Posted by: ahallatt | December 14, 2008

I wish overt consumerism was endangered.

I saw this in yesterday’s paper and couldn’t believe it. A Faberge egg for $62,800 and unknown cost in terms of embodied energy and pollutants from production…featuring a polar bear and cubs. Why not sculpt them on a melting iceberg to really ramp up the irony? 

 

Crass consumerism

Crass consumerism

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