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TV has everyone you wanna be

My favorite part of writing is the characters. I only have one goal, to “subvert the trope.” Executive producer/Showrunner/Writer Beau Willimon is the genius who said that, and he is also the genius who adapted… 887 more words

Hyperreality

Angels on Earth: Victoria's Secret Hyperreality

SEXY.
BODY.
BOMBSHELL.
GLAMOROUS.
FABULOUS.
FEEL SEXY.
VERY SEXY.
VICTORIA’S SECRET.

In each and every Victoria’s Secret commercial, these abstract ideas are consistently stressed. (In all capital letters, for at least a split second.) The famous Victoria’s Secret logo—a simple, elegant, dainty, capitalized typeface—is never used without the word “sexy” in close proximity. 616 more words

The Truman Show

Normally, I would only discuss television shows because, let’s face it, I know more about TV than film. Which is saying a lot considering I have taken more film studies courses than I can count (I mean, I’m not a math major, I’m a screenwriting major). 596 more words

Hyperreality

"You mean, you wanna dress like that?" Postmodernism in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" (2012) - Blog #1

In Tarantino’s Django Unchained, viewers are removed from reality and inserted into a past full of hyperreality and spinning every representation of the Spaghetti Western genre and films about slavery on their heads. 661 more words

Django Unchained

Resuscitation

While you’re waiting, there’s more Twinfamy Comics here. 10 more words

Humor

Travel Videos and Hyperreality

Travel sites, YouTube channels, and other online travel sources often display detailed videos of desired travel destinations. The video I posted above is a fifty-minute long walking tour of Paris and France that was posted on the YouTube channel… 368 more words

It's a Little Simulacra, A Little Simulation, and All Baudrillard_Reading Notes for September 29th

Oh Baudrillard, Sweet Nihilist Baudrillard

Ah, week 6 reading notes, how is it already this far into the semester? So these reading notes are going to be a little different in the sense that each of my classmates and I are doing different texts that will lead up to our… 2,401 more words

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