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Come on in, the water’s fine

Love them or hate them, you have to admire the creators of South Park for developing an animation model that allows them to turn out an episode on the fly. Unlike other prime time animated shows like The Simpsons and Family Guy, which require long lead times, South Park can exploit a current trend while it’s still hot. Unfortunately, Hollywood isn’t as lucky. Most films take years to reach the screen, undergoing extensive rewriting, preproduction, shooting and post production. So when a film clicks at the box office, it often takes Hollywood a year or more to catch up....

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Aquabats Oh, you remember the Aquabats, don’t you? Better question: How could you forget them? Back in the halcyon days of the late 1990s, during that eye-blink moment when ska captured the nation’s imagination to such a degree it required Carson Daly to host an MTV special about it, the ‘Bats — a quintet that fancy themselves to be superheroes in the mold of the campy old Batman live action series — lodged the unlikeliest of hit singles with the tune “Super Rad.” It featured all of the group’s calling cards: upbeat horns, hyperactive vocals and lyrics about …...

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Global Warning

Evangelical Christians look to scriptures to head off global warming and possibly the End of Days through Creation Care

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