The modern golden age of messages occurred between 1978-1983, when The Police, Melle Mel/ Grandmaster Flash and INXS all released cool songs about messages. A steady decline followed, culminating in the nadir of pop-culture message references that was Kevin Costner's 1999 film Message in a Bottle. But the SA Goons have managed to make messages cool again, and all it took was some clothespins, glue and paper scraps, and/or the Photoshop equivalent!
With e-mail, twitter, Facebook, and telegrams, everyone seems to have forgotten about the most prototypical and heartfelt method of sending personalized messages:
Yes that's right: Clothespins, like out forefathers intended! But surely there are more gripping messages to be sent than "I heart you" ...
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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