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I’m thinking of doing this to a copy of the the Zimbabwe Independent newspaper (and seeing what’s left).
An ad-free issue of Vogue’s US September issue is for sale on Craigslist. Price: USD $4,447,847.53. The magazine comes without any ads. The seller removed all pages with ads and left only articles. Ads on pages that couldn’t be removed are deleted with a black permanent marker.The price of the ad-free Vogue issue is based on the anticipated amount that advertisers paid for the ad space. More
Unfortunately we live in a world where when you break your arm, everyone runs over to sign your cast. But if you tell people you’re depressed, everyone runs the other way. That’s the stigma. We are so so so accepting of any body part breaking down, other than our brains. – Kevin Breel: Confessions of a Depressed Comic
In the Newlands vlei, I spot a squatter walking towards his grass hut. He’s wearing a Zanu PF 2013 election t-shirt / empower, employ, indigenise, develop.
Along Kew Drive a pedestrian saunters along carrying a Mugabe portrait under each arm. Is there much of a market for door to door sales of RGM I wonder?
Later, I spot Bob unhung.
No idea of the origin of this but a great reminder to encourage change in ourselves and the people around us . . .
Identity is no museum piece sitting stock-still in a display case, but rather the endlessly astonishing synthesis of the contradictions of everyday life.