Saturday Night Fever

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  • Abortion In Saturday Night Fever

    Saturday Night Fever, the iconic 1970’s disco film is really a tale of two cities, Manhattan and Brooklyn. It’s a depiction of people trying to break out of dead end lives. While both Manhattan and Brooklyn are a part of New York City, in the 1970’s they were worlds apart. Manhattan was White Collar while Brooklyn was blue collar. Manhattan was a borough full of hopes and dream while Brooklyn, the setting of the film, was the home of broken dreams. The characters in Saturday Nigh Fever, most especially Tony Manero, are looking for a way out of their mundane lives. Saturday Night Fever, the quintessential seventies film, fondly remembered for it’s polyester suits and memorable dance sequences, remains a dark, enduring portrait of a New York…

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  • Saturday Night Fever Psychological Analysis

    Night Fever To start this off I want to say I choose and did this song before I started thinking about the song in psychology terms. I choose this song because I really like it and every other song that has played has been either really depressing or a song that no one has ever heard of before. This song makes me want to get up and dance even though I am awful at dancing. I think it would be really cool to experience a club like the one in the movie Saturday Night Fever because now a days clubs…

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  • 1970s Pop Culture: The 1970s Popular Culture

    “Tragedy was marked most notably by the 1972 Summer Olympics where terrorists invaded the Olympic grounds and killed 11 Israeli athletes and coaches.”1 With the popularity of the television and with one in almost every home, sports became even more watched by Americans everywhere. One of the most popular football shows, Monday night football, was started in 1970. “At the end of the 70's two major changes in the game happened 1. ESPN and 2. three point line added.”2 …

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  • Essay On Wag The Dog And Trump's Campaign

    A representational study of Levinson’s film, Wag the Dog and Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) parody of ‘Donald Trump’s Campaign’ highlights the perspective that shortcomings of both individuals and society are often revealed with through political acts. While both texts highlight the failures and corrupt behaviour of individuals in political acts to be prominent factors of shortcomings, we are able to understand the representation of such undertakings to influence judgment in society. It is the…

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  • Late Night Political Humor's Influence On Politics

    Methodology The aim of the analysis is to study the effects that late night political comedy has on politics. While these are both different and well-respected programs that provide viewers with a hardheaded and a playful understanding of current affairs, there is a body of a political frame of mind that can be searched and characterized in a style that can be looked at as information and still seem entertaining. The quantitative analysis, which will be in the shape of an online survey, will…

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  • Theme Of Sexual Abuse In Perks Of Being A Wallflower

    with seeing a sexual act, and now sexuality will have a negative connotation in his mind. While this was Charlie’s likely first time seeing something sexual, it was long before that he experienced sexuality. Charlie’s Aunt Helen died in a car crash when he was young, around seven. The two were extremely close, closer than anyone else in the family, since Aunt Helen lived with them. She would often babysit him on Saturday nights, and the two would stay up watching Saturday Night Live. Charlie…

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  • Robin Williams Character Analysis

    Williams put his energy into his sold out show. But the health problems of his fast-paced tour in March 2009, several months will derail comedian, Williams began experiencing shortness of breath. Complications caused them to cancel the show and he ended up undergoing heart surgery. Battle of the Smithsonian: Williams was recovering, the actor Teddy Roosevelt once again the game was seen in the museum at night. In November 2009, she starred in the Disney film Old Dogs with John Travolta.…

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  • Analysis Of The Cosby Show

    Bill Cosby is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, and author. He began his stand-up career in 1961 when he decided to leave his hometown, Temple, to book shows in New York City, Chicago, Las Vegas, and San Francisco. Since then, Cosby has won numerous of prestigious awards for his standup comedy performances as well as his comedy television series. In October of 2014, sexual assault and rape allegations against Cosby became public when the first woman, Andrea Constand, spoke out…

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  • Seinfeld Political Correctness

    is the first to report on the issue. In this social media crazed world, stories dealing with debatable subjects go viral in a matter of minutes. Not only does this jeopardize the comedian’s reputation, but add more fire to the debate over whether the millennials are too sensitive. In an interview with Seth Meyers, Jerry Seinfeld effectively argues that political correctness has gone to far, through the use of establishing his credibility, connecting to the audience, and providing specific…

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  • Late Night Comedy Analysis

    I had a conversation a couple of weeks back with a friend in the entertainment business about the current state of late night comedy. We both grew up during the age of Jay Leno and David Letterman. For the most part we discussed why Leno always beat Letterman in the ratings and part of the reason we discussed was the fact that Leno appealed more to the classical late night audience. If you remember late night during those days the structure of a show was pretty simple. 1. Opening Monologue 2.…

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