When we watch a travel vlog, what are we really watching? What are you really experiencing? What reality are we in?
In reality, we are sitting in our chairs (or more likely lounging over our beds) watching a YouTube video. 794 more words
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Hyperreality noun (pl) -ties
an image or simulation, or an aggregate of images and simulations,that either distorts the reality it purports to depict or does not in factdepict anything with a real existence at all, but which nonethelesscomes to constitute reality…
The public’s captivation with capital punishment has been the focus of much literature over the years. Traditionally, such literature has mostly dealt with the exhibition of public execution and the associated carnivalesque crowd (Laquer, 1989: 323), however, a consideration of the depictions of capital punishment and death in literature, film, and the news suggests the public have remained captivated even following the move of execution behind closed doors. 5,453 more words