Olympic Logos: The Best and the Worst, Including Lisa Simpson's Sex Act
Uh, we mean aren't you stoked for the 17 days of glory that commences on July 27 in the United Kingdom, especially with a logo that cost £400,000 (approximately $621,000)?
That's right. All of that freaking money for a Wolff Olins-designed logo that's not really that awesome at all.
How does the
cartoon sex scene proud representation of the world's foremost sporting event stack up against Olympic logos of the past? With input from Houston Press Art Director Monica Fuentes, we rank the rank logos as well as the good ones.
8. Calgary 1988
The 1988 Winter Olympic Games, brought to you by Chrysler!
7. Sydney 2000
Head Down Under, kind of like Lisa Simpson, and be struck by lightning.
6. Lillehammer 1994
An Olympic logo or an Alpine Piano Festival took place in Norway?
5. Los Angeles 1984
What!? Only three stars!?