Korean/Brazilian/American designer Ji Lee has an interesting project going. He has printed 50,000 speech bubble stickers and placed them on ads, movie posters and signs around New York City, inviting passersby to fill them in. Then he goes back and photographs the results and posts the photographs to his web site. I was reminded by this of the things we used to do to our Pee-Chee folders when I was in high school. Mine were invariably covered with speech bubbles, as well as modifications of the various illustrations. I recall my Freshman year folders as being particularly rude and filled with double-entendres. I'm sure they were nowhere near as funny as I thought they were at the time. Still, I wish I'd saved one or two of them.
I think I need to stay up for a while today and call AOhelL, to cancel the six month free trial that came with the new computer (the 28th is the billing day.) They are sometimes reluctant to let the