Part 2, which charts the responsive tactic, combines allusive modes of discursive negotiation with specific political interventions. It tracks two examples of the responsive in South Park: the first is the use of the character Mr. Garrison to extensively critique shifting gender and (homo)sexual policies in the United States, and the second examines South Park's varied engagements with religion and entrenched censorship throughout its eleven year history.58 The Daily Show comes close, drawing its source material from aquot;the absurdity of the system, aquot; as Jon Stewart put it during his legendary appearance on Crossfire. However, its ... The Simpsons comes close as well, brilliantly articulating contemporary social issues in a gently playful use of satire. However ... For a response to shows like Family Guy, South Park is itself a good source ( S10E03, S10E04).
|Title||:||The Tao of South Park: Dissonant Visual Culture and the Future of Politics|
|Author||:||Theodore Peter Gournelos|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|