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Post Modernism

It's PoMo! (Beat) ...Post modern. (beat) ...Weird for the sake of weird.
Moe Szyslak, The Simpsons

In general, postmodern writing involves a blurring of boundaries. An example of this is blurring the boundary between the reader or viewer and the fiction -- for example, a TV show that acknowledges that it is not real. (Contrast This Is Reality.) However, postmodernism can also be applied to fiction that mixes different genres into something new, such as the way that Cowboy Bebop combines western tropes with science fiction and various movie pastiches.