Daily Archives: September 17, 2010

TGIF: “30 Rock”


30 Rock season one compilation: “I have been sexually rejected by not one but two guys who later went to clown college”; “I’m not one of those girls who does weird stuff in bed because they think they have to”; “Standing up?  What?  How does that even work?”

More Tina Fey (the woman who conceived the reality series MILF Island: “Twenty-five superhot moms, fifty 8th grade boys, no rules”).  30 Rock season four DVD release September 21.  Season five premiere September 23.

After the jump, a couple of brief but wonderful clips of Liz Lemon dancing.

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United States Constitution

On this date in 1787 the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia.

Frye in The Secular Scripture:

America has a genuine social mythology in which beliefs in personal liberty, democracy, and equality before law have a central place.  Every major American writer will be found to have stuck his roots deeply into this serious social mythology, even if he advocates civil disobedience or makes speeches in a country with which America is at war.  Genuine social mythology, whether religious or secular, is also to be transcended, but transcendence here does not mean repudiating or getting rid of it, except in special cases.  It means rather an individual recreation of the mythology, a transforming of it from accepted social values into the axioms of one’s own activity.  (CW 18, 111)