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Revolting Against Pop Culture

August 10, 2007

Social justice is sexy right now, going green is the new black, ‘the documentary’ is now competing with ‘the summer blockbuster’, and Che Guevara’s image (long, a staple in the dorm-rooms of sophomore sociology majors) is now a ‘fave’ among grade-school fashionista’s….

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  1. Sam permalink
    August 10, 2007 11:56 am

    tangent: Che is a revolting figure (pardon the pun). Any one who endorses Che or his methods likely does not understand who he was or what he did.

    such is much of pop culture and its iconography (thanks for mao, warhol).

  2. Ross permalink
    August 11, 2007 10:32 am

    I have a t-shirt with Che’s face on it saying, “communism killed 100 million people and all I got was this lousy t-shirt.” That says it all right there.

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