Posts tagged "BK"
March Playlist

March Playlist

1. Rainmaker – Sparklehorse
2. Animal Farm – The Kinks
3. Maybe I’m Amazed – The Faces
4. If You Don’t Come Back – Elvis Presley
5. Voices – Phantogram
6. Tightrope – Yeasayer
7. O, Dana – Big Star
8. Lawyers, Guns and Money – Warren Zevon
9. Mixed Emotions – The Rolling Stones
10. Stay Together – Suede
11. Don’t Blame Your Daughter (Diamonds) – The Cardigans
12. Lonesome Blues – Shooter Jennings
13. Love Is All I Am – Dawes
14. BK Baby – Ben Kweller
15. Wandering – Ben Folds
16. After The Gold Rush – Thom Yorke
17. I Wouldn’t Ever Change A Thing – Rod Stewart
18. Shelter – The XX

Bonus…

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BK Vampire Mormon Burgers Part II(go here for part I)

The Invitation to Vicarious Participation and the Monster Guilt TheoryTeenage girls—even Mormon ones—could care less about theological allegories (provided Grangers analysis even has merit). What teenage girls care about are mysterious, misunderstood handsome boys. But what they’re really, really enamored with is mysterious, misunderstood girls like themselves. So while I still don’t think Wilson’s Monster Guilt Theory quite connects, he’s right to point out that story telling is about an invitation to vicarious participation. A teenage girl drawn into the world of a dark, misunderstood protagonist is just given license…

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BK Vampire Mormon Burgers Part I

BK Vampire Mormon Burgers Part I

Deconstructing Burger-Love, Instant Gratification and Black Capes

I love BK bacon burgers and I’m not afraid to admit that a few Saturdays ago I indulged in some greasy afternoon convenience. And what did I notice as I walked through the door at Burger King? An ad for a teen vampire romance. I was instantly fascinated and my overactive deconstructionist tendencies kicked in. “What do burgers and vampires have in common anyway?” I thought. Don’t laugh—these are the kinds of things I mull over during the week—but I think I’ve made a few connections. Teen vampire…

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