Chick Flick Road Kill: A Behind the Scenes Odyssey into

Chick Flick Road Kill: A Behind the Scenes Odyssey into Movie-Made America As a child of the s, Alicia Rebensdorf was raised by TV and movies But when she, like so many of her generation, found herself a bored twentysomething, waitressing and wondering why life wasn t as she imagined it would be, she devised a plan She d visit the locations of the shows and movies she grew up with and try to come to terms with her nostalgia for places and scenes that purported a real America Chick Flick Road Kill explores Rebensdorf s relationship to popular culture and media mythology From the streets of Fargo, North Dakota, to the bleachers of the still intact field from The Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa, Rebensdorf learns that her generation s sense of America is, indeed, as flat as its two dimensional TV screensWhat s , she discovers the America behind the Hollywood myth one that s far exciting when freed from the mystique and power of pop culture s romanticism


10 thoughts on “Chick Flick Road Kill: A Behind the Scenes Odyssey into Movie-Made America

  1. Trish Trish says:

    Chick Flick Road Kill is not a good book, and that s too bad, because it means a half decent premise has been wasted on a writer who is simply not up to the task she sets herself As an aimless twenty something, Rebensdorf decided to embark on a cross country road trip, visiting various locations romanticized by movies and television the Northwest filming location of Stand By M


  2. Hunter Johnson Hunter Johnson says:

    While not the target demographic the publisher is a publisher of books By Women For Women , I enjoyed the read I had a tough time getting into it and it languished with a bookmark for months at a time , but either the prose improved or I started seeingof the poetry in the prose as I went Hits on movie reality vs assumed reality, 9 11, stereotypes, politics, and sometimes some f


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