Friday, January 20, 2006

Chocolate City profiteering

Read this before you buy one of those Ray Nagin Willy Wonka Chocolate City T-Shirts. Hurricane Katrina victims deserve better. New Orleans deserves better. Those who seek financial rewards by disseminating language and imagery which promotes social division are passing a heavy debt onto society. Become a part of the solution, not part of the problem.


At 1/20/2006 09:36:00 PM, Blogger Maverick said...

What's with all those links?? You're a funny man :-)

Your Mama

At 1/20/2006 09:45:00 PM, Blogger Schroeder said...

It's a Google bomb -- do a search for "Willy Wonka Chocolate City T-Shirts" and you'll end up here -- my way of throwing a wrench in the works.

At 1/20/2006 09:47:00 PM, Blogger Schroeder said...

Well, it was working for a while. It seems that the search engines have ways of foiling the Google bombs.

I know a lot of people looking for chocolate city t-shirts found their way here and stayed for long enough to read something, so maybe I persuaded some people to think differently about the issue, and to care about New Orleans.

At 1/20/2006 10:27:00 PM, Anonymous ashley said...

Yep, what Schroeder said. TIme to googlebomb.

At 1/20/2006 10:35:00 PM, Anonymous ashley said...

OK, my typepad is choking so no googlebomb.

Here's what I think: the photoshopped image obviously came from a copyrighted image of Nagin, and a copyrighted image from the Willy Wonka movie.

Sue the bastards, and the money goes to rebuild NOLA.


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