Posted in October 2011

Refuse to Be a Human Billboard!

Refuse to Be a Human Billboard!

. I just saw this great award-winning short animation movie. The film uses over 2500 brand images, logos and mascots we all know to tell a story. It features Ronald Mc Donald as the villain and the Michelin Mascots as cops. Maybe the creators of Logorama, a collective called H5, chose the Michelin guys as cops because they’re … Continue reading

Challenge Cécile: Jogging

Challenge Cécile: Jogging

A few months ago, I read The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari. It’s the story of a top lawyer who goes on a journey to discover himself after having a cardiac arrest in the court room. It may not be high literature but one thing from the book stuck in my head. The lawyer learns techniques … Continue reading

Zürich Demonstrates For Global Change

Zürich Demonstrates For Global Change

Today was the international “Occupy your city” day, following the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. I was a bit skeptical when I heard there was going to be a protest in Zürich as well. Switzerland is not famous for protesting- the Swiss never go on strike! It was also a cold and grey day; the conditions were … Continue reading

Thinking is Boring, Thinking is Hard Work

This guy has many, many points: my favorites: “What you need to do is buy things you don’t need, that’s the best way to support the economy” “Thinking is boring, thinking is hard work and is not worth the energy” “Meditation is a waste of good shopping time” “Smiling is bad for the economy, please … Continue reading

A Place to Hide Emotions

A Place to Hide Emotions

I have a hard time hiding my emotions – and I’m not the only one. I even found a website called emotions anonymous! If you cry in public, laugh uncontrollably, or talk louder because you’re angry, people will look at you as though you were insane. Fortunately, I found a solution to that problem: the toilets. … Continue reading