Boston Bummer

Kudos to Jim Samples, former head of the Cartoon Network, for resigning after the terrorism scare in Boston initiated by his ill-conceived plan to promote a program through “guerrila marketing.” Many people today are willing to “accept responsibility” for their mistakes, but few are willing to pay the consequences.

On second thought, give Samples just one kudo. The character on the circuit board-like device was giving “the finger,” and I for, one, am sick of nasty and crude cartoons. We get enough of that garbage in the rest of the entertainment industry. Cartoons should be for kids.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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