Chances are you may have seen some of John Holcroft’s work before, as many of his thought-provoking illustrations have gone viral in the past. “My self-promotional work gives me a chance to experiment with my style and poke fun at various aspects of modern life and politics,” John has written on his Tumblr. Check out some of his work below and let us know – which of these wonderfully clever and sarcastic pictures do you find the most appealing or accurate?

1. Happiness Kit

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Is there anything extra you’d place in your happiness kit?

2. Fast Food Again And Again

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A big mac takes us minutes to eat but what it leaves in our body may take years to get rid of…

3. Everything Everywhere

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It’s super convenient to have everything in one smartphone. But once we lose it we may find it much harder to live. Do you remember any of your loved ones’ phone numbers?

4. The True Meaning Of Christmas?

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Are we celebrating Christmas or consumerism?

5. Packed Like Sardines

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Sardines are packed in cans to earn money while we pay to be packed like sardines.

6. Under The Influence

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Does alcohol really have such a huge effect on our lives?

7. Rooted

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We know watching TV may not be really that funny but it seems that something makes us rooted to the seats. When was the last time you exercised?

8. Food Inc.

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Have you ever grown your own food?

9. Disposable

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Are you like anyone else in your workplace and can be disposed of anytime?

10. Always Outsourced

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Outsourcing is so common now as it can save money. Even workers are detached and are like products which can be sold anytime.

11. Feed Your Facebook Ego

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Why do you really use Facebook? To communicate with friends? Or to maintain your self-image?

12. The Middle Men

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Who’s to blame?

13. Income Turns Into Waste Immediately

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We always spend faster than we earn.

14. Snakes Are Ladders

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If there is no snake, is it still a must to climb the ladder?

15. Body And Mind Being Separate Entities

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Physically we may be trapped but inside our mind we can fly freely. Can both of our bodies and minds be free?

16. High Pressure

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Are we put under too much pressure to meet the standards set by society?

17. Apple

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What does an apple signify to you?

18. Rooted Again

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When was the last time you actually played a game with another human in person?

19. Grow Your Own: Town

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What makes society grow?

20. Working Together

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Do you get on with your colleagues? Many employees no doubt have some sort of friction in the workplace.

Images: John Holcroft

Featured photo credit: John Holcroft via johnholcroft.com

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