056 • Automaton

056 • Automaton

A small ad. I saw in The Mail:
‘Mechanical Weasel for sale.
Can whistle the theme
From Pick the Wrong Team,
And tries to beat time with its tail.’

Today’s parents, terrified of their children venturing out of doors, continue to bolster our consumer culture by the purchasing of trashy toys, exemplified by the patronising, unnatural design of this unwanted item, which pays half-hearted homage to some self-evidently worthless TV show.

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