We are a thirsty people! Fortunately Nestlé, one of the world’s most profitable corporations, lovingly offers us its wholesome waters. Pumped straight from drought-ridden California, their thirst-quenching bottles of water are crisp and clear…with a refreshing aftertaste of bribery and deforestation.
“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human. By robbing them of their personality, he puts them outside the pale of moral obligation.”
(Aldous Huxley, The Olive Tree, 1937)
It’s nice to know that in a contemporary art world filled with posers, pretense and brazen commodification, one can still come across works of genuine beauty and power.
And Win Win Win!
We salute the beautifully generic values found in the ads of all the wonderfully generic companies. They really are improving the world.
Originally expressed as poetry by Kendra Eash in McSweeney’s.
“Today, the United States is No. 1 in billionaires, No. 1 in corporate profits, No. 1 in CEO salaries, No. 1 in childhood poverty and No. 1 in income and wealth inequality in the industrialized world.”
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont
Amid the siren call to conformity and consumerism, a thing of worth occasionally emerges from the MTV machine. This time a short and brilliant film about children, labor and the world in which we find ourselves.
The music is Radiohead’s “All I Need.” The project comes from MTV’s Exit campaign against human trafficking & exploitation.
The American Air Force offers some bitching ideas on how you can make your mark in the world!
“At the bottom of all philosophy, of all science and of all thinking, you will find the one all-inclusive question: How is man to tell truth from error? The ignorant man solves this problem in a very simple manner: he holds that whatever he believes, he knows; and that whatever he knows is true. This is the attitude of all amateur and professional theologians, politicians and other numbskulls of that sort.”
(H.L. Mencken, Journalist and Social Critic)
Consider the plight of our earth. Isn’t it clear? Our children need great Christian superheroes. That’s where Bibleman comes in. He’s a lean, mean religious fighting machine and his sacred team will defeat the Evil “Wacky Protester.” Click here to see the exciting trailer! Not only that, you can purchase action figures here. Thank God for Bibleman!