(1) Peeing Calvin comic: Link (Thanks Sean)
(2) Textbook stickers "inspired by both the creative FSM items posted to BB earlier and the dim-witted Georgia Dep't of Edumacation." Link to PDF designed for easy sticker printing. (Thanks Matt)
(3) Spotted at Camp Casey? Xon Lopez says, "Check out the 'Where we are from' map on the first page. If you look closely you can see the spaghetti monster beginning to emerge." Link.
(4) WWFSMD? Boing Boing reader Preya says, "I decided to put a 'sticker' on my blog to show my support for Flying Spaghetti Monster. I think this would be a great idea to share with other Pastafarians!"
(5)"What If God Wanted Pasta Sauce?", a song parody sung to the tune of "What If God Was One Of Us." A vocals-only version is also provided for remix hijinx. Link (Thanks, Alex)
What if God wanted pasta sauce
With some meat ’cause He’s the boss
Just a monster flying over us
Trying to make his way home
(6) Several Facebook groups ( like this), and several "friend profiles" (such as this)
(7) Creator of "Diesel Sweeties" comic creates a LiveJournal icon "Thou Shalt Have No Entree Before Me": Link (Thanks, Justin)
(8) BB reader Chris says,
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Instead of "My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter" the FSM version should be "My Boss is A Flying Noodle". You should have a contest to come up with FSM sanctioned replacements for: "WARNING!
Move over, Peeing Calvin: another series of car sticker graphics also say "total fucking idiot on board." Boing Boing reader Denise Howell says,
Family tags: In a weird confluence of SoCal suburbia and meatspace metadata, people are tagging their cars with stick figure facsimiles of their family. What's next, the corporate version? (Stick figure CEO holds hand of middle manager holding hands with a legion of cube-dwellers...)
Update: Boing Boing reader Mario Lopez says:
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These stickers started appearing in Mexican cities around 2001 and spread like wildfire. Now they are everywhere and even political candidates have resorted to this kind of advertising. They are sold everywhere and are customizable with the name/nickname of your children and pets and whatnot. It is all pretty abnormal and ugly. I can only guess that this fad was brought to the US by chicanos returning from these last holidays in their hometowns.
For once Mexico is not 10 years behind the US, now we are like 3 years ahead in the bizarre family sticker business. When everyone started using these things on their cars, authorities advised to the contrary, they said it was an unnecesary risk to broadcast so much information about your family (names, how many boys, girls, aproximate ages, etc) to potential kidnappers. No one seemed to care.
I will look for some really odd ones on the street and send them if they are really good.
This site explores the evolution of those annoying and ubiquitous "Calvin peeing" stickers stuck on truck windows all over America. Explores the variations and corruptions, includes an excellent photo gallery.
My favorite part: the "generate-a-Calvin-peeing" engine, where you select who he hates (la Migra? The Navy? Ford trucks? "Fat chicks"?), whether it's the real Calvin or not, then generates a sticker for you on the fly.
At left, the variant I probably see most often when I'm tooling down the freeway between L.A. and the border. OK, that and the "praying to Jesus" one, which actually does not involve peeing, rather, praying.
Link, Discuss, (Thanks, Steve)
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