satire

Connections: Discussing "American Beauty" 20 years after its release

20 years ago, the film “American Beauty” was released. It won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2000. Today, it is routinely mocked. The Little Theatre has...
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:24am
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Connections: Discussing the difference between parody and satire

What is the difference between parody and satire? The line between the two is often blurred, but both can be effective tools in making social and...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:10pm
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Connections: Discussing satire, and the controversy surrounding the cartoon of Serena Williams

When tennis superstar Serena Williams was penalized multiple times during the U.S. Open final on Saturday, her reaction led to controversy. Williams...
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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:59am
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Connections: What happens when we blend politics, journalism, and entertainment?

What happens when we blend politics, journalism, and entertainment? In one sense, we get appearances like Sean Spicer at the Emmys this past weekend. We...
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Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:49am
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