The sheep-skins and disguises in which our global brands wrap themselves. Above, one of the cars on Main Street U.S.A. Disneyland as a kind of cell, ringed with a semi-permeable membrane, selective about what enters or exits or exists. This car can exist only inside the park; the brand itself necessarily floats both inside and outside of it. There’s data, and then there’s skin.


And HERTZ again, on the streets of Paris. Product as billboard.


Four papers, two delayed flights, an internet outage, and six inches of snow later: We’re back! Expect a return to our regular posting schedule.