Virgin Introduces the Sex Pistols MasterCard

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    Virgin Money is introducing a Sex Pistols MasterCard in the UK. As far as I can tell it’s the basic Virgin Money product, with an optional Sex Pistols skin, rather than a separate offering of its own. There’s something terribly ironic about this, sort of like the Karl Marx MasterCard from Sparkasse bank (“I don’t always seize the means of production from the bourgeoisie, but when I do, I prefer the Marx MasterCard.” or “There are some things money can’t buy. Especially if you abolish all private property.”). As The Guardian put it, They railed against consumerism, but the Sex Pistols will now be helping to oil the wheels of the capitalist machine as the band’s name and artwork are to feature on a range of credit cards. John Lyndon, of course, sang the line… Continue reading Virgin Introduces the Sex Pistols MasterCard...

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