Tuesday, December 06, 2005

This Modern World Detourned

The Memphis Flyer runs the not-funny This Modern World strip. I saw this a couple of weeks ago and, with recent events, I was moved to detourn it into this:

What is detourning? If you aren't familar with situationist expression, you can read this seminal text to learn more. Basically, it's living life at every moment as though you are in the center of a giant party / parade / personal television show / spectacle. Imagine if the whole MTV network was about you. That's situationist. In fact, MTV is, or was back when it was freeflowing, the almost perfect expression of situationist thinking!

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