Catalog of Meretricious Observations

I've been watching Scooby Doo, Where Are You? for thirty years now. And in preparing this website I had the—pleasure? pain? angenehmeschmerz*?—of watching each episode half a dozen times. Such close observation has repaid a few tokens of dubious value.

The following catalog doesn't offer anything you can't live without. (As if there's anything else in this site that is worth more.) Take it as you will. I'll be adding more as I go along.

* I don't speak German, and yet the concept of "pleasant pain" surely cries out for a reification that can only be adequately accomplished in the native tongue of Kant and Heidegger. Babel Fish is my friend, even if it's a treacherous one.

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