In Class Assignment- Clarke, Lew, Brito

Capitalism & Mickey

How did Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping protest at the Disney Store work to critique of even “destroy” the commercialism and and the cultural meaning of Disney?

In the Lane reading, Rev. Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping use tactic such as “Spatathon” from the ‘Invasion Manual’ to engage audience via action and dialogue which forces the audience to participate taking the performance a real life.



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