Chuck Hogan

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  • Bernie Character Analysis

    The film, Bernie, is about a single, middle aged, Christian, white man named Bernie Tiede who has an occupation as a mortician. Bernie is beloved by everyone in his small town of Carthage, Texas. He is fantastic at his job, a great friend, generous, and an overall kind and caring person. It is believed by some people in the town that he might be gay because he has never had a girlfriend, and he is mostly very friendly to older women, but there is no confirmation about his sexual identity throughout the film. There is no background given on Bernie’s family or his upbringing. All the viewer knows about Bernie is what they see in the film. The film is documentary style with interviews of Carthage’s residents attesting to Bernie’s character (Linklater, 2011). Because Bernie is such a kind and thoughtful person, he brings flowers and other gifts to grieving widows of the deceased, which he comes across at his job. A specific woman in the town, Marjorie Nugent, becomes a widow during the film. Marjorie is very much disliked by the residents of Carthage. She is a wealthy, elderly woman, and she is generally rude and unpleasant to be around. She is even referred to as a “Bitch” by one of the residents of the town (Linklater, 2011). After Marjorie’s husband dies, Bernie brings her gifts, and she lets him into her home. They quickly become good friends, despite the age difference between the two. Some people in the town believed it to be a romantic relationship, while others saw it as…

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  • Vampires Never Die: Guillermo Del Toro And Chuck Hogan

    Summary analysis 2 In the article “Vampires Never Die” Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan discuss how the tale of vampires were born, also explaining how monsters are used to remind us that we have no control over our bodies, or souls. The authors begin by explaining how the tale of a vampire was made in a competition between Mary Godwin and John William Polidori. Mary came up with the story of Dr. Frankenstein, while John made a tale about a creature who lived for eternity (292). He then begins…

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  • Symbolism In The Teachings Of Diné People

    pairing can any entity be complete.” (Reichard 1950, 29). Thus, the traditional Navajo housing structure, a hogan (hooghan), emphasizes this core idea, since the belief is that all natural things have both a male and female aspect for balance. Accordingly, this sense of balance is symbolized in the function and construction of both aspects of the hogan. The hogan’s male aspect is the conical, fork-stick hogan (alchi adeeza), whilst the round hogan (hooghan nimazi) is considered the female…

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  • Body Image Issues Affecting Women

    people might have used that product but they are using a performance enhancer too. Take the action figure GI Joe. When the action figure first came out his arms were 12 inches and his body looked like a normal man. Ten year later a new GI Joe was made that had a six pack, chest, and 14 inch arms. Then another ten years later; the GI Joe now is ripped, has a full six pack of abs, chiseled chest, serratics muscle showing, and has 16 inch arms. (Pope 2008, 1:15.47). Just years later; they made a GI…

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  • Skylight Short Story

    A skylight! It had to be, what else could be up there that would need to be covered like that. It was so faintly irradiated, the casual observer would have to wonder how he could be so sure this was a skylight, but the man had hope. Nothing else empowers the human will quite like hope does. So with this hope in his heart, the man set out to reach for the sky. He kept the fires going, but drew them in closer to maximize the lighting he needed. He then began to stack books. One by one, he took…

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  • Stone Cold Research Paper

    “You can have a wrestling idea, but you need these momentum shifting moves.. We had the Hulkamania movement, then it shifted to the beer drinking, Stone Cold era. We reinvented the business with becoming the bad guy. What’s the next level?” (“Hulk Hogan’s Quotes”). This quote by former WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan illustrates the change of the wrestling industry. A man who was the accelerant to that change was “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. Born in Austin Texas, Steve grew up in a low income family. He…

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  • Vince Mcmahon: A Couple In Pop Culture

    And a few it did in 1987 the WWW episode 80 million in tickets to live events. During the late 80 's McMahon shaped WWWF into a unique form of entertainment that attracted fans who had never paid attention to the sport in 1985 McMahon 's company got a huge booster by adding Hulk Hogan to the roster McMahon was able to bring Hogan 's popularity to new heights Logan became a household name of this time on March 31st 1985 he promoted the first WrestleMania its own flag ship pay-per-view out at…

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  • Battle Ready Dad

    My best friend, Zane was everything I wanted to be at that time in my life. He was well liked by all, fearless despite his smaller size, and always had a can-do attitude that some times got him in trouble. I wanted to be like him, and his dad was the one that made Zane the guy I wanted to be. The first time I met Jeff, was in 7th grade football camp, so naturally we called him Coach. He was short, stocky, and half balding covered by an old floppy bucket hat. But his most distinctive feature was…

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  • Free Argumentative Essays-The Attraction Of Professional Wrestling

    interpretive setting in the theater. Kayfabe expands past the physical space of the wrestling ring and the arena for the discussion and media around the event. Professional wrestling is supposed to be ‘real.’ (Mazer) Roland Barthes describes professional wrestling as follows: "There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not a sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of Suffering than a performance of the sorrows of…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Aid In Life

    My Aid in Life January 6th , 2011 felt like the end but it was a new beginning. This was the day that my parents divorced, and my mother and myself took a flight to Orlando, Florida, from Boston. The previous months were filled of heartbreak, addiction, sorrow, and secrets. Truly, I find it amazing how things can change so fast in just a short amount of time. The things I went through at that time were almost unbearable; but I can deeply thank Alex, my counselor, for all the motivation and…

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