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As has been the case throughout her Paris stay, the First Lady paid tribute to the host country in her own referential way.
The joke has remained in pop culture since, which is why the recent kerfuffle over Whole Foods finding tuna in their chicken salad was Jessica's chance for the slam dunk self-referential joke of the century.
But unlike his previous horror-comedy Shaun of the Dead, or the zany action flick Hot Fuzz, Baby Driver isn’t a mash-up that takes one genre and mixes in self-referential laughs to tell a story about Gen Xers struggling to grow up.
Rather than parted and pin-straight, her current go-to hair look, Zendaya combed her down-to-there brunette into a referential bouffant, with soft kinks left to frame her face and offer luxurious texture throughout.
Rather than barely there makeup or easy beach waves, Kendall Jenner is marking the start of summer with a wash of referential, retro beauty.
This may be McNally's valentine to Broadway (or, with all the self-referential lines, to his own shows).
And though this sounds pathologically self-referential and narcissistic, there are many meanings to be found in the complexity with which Mr. Gordon fragments and reorders his career and private life.
Especially the first one, which was crude without being brainless, and relentlessly self-referential without pounding the jokes into the ground.
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