Five Fascinating Facts About the History of Peeing Calvin Decals
The decal that shows Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes going to the bathroom has been stuck on the back of thousands of pick-up truck windows. Watterson never gave the decals his OK. So the bootlegs emerged. Where did the bootlegs begin?
But what of the mythical history of this meme? Finally, someone has a few answers. Phil Edwards isn't the first guy to plumb America's golden stream of folklore for insights into the peeing-Calvin meme, but he's certainly the most intrepid. His new online account of the decal trend offers us some tantalizing background.