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Never Meet Your Heroes

The point made by the gap between the professed morality of superheroes and the actuality that lies behind Vought’s branding in The Boys is not particularly subtle or pioneering, but I think it is an important one in the world of parasocial relationships. A parasocial relationship is a one-sided relationship experienced by an audience member with a celebrity or some kind of performer in media.

Who Killed Laura Palmer?: An Examination of TV’s Dead Girl Trope

Although it only ran for a mere two seasons, the short-lived murder-mystery series gained a devoted cult following for its distinctive cinematography and eerie elements. “Twin Peaks” celebrated its 31st anniversary on April 8, and with it, presented the question: Why is TV so obsessed with Dead Girls?