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The Office Romance

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Posted March 7, 2009

Does shipping undermine romance? “The shipper-oriented vision of romance, in which it’s all nothing-nothing-nothing-BOOM! KISSING! has a tendency to devalue actually being happy in favor of being constantly stimulated by drama.” Linda Talks more about love, “Jam” and The Office (US) here.

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2 Responses to “The Office Romance”

  1. Jim Munroe
    March 7th, 2009 @ 8:07 pm

    I had to check this link just to find out what the heck “shipping” is. Good article on a great episode… there’s about 4-5 different takes on romance in it, and a couple are pretty fresh!

  2. Carol Borden
    March 8th, 2009 @ 8:00 pm

    i haven’t been reading it for long, but monkey see is turning into one of my favorite pop culture sites.

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