Elissa Lerner: Everyone’s favorite irreverent TV cartoonists are busy antagonizing the religious world, again. Last week, Trey Parker and Matt Stone confirmed they are teaming up with Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez to write “The Book of Mormons,” the musical. Mormons are not too thrilled, recalling the Scientology episode. Now, a response to last week’s South Park featuring the prophet Muhammed in a bear suit, warning Parker and Stone that “they would probably end up like Theo Van Gogh.” Funny, Buddhists haven’t issued any death threats over portraying the Buddha snorting drugs in the same episode.
For more, read Jason Ma’s post asking why there are no moderate Muslim voices, at Diane Winston’s blog, The Scoop.