Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Guy Debord

Guy Debord
DECEMBER 28 — GUY DEBORD
French Situationist thinker, filmmaker, theorist, streetfighter.

“Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.”

DECEMBER 28 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Belgium: HOLY INNOCENTS’ DAY. Children play all sorts of tricks on their
elders, including stealing their keys & locking them up.

ALSO ON DECEMBER 28 IN HISTORY…
1895 — Lumiére brothers give first commercial showing of a movie.
1905 — American jazz master Earl “Fatha” Hines born, Duquesne, Pennsylvania.
1931 — Situationist theorist, “Mai ’68” leader Guy Debord born, Paris, France.
1945 — American social writer Theodore Dreiser dies, Los Angeles, California.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective. The 2010 Autonomedia Calender is now available on the Autonomedia site.