occupy guy

…April 2011, the Chinese government prohibited on TV and films and in novels all stories that contain alternate reality or time travel. This is a good sign for China. It means that people still dream about alternatives, so you have to prohibit this dream. Here we don’t think of prohibition. Because the ruling system has even suppressed our capacity to dream. Look at the movies that we see all the time. It’s easy to imagine the end of the world. He is referring to movies belonging to the cyberpunk discourse, of course.     “The ↑ Guy Fawkes mask—the…

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moore on fawkes

Finally—↑ Alan Moore himself speaks out about ↑ Anonymous and ↑ Occupy Wall Street using Guy-Fawkes masks. Tom Lamont has done a telephone interview with Moore, and made it into a fine ↑ article in The Guardian. Here are some snippets: I suppose I’ve gotten used to the fact,” says the 58-year-old, “that some of my fictions percolate out into the material world.” [...]     “I suppose when I was writing V for Vendetta I would in my secret heart of hearts have thought: wouldn’t it be great if these ideas actually made an impact?…

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remember

“Remember, remember … the fifth of November!” Well, well, the fifth of November just broke, and I’m curious what’s going to happen. If ↑ Guy Fawkes, respectively ↵ Alan Moore‘s “↑ V for Vendetta,” and ↑ its movie adaptation of the same name, on the symbolic level really is of such importance to the #OWS movement [see ↵ occupy guy and ↵ guy headroom], then we should expect some occupation today. Above that ↑ Anonymous has announced actions against Facebook and against a mexican drug cartell—that is, if Anonymous indeed announced all of that, and not…

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