In a media where sound bites rule the headlines, the creative manipulators haven’t neglected the doozy of the weekend exchange between Spanish King Juan Carlos and Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. The king’s “por qué no te callas” has been set to Reggaeton and ring tones. Floppy puppets have even acted out the dialogue. -- Janine Zeitlin
Praise the constructed space where a king does trance.
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