Issue #16 Table of Contents | Summer 1999
Attention Economics (introduction)
Misc. Marketing Headlines
Top Six Uses for a Cell Phone
Advertising: a Debate!
Sut Jhally v. James Twitchell
The Story of Diamonds
from worthless rock to "priceless" ritual
Stay Free! asks:
After breaking up with someone, what do you do
with their stuff?
Special Fitness Section!
How Advertising Can Wreck Your Health:
Notes on the Cultural Constructions of Illness
A look at placebo effects + diseases created
Does this Face Make you Want to Take Drugs?
Panexa (fake ad)
One More Reason Medical Advertising Is a Bad
Moving Violations: Alexandra Ringe on Greyhound's
The Plight of the Captive Auditor:
a classic essay by Charles Black
Saving Community Gardens
advice from the pros
Brainless in America:
the social psychology of mindlessness
Bob Boster talks to a self-described "furry"