Archive for: satire

“Hasn’t anyone lost anything tangible?!” : Bloom County as realism

On realism, satire, and disappearing penguins.

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N’est-ce pas dégueulasse?: A Reading of Jean-Luc Godard’s Weekend

Godard has never aimed higher or lower; Weekend is his most visionary flight of imagination, as well as the most sordid thing he’s committed to film.

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Explaining the Joke

Great comics should do what this piece does: transform the image to create a resonance that is both wide and deep.

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#9: MAD #1-28, Harvey Kurtzman & Will Elder, Wallace Wood, Jack Davis, et al.

Kurtzman’s most famous creation long ago transcended the medium that spawned it, becoming a fixture of American culture and among the most influential sources of comedic humor in the late twentieth century.

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Movie Review: Jean-Luc Godard’s Les Carabiniers

Problems with class in Godard’s Les Carabiniers

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