“Give Me the Seth Rogen Laugh”: This Is the End and Parafictional Persona

Type: Journal article, Peer reviewed

Publication: Popular Culture Studies Journal

Abstract: This paper applies the theory of parafictional persona to This Is the End (2012), positioning its ensemble cast as a key example of an increasingly common occurrence: actors and performers playing themselves in fictional media.

Citation: Bradley J. Dixon, “‘Give Me the Seth Rogen Laugh’: This Is the End and Parafictional Persona,” Popular Culture Studies Journal 7, no. 2 (2019): 25–38.