The Evitability of Football Narratives
Read the morning-after headlines from Super Bowl XLVII and you’ll get a sense for the inevitable story that played out in New Orleans – of destiny being fulfilled. The Baltimore Ravens’ defense, pushed around for most of the second half … Continued
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Married with Children vs. Seinfeld
On the two great existentialist sitcoms of Generation X.
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The Death of the Author and of Katy Perry
Did Katy Perry intend to unfollow Russell Brand on Twitter? Or was she thwarted by French literary theorist Roland Barthes?
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“Macho Man” Randy Savage (1952-2011)
When God decided to ring out the Rapture and lift His people from the earthly realm at the Eve of the end of the world, Randy didn’t wait for the bell – he launched a bionic elbow from the top … Continued
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Time and Overtime: The Metaphysics of the World Cup
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world because it’s most like the real world.
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Overthinking Treme: I Feel Like Funkin’ It Up!
In which we explain what Treme is all about.
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Little Man, What Now?: Peanuts and the Existential Crisis
Charlie Brown. Christian Martyr, or existential figure of shame and scorn?
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