Yet I could be wrong. Is that just the nature of our times and is it these artists' prerogative to reflect it however they so see fit? Am I being outdated and stodgy in demanding some sort of humanity from their depictions? It is not so much that they are expressing an ideology that I find particularly disturbing, I just have a problem with their aesthetic - it all seems excessively boastful and disturbingly flippant.
*Edit: Only moments after I posted this, I realized what the flaw with this genre is. It is one that you will enjoy immensely in its first viewing. It is just so absurd and so bizarre that one cannot help but be utterly impressed by virtue of its novelty. But that is all that the genre allows, an exhaustible source of pleasure as they lack true emotional investment. There is no returning to it time and time again, a trait that has allowed the classics to endure. The only feeling it provokes after a certain amount of exposure is irritation - irritation at how trivial and unengaging the work really is once you go past its over-the-top antics.