Sunday, April 29, 2007

Bart Simpson and cultural studies

Newsweek reports that Bart Simpson bares all in the forthcoming Simpsons Movie. A professor of popular culture offers the following observation:

"That Bart is a cartoon character, and a defiant adolescent one at that, does make the cultural interest in his private parts more complex and intriguing," says Kim Blank, a professor of popular culture at the University of Victoria.
Bart is ten.
Homer's Big-Screen Odyssey (Newsweek)
Bart bares all in film (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)

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