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  • Body Image Issues Affecting Women

    say, if you take this you will become ripped and shredded. The sad thing is that these 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 Joe that looks like the hulk, big arms, big chest, and six pack of abs. Television has a big effect on men and body issues. We grew up watching wrestling, WWF. We had our favorites; The Rock, Hulk Hogan, the Ultimate Warrior, and Macho Man Randy Savage. They were ripped and powerful. Take Hulk Hogan, the man with the twenty-four inch arms. He was big into fitness; he’d go down to Gold’s gym and “hang and bang”. He would always say “train, eat your vegetables, take your vitamins, pray, be true to yourself and be a true American” (Hulgan, 2008, 4:28). These wrestles were ripped; they had a big chest, shoulders, arms, back, legs and six pack abs. They were our idols, we wanted to be ripped and powerful just like them. The sad thing is that they were on steroids. There is also influences in movies, like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. You might know them from Rocky, Rambo, Conan, Casa…

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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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  • Professional Wrestling Popular Culture

    “evil” (Jenkins III 63). The declaration of fans in wrestling is not only a verification of a job well done; it is a demand for more. Therefore, the continual, participatory declaration of the wrestling event indicates the existence of a contrast 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 67). Over time; however, the mystique…

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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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  • Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde Compare And Contrast

    In the novel, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" Dr. Jekyll was a handsome young man who enjoyed others company. Eventually, he started to become more and more isolated. He deviated from ever being seen by even some of his loyal servants. A hideous transformation occurred and changed Dr. Jekyll. He turned into a small, hard to look at being. Dr. Jekyll figured this was his alternate self of how he felt. He named it Mr, Hyde. In the next three paragraphs, I will compare and contrast Dr. Jekyll and Mr.…

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  • Essay On Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde Addiction

    Addiction: one’s inability to control the need/use of a substance in which they soon become reliant on. In Robert Louis Stevenson's’ book The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, it shows an outside perspective on how addiction affects others and the duality of good and evil. Addiction is a hard thing for someone to come to terms with and realize it is evident in their own life, it affects others more than one can think. There are 4 stages of addiction, Drug Experimentation, Regular Use,…

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  • Advantages And Limitations Of The Media

    Medium • What medium or media does the communication take advantage of?  The advantage of this advertisement is it has a well know character known as the Hulk from the popular Marvel franchise. Also it helps kids who see this advertisement lose the fear of getting hurt since their favorite character also gets hurt. • What are the strengths and limitations of the media used?  The strengths of the advertisement are that people that who watch the Avengers and read the Marvel Incredible Hulk…

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