Matt Groening http://kplu.org en 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Oregon http://kplu.org/post/simpsons-creator-real-springfield-oregon <p>PORTLAND, Ore. &mdash; One of the best-kept secrets in television history has been unmasked when &quot;The Simpsons&quot; creator Matt Groening revealed the Springfield in Oregon as the basis for the hometown of his characters.</p><p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 21:02:52 +0000 The Associated Press 4711 at http://kplu.org 'Simpsons' creator: Real Springfield is in Oregon