Monthly Archives: December 2016

Out of Pottersville

Merry Christmas and Happy Hannakuh and Happy Holidays! This past year has been one of book writing and editing for me.  I’ve also done some new (and I hope exciting!) things with my classes. And, I’ve despaired over the political … Continue reading

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Homonormative Narrative in The Kids Are Alright: Karly Morgan 2010’s Blog

As my final blog for this class, I decided to bring it home with my new favorite issue to discuss: homonormative narratives. To quote one of our interviews for class, I am, “seeking a homonormative narrative.” The film The Kids are … Continue reading

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Ron Swanson Appreciation Post

Bear with me for this post, because my thoughts on this feel a little fragmented. I’ve been re-watching Parks and Recreation and reflecting on ways in which the show is similar to The Office. We’ve talked a lot in class and on this blog … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Have to Be Money Ball (2010s Blog)

Being an athlete, I have a strong opinion about the amount of money that is made over college athletics. One of the more straight forward ways that money is generated is in the world of television. Million dollar deals are … Continue reading

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The Overbearing Stream (2000s Blog)

My life has come to a point where do not watch regular network television, outside of sports and South Park. I spend all of time watching streamed shows over services like HBO GO, Netflix, and Hulu. I have very little … Continue reading

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More On Unlikeable Characters

The characters in Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia are another example of characters in TV shows that are unlikeable and extremely disliked by the people they interact with in every episode, but that viewers somehow still manage to love despite their many … Continue reading

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Why do We Like Unlikable Characters in TV Shows?

I was watching the last 2 episodes of the Seinfeld series the other day after starting it just a month or 2 ago, and it made me think of a question I am sure has come up at some point in … Continue reading

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