Cinema: Parker and Stone Try Not to Punk Out


You can only take a punk for so long. Eventually he's going to chew on your roll of tinfoil, and your love affair will end. South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, TV's only true punks, have done something to irk almost everyone. After their blistering success with South Park two years ago, the duo did the following: concluded a heavily promoted South Park cliffhanger with farting stick figures in place of the regular characters; directed a short movie starring Stone's dancing penis; produced a news show staffed by people with Down syndrome; released Orgazmo, a movie about a Mormon...

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