It is surprising to look for information about characters or movies that were on everyone's lips and find practically nothing on the internet, that space that was sold to us as a window to information and that in just two decades has grown unstoppable to become the tangle of repeated information that it is today. The curious (or the scholar) navigates between the stormy waters of the short paste, of automatic translation. The information is buried under dozens (or hundreds) of irrelevant entries in which ads for cars and prostitution jump on one, grabbing it by the lapels of the shirt and shaking it between bellows and demands. And, of course, what is not on the internet is as if it does not exist.
It is surprising that to find information that has never been current, the explorer is always helped by the blogs of yesteryear – which almost always stopped updating between 2013 and 2016 – which are usually, thanks to the interest of some anonymous scholar, the original source. It is also surprising to see that most of the time that these blogs are used there are too many colleagues who have not considered it necessary to cite the original source. Thanks to the memory and free time of people we do not know, we can now better understand the popular culture that preceded us. And, despite all this, we are in a unique moment of humanity in which we have access to more information than ever. Perhaps someone at this point in the text wonders what all this is about. Well, it comes to the fact that on too many occasions I see a series or a movie in which nobody from the team (from the writers to the props, through costumes and makeup and hairdressing) has stopped to think, even for a moment, how is or how was the world they intend to recreate. In the information age there are those who, because they do not have, have no doubts.
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