Posts Tagged: Ryan Gosling

Meme-Control

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Don’t discount the power of memes to control minds. The National Post reports:

Feminist Ryan Gosling is an “image macro,” a photo superimposed with text to humourous effect — and frequently employed for political ends. The ultimate takeaway from the University of Saskatchewan study, say the researchers, is the somewhat surprising revelation that these memes could actually be affecting people’s belief systems.

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The Rumpus Review of Drive

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There are two ways of looking at Drive, the recent Ryan Gosling noir. You can consider what happens on the screen—the plot, dialogue, and action, or you can consider what doesn’t happen—the many silences, distances, empty spaces, questions left unanswered, and motives left unclear.

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