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The Simpsons' Matt Groening: 'President Trump? It's beyond satire' | First Dog on the Moon

The creator of The Simpsons talks to Guardian cartoonist First Dog on the Moon about his art, and tells how an episode 16 years ago showing Donald Trump in the White House was the most absurd joke he could think of – and still is

Earlier this year I was invited to be part of Graphic, an event at the Sydney Opera House that describes itself as “a festival of visual storytelling”. On discovering that Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and the most successful cartoonist in history, would also be in attendance, I said yes straight away.

My acceptance came with a condition: that I would also be invited to the fancy party they would no doubt throw for Matt Groening, because I planned to hide in a corner and tweet about how I was at a party with Matt Groening.

I actually get a good night’s sleep these days

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