News Archive for: Aug 21, 2009 to Jul 18, 2008
I don't think I've posted this before, so here it is today. It's about communication. According to the date, I drew this on December 2, 2000. I still like it.
Andy Warhol said a lot of stuff to a lot of people on many topics. Here's one of those things.
What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the president drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke and, just think, you can drink Coke too. A Coke is a Coke, and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one the bum on the corner is drinking. All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the president knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it.
I wonder if he knew that Obama would be president when he said that?
Sometimes, I wonder at the kind of language which gamers use. There are many terms that mean something very specific and explain a situation completely, but, devoid of context and experience, can be complete gibberish to the non-gamer. Consider this strategy: "[S]ince I will pick up Divine Sacrifice, I can use it during the second tantrum as long as I have not spent my bubble. I have been using my bubble on the bombs. Alternatively I can just Hand of Sacrifice on Kal and beacon myself." Yeah, it means something.