Lazy rascals, spending their substance, and more, in riotous living

“The sibylline books of publicit√©”

“In general the close connection between advertising and the cosmic awaits analysis” wrote Benjamin (Arcades, 175). Indeed, and the connection would only become closer in the 50s; when, meanwhile, the phalanstery was finally conquered for the suburbs.A 1956 advert reads:

It’s wrong to wish on space hardware

 Is it? These Soviet space program matchboxes (linked to by owen) suggest not.