Coming Soon: Another place to buy stuff!
"Now we're passing by a great big sign urging us to buy sofas!"
Tags:sign, signs, signage, ad, advert, adverts, ads, advertising, advertisement, advertisement, market, marketing, bill board, billboard, roadside, tour, tours, tourist, tourists, tour bus, tourbus, tour-bus, bus tour, bus tours, consumer, consumerism, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, critique, critic, critical, critically, social critique, anger, angry
"Is it too revealing?"
Tags:dress, dresses, sheer, sheer dress, sheer dresses, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerism, shop, shops, shopping, fashion, fashion design, fashion designer, fashion designers, impractical, impracticality, practical, practicality, see-through, reveal, reveals, revealing, mirror, mirrors, self-conscious, self-consciousness, salesman, salesperson, salespeople
"So, Slim, where did you learn to shop like that?"
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, price, prices, sale, sales, low price, frugal, frugality, shop, shopping, discount, discounts, coupon, coupons, store, frugally, frugal living, skill, savvy, savvy shopper, shopper, shops, stores, desert, cacti, cactus, consumer, consumerism
"I'm worried. He's lost interest in absolutely everything except the Stamford Mall."
Tags:shopaholic, shopaholics, shopping addict, shopping addicts, shop, shops, store, stores, addict, addicts, shopping, addiction, addictions, mall, malls, consumerism, consumer, consumers, party, parties, party guest, party guests, single minded, single-minded, single-mindedness, single mindedness, shopping mall, shopping malls
No Reasonable Offer Refused
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Sex and the City: The Final Chapter
"Now I'm going to show you something that's in bad taste, so you'll know what bad taste is."
"I think the economy's turning around. That guy looked as if he were about to give me something."
"And may we continue to be worthy of consuming a disproportionate share of this planet's resources."
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"His final wish was that all his medical bills be paid promptly."
Tags:medicine, medicines, medic, medical, medics, medical joke, modern medicine, modern world, exploit, exploitation, consumerism, consumer, capitalist, capitalism, private, private healthcare, healthcare, health, public healthcare, medicare, medi care, nhs, national health service, pro nhs, pro medicare, national health care, obamacare, death, dead, family, bitter humor, bitter humour, dark humor, dark humour, black humor, black humour, dark humor, dark humour, console, consoling, consolation, intensive care, sick, sickness, ill, illness, illnesses, sicknesses, doctor, doctors, surgeon, surgeons, surgery
"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
"I see that there's an excellent sale on diddly-squat at the Zilchtown Mall in Nowheresville, New Jersey."
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"I'll be on Fifth Avenue, pressing my cold little nose wistfully against shop windows."
Tags:fifth avenue, shop, shops, shopping, shop window, shop windows, christmas shopping, poor, poverty, living in poverty, life of poverty, want, wants, need, needs, desire, desires, desiring, desirous, window shop, window shops, window shopping, window shopper, window shoppers, christmas, consumer, consumers, consumerism, wealth gap, wealth gaps, income gap, income gaps, rich, riches, rich people, rich person
"I have just one more question - will it make me happy?"
Tags:materialism, consumerism, consumer, consumers, material, technology, happiness, tablet, tablets, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart-phone, smart device, consumer-culture, consumer-cultures, unhappy, happy, questioning, pointless, consumer culture, consumerist, technologies, materialistic
The Tragedy of Prosperity
Tags:consumerism, consumer, consumers, shampoo, shampoos, first world problem, first world problems, modern life, rich people, the tragedy of prosperity, luxury item, luxury items, luxury, middle class, prosperity, middle classes, soap, hair, wealth inequality, generation gap, generation gaps, beauty product, beauty products, cereal, bathrooms
They're museum quality!"
Tags:merchandise, merchandising, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, museum, museums, weirdo, weirdos, freak, freaks, hippie, hippy, hippies, art piece, art pieces, curator, curators, exhibit, exhibits, boomer, boomers, baby boomer, baby boomers, people watching, people watcher, people watchers, hobby, hobbies
2 Guys from Harvard - Attorney-at-Law
Tags:attorney, attorneys, lawyer, lawyers, ivy league, ivy leagues, law firm, law firms, partner, partners, consumer, consumers, consumerism, honest, honesty, storefront, storefronts, store front, store fronts, shop, shops, shopping, education, education level, education levels, brag, brags, bragging, braggart, braggarts, snob, snobs, snobby
"This lovely car has not brought us happiness. You agree, Morris? That is why I am now thinking in terms of having the entire house recarpeted."
Tags:material, materialism, materialist, materialists, happiness, key to happiness, car, cars, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerism, new car, new cars, redecorate, redecorates, redecorating, interior designer, interior designers, misery, miserable, drive, drives, driver, drivers, human happiness, empty, emptiness
"I'm going out. Do you need any voles?"
Tags:animals, pets, dining, food, shopping, consumerism, grocery, groceries, grocery store, grocery stores, errand, errands, vole, voles, rodent, rodents, consumer, consumers, cat, cats, running errands, gift, gifts, present, presents, cat gift, cat present, predator, predators, prey, consideration, considerate, polite
Pond Village Store Generalists
Tags:generalist, generalists, handy man, general store, general stores, convenience store, convenience stores, shop, store, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, rural, countryside, knowledgeable, jack of all trades, master of none, skilful, skillful, expert, experts, village, town, locals, local, townie, townies, consumer, consumers, consumerism, small town
"Why did we buy such huge furniture?"
Tags:furniture, decoration, decorating, interior decoration, modern life, modern attitudes, modern times, sofa, sofa, armchair, armchair, settee, settees, consumer, consumers, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, commercialism, bigger is better, bigger is best, greed, greedy, extravagance, extravagant, over do, over-do, ostentation, ostentatious, purchase, shop, shoppers, shopping, shopper, the bigger the better, supersize, super-size, advertising, advertisement, power of advertising, tiny people, relative size, furnishings, home furnishings
"If debt is a measure of consumer confidence, we have become very confident indeed."
A dog looks longingly into a butcher shop and a woman looks longingly into a shoe store.
Tags:shoe, shoes, shoe lover, shoe lovers, shoe shopper, shoe shoppers, shoe shopping, shoe fetish, shoe fetishes, consumer, consumers, consumerism, gender stereotype, gender stereotyping, want, wants, desire, desires, desiring, butcher, butchers, butcher shop, butch shops, wish, wishes, wish list, wish lists