When ‘South Park’ Re-Told a Classic in True ‘South Park’ Fashion
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “And as for you, Pip, my robot monkeys should take care of you!” Trey Parker and Matt Stone have shown time and ... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Eddie Ifft “LIVE!”
iTunes | Amazon Those who are fans of stand-up are well aware that success in comedy comes from finding an authentic voice. There couldn’t be a more authentic voice than Eddie Ifft, whose comedy practically transports listeners into his mind for the duration of his set. Combining a blunt deliv... [Read More]
‘South Park’s “Cat Orgy” Is a Telling Character Study in the Form of a Bottle Episode
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “They mostly come at night. Mostly.” It should come as no surprise that a show that h... [Read More]
‘South Park’s Season 19 Premiere Takes on Caitlyn Jenner
South Park returns for a 19th season this Wednesday, and Comedy Central just released a sneak peek. Titled “Stunning and Brave,” it looks like we can expect some jokes at Tom Brady’s expense during the episode, which Comedy Central says takes on Caitlyn Jenner and the boys’ &... [Read More]
The New Season of ‘South Park’ Premieres in September
Earlier this month, Comedy Central renewed South Park for three more seasons, and over the weekend the show announced its 2015 premiere date: ALL-NEW EPISODES of #SouthPark return on Wednesday, September 16th! — South Park (@SouthPark) July 26, 2015 The triple-season renewal keeps South P... [Read More]
Comedy Central has renewed South Park officially through 2019
Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend South Park by three seasons and 30 episodes, taking the longest-running primetime scripted series in cable though an unprecedented 23rd season and 304 episodes. The deal for three additional seasons, announced today by ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Renews ‘South Park’ for Three More Seasons
Comedy Central mainstay South Park is sticking around through at least 2019. According to Variety, the network has officially ordered 30 more episodes of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s animated series, which will take the show past the 300-episode mark and into its 23rd season through 2019. &ldq... [Read More]
How South Park Was Born: An Oral History of 'The Spirit of Christmas'
It’s the video that went viral before going viral was a thing: Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s “The Spirit of Christmas,” two raunchy animated shorts created with construction-paper cutouts that led to Comedy Central’s South Park. Here’s the story of how a pre-YouTube sensation—and the 18-year-old hit—were born. [Read More]
Read a New Oral History About the Birth of 'South Park'
by Megh Wright Entertainment Weekly has a new South Park oral history out today, and it's a great look into how Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "The Spirit of Christmas" shorts evolved into a smash hit Comedy Central series. Here's an excerpt from former Comedy Central president Doug Herzog: Anybody th... [Read More]