It's no secret that our society has its flaws - dependence on technology, taxes, obesity, devaluation of workers - to name a few. Some people may not even want to think about any of these problems in society but illustrator John Holcroft, on the other hand, he looks them straight in the eye and depicts them in a satirical way.

Though not all of us have to deal with such problems, it is a great reminder to pace yourself and to familiarize with the society today. Who knows, it might make you a better person in some way.

With a style based on 50's advertisements and a vintage feel - Holcroft perfectly captures today's social issues and modern behavior. Also, his illustrations do so in a brutally honest manner. Keep on scrolling to check them out, and you just might realize with what social media problems you have to deal every day.

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coffee zombie
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3 years ago

Sending this to everyone who complains of my nonparticipation in Facebook.

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Janelle (jellybean/nellie)
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3 years ago

Pollution :-(

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RemyZins
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3 years ago

so accurate...

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Jeremie Guerra
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3 years ago

Found it! :) You will need time, 2 lawyers, a policeman and a choice between papers and worker :D

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coffee zombie
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3 years ago

Need to add more than one pound to get him to work.

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3 years ago

chain reaction

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Ok Ha-Neul
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3 years ago

this is me on a daily basis

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

I still read books every day from the library ... just read them e-version on my iPad.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

So poignant.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

Weed?

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

So far, all of these are good !

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Valentina
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3 years ago

awesome farting system...

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John Nathan Neil Dion
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3 years ago

Rising energy bills

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Patrick McKenna
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3 years ago

sometimes, often not.

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Daria B
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3 years ago

My favourite. For so many reasons. Also, it's the perfect illustration of how kids actually talk (including myself at that age and today sometimes).

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Sheila Stamey
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3 years ago

I've thought the exact same thing many times.

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Daniel Losinger
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3 years ago

A perfect example of cause and effect.

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John Nathan Neil Dion
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3 years ago

the new Prozac

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Zenozenobee
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3 years ago

When happiness is about "i possess" rather than "i am"... sad

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3 years ago

Rush hour

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Celin
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3 years ago

?

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Miss MonMon
Community Member
3 years ago

Inner city living.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

Burn out & die. Corporate slaves.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

?

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

America.

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Daria B
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3 years ago

While it's true that a contract may limit your freedom to the point of actual depression, a contract can also really protect your worker's rights. It's not always a bad thing. It depends.

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Janelle (jellybean/nellie)
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3 years ago

Lol swiss army phone

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Layla Al Saady
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3 years ago

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Ew fatty

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Sheila Stamey
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3 years ago

Spot on, brother.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

Love hurts baby.

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

I see way to much of this . Self absorption is king !

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3 years ago

Oh her arm hurts

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i_know_im_amazing
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3 years ago

What's wrong with being single?

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CultOfBambi
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3 years ago

He should really get that looked at...

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

Corporate slaves.

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Miss MonMon
Community Member
3 years ago

Huh?

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Hans
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3 years ago

The daily dose

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John Nathan Neil Dion
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3 years ago

Home loans burning up your money?

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

As a European, 17kg of weight is the weight of a child.... Sorry, I had to.

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Crazy Cow Lady
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3 years ago

They all want people with experience....

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

That guy's an achiever.

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Marc Rosensweig
Community Member
3 years ago

H.R. Blister Pack. "Benefits Not Included"

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Daria B
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3 years ago

Surfing the internet. Eheheh. Nice.

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David Naus
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3 years ago

Turkey is not part of european union....

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3 years ago

Click baits

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Panda Man
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3 years ago

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Gay?

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Cayman
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3 years ago

I so wish this wasn't true. Donate people you can afford it.

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John Nathan Neil Dion
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3 years ago

Using money to cover up your lies and bad breath (uncouth, ill mannered, uncivilized)?

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Daniel Mallory
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3 years ago

benson

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Janelle (jellybean/nellie)
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3 years ago

Trolling

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Nuniek Widiayani
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3 years ago

I wish..

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Rach Lilly
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3 years ago

Leftovers

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Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

i didn't get it until i saw it was the africa map

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Andrzej Raczynski
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3 years ago

fakebake tans?

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Janelle (jellybean/nellie)
Community Member
3 years ago

How do we fix it

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Brenda Olano
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3 years ago

it's all in our hands

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

This would actually be an interesting design.

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Kjorn
Community Member
3 years ago

my wife is a nurse i can relate to this!

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Jamal W
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3 years ago

MAN CAN I RELATE!

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sumit kumar dey
Community Member
3 years ago

that's a lot of shit!

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Lou Wow
Community Member
3 years ago

I know people like this but they are not nearly as benign as a tortoise.

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Miss MonMon
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3 years ago

Bankers.

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cyberbird
Community Member
3 years ago

Words can be so powerful.

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JT
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3 years ago

He needs to rock that fabulous suit!

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Derek Hellam
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3 years ago

Kerplunk

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Crazy Cow Lady
Community Member
3 years ago

"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get" How many people do we truly know? Can we trust?

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

When you've got a naturally quite voice, and want to join the conversation and make a statement, but they literally can't hear you. Been there so many times.

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Eirik Guttulsrud
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3 years ago

Everything looks perfect on the surface

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