Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Creature from the Black Lampoon

It is unclear why Edmund Wheelwright thought the Flemish Renaissance style would be considered a humorous abode for the Harvard Lampoon, but certainly the tower in front, which looks like a person wearing a Prussian helmet, rates a few giggles.

The ibis is the 'Poons mascot - representing the Egyptian god Thoth. Thoth was the patron of knowledge, secrets, and writing, but it is unclear whether this extended to comedy writing as well.

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