ppt14 counterculture

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1 Fight Club and Counterculture Media in Everyday Life November 4, 2010 Fight Club • complex book/Flm 1995 1999 Fight Club • complex book/Flm supposedly inspired imitations: • “Real” Fght clubs • U±C Fight Club • complex book/Flm supposedly inspired imitations: • “Real” Fght clubs Fight Club • complex book/Flm supposedly inspired imitations: • hacking public media Book about Fight Club movie poster book cover
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2 Explain the flm in terms oF: Meme, Spectacle, Hyperreal Explain how Fight Club expresses ideas From reading in Cha π pter 16: “counterculture,” “culture jamming,” “rebels” and anti- consumerism. – how are the rebels in Fight Club like the rebels in The Matrix ? What is symbolized by the fght clubs, project mayhem, the soap, individual identity? What does the flm say about IKEA, advertising, corporate brands, and media technologies? Explain the flm in terms oF: Meme, Spectacle, Hyperreal Explain how Fight Club expresses ideas From reading in Cha π pter 16: “counterculture,” “culture jamming,” “rebels” and anti- consumerism. – how are the rebels in Fight Club like the rebels in The Matrix ? What is symbolized by the fght clubs, project mayhem, the soap, individual identity? What does the flm say about IKEA, advertising, corporate brands, and media technologies? Nation of Rebels • “Cool” is a mark oF distinction • Taste Non conFormity • Edgy, hip, • Cool: Fashions, products, jobs, neighborhoods, liFestyles, etc. Seeking identity in age oF mass production Seeking identity in age oF mass production Seeking identity in age oF mass production
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3 Bourgeoisie v. Bohemian • Bourgeoisie • Hard work • Material wealth • Social stability • Respectability • Associated with: – consumerism, conformity, boring • Bohemian • Hedonistic • Pleasure, experiences • Self expression • “rebellion” • Associated with – freedom, creativity – individualism, cool!
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course BTMM 1041 taught by Professor Vacker during the Spring '07 term at Temple.

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