The Empire Strikes Back!

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"South Park" fans have struck back, threatening to boycott Viacom's upcoming Tom Cruise flick "Mission: Impossible III" until Viacom's Comedy Central puts back on its schedule the show's Scientology spoof episode the network yanked last week.

Meanwhile, Comedy Central and the show's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, hoped to placate the angry mob with a hastily thrown together season-opening episode in which Chef is brainwashed by "a fruity little club" the Super Adventure Club -- "South Park's" new, thinly veiled metaphor, in case you haven't figured it out yet, for Scientology whose members travel the globe having sex with children.

Finally... Ken Kutaragi Talks PS3

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Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced in Toyko earlier today that the PlayStation 3 would be launching worldwide in early November. The company had said earlier that it would come out in Japan in April and other locations, including the United States, for the holidays.

Typically Sony launches products locally in Japan, then worldwide. This will be the first worldwide simultaneous release of a PlayStation console.

The company promised to have enough units for people to buy, with a production capacity of a million PS3s each month. As previously reported, the new console will feature a high density Blu-Ray DVD drive, which can store up to 50 gigabytes of information on a single disc, allowing for games that approach PC titles in detail and action and the ability to watch movies in full HD.

Sony also announced that it was dropping the price on its PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld gaming device to $199, a $50 reduction and there were new details about Sony's next gen online gaming community poised to fire back at Microsoft's XBox Live.

Sony says God of War is Grrreat!

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God of War has been added to the Playstation 2 Greatest Hits Collection, which means it can now be had for a mere $19.99. So all of you thrifty gamers can rejoice head out to your favorite video game retailer and finally find out what all the fuss has been about. for more info on God of War check out my review.


How about a Krispy Kreme hamburger?

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The minor-league team Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League will begin selling a concessions item that is not for the calorie-conscious,
ESPN reported.

"Baseball's Best Burger," as the Grizzlies call it, will consist of a hamburger topped with cheddar cheese and two slices of bacon — all between a "bun" made of a sliced Krispy Kreme Original Glazed donut.

The burger is not for the faint of heart — literally — and will contain roughly 1,000 calories and 45 grams of fat. Read entire story here