Thomas Jefferson invented the dumbwaiter to hide the slaves that he used to run his mansion. Today, we use the 'dumbwaiter' of globalisation to hide the dark parts of our supply chains.
In 2004 the Boston Red Sox won the baseball World Series, breaking an 86-year drought. But controversy erupted when the player who caught the winning ball kept it as a personal souvenir. Comic about the winner-takes-all attitude of successful people who "did it all themselves".
Billboards have the aesthetic of litter on a stick. It is an inherently anti-social medium, designed to attract attention away from the cityscape. Billboards comic #3.
Billboard advertisers 'tag' our public spaces in the same way that graffiti artists 'tag' walls with their marks. Billboards comic #2.
Billboards are the crudest form of advertising possible. Billboard advertisers invade our fields of vision with unavoidable images for us to tolerate. Billboards comic #1.
It is inconceivable that I could ever become religious. Becoming religious would contradict principles that I value more highly.
Growing up in regional Australia in the 1990s, I adopted the casual racism of the schoolyard. As an adult, I had to educate myself out of these racist attitudes.
Capitalism is the single dominant force that shapes our lives today. But for some reason it is taboo to discuss the system that contains us.