Adbusters

Adbusters | A thoroughly depressing but always illuminating anti-consumerist magazine founded in 1989 by Bill Schmalz and Kalle Lasn right here in Vancouver. Campaigns include “Buy Nothing Day” and “Occupy Wall Street”. It prints bi-monthly, with a world-wide circulation of 120,000.

Usage: “Did you ever read that article in Adbusters about hipsters?”

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The Wildly Successful Art Show We Wish Was Still Around

"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."

The Stretch of Road That Helps Feed Vancouver Every Day

"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."

Yes, That Is a Floating Gas Station in the Middle of Coal Harbour

"When I was a kid I thought the Chevron Barge was full of cigarettes because my Mom bought smokes at our corner Chevron..."

The Slang Verb for Purposely Altering a Dish to Satisfy a Caucasian Palate

"Woah, mine is so much spicier than yours! I hope the cook doesn't white-person your whole dinner. I'll tell the waiter you can take it..."