Re: [rumori] I'm actually a set of viral e-mails compelling my host to send me

From: Chris Ball (
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 14:56:41 PST

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From: "stereogab ......"

> will we notice a profound difference between ads and
> other content anymore?

There is no other content anymore! Certainly not on TV. When's the last time
you saw ANYTHING that didn't turn out to be Public Relations or Propoganda.
Even the community college shootings in my hometown became an ad when the TV
reported "he had found instructions for making bombs on the INTERNET"
pandering to (and therefore promoting) the "free internet is endangering our
children" idea.

And don't get me started on Language being a mind control tool

> Procter & Gamble is expected to announce as early as Wednesday that it
> use plugs in television-news stories to market P&G brands more effectively
> over the Internet."

Then there's the New Year's 2000 where billboards in Times Square were
digitally replaced, live, with ads for other products


True Story!

> --on another note that was brought up, perhaps audio culture jamming has a
> lot in common with teh surrealist techniques due to an art history lineage
> -- let's hypothesize that if CJ is informed by a punk/DIY ethic and punk
> influenced by the situationists, which had links to the Dadaists and
> surrealists...then it's all in the family, right? just a thought.

Know your routes! All 3 of em

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