Why Advertising Feels Like a Form of Urban Pollution
The problem isn’t encountering text, or even a lot of it. It’s the text that we encounter, the how and why of its coming to be.
Alex Manley is a Montreal/Tiohtià:ke writer and editor. Their recent works include an English-language translation of Daphné B.’s Maquillée (Made-Up: A True Story of Beauty Culture Under Late Capitalism, Coach House Books, 2021) and a forthcoming book on contemporary manhood (The New Masculinity: A Roadmap for a 21st-Century Definition of Manhood, ECW Press, 2023).
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