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Here are some real classes:

The Horror Film in Context - Bowdoin - Watch people get their heads smashed in and then talk about why society likes to watch people get their heads smashed in.

Simpsons and Philosophy - Cal-Berkeley - How much does this popular show reflect society? Apparently enough to warrant a semester's worth of lectures.

Maple Syrup: The Real Thing - Alfred - Haven't you always wanted to know the entire history of syrup?

The Science of Harry Potter - Frostburg State - Is it possible to make broomsticks fly? Let's discuss.

Far Side Entomology - Oregon State - Comic strips and insects. Sure, why not?

History of Electronic Dance Music - UCLA - Ace of Base never sounded so smart.

The Future is Lost: TV Series as Cultural Phenomenon - Tufts - Smart kids + mind-numbingly confusing show that went nowhere = deeper meanings that never existed.

Muppet Magic: Jim Henson's Art - UC-Santa Cruz - How have muppets change your life, Little Jimmy?

Getting Dressed - Princeton - If you are what you wear, this class is probably full of polos and boat shoes.

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