In the photograph above, the sticker depicting Captain America's helmet from the movieEasy Rider
is placed over the letter "O" in the word "NO" on a federal government "NO TRESPASSING" sign in a manner that sensitively captures the movie's exploration of freedom, fear and lawlessness of the American cultural landscape... The stickers plastered onto the "NO TRESPASSING" sign pictured above are both a federal offense and an expression of personal freedom. The use of the
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
helmet sticker to perform such a lawless act echos the sentiments of the characters in the iconographic movie.
While attempting to eat in a small Louisiana restaurant, George (Jack Nicholson), Wyatt (Peter Fonda) and Billy (Dennis Hopper) are chased out of town. Later, while camping without a permit, the events of the day cause George to observe that Americans talk a lot about freedom, but actually detest anyone who truly exhibits any.
More from our Kenny Be/Comics archive: "Highland walking tour reveals strange changes: Kenny Be's Big Picture."