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Stone and Parker
AP / Shea Walsh

Report Claims Church of Scientology Went After ‘South Park’ Creators

The Church of Scientology has a storied history of swift and sometimes creative responses to media criticism from traditional ranks—such as print or TV outlets—and now here’s another about the group’s entanglement with Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the colorful creators of “South Park,” courtesy of The Village Voice.

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 READ MORE


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Man Who Made ‘South Park’ Threat Arrested

Looks like he just gave “South Park” some new material: Zachary Chesser, the man who posted a warning online suggesting that the cheeky cartoon’s creators might be in danger after they attempted to depict the Prophet Muhammad ...

Posted on Jul 22, 2010 READ MORE



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Pakistan Bans Facebook Over Muhammad Drawings

Pakistanis will have to do their poking elsewhere for now: Islamabad blocked access to the social networking site altogether over a Facebook-fueled movement called “Everybody Draw Mohammad Day!” which urges the public to create and share images of the Prophet Muhammad. (continued)

Posted on May 19, 2010 READ MORE


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Muslim Site Sends ‘South Park’ Creators a Warning

They’re no strangers to controversy after years of fine-tuning the art of contrarian cartooning, but “South Park” masterminds Trey Parker and Matt Stone are now the recipients of an ominous message posted on the Islamic website revolutionmuslim.com ... (continued)

Posted on Apr 20, 2010 READ MORE


White-Collar Immigrants on the Rise

To the anti-immigrant sentiment in the country, here’s a noteworthy fact: A new analysis of census data shows that in 14 of the country’s 25 largest metropolitan areas, more immigrants are employed in white-collar jobs than in the low-wage blue-collar work we normally associate them with.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010 READ MORE


Stone and Parker
AP / Shea Walsh

‘South Park’ Snarksters Bringing ‘Book of Mormon’ to the Stage

Might we expect a joke or two about the missionary position? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, aka the Mormon Church, is getting the “South Park” treatment once again—but a little differently this time.

Posted on Apr 15, 2010 READ MORE


Cartman as Beck

The Socialist Threat Comes to ‘South Park’

The twisted minds behind “South Park” have taken notice of the Glenn Beck style of casting doubt and judgment on certain prominent public leaders via guilt-by-association word games, and now Cartman’s taking a page from Beck’s playbook. Is any American elementary school really safe from the scourge of socialism?

Posted on Nov 12, 2009 READ MORE


Mormon Tabernacle
Flickr/Wim Jas

‘South Park’ Creators Plotting ‘Mormon Musical’

They’ve taken on Scientologists, celebrities and even Canadians. Now “South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker are one step closer to their apparent goal of becoming equal-opportunity offenders with their Mormon-themed musical.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008 READ MORE


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From Comedy Central

‘South Park,’ Censored Over Mohammed, Hits Jesus

The creators of “South Park,” censored by Comedy Central when they attempted to show an image of the prophet Mohammed, aired instead an image of Jesus Christ defecating on President Bush and the American flag.

Posted on Apr 14, 2006 READ MORE


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