Fight Club – IKEA nesting instinct, 1999* Reblog

I was looking for some other Ikea ideas for my living room and office make-overs when I came across this little gem. Fight Club is by far, one of my favorite films, and I have included it in several of my critical analyses of literature using the Marxist Theory method. You would not know it by my my posts that I was at one point was of the anti-consumerism philosophy, but am now quite the busy consumerist. Now that my shopping list is complete and printed out for my venture into Ikea tomorrow, I will probably need to cross out a few items. Take a minute and visit the blog, Do you really wanna live in a world without Coca Cola?

Do you really wanna live in a world without Coca Cola?

“Like so many others, I had become a slave to the IKEA nesting instinct.
Narrator: Uh, yes. I’d like to order the Erica Pekkary dust ruffles.
Operator: Please hold.
If I saw something clever like a little coffee table in the shape of a yin-yang, I had to have it. The Klipske personal office unit, the Hovetrekke home exer-bike, or the Johannshamn sofa with the Strinne green stripe pattern. Even the Rizlampa wire lamps of environmentally friendly unbleached paper. I’d flip through catalogs and wonder: What kind of dining set defines me as a person? I had it all. Even the glass dishes with tiny bubbles and imperfections. Proof that they were crafted by the honest, simple, hard-working indigenous peoples of…
Operator: Please hold.
Narrator: Wherever. I was holding.
We used to read pornography. Now it was the Horchow collection.”

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