Saturday, October 06, 2012

Fargo


It's been a while. Yours truly has been swamped, thank god, with work and BRT has suffered (yeah, right :)) from a dearth of articles pretending to say significant things about humanity's often misquided approach to dealing with reality but blurbs will be forth coming yet again like this one regarding Fargo, the existientialist's/absurdist's approach to understanding existence from the perspective of us rubes, Minnesota style.

[Marge bends over next to the overturned car, as if she's looking at something on the ground] Lou: You alright there, Margie? Marge Gunderson: Oh, I just think I'm gonna barf... Marge Gunderson: [standing up again after a moment] ... Well, that passed. Now I'm hungry again.

Another writer's take on the meaning of it all, filled with the same kind of irony as Fargo's, is seen in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot.


 
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