Enjoying my first listen to Sweet Thursday – the new Herman Dune album released today. 🎵
From Hyperallergic: An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’
Guy Debord’s (1931–1994) best-known work, La société du spectacle (The Society of the Spectacle) (1967), is a polemical and prescient indictment of our image-saturated consumer culture. The book examines the “Spectacle,” Debord’s term for the everyday manifestation of capitalist-driven phenomena; advertising, television, film, and celebrity.
French 1950s Health and Sobriety posters. Interesting article with lots of images.
Good to see that Glamorgan Cricket Club’s home ground in Cardiff is being renamed back to Sophia Gardens Cardiff. The (sponsored) SSE SWALEC Stadium never really had the same ring to it! 🏏
Microblogging and fragmentation by Riccardo Mori
Going to be interesting to find out if Amazon’s remake of Utopia is anywhere close to the quality of the original – Paradise found: Utopia’s remake is a welcome dose of TV justice 📺
Interesting - island stage set up for Arcade Fire tonight at the NEC. Don’t know where the front is! 🎵