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6/11/2013

Spook Central

Is it a mockumentary? No idea, but I hope this becomes a thing.


6 comments:

  1. From what I've seen I think they're pretty sincere - but either way it looks hilarious ;)

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  2. That sort of speculative analysis using whatever pop media sources that you can shoehorn your theory around, is why I fucking hate my English grad courses.

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    1. I once got in argument with a film class teacher over the meaning of a key in a movie.

      I told him that the key was nothing symbolic as it was literally the key to the freeing of the family's life in the movie.

      He insisted that there was a metaphorical meaning to it.

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  3. I think they are thumbing their noses at people who look WAY too hard for meaning in things that are just plain goofy.

    -Eli

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    1. Meaning is never inherent but always situational; thus Ghostbusters may speak about a higher purpose to somebody and the Bible may be a collection of goofy stories to some other.

      Although I don't always agree with the currently most popular viewpoint of literary criticism, I totally understand from where they come.

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  4. Welcome to academia! Eveything means nothing and nothing means everything and vice versa, etc., as long as you can cleverly defend it in your dissertation!

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