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    calling each other “fags,” but since they cannot use that language on mainstream television, the term professional wrestling uses is “bitch”. This is followed by many clips of wrestlers intimidating another wrestler and calling the other wrestler “bitch.” Jhally and Katz speak about villains as homosexuals and how Goldust was the most predominant instance of this now. Jhally and Katz also speak about Billy and Chuck and how, while the wrestlers did not outright criticize their homosexuality, these fans would constantly make fun of them and insinuate WWE weren 't real men. An opinion is made about how one methodwhere wrestlers declare their heterosexuality by inquiring other people. Wrestling with Manhood show clips from the Roddy Piper and Goldust match where Piper exposed Goldust to show he was wearing lingerie and showed a segment where Triple H was making fun of Kurt Angle for crying after winning Olympic gold Divas: Sex and Male Fantasy Segment number 4 emphases on the degradation of women in professional wrestling. The DVD begins with fans speaking about how the women were fighting, it insinuates the women could kiss at any moment, claiming that the average divas match for men was merely softcore porn. As Kat says, “One of the reasons why the WWE is so popular among young boys is that it’s essentially a strip show.” Katz further says, “Parents wouldn’t let their kids, their twelve-year-old, their thirteen year old, their fourteen year old, to go to real strip joints…

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    bourgeoisie, the “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;…

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    to add up to my weight. I hated my large arms that always stuck out while I was wearing a tank top; I hated my small thigh gap and my thick legs. Everything about myself I hated but Kat couldn’t know. As much as I hated being fat, I hated seeing my best friend worried about me so I kept it a secret. I had started not eating important meals like Breakfast and Lunch I hadn’t started restricting Dinner yet, I would just grab a small portion and eat it. Lucky for me, my parents were really busy with…

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    Piper’s dialogue and with the way she handles herself mentally when she believes she has hurt someone, with her relationships that she fears will cause her harm, and even the show’s technical choices such as lighting intensifies emotions to the fear of violence. The very beginning of “Thirsty Bird” begins with Piper mentally punishing herself for ‘killing’ Pennsatucky, however as viewers know, Pennsatucky is not dead. Piper spends one month in solitary confinement for fighting Pennsatucky when a…

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    From Josh Berman and Allie Hagan comes Notorious, ABC’s newest legal drama. Based on the real relationship between Larry King Live producer Wendy Walker and celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos, Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, a “tough as nails” cable news producer of Louise Herrick Live, and Daniel Sunjata as shifty lawyer Jake Gregorian. Together the pair shapes the news and the public’s sentiment by deciding which stories to air and how they air them. The premise sounds…

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    My grandma always said I was the Pied Piper of Sunflower Dr. I would come down fresh off the bus or bright and early in the morning. Riding down on my Mongoose bike to go meet my friends off the bus. I would come riding down and before I could get a word out they would be crawling out and begin to follow me around for the day of playing. Grandma’s house is always a great place to go. You can get food and have a great time. But you can be there too much, especially when you live only a…

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    They Live Movie Analysis

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    No Turning Back When Nada (Roddy Piper) discovers a pair of powerful sunglasses that shows the way things really are, there is no way of turning back. In the 1988 movie, They Live, we see a man fighting to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens. During the 1980’s, it was a difficult time for many people living in the United States. Some examples of ongoing situation during that time were: the cold war and consequences of the regean economics. They live, was one of the first movies to…

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    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) 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…

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