All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘banned’

Miley Cyrus’ Concert Banned In Dominican Republic

It looks like Miley Cyrus will be cancelling her September 13 concert in the Dominican Republic. According to People, the Dominican Republic government commission, which oversees public performances, has made the decision to ban Miley’s performance based on morality grounds. After the commission met, they issued a statement on Thursday regarding their decision. They claim that many of Miley’s performances …

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Fox Pulls Family Guy Episode Over Boston Marathon Joke

The network TV show Family Guy is known for its satirical and sometimes insensitive humor, but when jokes, in hindsight, hit too close to reality, even Fox won’t stand behind its hit show. According to a Reuters report, Fox this week has pulled the Family Guy episode “Turban Cowboy” from the Fox website and Hulu due to a joke in …

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‘Captain Underpants’ Complaints Beat ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ in 2012

A constant in history since the invention of the printing press is that censorship is always a threat to publishers and authors. In more recent times, the fear of U.S. parents that children might be exposed to written descriptions of or allusions to sex (or, in some parts of the U.S., magic) has caused a predictable stream of complaints and …

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