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Måns Zelmerlöw happy after winning ESC in 2015

The Story of Fire Saga: Where Parody Meets the Parodied

Paper
Linsey van Kuijk
10/01/2024
9 minutes to read

The movie 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' is a fictional story about two artists competing in the Eurovision Song Contest, situating itself at an interesting intersection between fiction and real-life. 

How Andy Warhol anticipated acid house rave culture!

Paper
Wessel Joosten
08/11/2023
12 minutes to read

This paper will explore and analyze how Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable Now has anticipated and influenced Acid House Raves, in particular the ones at the nightclub called Shoom in London. 

Daniel Radcliffe in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

How Weird Al Yankovic changed the game, again.

Paper
Ot van de Rijzen
30/08/2023
9 minutes to read

This paper offers an analysis of the film Weird: The Al Yankovic Story and how it masterfully parodies the biopic genre.

A.I. Music and Identity Shaping: Soulless Computer Music Versus Soulful Human Music

Article
Wessel Joosten
04/09/2023
17 minutes to read

Artificial Intelligence in the music industry has been growing in public discourse. Can A.I. music get on par with traditional music and shape similar social identities? 
 

Ben Shapiro in the Hybrid Media System

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Being a conservative political commentator, show host, and writer, Ben Shapiro has become one of the most famous American influencers. He is a prime example of how right-wing metapolitical influencers use digital media to make their mark on public discourse.