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Speaking with pixels

On the Facebook Newsfeed, it’s now possible to click a tiny smiley face inside almost any textbox to bring up a series of thumbnail images: an alligator bawling into a tissue, say, or a whistling fox dropping a turd, or a green owl vomiting rainbows. Read more »

Epic Meal Time and the ridiculous notion of selling out

The most credible online dictionary, Urban Dictionary, cites selling out as ‘a compromise of values… in exchange for fame and monetary profit.’ Wikipedia offers a similar definition: the compromise of integrity, morals and principles for personal gain. Think of politicians contradicting their own ideologies, Milli Vanilli and … Read more »

KYD No. 9 teaser: Greg Foyster’s ‘The Big Pitch: Selling Advertising to the Public’

For our first teaser from KYD No.9, Greg Foyster reveals the machinations, motivations and manipulations of the advertising industry – and how it is destroying the planet. If a teaser just isn’t enough, you can find the full text of this essay and more on our website … Read more »