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Simpsons Thumb Nose at Stereotyping Claims Over Indian Character Apu 2

Simpsons Thumb Nose at Stereotyping Claims Over Indian Character Apu

“The Simpsons” warn about the dangers of “political correctness” in its latest episode titled “No Good Read Goes Unpunished.” Marge and Lisa make the point in a scene, pondering how classic literature would lose its meaning if updated to meet modern standards. The point segment might have left a lot of viewers scratching their heads without the backdrop of a documentary released last year titled “The Problem with Apu.”...
Political Correctness Snares Simpsons; Kwik-E-Mart's Apu May Be Out (video) 4

Political Correctness Snares Simpsons; Kwik-E-Mart’s Apu May Be Out (video)

Political correctness may have finally caught up with “The Simpsons,” the iconoclastic cartoon show that has never seen a social convention it couldn’t deconstruct. But the show may finaly be crossing a line with it’s Kwik-E-Mart character Apu. Hank Azaria, the actor who voices the character, has confirmed that Apu may be history because some may deem the character “offensive.”...