Welcome to OnPostmodernism.com, the online directory for all things postmodern.
This site contains links to countless examples of postmodernism in our culture along with commentary and references.
Each section is devoted to a specific subcategory including:
|Terms||Dictionary of key terms and background needed to understand the basics of postmodernism|
|Books||Novels, essays, and philosophy from the most influential authors of Postmodern literature|
|Movies||Categorized look at movies with postmodern themes|
|Television||The pinnacle of mass-produced American culture|
|Art||Overview of the various art movements along with artists, famous works, museums and art links|
|Architecture||Alphabetical listing of postmodern architects and famous works|
|Links||A directory of miscellaneous postmodern resources on the web|
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Crowdsourcing: Rise (and Con) of the Prosumer
With the explosion of collaborative "Web 2.0" sites,
a tipping point has been reached where the growth in user generated content is now fast outpacing that of the traditional media.
The devoted contributors to YouTube, Flickr, Digg, and Yahoo! Answers are the latest example of Alvin Toffler's prophetic "prosumer".
In a post-industrial and postmodern society where everything has been mass produced and rehashed a thousand times before,
the new frontier is mass-customization.
And who better to generate this specialized content than the consumers themselves... Click here for the full article.
(Postmodern) Borat - Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
This film is the latest project from Sacha Baron Cohen and
follows one of the trio of fake identities featured in Da Ali G Show.
Part mockumentary, part undercover gonzo journalism, part spectacle,
Borat is a pastiche of common stereotypes designed to co-opt his unsuspecting victims
into revealing their own prejudices...
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