Well, *I* Thought it Was Funny Anyway


If your child or his friends are visiting sites like the Postmodern Essay Generator, you need to panic RIGHT NOW and then begin screaming and screaming in a hysteria so profound you are terrified that you may never be able to stop.  And if you start screaming things like this…

In the works of Burroughs, a predominant concept is the concept of  deconstructivist language. Therefore, Sartre uses the term ‘Debordist image’ to  denote the collapse, and eventually the absurdity, of postcultural class. The  main theme of Hanfkopf’s essay on dialectic appropriation  is the common ground between society and class.

You need to be immediately quarantined, killed and your corpse incinerated at a temperature of 5000 degrees to eradicate all traces of the virus.

“Language is a virus from outer space.” – William S. Burroughs

“In the case of postmodern BS, that’s true.” – Me

  • John Barnes

    “When I hear the words ‘phenomenology’ or ‘structuralism,’ I reach for my buck knife.” -Edward Abbey

  • Dillon T. McCameron

    ” visiting sites like the Postmodern Essay Generator”

    It HURTS!

  • wlinden

    “… Jump!” said the Hybrid.

  • Evan

    Now we know where Dan Brown learned to write.

  • Stu


  • http://ashesfromburntroses.blogspot.com/ Manny

    As one who suffered through a master’s in English, and found modern criticism to be complete Bull S—, this is a keeper. It’s hilarious. Thanks.

  • Mark S. (not for Shea)

    It’s funny because it’s true. Tripe like this is exactly what finally decided me against grad school. I would rather spend 6 months putting staples in the back of my hand than writing dissertations like that.

  • CS

    Weird, is it something in the ether? I was talking about Foucault on Simcha’s facebook page just a few minutes ago…then I read this. My mantra is: More than a pinch of Foucault is too much… But the pinch makes it tasty. More than that and the bucknife might be in order, in deed!