Posts Tagged: hyperreality

The Harry Potter Phenomenon

The Harry Potter franchise has generated billions of dollars. Seven books, eight films, a theme park, and other merchandise has made various industries very happy. Bookstores and movie theaters held midnight parties when either a Potter book or film was

The Harry Potter Phenomenon

The Harry Potter franchise has generated billions of dollars. Seven books, eight films, a theme park, and other merchandise has made various industries very happy. Bookstores and movie theaters held midnight parties when either a Potter book or film was

Jean Baudrillard

Jean Bauldrillard was born in July of 1929 in northeastern France. Jean did not come a family of privileged, his parents were civil servants and his grandparents were peasants. He became the first person in his family to attend college

Jean Baudrillard

Jean Bauldrillard was born in July of 1929 in northeastern France. Jean did not come a family of privileged, his parents were civil servants and his grandparents were peasants. He became the first person in his family to attend college

This is not a pipe…or is it

Rene Magritte painted a simple image of a pipe. However, as the inscription states, it is NOT a pipe. The image of the pipe is separate of a true pipe, which can be filled and smoked. The irony is that

This is not a pipe…or is it

Rene Magritte painted a simple image of a pipe. However, as the inscription states, it is NOT a pipe. The image of the pipe is separate of a true pipe, which can be filled and smoked. The irony is that

DISNEYLAND

Disneyland http://disneyfication.wikispaces.com             When talking and reading about post modernism, you almost always hear or see a reference to Disneyland as the ultimate postmodern consumption machine. Disney’s ability to recreate Nostalgia embodies one of the leading ideas in the changing role of the consumer.

DISNEYLAND

Disneyland http://disneyfication.wikispaces.com             When talking and reading about post modernism, you almost always hear or see a reference to Disneyland as the ultimate postmodern consumption machine. Disney’s ability to recreate Nostalgia embodies one of the leading ideas in the changing role of the consumer.