Monday, April 1, 2013

Family Guy

NAVIGATING THE INDUSTRIAL AND AESTHETIC LOGICS OF FAMILY GUY

BY NICK MARX


Family Guy " I dream of Jesus" episode from Oct-5/2008
                     " No meal on wheels" episode March-25/2007

1- Equal opportunity offender 
  •  Race



















  • Religion



  • Gender















  •  Pop Culture  

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  • Stereotypes



 
  • Culture


2- Click culture

  •  TV networks expansion online 
  • User control TV content
  • Integration into social network 
  • Merchandise-spin offs- web forums

3- Target audience
  • Male 18-34 "lost boys" = alienate certain audiences in order to appeal to others.
 4- protest
  • parents TV council
  • - Everything is categorizes at the same level  "IT IS JUST A JOKE" 


" Family Guy naturalizes the notion that its audiences everyday lived experiences is one in which everyone and everything is capable of being made fun of"
http://youtu.be/QY9JVDkOrlc

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