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Guilty Guilty Pleasures Pleasures The cultural experiences you are not supposed to

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Guilty Guilty PleasuresPleasuresThe cultural experiences you are not supposed to

admit to enjoying.

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Noble pleasures

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Cool noble pleasures

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Guilty Guilty PleasuresPleasures•Can be very uncool. You will not tell

your friends.•A guilty pleasure is something one considers pleasurable despite feeling guilt for enjoying it. Often, the "guilt" involved is simply fear of others discovering one's lowbrow or otherwise embarrassing tastes, rather than actual moral guilt.

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My Guilty My Guilty PleasuresPleasures

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Slightly guilty Slightly guilty pleasurespleasures

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Easy listening music- Easy listening music- definitely uncool!definitely uncool!

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The EightiesThe Eighties

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How to justify guilty pleasures.

Claim you are being post-modernan anti-teleological tendency within epistemology, the attack on the ‘metaphysics of presence’, a general attenuation of feeling, a group of rhetorical tropes, a proliferation of surfaces, a new phase in commodity fetishism, a fascination for images, codes and styles, a process of cultural, political or existential fragmentation and/or crisis, the ‘de-centring’ of the subject, an ‘incredulity towards metanarratives’, the replacement of unitary power axes by a plurality of power/discourse formations, the ‘implosion of meaning’, the collapse of cultural hierarchies,, the functioning and effects of the new miniaturised technologies, broad societal and economic shifts into a ‘media’, ‘consumer’ or ‘multinational’ phase, a sense (depending on who you read) of ‘placelessness’ or the abandonment of placelessness (‘critical regionalism’) or (even) a generalised substitution of spatial for temporal coordinates.

Go and enjoy being naff!