J. Jeremy Wisnewski's 30 Rock and Philosophy: We Want to Go to There (The PDF

By J. Jeremy Wisnewski

ISBN-10: 0470632836

ISBN-13: 9780470632833

A desirable exploration of the philosophy in the back of NBC's hit television sequence, 30 Rock

With edgy writing and an outstanding solid, 30 Rock is likely one of the funniest tv exhibits at the air--and the place hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy moral heroes? Kenneth redefines "goody shoes", yet what does it rather suggest to be solid? Dr. Leo Spaceman repeatedly demonstrates that drugs isn't a technological know-how, so what's the position of the incompetent specialist in the United States today?

In 30 Rock and Philosophy, Tina Fey and her fellow solid individuals are thrust onto the philosophical level with Plato, Aristotle, Kantand different nice thinkers to envision those key questions etc that contain the characters and plotlines of 30 Rock and its fictional TGS with Tracy Jordan comedy show.

Takes an enjoyable, up-close examine the philosophical matters at the back of 30 Rock's characters and storylines, from post-feminist beliefs to workaholism and the which means of life

Equips you with a brand new realizing of Liz Lemon, Jack Donaghy, Tracy Jordan, Jenna Maroney, Dr. Spaceman, and different characters

delivers deep and significant new purposes (who knew?) for looking at Tina Fey and your different favorites on 30 Rock

perfect for either informal and diehard lovers, this ebook is the fundamental better half for each 30 Rock­-watcher.

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A desirable exploration of the philosophy at the back of NBC's hit television sequence, 30 Rock

With edgy writing and a superb forged, 30 Rock is among the funniest tv exhibits at the air--and the place hilarity ensues, philosophical questions abound: Are Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy moral heroes? Kenneth redefines "goody shoes", yet what does it fairly suggest to be strong? Dr. Leo Spaceman oftentimes demonstrates that drugs isn't really a technological know-how, so what's the position of the incompetent specialist in the United States today?

In 30 Rock and Philosophy, Tina Fey and her fellow forged participants are thrust onto the philosophical degree with Plato, Aristotle, Kantand different nice thinkers to envision those key questions etc that contain the characters and plotlines of 30 Rock and its fictional TGS with Tracy Jordan comedy show.

Takes an unique, up-close examine the philosophical matters in the back of 30 Rock's characters and storylines, from post-feminist beliefs to workaholism and the which means of life

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Doubtfire); stereotypes (American, British); parenting; stress; nannies; dysfunction Linguistics (semantics, jargon); self-referentiality (this episode was in response to Fox executives’ actual suggestion to add another character to the show, including one possibly voiced by Jenny McCarthy; the writers for Itchy & Scratchy are drawn in the likeness of Simpsons writers; the animator who draws Poochie is David Silverman); cartoons; cartoon violence; geeks/geek culture Homosexuality; homophobia; stereotypes (homosexuals, homophobes); kitsch/camp; mise-en-scène; parenting; hunting; censorship (Fox censors originally wanted all references to homosexuality removed from the episode, but executive turnover occurred.

25 153 Summer of 4 Ft. 12 165 35 Themes, Discussion Points, Teachable Elements Other Notes Burlesque; oil spills; environment, environmentalists; punishment; parenting; community morals; parody (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) A Milhouse Divided Divorce; dinner parties; marriage; family Lisa’s Date with Density Dating; bullies; crushes; crime (fraud); telemarketing; parody (Rebel without a Cause) Hurricane Neddy Anger; psychotic breakdown; hurricane; parenting; prayer; faith; psychotherapy; spanking; linguistics (neologism: “spankological”) El Viaje Misterioso de Parody (spaghetti westerns, Nuestro Jomer The Magical Mystery Tour); marriage; relationships; hallucinations; Carlos Castaneda (spirit guides, spiritual journeys) The Springfield Files Parody/crossovers (Plan Nine from Outer Space, The X-Files); marriage; alcoholism; mob rule; storytelling (framing); self-referentiality (Homer on T-shirts, Fox’s Alien Autopsy) The Twisted World of Franchises; investing; Marge Simpson organized crime; competition; feminism Mountain of Madness National Park System; John Muir; management strategies (team-building exercises); competition; cheating 36 I’m Learnding!

17 120 Homer vs. 21 124 The PTA Disbands 29 Themes, Discussion Points, Teachable Elements Other Notes impersonation; advertisements Australia (stereotypes); crime (fraud); international relations/ politics; Coriolis effect (note that Lisa is wrong about the science here); ecosystem health (cane toads); offense (the Australian Parliament condemned the episode); tourism; parenting; pranks Debt; speculating/ investment; in-laws; ballet; gender roles Films; film production; film festivals; The Critic; advertising/controversy (Groening pulled his name from this episode, as he felt it was just an ad for The Critic); tourism; alcoholism; self-referentiality Fortune-telling; future; college; romance; wedding; family loyalty; Renaissance fairs; American/English stereotypes; parody (Love Story) Crime (theft; animal cruelty); pets; parody (101 Dalmatians); censorship (censors had problems with the dog sex scene) Education; educational funding; employment; job satisfaction; substitute 30 Season Number and Episode I’m Learnding!

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