The Sigmund Freud Action FigureSigmund wants to help all your other action figures delve into their subconscious minds and deal with the problems that plague them. Finally, your Luke Skywalker Action Figure can confront all those daddy issues, Cobra Commander can figure out why he’s so angry and demanding and, let’s face it, Barbie is a total mess
English 2169: Jay-Z and Kanye West This course looks at the career and work of Jay-Z and Kanye West from three perspectives: (1) Where do they fit within, and how do they change, the history of hip-hop music? (2) How is what they do similar to and different from what poets do?, and (3) How does their rise to both celebrity and corporate power alter what we understand as the American dream? In addition to listening to music and watching videos, we will also read Jay-Z’s Decoded; histories of and critical works on rap music by Jeff Chang, Adam Bradley, and others; and one or two good studies of how poetry works.
In 1996, Chicago comics Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh established the best-known incarnation of the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy group, whose loose, eclectic style has informed the last decade of “smart” sitcoms