Review: The Men Who Made Us Spend. Putting the con into consumerism?

In The Men Who Made Us Spend BBC TV programmes, journalist Jacques Peretti presents his evidence, and offers no simple solutions.Read more

New Emily Ratajkowski video – I Carly, Blurred Lines, to…

Currently, actress and model Emily Ratajkowski is best known for appearing in the Nickelodeon American teen sitcom iCarly, and for Robin Thicke’s NSFW video of Blurred Lines.Read more

Les Blank filmmaker 1935 – 2013

Les Blank, whose sly, sensuous and lyrical documentaries about regional music and a host of other idiosyncratic subjects, including Mardi Gras, gaptoothed women, garlic and the filmmaker Werner Herzog, were widely admired by critics and other filmmakers if not widely known by moviegoers, died on Sunday at his home in Berkeley, Calif.… Read more

McDonald’s advert parody depravity

Filmmaker Tim Readhead (@TimReadhead on Twitter), under the “Jobseekingbehaviour productions” banner, has created a marvellously demented parody of a McDonald’s fast food TV advertisement.… Read more

Connections: Stewart Home, William Burroughs & Chappaqua, via Terry Taylor

 

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From a memory of Rapid Eye and The Assault on Culture: Utopian Currents from Lettrisme to Class War, over to the 1994 promotional video for the Stewart Home novel Red London at UbuWeb.… Read more