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MacBytes
Aug 14, 2006, 04:05 PM
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Category: Humor
Link: Matt Groening's Apple Brochure (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20060814170556)
Description:: Check out this neat Apple Brochure, designed for students by Simpsons & Futurama creator Matt Groening. The drawings within this brochure remain Matt Groening. Presented and hosted by macTV.

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mkrishnan
Aug 14, 2006, 04:11 PM
Wow, fun! :) Was this actually made when the computers in it were current? What's the history of this document?

Applespider
Aug 14, 2006, 04:14 PM
:D I seem to recall seeing this once before and it is contemporary with the Macs.

Perfectly true though. I bought my first Mac because the thought of having to remember DOS commands made me shudder...

LaMerVipere
Aug 14, 2006, 04:33 PM
Too cool.

nagromme
Aug 14, 2006, 05:05 PM
I also remember the Apple poster "Bongo's Dream Dorm," also by Matt Groening, around 1990 or so.

Silencio
Aug 14, 2006, 05:26 PM
They had all that stuff in my campus bookstore when I was a freshman in college in 1988, before I even owned a Mac. Being a huge Life In Hell fan back then, I stocked up on everything. Unfortunately, I don't have the "Bongo's Dream Dorm" posters anymore (supposedly they are worth a mint!), but I think I do have a couple of the booklets filed away somewhere...

Thanks for making me feel old. :o

jive
Aug 14, 2006, 06:42 PM
I was 6 months old when this was made... And now I'm going off to college with my iMac :]

wyatt23
Aug 14, 2006, 07:05 PM
[see image 22]

kinda looks like every student's desk. ya know, coffee, apple computer, marijuana cigarette.. what! :rolleyes:

CallmeKenneth
Aug 15, 2006, 03:19 PM
Is Matt groening a Mac fan? The Simpsons seem to often refer to Macs, but in an indirect way. I remember one episode where homer starts up a computer to the sound of the familiar Mac 'chimes'.

wmmk
Aug 16, 2006, 12:07 AM
yep. copyrighted august 1989.

Silencio
Aug 16, 2006, 12:42 PM
yep. copyrighted august 1989.

But I think they came out sooner than that, as I recall having those materials my freshman year of college (Sept 1988-June 1989).

nwmarco
Aug 14, 2007, 02:25 PM
Check out the 'Networking in Hell: Akbar and Jeff's Communications Hut' poster for sale on eBay. Part of the Life in Hell series that Matt Groening did for Apple back in the '80s. :)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230161836601

Peace
Aug 14, 2007, 02:57 PM
*snip*

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Category: Humor
Link: Matt Groening's Apple Brochure (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20060814170556)


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ezzie
Aug 14, 2007, 03:02 PM
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probably because the link was from a year ago....but i really wanted to see it, too. ;)

Lixivial
Aug 14, 2007, 03:29 PM
...but i really wanted to see it, too. ;)

So Google for it; seems to be what nwmarco did to get here and advertise his auction... :p

http://www.macmothership.com/gallery/gallery5.html

ezzie
Aug 14, 2007, 03:34 PM
So Google for it; seems to be what nwmarco did to get here and advertise his auction... :p

http://www.macmothership.com/gallery/gallery5.html

hah! that does seem to be the case, methinks. ;)