Mise En Abyme; or Variations on “Steamed Hams”


“Mise En Abyme; or Variations on ‘Steamed Hams’” is a play inspired by “[ʸᵀᴾᴹᵛ] Steamed Hams Inc.” “[ʸᵀᴾᴹᵛ] Steamed Hams Inc.” is a YouTube remix of Gorillaz’ “Feel Good Inc.” that incorporates audio and video from “Steamed Hams.” “Steamed Hams” is a meme taken from “Skinner & The Superintendent.” “Skinner and the Superintendent” is the eighth short in season seven, episode twenty-one of “The Simpsons,” “22 Short Films About Springfield.” “22 Short Films About Springfield” is a loose parody of “Pulp Fiction” named after “32 Short Films About Glenn Gould.” “32 Short Films About…

Development History:
Reading, The University of Texas at Austin, MFA Salon, 2022