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Guy Fawkes Mask

The Politics of the Mask

Thomas Nail | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Thomas Nail

On Tuesday, November 5th, protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks demonstrated in more than 400 cities around the world in celebration of Guy Fawkes day. From Barcelona to Tokyo, hundreds of thousands protested in the streets and on the internet against political corruption, corporate greed and NSA spying. Despite the explicit thematization of the mask, almost no commentary so far has taken seriously the political meaning of these masks.

Is the Guy Fawkes Mask Industry Behind the Occupy Movement?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Just like greeting card companies starting Valentines Day -- to reap profits and boost the sale of their products -- there are a growing number of skeptics who say that the Occupy movement was launched by manufacturers of the Guy Fawkes mask.

The Face Of A Movement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

By TAMARA LUSH AND VERENA DOBNIK, The Associated Press NEW YORK — Look at a photo or news clip from around the world of Occupy protesters and you...

WATCH: Is Stephen Colbert Anonymous?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

You have to give it to Team Colbert: the subtle lengths they're willing to go for a joke -- and, potentially, to start a wildfire of an Internet rumor...