It's believed that Ernest Hemingway wrote the first chapter of Old Man and the Sea while on the toilet. Kanye West has admitted to writing rhymes (hopefully on his MacBook Air IN ALL CAPS) while sitting on his porcelain throne. But what about the lesser known pieces of literature and art that have also been inspired by the commode?
Here on Cultist we like to celebrate all -- famous or not -- artistes. So, in honor of Thomas Crapper Day (TC's the genius who invented the modern day flushable, well, crapper), we're bringing you ten works of genius inspired by everyone's favorite Think Tank.
1. Hopefully this is from a magical land where dogs can read...
Via digehode's Flickr page
2. To quote the caption from the Flickr page where we found this beauty: "I didn't go in because I was afraid that I might be the 919th person."
Via Hobbes vs Boyle's Flickr page
4. Totally logical:
5. Uhm, how'd it get hot exactly?
Via ilkerender's Flickr page
6. What you'll find backstage at Cirque du Soleil
Via gruntzooki's Flickr page
Via Gavin Anderson's Flickr page
Via allygirl520's Flickr page
10. Translation: No laying eggs, trimming your pubes, or changing your race while utilizing the lavatory.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Via idansof's Flickr page