a little bit,” he told EW. “My father was an athletic, creative, intelligent filmmaker and writer, and the only thing he had in common with Homer was a love of donuts.