Straight From the Academics’ Mouths

It is no secret that postmodernism has its critics. In recent times the belief that postmodernism is over has become an academic common place. If you’re interested in discussion surrounding the validity of postmodernism, we’ve found a video that provides

Straight From the Academics’ Mouths

It is no secret that postmodernism has its critics. In recent times the belief that postmodernism is over has become an academic common place. If you’re interested in discussion surrounding the validity of postmodernism, we’ve found a video that provides

The Internet Meme

Online phenomena such as ‘Rickrolling’, the ‘Socially Awkward Penguin’ meme, and ‘The Bed Intruder’ video, are all examples of a new vernacular culture indebted to the advent of websites and message boards such as 4chan.org. Recent technological developments have transformed

The Internet Meme

Online phenomena such as ‘Rickrolling’, the ‘Socially Awkward Penguin’ meme, and ‘The Bed Intruder’ video, are all examples of a new vernacular culture indebted to the advent of websites and message boards such as 4chan.org. Recent technological developments have transformed

Hyperreal Ren & Stimpy

As we discussed in the ‘IDEAS’ section, hyperreality is a term used to explain the production of replicas that create a sense of reality. Baudrillard argues that the production of the hyperreal is common within cultures that are exposed to

Hyperreal Ren & Stimpy

As we discussed in the ‘IDEAS’ section, hyperreality is a term used to explain the production of replicas that create a sense of reality. Baudrillard argues that the production of the hyperreal is common within cultures that are exposed to

A Series About a Series Within a Series

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace was a comedy series produced in 2004, that was a series about a series within a series. The show follows a fictional “author, dream weaver, visionary, plus actor” that is presenting his lost classic television series from

A Series About a Series Within a Series

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace was a comedy series produced in 2004, that was a series about a series within a series. The show follows a fictional “author, dream weaver, visionary, plus actor” that is presenting his lost classic television series from

The Ideas

One of the reasons that postmodernism can be a difficult theory for many to understand is the complex language that the theorists use to describe their ideas. Let us explain for you a few of the major ideas, concepts and

The Ideas

One of the reasons that postmodernism can be a difficult theory for many to understand is the complex language that the theorists use to describe their ideas. Let us explain for you a few of the major ideas, concepts and

The Thinkers

As you would have learned in Postmodernism 101, it is no easy task pinpointing the beginning of the postmodern era or attributing it to any particular theorists. However there are an elite group of intellectuals that paved the way for

The Thinkers

As you would have learned in Postmodernism 101, it is no easy task pinpointing the beginning of the postmodern era or attributing it to any particular theorists. However there are an elite group of intellectuals that paved the way for

Postmodernism 101

Postmodernism is much easier to understand if you develop first an understanding of modernism. So let’s begin there. The age of the ‘modern’ describes the period of changes to Western society that occurred during the late 19th and early 20th

Postmodernism 101

Postmodernism is much easier to understand if you develop first an understanding of modernism. So let’s begin there. The age of the ‘modern’ describes the period of changes to Western society that occurred during the late 19th and early 20th