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Fast Food Nation Movie Trailer

Posted by feedingnonfiction on April 27, 2009

The film was made following the release of Schlosser’s book.  After viewing this trailer it appears to be somewhat of a parody of the original text.

Showing the contrast between the non-fiction text and the fictional film would be an interesting approach to introducing and modeling a multi-genre project.

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Interactive Inquiry

Posted by feedingnonfiction on April 26, 2009

Another quick hitter…

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Posted by feedingnonfiction on April 24, 2009

As American enters the 21st century it finds itself at an unusual crossroad: the most popular exports are not technology or raw materials, but instead America’s own cultural mores.  Thus media such as television and movies, as well as cultural phenomenon such as fast food are increasingly becoming the products associated with America as well as its most profitable global products.  In the following clip Quentin Tarantino examines the phenomenology of fast food in Europe:

\”Le Royale with Cheese\”

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Inquiry Influence

Posted by feedingnonfiction on April 21, 2009

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Rocket! Don’t stopet!

Posted by feedingnonfiction on April 21, 2009

Get to plugging away folks…

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