The past has taken the place of the future in people’s imagination.– Simon Reynolds
Generation F*cked →
“How Britain is eating its young” Adbusters piece by Maria Hampton. “Everyone looks for meaning in their lives - all they find is shopping.”
Apophenia is the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data
The USP vs. The MSP
“The Unique Selling Proposition (a.k.a. Unique Selling Point, or USP) is a marketing concept that was first proposed as a theory to explain a pattern among successful advertising campaigns of the early 1940s. It states that such campaigns made unique propositions to the customer and that this convinced them to switch brands.” Me and Sam D. were talking the other day about how the USP...
Two hours (work) in the late morning, two in the early afternoon, followed by a...– http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/2929/the-art-of-fiction-no-85-j-g-ballard