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Cut from ‘The Simpsons’ documentary

A.V. Club writer Steven Hyden details the six months he spent involved in Morgan Spurlock's The Simpsons 20th Anniversary: In 3D! On Ice! that culminated in a .6 second shot of Hyden eating a giant pink donut with the documentary filmmaker. The writer, who was to serve as a Simpsons skeptic, shot segments in a fake Kwik-E-Mart, at Albuquerque Isotopes minor league baseball game and within The Onion's offices, all to be cut with the exception of a split second shot.
January 18, 2010

A.V. Club writer Steven Hyden details the six months he spent involved in Morgan Spurlock’s The Simpsons 20th Anniversary: In 3D! On Ice! that culminated in a .6 second shot of Hyden eating a giant pink donut with the documentary filmmaker. The writer, who was to serve as a Simpsons skeptic, shot segments in a fake Kwik-E-Mart, at Albuquerque Isotopes minor league baseball game and within The Onion’s offices, all to be cut with the exception of a split second shot.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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