star wars figures in urban spaces (enter the flash site, and click “series”). look for darth veder. that’s my favorite one.
also, as part of the BMA show of artist Murakami, real LV bags are sold by fake bag salesmen. this, like the yale story, makes me feel like we’re in a snake-eating-its-tail moment–all of us commenting ironically and sociologically on the invented traditions, but none of us moving past them.