Over 9,000 feet above the ground, Hayley Ashburn balances precariously on a 170-foot long rope across the Vajolet Towers in Italy. It is winter; no one has ever walked this line in winter before. Sitting down for an interview with director Stian Smestad before the attempt, Stian asked Hayley about fear. She responded with the classic Litany Against Fear from Frank Herbert's "Dune": "Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I remain."
The Simpsons appear to be the average American family. But with jobs ranging from mall Santa to CEO of the nuclear power plant, Homer's income has been all over the spectrum. In this in-depth analysis, we see exactly where TV's favorite family falls and how they really compare to other upper lower middle class types.