Only four months to go you guys!
Only four months to go you guys!
“Do not trust stupid Americans!” Plus: the trailer!
Arise ye Kremlin trolls.
From Transformers: Age of Extinction to District 9, Hollywood has happily co-opted the language and imagery of historical propaganda.
Russian propaganda gets creative.
“We are living in a digital era but you still have people who believe what the TV screen is telling them.”
“Your ‘patriots’ love to criticize America, then come relax in our country,” the former U.S. ambassador to Moscow said.
The truest truth about Dr. Seuss and his life before Mulberry Street.
Apparently the biggest danger facing soldiers wasn’t on the battlefield, but rather in the bedroom.
Vibrant, colorful, and intense — just a reminder that no one did state propaganda better than the U.S.S.R.
Emma Green-Tregaro’s rainbow fingernails were the first sign of the coming storm the International Olympic Committee will face in Sochi. The IOC needs to make clear the impact of its own rules on athletes who — like the IOC itself — support nondiscrimination.
1968, Disney produced a film for the Population Council, to teach men about birth control and personal responsibility. (via dangerousminds.net)
“Blowback is more likely,” says Shank.
The Samjiyon is North Korea’s version of the iPad, and it’s got everything you’d expect in a great new tablet - except internet. Which basically means it’s a giant touch screen device that comes pre-loaded with government propaganda and an Angry Birds rip-off.
From a new exhibition at the British Library called Propaganda: Power and Persuasion.
A fascinating look at the subject matter and style of Cold War-era posters.
Either this is pure propaganda, or these guys are *really* into Kim.
If the Soviets had a Twitter account, they probably would’ve done the following. Keep an eye out for these types of users.
Propaganda that was supposed to target foreigners could now be aimed at Americans, reversing a longstanding policy. “Disconcerting and dangerous,” says Shank.
Cats have begun (or more accurately, continued) their Internet takeover with a series of dangerously persuasive feline propaganda posters over at deviantART. Is this an April Fools prank, or the moment that we have all been secretly dreading? Go here for your mandatory brainwashing.
Is that even possible? Iran certainly thinks so and they are threatening to execute Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, an Iranian-American accused of developing said games.
Artist Aaron Wood designed these awesome propaganda posters for some of the biggest social networks. They are awesome and prints are available to order at his etsy store. (via thehighdefinite.com) View List ›
Artists Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, and Eric Tan created these awesome 1940s propaganda posters for Captain America: The First Avenger. Prints of the posters will be available for purchase from Mondo, who partnered with the Alamo Drafthouse to commission the works. View List ›
Syrian officials released this photo of President Bashar al-Assad swearing in the new governor of the rebellious Hama province. Apparently Syrian officials have a lot in common with their Chinese government counterparts! View Image ›
Levitation, powered by Chinese propaganda. If you look closely at the pixels of this picture, posted on a Chinese county government news site, you can see that there may have been some shenanigans. Add yours! Use the image overlay tool to put these awesome officials on a different background. (via zonaeuropa.com) View List ›
A little girl’s science experiment turns into a lesson about buying local produce. Also … effing adorable. Watch Video ›