The Curious Evolution of Jennifer K. Oliver
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2nd-Feb-2011 01:40 pm - South Park & Philosophy, + 20 icons
jenniferkoliver: (South Park)
A couple of months ago I read an interesting book on South Park, called "South Park and Philosophy" (edited by Robert Arp), which is a collection of essays looking closely at themes and tropes in SP and how they relate to ancient and modern philosophy. One of the things that always irks me is when someone dismisses the show based solely on principle, because someone else has told them it's all about fart jokes and blasphemy. I love how Matt Stone and Trey Parker make a clever social commentary that's often hilarious and shocking because the world is a hilarious and shocking place, and they don't discriminate - everything is fair game. How many of us have the guts to let loose to that degree in our own writing? I can only respect them for that.

Anyway, the book is a fascinating read if you like SP, or if you dislike the show but haven't watched much of it. And this leads me smoothly on to more South Park icons!

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And they all lived happily ever after (except for Kyle who died from AIDS two weeks later) )
29th-Nov-2010 12:47 pm - Buncha South Park Icons
jenniferkoliver: (Dracula | Team Drac)
Been on a massive South Park kick lately, re-watching all 14 seasons and remembering why this is one of the cleverest shows on TV. I also made a bunch of icons for sharing - 20 in all.

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Well I'm a badass cowboy livin' in the cowboy days... )
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