When Cephalopods and Vice Presidents Collide: An Interview with Veeptopus Creator Jonathan Crow

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We all love octopuses for their wondrous biological feats (changing color, using tools, generally being badasses). But another incredible thing about them is their versatility. They are becoming robots, art pieces, and, now headpieces for lesser-known political figures. As a self proclaimed history nerd, Los Angeles-based artist Jonathan Crow decided to embark on a project illustrating all …

What Better Way to Celebrate Octopus Day than By Putting Octopuses on the Heads of Vice Presidents (and Unsuspecting Authors)?

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When you get a Twitter shout out from someone who draws vice presidents with octopuses on their heads, you listen. Jonathan Crow, an LA-based artist (and, apparently, genius) decided one day to start drawing the vice presidents (all of the vice presidents) with octopuses on their heads. And so was born the Veeptopus. Along the …