Oct 15, Bobo Dakes said: And him and Randy just serve as an outlet to make shitty unPC jokes without much purpose. And I feel like this show just enabled a bunch of people to say shitty things growing up with the defense of, well South Park says I can make fun of everything and if you don't like it, YOU'RE too sensitive. I mean, how many jew and token jokes did we all hear growing up that were pretty much air lifted from the show with none of the supposed context.
Pairing boyish, gross-out comedy with biting parody, they are two of the darkest satirists in US media. Working with video-game developer Obsidian Entertainment, Stone has spent the last few years both writing and overseeing South Park: Most licensed video games are farmed out and there is precious little involvement from the people who created the brand.
Why did you and Trey involve yourself so closely with the South Park video game? We did do some cheap licensed games when the show first came out 15 years ago.
I think they were on the N64 [Nintendo console] and they stank. It was the disappointment with the older ones that made us think, OK, if we ever do it again, we have to do it right, or at least intend to do it right, and when the PS3 and Xbox came out we started talking about it.
We could finally do the graphics in a way where it looked like you were in the show. Why do you think people are more discerning about games now than they used to be?
I think the way people consume video games and how expensive they are makes it a different contract with the audience. An image from South Park: The Stick of Truth, an interactive extension of the South Park universe.
The standards were much, much higher when we started out. Part of it is proliferation of channels and being able to do more shit on American TV.
Look where the Breaking Bads of the world go now. That would not have been a mass-marketed thing back in the 90s. In Europe and Australia, some scenes in the video game have been censored. I was told that Australia has different standards.
How do you feel about that? It does feel like a double standard, a little bit. As long as we could make a joke out of the fact that they made us cut this, that was fine. On TV only one episode of South Park has been censored.
Would you have had to censor the scenes in the game for TV? There is an interactiveness that makes it different. There are things that make people more uncomfortable in an interactive world, definitely. But that said, what we had in the game, we could have shown that on TV pretty easily, especially now.
Do you think that American comedy has become more permissive during the 17 years that South Park has been on air? People have done raw comedy for a long time.
That kind of comedy always existed, but it is easier to find on TV and in our living rooms now. But then, so is pornography.Dec 09, · If “South Park” were a person, it would be old enough to vote, though it probably wouldn’t.
That scabrous cartoon has been a one-stop shop for anti-partisan satire . Oct 15, · South Park's satire is only effective when the creators criticize themselves and their own culture. Whenever they have veered into anything minorities or lgbt or other nations related it's pretty bad and ignorance is grossly revealed.
Dec 09, · If “South Park” were a person, it would be old enough to vote, though it probably wouldn’t. That scabrous cartoon has been a one-stop shop for . South Park, satire and us – by Matt Stone Keza MacDonald Matt Stone and his creative partner Trey Parker have spent years perfecting The Stick of Truth – the video game version of their hit.
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For now, anyway. who once remarked that it was hard not to write satire, when one lived within the corruption and decadence of.