"Give me the Seth Rogen laugh": This Is the End and parafictional persona

Abstract

This paper applies the theory of parafictional persona to This Is the End (2012), positioning its ensemble cast as a key example of an increasingly common occurrence: actors and performers playing themselves in fictional media.

Publication
Popular Culture Studies Journal
Bradley J. Dixon
Bradley J. Dixon
PhD Candidate

My research focuses on persona and practice in comedy media.

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