One thing I thought was interesting from my international communications class was an article about American television shows abroad. A lot of cultures didn't like the imported shows because it couldn't understand, or didn't appreciate, the whole idea of identifying with the criminal, with the criminals being the 'good guys' and the police and such being the 'bad guys'. That said, that's a great story.
True, we Americans love us some bad guys Jesse JamesBonnie and ClydeBatmanBilly the Kidon and on and on....
Quote from: Phanatic on December 03, 2004, 12:25:50 PMTrue, we Americans love us some bad guys Jesse JamesBonnie and ClydeBatmanBilly the Kidon and on and on....Funny thing about that: both Billy the Kid and Butch Cassidy were my distant relatives on my mom's side (her people were originally kind of outlawish... some still are). Her family is from Oklahoma, which was Indian territory in those days. Of course, some of them moved to California, like in Grapes of Wrath, during the Depression.My dad's family is more boring. Just Appalachian Scots-Irish immigrant types. But at least on my mom's side I have the outlaws!ZAP
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