So bad it's good: The "kuso" aesthetic in "Troll 2"

  • Whitney Phillips New York University
Keywords: Antifan, B movie, Camp, Cult film, Parody, Satire

Abstract

The kuso (shitty games) aesthetic draws from and complicates notions of camp and antifandom to provide a way to understand the emotional appeal of bad content.

Published
2012-11-21
Section
Symposium