Verboticism: Vidscripture

Vidscripture

Created by: serendipity9000

Definition: n. A pop culture entertainment property, which has transcended itself and become a de facto religion with legions of devotees, prescribed rituals and sacred texts. v. To follow a pop culture icon with unquestioning devotion.

Pronunciation: vid-scrip-chur

Sentence: The network was coming out with a new sci-fi series - all the bigwigs had their fingers crossed that it was vidscripture in the making.

Etymology: vid (for video) + scripture (as in the sacred writings of a religion); also a play on the fact that TV series (or movies) are based on scripts

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Comments: Vidscripture

ErWenn - 2007-06-19: 17:10:00
This is probably the only word suggested today that applies to the actual definition, referring to the entertainment property itself, as opposed to the cult following it inspires.

serendipity9000 - 2007-06-19: 18:07:00
Thanks!

petaj - 2007-06-19: 23:25:00
I thought my soup can was a property of pop art.

petaj - 2007-06-19: 23:28:00
In the theatrical sense of property (props)