Essays Tagged: "counter culture"

Media Trends applied to Mad Magazine

MAD Magazine is a counter culture publication that was founded in the 1960's by William M. Gaines. The magazine satiri ... d's survival over the years possible is it's foundations. Its creation was during the sixties, when counter culture was at its peak, a time when rebelling against 'the system' and not 'selling out' we ... ience.The second factor is tradition. As is true with most MAD readers of my generation, My first encounter with the magazine was when I was a kid, going through some old things of my father's in the ...

(1 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey

also shown through the females of the novel, which few women in the sixties had. The success of the counter-culture-based novel has also contributed to the reason why this book is considered a classic ...

(3 pages) 67 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The City of Ephesus in Biblical Times

aul?s arrival there. It appears that Paul had much to contend with since hristianity was definitely counter-culture to the people of this great city.One wonders what was the city of Ephesus like, or h ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Essay regarding a comparison of tactics used by Malcolm X and by anti-Vietnam war protesters during the 1960's and 1970's.

oodshed. Both movements greatly shaped the following decades by increasing drug use and creating a "counter culture" that generally despised authority. With conservative whites against both movements, ... f the 1960's and 70's drastically changed the following decades by increasing drug uses, spawning a counter culture, and heating racial tensions. With Malcolm X's preaching of white corruptness and ev ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Counter - culture study: Adam Freeland, Breakbeat pioneer and political activist

Now and Them.' Yet through all his commercial success, Adam Freeland has displayed various forms of counter - cultural practice. He is recognised as having pioneered the musical genre, breakbeat/nu sk ... reeland encourages his artists to produce intelligent, soulful music, instead of dance-floor fodder.Counter culture can be loosely defined as deviance from a society's or a scene's expectations. In th ...

(9 pages) 48 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Carlos Marcello: Anti authority.

Carlos Marcello: The ultimate counter-culture figureCarlos Marcello is the definition of anti-authority and culture. He heavily co ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The History Of Movies

wood was renewed and reborn with many new and experimental film-makers nicknamed "Movie Brats". The counter-culture had influenced Hollywood to take more risks and to experiment with alternative, youn ...

(11 pages) 157 1 4.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The hippie generation, It's remarkable effect on Canadian History, and how it has shaped our society into the way it has become today.

erstand the hippie generation; therefore they started to fear them. Parents began to feel that this counter-culture was a bad influence on the youth; therefore they started to discriminate against the ... nt of view (4).With all the teenage rebellion, and disapproval, came a new sort lifestyle that this counter-culture could finally relate to. It was Rock and Roll music. Rock and Roll music was not jus ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

"All You Need is Love"

he film. They must serve as representations for the youth of the sixties, or more specifically, the counter-culture youth of the sixties, for a generation of young people who weren’t there and ne ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Steve Jobs

ster he hung around the campus for a year taking classes in philosophy and immersing himself in the counter culture.In 1974, Steve Jobs took a job as a video game designer at Atari, Inc., a pioneer in ... market. In two years, IBM PC's had taken over as the top selling computer in the PC industry.Steven countered the PC movement by introducing the Macintosh. The "Mac" was radical, it was all driven by ...

(4 pages) 78 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Easy Rider And The Counterculture

The movie Easy Rider, released in 1969, would come to represents the Counter Culture?s ideals and its tragic flaws. Easy Rider?s anti-heroes, Wyatt and Billy enshrined t ... ncerned with social or political movements; he sought personal freedom over material pleasures. The Counter Culture by 1968 had been assimilated by mainstream American and with that it changed from an ... cuse to party and indulge. This shift combined with an increase of violence would cause many of the Counter Culture to reevaluate their way of life, and ultimately end the Counter Culture. Wyatt, Bill ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Response to Historian Robert Hewison Quote

would have plenty and prosper. Alcohol, drugs, and sex were ways to live life to the fullest. "The counter-culture released a great deal of potential…." People were given new choices. The worl ... ging Sixties, (London: Little, Brown, 2006), pp. 748-9J. Green, All Dressed Up: The sixties and the counterculture, (London: Pimlico, 1998)R. Hewison, Too much: art and society in the Sixties, 1960-75 ...

(3 pages) 561 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Analysis of, "In Reification and Utopia in Mass Culture" by Frederick Jameson

own lengthy analysis. Why, though, is Jameson incapable of addressing political art (and implicitly counter culture) for more than a page in his nineteen page essay describing modern culture?As I rere ... o a significant extent, his position as academic shields him from and allows him to theorize away a counterculture that has been very much alive and struggling. Or, as Hakim Bey opens his TAZ: The Tem ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

al antics. This particular group sought a vague idea of 'change'. One of the characteristics of the counter-culture since its beginnings in the 1960s has been its championing of psychedelic or mind-ex ... eir loud and brightly decorated bus. Their main intention was to influence patterns of the emerging counterculture moments. They went about from town to town giving out drugs to the local youth; indul ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Essay on We Real Cool

vely expressed their rejection of the dominant culture…" (para. 6), because members of this "counterculture do not want to be respectable citizens" (para. 6) in the way that the dominate cultur ... not want to be respectable citizens" (para. 6) in the way that the dominate culture defines it. The counter culture would probably also view the last line as a reason to go out and have fun because li ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Hair and the Hippie Culture Movement

n and released in 1979.Through the performance of songs and choreographies, the film describes this counter culture in the 1960's and its basic themes: peace, drug use, sexual freedom, anti-establishm ... United States, "the Sixties", as they are known in popular culture, is a term used to describe the counterculture and social revolution near the end of the decade. The decade was also labeled the Swi ...

(9 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis