Sunday Ephemera No.3

In 1984 Apple launched its new Macintosh personal computer with the commercial above. In Tunisia circa 2004, that same commercial, remixed, serves as a powerful commentary on the autocratic regime of Tunisia’s Ben Ali:


Context.

Footnote: There’s also this 2008 mashup of course.

Sean Jacobs

Sean Jacobs is on the international affairs faculty of The New School. He is the Founder and Editor of Africa is a Country.

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