Tag Archives: LEGO friends

dissent building: toy stories

Consumerism is unlikely to be defeated; there will be no white knight, no Saint George to slay the dragon and pitch its corpse into the center of the earth for fifty generations. Consumerism is a product of consumer behavior and … Continue reading

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ambition gap

You can’t expect these women to be the Jackie Robinson’s of Silicon Valley. If they want to swar and cuss and piss on the walls of their office. Well. Who cares? The stereotyped role of being self-effacing, demure, caring and … Continue reading

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Lego: innocence engineering

Evidently, Lego toys are darker and more complex than consumers are willing to admit. Early in the twentieth-century, Sigmund Freud spilled the beans that even young infants  harbored violent and sexual and violent fantasies. Freud scandalized, shocked, emerging middle-class sensibilities, … Continue reading

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gender swag

… clever and suggestive? Does the expected backlash merely enhance notoriety and reinforce the values the critics see. It does remind of the sports athlete whose career is over because of concussion syndrome. There was no one specific hit, but … Continue reading

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friends in the fire

From Jonathan McIntosh. Quite Brilliant. Does remind me of the Prada Death Camp ( Tom Sachs ) and LEGO concentration camp ( Libera) from the Mirroring Evil exhibit in New York about a decade ago, which means Jonathan as a … Continue reading

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