Curator’s Note: We do our best to keep our own predilection for Sherlock meta to a minimum here on the Reader, but this wonderful look at the character of Sally Donovan has been sitting in the queue far too long, and we’re very pleased to be showcasing it today. 1,454 more words
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“…the pleasures of consumerism would be routinely diminished by an awareness of the productive origins of consumer goods” (Billing, 1999, pg 131)
But, what happens when it is the brand itself the one that is putting the productive origins of the consumer goods, in this particular case coffee, right there in their advertisements, for everyone to see?267 more words
For a long time, I was a snob toward Mexico.
Mexico was the place other people went on Spring Break to get drunk at Señor Frogs, to stay at an all inclusive in Cabo to eat safe food and take cheap drugs, to crisp their skin lying by a pool reading People slathered in Hawaiian Tropic, to get hit on by slimy frat boys. 1,061 more words