Here follows an adaptation of the script of my radio show, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, dedicated to Classic British Punk.
For more info on the show, check out http://vitolaterza.blogspot.com
THEME: Situationism, punk and personal freedom
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Have we all sold out?
Forget about Marx, forget about all the structural theories you've been reading for your class, forget about the mystifying words of your lecturers when they try to explain to you how the world works without creating a feeling of instant nausea and disgust, let's have a look at the moment at ourselves, the clothes we wear, how we spend our weekly budget, how we pass our time, the value we give to money and objects, what we phantasize about in the free time, let's have a look at all this to answer the question: have we really sold out? Is there anything left to which we do not attach a price tag? Have we saved any of our emotions from ruthless consumerism? Do we live life or do we just consume it…