Well, you COULD pay $20 for the new, allegedly limited-edition inauguration poster that graphic artist Shepard Fairey has created to commemorate the inauguration of Barack Obama…

…or, you could go to http://obamiconme.pastemagazine.com/, where you can “(m)ake your own ‘Obamicon’ — your image in a style inspired by Shepard Fairey’s iconic poster. Regardless of your candidate of choice in the 2008 election, here’s your chance to sound off.”


Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • Lisa Vorderbrueggen

    I like it! The poster really captures your ‘tough as nails reporter’ scowl …

  • RealAmerica

    O-be-won Obamaman. O-be-won Obamaman. O-be-won Obamaman.

    Could I have another sip of that Kool aid?

  • Arne Simonsen

    Enough already! 🙁 Guess I’ll just have to start watching the commercial free movie channels for the next few months (or even four years).