a softboi without organs
Breakthrough animation brought to life by an equally brilliant jazz score. V silly and charming, for the most part, with some great visual comedy.
Pop eye as proto anti smoking campaign? Guy is constantly with pipe and sounds like he’s speaking through a voice box…
“If a man who thinks he is a king is mad, a king who thinks he is a king is no less so” - Lacan
The basic point here is that, regardless of whether one is a king who believes himself to be a king or a lunatic who believes himself to be a king, the subjects identification at the level of the imaginary-symbolic reality is fictional, a fiction that nonetheless structures the individuals being. This process of subjectifying identification…