Posts tagged "south park"

Mormon Broadway

So Andrew Sullivan got to see a dress rehearsal for "The Book of Mormon."  And he liked it.

South Park Mormons

From Jo Piazza's recent story at Fox News on the forthcoming broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon," by the creators of "South Park":
“What we will see on Broadway will be something challenging and irreverent, but also riveting, entertaining and ultimately loving,” Brooks said. “Frankly, when Mormons are able to laugh at ourselves is when...

Who’s Afraid of the Free Speech Fundamentalists?: Reflections on the South Park Cartoon Controversy

Recent days have, alas, been marked by a sense of déjà vu all over again for scholars of contemporary Islam. On April 14th, the American cable network Comedy Central aired the first half of a double episode of the immensely-popular cartoon sitcom “South Park.” The episode specifically parodied Islamic prohibitions on the pictorial representation of...

The Dolorous Passion of South Park

Gut Pesach. Stewart M. Hoover writes from Colorado on last week’s already-legendary South Park episode, “The Passion of the Jew”. Stewart, a member of NYU’s Center for Religion and Media, is a professor of journalism and mass communication at CU-Boulder. And, he likes South Park! Stewart writes: Maybe it’s because I’ve actually been to South Park, but when Eric, Stan, Kenny, and Kyle took me on...

The Passion of South Park

UPDATE: See Stewart M. Hoover‘s April 5th review of South Park‘s “The Passion of the Jew”: “The Dolorous Passion of Cartman.” Last word on The Passion: Comedy Central’s South Park will feature a very special episode tonight, “The Passion of the Jew”: “Kyle finally sees ‘The Passion’ and is forced to admit Cartman has been right all along. Meanwhile many of the film’s hardcore...