Peter Saville‘s iconic cover art for Joy Division‘s Unknown Pleasures album is becoming nearly as ubiquitous as the Black Flag bars when it comes to Post-Irony Age Internet appropriation. If there’s any question, we’re offering two dozen examples of t-shirt mashups that make us hate life.
Oscar Wilde said that sarcasm was “the lowest form of wit,” but Wilde never lived to experience the “mashup” genre. As Ian Curtis himself questioned on the Unknown Pleasures album: “Where will it end?”
We posted about this one, actually produced by the Walt Disney Corporation, back in 2012. It was killed by an angry Internet, and removed from the Disney catalog.
Worf/Unknown Pleasures mashup. - We wrote about this one last year. From Threadless.
More of these mashups after the jump…