Groening says, "I used to be a rock critic many years ago. I once saw Oingo Boingo and I gave them a bad review. I outraged Danny Elfman so much that he actually wrote a letter to the editor of the paper.
"But when I did The Simpsons I wanted Elfman to do the score. And I thought, 'He will never remember'--and he remembered. He has forgiven me now."
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