by Nick Gillespie, Reason
You read the news (or know someone who does), so you’re up to date on how Sony has pulled the plug on The Interview, the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy about journalists who try to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. The decision not to show the movie in theaters came after threats of violence.
And you proably know that Paramount has forbidden theaters to show copies of Team America: World Police, the 2004 puppet epic created by South Park‘s Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In its climax (its dramatic climax, that is, not the eyeball-shredding puppet sex scene) Team America reveals that Kim Jong-un’s father, Kim Jong-il, is actually a cockroach from outer space. Read the entire story.