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Unsightly Torso Expressions

Andrea James' Iggymoticons Give Celebs New Furrowed Faces

— January 24, 2011 — Pop Culture
My face did the opposite of Sarah Palin’s when I saw Andrea James’ Iggymoticons on Boing Boing. Despite the disturbing nature of turning rocker Iggy Pop’s torso into furrowed facial expressions, one can’t help but laugh out loud at these photo-fixed emoticons.

One of Gawker’s writers noted the resemblance between the musician’s wrinkled abdomen and and a sad pathetic grimace, but Andrea James’ Iggymoticons prove the point well in these Photoshopped pictures. Featuring the celebrity facelifts of Alaska’s former governor, Don Draper and Iggy Pop, these images make it hard not to discern nipple eyes and a folded bellybutton mouth.
Trend Themes
1. Photo-fixed Emoticons - Opportunity to create unique and humorous emoticons using photoshopped images.
2. Celeb Facelifts - Potential for creating entertaining images by replacing celebrity faces with unexpected body parts.
3. Humorous Visual Expressions - Opportunity to bring humor and laughter through unconventional visual expressions.
Industry Implications
1. Graphic Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity to create new visual expressions and emoticons.
2. Entertainment - Potential to entertain and engage audiences through unique and unexpected celebrity imagery.
3. Social Media - Opportunity to create viral content that sparks conversations and sharing on social media platforms.
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