Category Archives: 2000s

Irony: Still Kicking After All These Years

After the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair magazine, stated that he believed that, “The Age of Irony” was over. However, ten years and two wars after that statement … Continue reading

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Is Irony Dead? (Essay #2 Assignment Description)

Seven days after the attacks on the World Trade Center, Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair, said “I think it’s the end of the Age of Irony.”Others disagree. In a short (500-650 word) essay, take a stand on this topic. … Continue reading

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Katzenjammer Kids

As Claire Suddath explains in the May 17, 2010 issue of Time Magazine, “Rudolph Dirks’ The Katzenjammer Kids debuted in 1897 in William Randolph Hearst’s Sunday edition of the New York Journal. At 113 years and counting, the strip is the longest-running newspaper … Continue reading

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