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Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
...3 Yuppie Envy and Yuppie Guilt: L.A. Law and thirtysomething Yuppies could not during the Reagan years be successfully directly rep• resented on network TV. Since the true yuppie image is a comic parody and especially...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
...2 The Yuppie Spectator In a footnote to his own brief but suggestive comments on the histor• ical consumers of postmodern art, Fredric Jameson alludes to the «meager analytical literature" on «yuppies" (1991, p. 430). Whether or...
Published: 06 November 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
...Appendix B Yuppie Programs Dates given are for broadcasts of original episodes. Hill Street Blues (15 January 1981-19 May 1987) St. Elsewhere (26 October 1982-25 May 1988...
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By Jane Feuer
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
....: Doubleday. Delli Carpini, Michael X. 1986. Stability and Change in American Politics: The Coming ofAge ofthe Generation ofthe 1960s. New York: New York University Press. Delli Carpini, Michael, and Sigelman, Lee. 1986. Do Yuppies Matter? Competing Ex• planations of Their Political...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
... reading practices to the varying forms ofReaganite ide• ology delineated in this book? Since I intend to show that elements of critique emerge from yuppie culture and that almost all women may have proven to be resistive readers (and since in the United States al• most all television is aimed at women...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
..., postmodernized the nurses' desk, and installed mauve carpeting so that the once-poverty stricken St. Eligius came to resemble the yuppie quarters of the Los Angeles doctors on Heartbeat. The difference was that St. Elsewhere, possibly...
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By Sam Binkley
Published: 06 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389514-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8951-4
...; Earth Catalog and, 116–119, 124–125. See Whole Earth Catalog and, 152–156, 158; also Countercultural business; Ecological yuppies and, 51, 70–75. See also Advertis- literature; Sex manuals; Typography and ing; Countercultural business; Voluntary layout; Whole Earth Catalog simplicity...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
...«art discourses" around yuppie television in the 1980s. By «art discourse" I mean that the definition of what is artistic is de• termined discursively: it is culturally constructed by social groups who have the power to define aesthetic...
Published: 06 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389514-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8951-4
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By Rafael Campo
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
... about life. I watched the squirrels hop, the yuppies run; The cop approached the black kids with his gun. I wondered how much longer she would live; The squirrels scattered when the homeboy ran. I wondered if she’d ever been in love, I wondered who would pray for her to live, Forgive her for...
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By Ross Talarico
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9816-5
.... Each group in the audience-the young blacks, the senior citizens, the yuppies, and others seem to have found the common ground. Their encouragement of each other, their appreciation, their understanding seems to provide the proper answer to those provocative questions posed by the newspaper...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
... fact that thirtysomething is so badly plotted clues the yuppie spectator to separate the show from soap opera and to make ofits random seriality an art discourse. thirtysomething also used a type of scene construction common to daytime soaps. For example, in alternating scenes, Hope/Nancy and El...
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By Jane Feuer
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
... 127 Wurtzler, Steve 70 Variety, 54, 56, 59 Victims for Victims, 21, 26,32,154 Year in the Life, A, 44, 156 victims' rights, 25 Young Ones, The, 10 video art, 6, 145 yuppie(s) (-ism, -dom), 5, 8, 12-14, visual...
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By Jan M. Padios
Published: 23 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371984-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7198-4
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By Pei-Chia Lan
Published: 13 March 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8778-7
... area where Mexican vendors sold snacks on the street but newly renovated condo- miniums near the lake shore were attracting growing numbers of yuppie residents. While I was walking to the laundromat at the street corner, a middle-aged white man passing by tossed me a question: ‘‘Do you know...
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By Sam Binkley
Published: 06 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389514-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8951-4
.... See Frank, One Market under God. 25. See Hammond, “Yuppies.” 26. See Du Gay, “Organizing Identity.” 27. See Rose, “Governing the Enterprising Self” and “Identity, Genealogy, History.” 28. See Bauman, “Consuming Life.” 29. Meet the Press, nbc, February 8, 2004. 30. Sontag, Against Interpretation...
Published: 27 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389835-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8983-5
... environment. This is evident in the level of detail in her masquerades, such as the brand-loving yuppie banker in the blue shirt with the beefy white trader boyfriend in one scene from The Yuppie Project (1998) and the Jheri-curled neighborhood diva with a gold name- plate necklace in The Hispanic Project...
Published: 06 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389514-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8951-4
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By Cherise Smith
Published: 01 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393085-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9308-5
...–11, 133; black arts and women’s “Prisoner of Hope” (Smith’s Twilight: art movements and, 33–37; black- Los Angeles), 159–63 ness, civil rights movement, and, The Prisoner of Persia (Antin), plate 8 5–6; Clifford’s identity-bas­ ed move- professionalism: Lee’s Yuppie Project, ments...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396147-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9614-7
... that I'd rather be serving with a few tattooed people than some little pencil-necks whose parents pulled a silver spoon out of their mouth after college, powdered their asses, and put them in the service to worry about how they look or when they can return home to tell their yuppie friends...