Tag Archives: Media Tricks

“Homer, you’re singing the theme song right now!”

There’s a wonderful moment in The Simpsons where Homer Simpson and Ned Flanders are having to journey out into the thick snow, and Ned complains that Homer no longer has the plow from his short-lived snow plow business (one of … Continue reading

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Pictures That Lie

Klosterman’s rant on the stupidity of the laughter track is pretty understandable. If a population needs a cue to know when to find something funny, something is wrong. He also makes an insightful observation on an extremely obvious phenomenon in … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

So in this weeks reading Klosterman discussed laugh tracks and the burden to society that they present.  Why is it that media thinks that people can’t think for themselves?  I’m pretty sure that I know what’s funny, what’s sad, and … Continue reading

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