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Wisecrack produces and hosts several series on their [[http://www.wisecrack.co/ website]] and Website/{{YouTube}} [[https://www.youtube.com/user/thugnotes channel]], including:

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Wisecrack produces and hosts several series on their [[http://www.wisecrack.co/ website]] and Website/{{YouTube}} [[https://www.youtube.com/user/thugnotes YouTube channel]], including:


* AnalysisChannel: They are of the "analyze the work's deeper meanings" variety.



* VanityPlate: Every video has a brief, three second clip of a white piece of paper crumpling itself up before rolling downward, revealing the Wisecrack logo beneath.

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* VanityPlate: Every video has EdutainmentShow: All of their shows are built with this in mind: educate the audience about various topics (most famously philosophy), and make the education entertaining in some way, be it humor, beautiful graphics, or great writing.
-->[[TagLine Laugh harder, grow smarter.]]
* VanityPlate:
** Their first was
a brief, three second clip of a white piece of paper crumpling itself up before rolling downward, revealing the Wisecrack logo beneath.beneath.
** Their second and current one is a brief animation of two people being covered in a liquid that forms the logo's shape, only for the liquid to split in half and reveal a brown logo. Then the company's name appears.

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* ''[[WebVideo/HowDidWeGetHere How Did We Get Here?]]'' - A show that acknowledges the ways that fiction has predicted actual, real-world problems that is occurring in our present day and estimates just how it came to that.


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* ''WebVideo/TheFilmTourist'' - A show that analyses a very specific and trivial part of a production - a specific scene, setting, line of dialogue, choice of music, cut, etc. - that redefines and establishes the meaning of that specific piece of art.
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* ''WebVideo/BossBitchesOfHistory'' - A short lived series where Sovereign Syre and Ela Darling – two entertainers who defy contemporary standards of American intellectualism and UsefulNotes/Feminism - talk about emboldened women throughout the ages who bucked the system and boldly faced the sexist powers of their time.

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* ''WebVideo/BossBitchesOfHistory'' - A short lived series where Sovereign Syre and Ela Darling – two entertainers who defy contemporary standards of American intellectualism and UsefulNotes/Feminism UsefulNotes/{{Feminism}} - talk about emboldened women throughout the ages who bucked the system and boldly faced the sexist powers of their time.


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* ChessMotifs: The site's icon is clearly a play on the Knight chess piece, replacing the horse’s head with a [[StubbornMule donkey's]]. To see the significance of this, see VisualPun below.

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! This website contains the following tropes:
* VanityPlate: Every video has a brief, three second clip of a white piece of paper crumpling itself up before rolling downward, revealing the Wisecrack logo beneath.
* VisualPun: The website's icon - a donkey wearing a monocle - is clearly a play on the term "wise-ass."

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[[caption-width-right:350:Laugh Harder, Grow Smarter]]''Wisecrack'' is a a collective of comedians, academics, filmmakers, and artists who collaborate on a series of videos analyzing pop culture. The group is prone to look into {{Anime}}, WesternAnimation, [[ClassicLiterature Classic]] and contemporary {{Literature}}, [[{{Film}} Films]] and VideoGames and analyze them, drawing out [[PhilosophyTropes philosophy]], [[SociologyTropes sociology]], [[PsychologyTropes psychology]] and whatever other [[DoubleMeaning hidden meanings]] can be found within them.

Wisecrack produces and hosts several series on their [[http://www.wisecrack.co/ website]] and Website/{{YouTube}} [[https://www.youtube.com/user/thugnotes channel]], including:
* ''WebVideo/BossBitchesOfHistory'' - A short lived series where Sovereign Syre and Ela Darling – two entertainers who defy contemporary standards of American intellectualism and UsefulNotes/Feminism - talk about emboldened women throughout the ages who bucked the system and boldly faced the sexist powers of their time.
* ''WebAnimation/EightBitPhilosophy'' - A series of animated cartoons that uses classic video game sprites and images to teach the viewers on fundamental of theocratic, existential and political philosophy.
* ''WebVideo/EarthlingCinema'' - Set in the far future, alien archeologist Garyx Wormuloid provides a colorful, [[FutureImperfect hilariously inaccurate]] summary of the plot of a movie and then provides a brief summary of the philosophy and message of the film in question.
* ''WebVideo/PopPsych'' - A series where Tessa Goss psychoanalyzes behavior exhibited by fictional characters (Batman, Mario, Santa Claus, etc.) and determines a diagonoses.
* ''WebVideo/ThugNotes'' - [[GangBangers Gangster]] Sparky Sweets provides a colorful summarization of classical and modern literature and then provides an educated analyses of the book’s themes, point of view and reflections of the time they were published.
* ''WebVideo/WisecrackEdition'' - Hosted by various Wisecrack writers and editors and narrated by Jared Bauer, ''Wisecrack Edition'' selects a specific pop culture properties - movies, anime, cartoons and even individual celebrities - and analyzing the philosophies they represent as a whole. Other episodes even go more specific, videos talking about religion, economics and psychology in particular franchises and even individual episodes.
** ''What Went Wrong?'' - A spinoff series of ''Wisecrack Edition'' where the team analyzes a failed or problematic property (''[[Film/SuicideSquad2016 Suicide Squad]]'', ''[[Film/AssassinsCreed2016 Assassin's Creed]]'', etc.) and both try to find the message they failed to convey and why it failed.
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