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The result of this cathartic process of sorting and recording is this book: part visual autobiography, part time capsule.

Author: Ferris Buller

Publisher: Steidl

ISBN: 3958294928

Category: Photography

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In 2017 Rodney "Ferris Bueller" Bailey documented the contents of his old room in his parents' house in Queens, NY--full of ephemera collected while growing up in the late eighties and nineties, and largely untouched since. The result of this cathartic process of sorting and recording is this book: part visual autobiography, part time capsule. "My bedroom ... was my sanctuary because it contained all the things that defi ned me," recalls Bueller, and his mementos include magazines, posters, photos, collages, T-shirts, concert tickets, a Walkman. His extensive collection of sneakers dominates the book, triggers vivid personal memories (expressed in texts throughout the image sequence), and makes palpable a past where the X-Files, Nirvana and Anna Nicole Smith were still current news. Catharsis is both a chronicle of Bueller's sometimes diffi cult youth and a "record of life before the Internet or social media, before everyone knew what everyone else was doing all the time. [...] The only things that would connect you were clothes, sneakers and music."
2018-11-30 By Ferris Buller

But Ferris Bueller is not the typical John Hughes protagonist. ... Ferris is out of compliance with the Hughesian norm, an anti-hero to the beleaguered Duckys, ... The film was catharsis for Hughes, the last teen film he'd direct.

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Many can remember the first time they saw Ferris Bueller's Day Offin the theater. ... Brecht believed that traditional theater, which often resulted in a sense of catharsis, relieved the audience of their responsibility to change their ...

Author: Karma Waltonen

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786456925

Category: Education

Page: 340

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The object of much debate, attention, and scholarship since it first aired more than 20 years ago, The Simpsons provides excellent, if unexpected, fodder for high school and college lesson plans. After all, laughing students are hardly sleeping students! But The Simpsons also provides a familiar student knowledge base which instructors can use as a jumping-off point to introduce concepts in literature, composition, linguistics, cultural studies, gender studies, and media appreciation. The authors, both of whom have been teaching The Simpsons for more than a decade, share exercises, prompts, and even syllabi that have proven successful in their own courses. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
2014-01-10 By Karma Waltonen

In other cases, Aristotelian catharsis allows us to live through the zombie apocalypse, purging ourselves of negative emotions of ... I have seen The Stunt Man, The Maltese Falcon, and even Ferris Bueller's Day Off in Hollywood Forever.

Author: Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786487219

Category: Performing Arts

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Since 1968, the name of motion picture director George Romero has been synonymous with the living dead. His landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema; often cited as a metaphor for America during the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement, the film used the tenets of the drive-in horror movie genre to engage the sociophobics of late–1960s culture. Subsequently Romero has created five more zombie films, and other directors, including Tom Savini and Zack Snyder, have remade Romero’s movies. This survey of those remakes examines ways in which the sociocultural contexts of different time periods are reflected by changes to the narrative (and the zombies) of Romero’s original versions.
2011-07-25 By Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.

–Cameron Frye Ferris Bueller's Day Off It's too bad students angling for safe spaces never seem to have the same catharsis as Cameron Frye—to recognize the ridiculousness of fearing the mundane. In life, there are many stressful things: ...

Author: Nick Adams

Publisher: Post Hill Press

ISBN: 9781682614754

Category: Political Science

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In the era of Donald J. Trump, 45th president of the United States, a modern-day civil war rages. Led by elitists from Hollywood to New York, the Establishment has launched an unprecedented onslaught of hate and hypocrisy—single-minded of purpose: to destroy President Trump’s efforts to make America great again. We see it every day! From riots and faux outrage, to attacks on conservative voices, to condescending Hollywood awards show speeches, to sports broadcasts pushing Establishment propaganda, to college campuses—where free speech is violently shut down by anti-freedom activists, professors indoctrinate instead of educate, and safe spaces coddle the entitled—to the peddling of “fake news.” With searing wit, The Case Against the Establishment reveals the hypocrisy of the Establishment and how it has infiltrated every facet of life—pop culture, schools, the news media, social media, even public bathrooms—as it seeks to mold America into a bastion of socialism, annihilate the Trump agenda, and crush everything that makes America great.
2017-10-17 By Nick Adams

There, on the expansive front lawn of the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, overlooking the grand green valley of the Stockbridge Bowl and quiet Lake Mackinac, I started shouting nonsense, and then like Cameron in Ferris Bueller's Day ...

Author: Brian Leaf

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781608681372

Category: Health & Fitness

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As a college freshman business major suffering from a variety of anxiety-related maladies, Brian Leaf stumbled into an elective: yoga. It was 1989. All his classmates were female. And men did not yet generally “cry, hug, or do yoga.” But yoga soothed and calmed Leaf as nothing else had. As his hilarious and wise tale shows, Leaf embarked on a quest for health and happiness — visiting yoga studios around the country and consulting Ayurvedic physicians, swamis, and even (accidentally) a prostitute. Twenty-one years later, he teaches yoga and meditation and is the beloved founder of a holistic tutoring center that helps students whose ailments he once shared.
2012-10-19 By Brian Leaf

167), “Brecht attacks Aristotelian catharsis as a kind of 'opium of the masses' arguing that empathizing with characters ... Examples of breaking the fourth wall can be seen in the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off and the television show ...

Author: Michele D. Dickey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317961383

Category: Education

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Aesthetics and Design for Game-based Learning provides learning designers with insight into how the different elements that comprise game aesthetics can inform the design of game-based learning. Regardless of the cognitive complexities involved, games are essentially entertainment media, and aesthetics play a large role in how they are experienced. Yet too often the role of aesthetics in the research about game-based learning has been relegated to a surface discussion of graphics or neglected altogether. Aesthetics and Design for Game-based Learning begins by addressing the broad context of game aesthetics, then addresses specific elements with chapters focusing on: player positioning game mechanics narrative design environment design character design. Each chapter includes research and guidelines for design, and a conclusion addresses aesthetics in the research of game-based learning.
2015-02-20 By Michele D. Dickey

226 At least one writer has suggested that Lennon's intensity in turning the song into a “shrieking catharsis” can be ... 228 The featured role that Twist and Shout played on the soundtracks of the comedies Ferris Bueller's Day Off and ...

Author: Steve Sullivan

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810882966

Category: Music

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The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings, Volumes 1 and 2 covers the full range of popular music recordings with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. In this 2-volume encyclopedia, Sullivan explores approximately 1,000 song recordings from 1889 to the present, telling the stories behind the songs, recordings, performers, and songwriters. From the Victorian parlor ballad and ragtime hit at the end of the 19th century to today’s rock classics, the Encyclopedia progresses through a parade popular music styles, from jazz to blues to country Western, as well as the important but too often neglected genres of ethnic and world music, gospel, and traditional folk. This book is the ideal research tool for lovers of popular music in all its glorious variety.
2013-10-04 By Steve Sullivan

John Hughes broke all the rules in Ferris Bueller's Day Off when he created a mythic figure , a superhero ; a teenager who ... the last ten minutes between the point of catharsis and the end credits - but that's Hollywood as they say .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105015151371

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Author: Nicholas Thomas

Publisher: Chicago : St. James Press

ISBN: UOM:39015021501229

Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

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Each entry contains information, lists of cast and crew, a select bibliography and an essay by a specialist in the field. Many include a still shot.
1990 By Nicholas Thomas