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Monday, March 2, 2009

Create Your Own Wordy Artwork!

Posted By on Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:30 AM

Fair enough. We're addicted. A co-worker recently shot us a link to, where you can create art via text written by you or anyone on God's green earth -- or, depending upon where you stand on biblical literalcy, God. In fact, what follows is the "Word art" for  The Book of Genesis (King James Version). Obviously, the more often a word comes up in the text, the more prominently it's displayed in the word art:

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On a local note, here's Mayor Gavin Newsom's State of the City speech from 2006:
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And this is "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu" by the dearly departed John Updike:
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Here's C.W. Nevius' Feb. 26 column in the San Francisco Chronicle:
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And, finally, here's the script for The Big Lebowski:
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Got a good one? Run it through and send us the links or JPGs.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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