In this book, the author Brian Cogan discusses the most controversial television shows in history,

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In this book, the author Brian Cogan discusses the most controversial television shows in history, South Park. He discusses how South Park even though seems simple it is a very thoughtful program on television that discusses many social issues. The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone created a social and political commentary that has been the most successful in television history. Cogan discusses how South Park is a commentary on American culture that is focused around controversial issues. The sitcom allows for the creators to become involved in discussions regarding issues such as religion and sexuality. Cogan inserts that the creators of South Park use every episode to promote their freedom of speech on these…show more content…
I can use this in my research paper because the author discusses the positives of the crude language in South Park. Stephen Holden has been published for related articles in major newspapers and magazines for over forty years.

Leonard, Devin. South Park Creators Haven’t Lost Their Edge. Fortune Magazine: 30. 2006. Print.
In this article, the author Devin Leonard discusses the success of South Park. South Park attracts 3.1 million viewers an episode which is Comedy Central’s highest-rated program; it is more than the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In 2006, South Park generated $34 million dollars in advertising revenue. In 1999, when Paramount released South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, a film by where the main characters find their way into an R-Rated film called Terrance and Phillip. The movie was nominated for Academy award for best song- “Blame Canada” and the film had a gross income of $83 million dollars at the box office. After the South Park movie, viewers and critics were looking forward to the satiric take through episodes based on current events such as 9/11 and the release of the movie Passion of the Christ. Devin Leonard has a passive tone in the article, seems Pro-South Park and is an editor for Fortune Magazine. I will use this in my paper to show the statistics of how popular South Park really is and to prove that viewers think the way the material or crude language presented in South Park is relevant

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