The Throwback Special Symbols & Objects

Chris Bachelder
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Throwback Special

The Throwback Special is symbolic of the men’s mortality and how they are getting older.

Fancy Drum

The Fancy Drum is symbolic of the lottery and how the men get anxious waiting to find out who will be Theismann.

Chinstrap

The broken chinstrap is symbolic of the how the men are becoming less interested in doing the reenactment every year.

Graffiti

The graffiti in the bathroom is symbolic of the confessional intimacy the men share over the weekend.

Dumpster

The dumpster is symbolic of how some of the friendships between the men are disposable.

Lottery

The lottery symbolizes chance and how the men cannot predict what will come next in their lives.

Shoes

The shoes symbolize how the men can try to throw away a tradition, but something compels them to go back to it.

Room 324

The hotel room is symbolic of the men...

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