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Posts Tagged ‘Propaganda’

Dear Republican State Senate Candidate Who Mailed Propaganda to China

Dear Republican State Senate Candidate Who Mailed Propaganda to China

Dear Republican State Senate Candidate Who Mailed Propaganda to China, A red rectangle, yellow shapes, a straightforward simple slogan… so imaginative, so fresh! How impressed I was when handed your envelope; how happy I was that someone had thought to send me mail. I felt a swelling urge to announce my support for something. But […]


Face Value

Face Value

The Nanjing Galaxy Yacht Club floats securely in the yellowish, turbid water of the Yangtze River. The neighborhood – in the northwest of the city, far from the Ming Dynasty wall – is mostly industrial. Not far upstream is the famous Yangtze River Bridge, a dark, ominous shape stretching across the water. There are no […]


The Plight of Clean Propaganda

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 42 The latest wave of “dirty” products – this being the season of Tainted Milk – has prompted the Central government to ask local governments all over the country to issue a plea to their people: “Help us clean up our image.” With hopes of feeding off the unbelievable […]


Do Not Be Alarmed!

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 19 and The War on Dreams: Part VI HEAR YE! HEAR YE! By Decree: As of this 17th day of the 3rd month in the 2 thousandth and 8th year, all things provoking imagination – including but not limited to – color, those awe inspiring defiers of gravity known […]