1. AIDS Goes Better with AZT. Posted throughout the gay districts of Manhattan by the activist organization ACT UP when many in the group were beginning to have second thoughts about their promotion of the toxin AZT, this is a classic example of mixed messages. Presumably the tide of questions about the drug were the main reason for the poster, yet these are addressed only in small print. The prominent message, visible even at a distance, is one that conflates AZT with the logo of the most popular American product, Coca-Cola, and advising the public to “enjoy” themselves.