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Pixar: The “Soul” of Storytelling

Pixar likes to go against audience expectations, and just like all their previous films the story “Soul” ended up being about was not what I thought it would be. The film left me with tears, once the story and its themes came together at that perfect moment. The moment when you realize that the message of the story is so much more meaningful than you thought.

Remembering Green Day’s “American Idiot” in 2020

“American Idiot” was written and released during George W. Bush’s presidency, a time laced with fear post 9/11. In the title song “American Idiot,” Green Day sings about war propaganda and how America is “one nation controlled by the media, Information Age of hysteria.” Even in the early 2000s, opinion was greatly influenced by the various media floating through American’s democracy.