Sunday, September 09, 2007

Consumerism is evil! Here, have a newspaper.

Well, it's almost time for The Age Melbourne Fringe Festival. Now, this may sound like just another cynical advertising opportunity for The Age, just like The Age Melbourne Writers' Festival or The Age Melbourne Film Festival or The Age Melbourne Comedy Festival or The Age Melbourne Arts Festival. But let me tell you, just because the title of the festival has The Age in it, we shouldn't dismiss The Age out of hand (the festival is another matter). The Age would never indulge in such cynical marketing ploys in order to put the name The Age in front of every major event in Melbourne. No! The Age is a completely objective and unbiased newspaper, and The Age would certainly never participate in this spectacle of capitalist Consumerism. Certainly, everyone in Melbourne should thank The Age that The Age continues to exist in Melbourne, because if it wasn't for the The Age, then where would Melbourne be? We certainly wouldn't have The Age, and we probably wouldn't have The Age fringe festival either!

PS The Age.


nailpolishblues said...

So, ah, turtles...?

I don't mean to pry but are you just a little bit bored with life...?

TimT said...

I thought it's dashed unfair that The Age gets all this publicity and turtles get none. Decided to strike a blow for turtle egalitarianism, and all that.

Tony.T said...

Coming soon to a front yard near you: The Age The Age.

Darlene said...

Thanks Tim.

I really appreciated the link to Fringe site.

I'm checking to see what I'm going to see.

Email: timhtrain - at -

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