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“South Park,” “Croissant de Triomphe,” Lily Tomlin Take Home 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2013
The 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were granted, with the following winners in categories with animated properties in contention: Outstanding Animated Program: South Park “Raising The Bar” (Comedy Central/Central Productions) Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program: “Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney.com/Disney Television Animation) Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Lily Tomlin – An Apology to Elephants (HBO/HBO Family) […]
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2013 Emmy Nominations Announced

by Ed Liuon July 18, 2013
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Categories with an animated property in contention are: Outstanding Animated Program Bob’s Burgers “O.T.: The Outside Toilet” (FOX/20th Century Fox Televsion) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness “Enter the Dragon” (Nickelodeon/DreamWorks Animation & Nickelodeon Productions) Regular Show: The […]

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Comic-Con 2013: Day One Schedule Highlights

by Alex Beanon July 5, 2013
The Day One Comic-Con 2013 schedule has been officially released and, as usual, there are far too many items of interest than it is humanly possible to see barring a scientific revelation allowing you to clone your body into at least three different versions of itself so that it may attend all the cool events. […]
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E32013: South Park: The Stick of Truth Trailer Released

by Grant Whiteon June 11, 2013
Ubisoft released an E3 trailer and a few new screenshots for the upcoming game, South Park: The Stick of Truth. The Stick of Truth is a role-playing game set in the South Park and follows the kids in town while they’re caught up in a Live-Action Role Playing Game, battling it out for the Stick […]

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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Third Salvo – Loyal Subjects, Jazwares, Mezco, Bif Bang Pow, & More

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
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Scientists Have Decreed 2013 To Be The Year Of The Cool Video Game

by on January 7, 2013
Scientists have completed their research and turned their computers off so it’s official – 2013 is the Year of the Cool Video Game. Since there are so many cool games  and nobody has the attention span nor the caffeination levels required to make it through an explanation of all of them – we narrow it […]

Man Sentenced to 11.5 Years in Prison for Threatening "South Park" Creators Online

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2012
Jesse Curtis Morton was sentenced to 11.5 years in prison for posting online threats on the now-defunct Revolution Muslim website, including comments against the creators of South Park over perceived insults to the Prophet Muhammad in the episodes “200” and “201” (read Toonzone’s earlier coverage here). The sentence was in-line with the term sought by […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Arthur Bradford, Director of "South Park" Documentary "6 Days to Air"

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2011
It’s probably not a surprise for South Park fans to learn that the show’s creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are fascinated with humor centering on people with disabilities. It might be surprising to learn that the two used some of the money that the show has made to produce the entertainment series How’s Your […]

"South Park Season 14" A Tale of Censorship and Crème Fraiche

by on May 10, 2011
Mecha-Streisand. The Gingers. Snookie. Scrotie McBoogerballs. Tiger Woods. Facebook. Intervention. Jersey Shore. NASCAR. Cthulhu. Inception. The BP oil spill. Food Network. Stan, Kyle, Kenny, and Cartman are back for their 14th season, and have to deal with all these threats to their very survival. Will Mint-Berry Crunch be able to save the day, or will […]

The Censorship of South Park and Our Culture’s Courage

by Todd DuBoison April 24, 2010
  I am of course confident that I will fulfill my tasks as a writer in all circumstances—from my grave even more successfully and more irrefutably than in my lifetime. No one can bar the road to truth, and to advance its cause I am prepared to accept even death. But may it be that […]