Re: virus: Memohazard Symbol

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Sat, 22 Mar 1997 23:21:55 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 22 Mar 1997, Dan Plante wrote:

> What do you model? I model mixed-mode circuits with Saber-CADAT. Very
> groovy stuff.

I sit very still while my ex flicks bits of clay at me, in the course of
detailing bits of, say, my stomach, the whole being life-sized and
intended to be cast partially, in paper, as part of one project, and
entirely, in concrete, as another.

> Here's my mental picture of the T-shirt:
> Front: Close-up picture of a pleasingly angular face (as androgenous as
> possible - nods to Eva), from tip of nose to just above the hairline, and
> just past the eyebrows on the sides. The head is turned ever-so slightly
> to the right, bowed forward slightly, so the eyes (lots of white and very
> riveting - maybe gray irises) are looking at you from under slightly hooded
> brow, and seem to follow you (a la DaVinci's Mona Lisa). Right eyebrow raised
> in inquiry. The grabber: a high forehead, and cutting straight through so the
> brain is clearly exposed, are the characters: CoV

Sounds like me; should I model? ;)

> Back: In big, bold, black letters:

Plague. Inoculate.

> Farther down underneath:
> (or whatever)

I still like the meme hazard symbol idea.
The face thing seems awfully embodied for a mailing list and web site.