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Re-launch of VillainTech.com

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We have upgraded VillainTech’s look today from the old dusty gray layout. We feel that color is important and now you’ll be seeing a lot of green since we don’t get enough of it….lol

This is the reason for a lack of posting on the site in recent weeks. We wanted to focus and ensure a great user experience with as little hiccups as possible. Anyhow, some key points this new design includes a prominent and full color masthead, easier navigation, and a more intuitive method for searching past archives. Read On

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Fast Food Nation

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Eric Schlosser’s non-fiction book Fast Food Nation is a dense but fascinating (and nightmare inducing) read, an in-depth dissection of the many elements that feed and influence the fast food machine in the U.S. I have to confess I couldn’t get all the way through it – about half way through the chapter concerning how the companies prioritize profit over the safety and welfare of their teenage employees, I threw it across the room in horror.

The roots of the industry as we know it today are so deep, so entrenched, and so high-dollar, it’s terrifying. It’s much more alarming and pervasive than a few industrial accidents, exploited teens, or nasty-tasting product. Schlosser’s book goes into the how and the why and who benefits and who suffers, and it’s more than just the obvious hierarchy of capitalism.

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