Retrograde. Bamboozlement! More Bamboozlement!

Chori karo par Akal Say

In 2009, after an entire day of experimentation with a scanner and a photo-editing tool, I posted an interesting newspaper cutting from year 1997 pertaining to year 1947. It was front page of The Hindustan Times, 15 August, 1947.


I am a Kashmiri. It was probably an eventless day for my ancestors. If I think about it well enough, the day is not supposed to mean anything to me. Just a footnote on myth building and nation building. Paper selling.

But what about other people? Do they see through it too? Do they too know the absolute endgame of an epic nation building process? Car Sales.

This morning I found the image used as a pointless prop in a stupid car ad.



In the morning I felt like a mad dog who has been chasing fast cars for too long. If things keep going like this I will probably have to start an '8ate Impact' section on this blog about how media from media industry posted here is re-consumed by media industry.

Previously:
mufat may toh koi gaali bhi nahi deta!

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2 comments:

  1. Unbelievable! Completely understand your frustration. I think you should start that "impact" section. They needs to be a way to hold people accountable, especially these large advertising and media firms.

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  2. I also agree.
    If this was ajoke, it did not amuse me.
    If this was an ad for sale, I was not enthused to buy,

    Even if the I have gained independance from maintenance cost,

    becuase it takes a while to buy in such pep talks.

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