August 18, 2005
When icons collide

Yesterday I saw a sticker of Stewie from The Family Guy on the back of a truck. Given that it was a poor likeness, and the fact that neither the name of the character or the show was a part of the image, I'm guessing that this was not an officially licensed product. I figure it's just a matter of time before I see a variation of this sticker where he's peeing on something and thus stakes a claim as the 21st Century Calvin. As I've said before, it's always nice to witness the continuing march of cultural evolution.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on August 18, 2005 to Society and cultcha | TrackBack

Ironically, one of my associates thought I would enjoy "Family Guy" since it reflects, in her words, my cynical personality and dark, disturbed sense of humor.

I've already nominated her for a management position. :-)

She also played her Stewie ringtone for my boss and I. My boss did not hesitate in saying that I sound and act just like him.

My boss should be promoted to an executive position. :-)

Posted by: William Hughes on August 18, 2005 3:02 PM

If Stewie replaces Calvin, shouldn't he be seen aiming his death ray at offensive logos instead of peeing on them? Granted, even the show has given up somewhat on Stewie as Dr. Mastermind, but still.

As for me, I'm eagerly awaiting for Quagmire/"giggity" to catch on with greater effect.

Posted by: Greg Wythe on August 18, 2005 7:21 PM