August 7, 2009 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Albuquerque Isotopes
Acclaimed Academy Award-nominated documentarian Morgan Spurlock will be coming to Isotopes Park on Wednesday, August 12 to film portions of his latest project, "The Simpson\'s 20th Anniversary Special! In 3-D! On Ice!"a special devoted to "The Simpsons" television show and its cultural impact on America.
Given the name of the Isotopes and the team\'s pop-culture ties with "The Simpsons," Isotopes Park is a natural place to film portions of the documentary, and Spurlock will be on hand throughout that day\'s game with the Tacoma Rainiers to capture "The Simpsons" and baseball fans.
Those interested in taking part in the documentary are invited to come to that day\'s game, which will begin at 12:05 PM. Fans who would like to submit a Simpsons story that could be used in the documentary are invited to send anecdotes to RealLifeSimpsons@gmail.com.
In "The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special! In 3-D! On Ice!" Spurlock, who was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005 for his ground-breaking documentary "Super Size Me," will examine the cultural phenomenon of the The Simpsons in his distinctive and innovative style. The special will document how the world sees The Simpsons and how the Simpsons family has seen the world for two decades. The special will air on Thursday, January 14, 2010 on FOX.
The \'Topes continue their eight-game homestand tonight with the Portland Beavers by playing host to Birdzerk! before the team gives away Orbit Banks tomorrow. Tickets for any Isotopes game may be purchased at the Isotopes Park Box Office, at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or on-line at www.albuquerquebaseball.com or www.ticketmaster.com.