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Thursday, April 30, 2009

How Did We Live Without This? Web Site Allows You To Generate Frank '12 Galaxies' Chu's Signs.

Posted By on Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:30 AM

It's all the terrible truth - CREATED BY YOURS TRULY AT ACME CHUMAKER.
  • Created by yours truly at ACME ChuMaker.
  • It's all the terrible truth

It just ain't a San Francisco event until Frank Chu lopes up, toting his sign. It doesn't matter if it's an SEIU picket, a Holocaust remembrance ceremony, or a sale at Ross -- all that's important to Chu is that he can wave his bizarre message in front of the masses and spread the truth: While he was the prince of China, several former U.S. presidents in

cahoots with the CIA and 12 galaxies used mind-controlling drugs to

film a movie of him and his family and broadcast it to the 12 galaxies

and never paid Frank a cent for being its star.

If you've ever wanted to offer Chu advice on how to print a properly jaw-dropping sign -- but were afraid to approach him -- now you can "model" a sign on Chu himself at the excellent "Acme ChuMaker" Web site. Using around a dozen different photos of Chu on the streets of San Francisco, the site allows you to enter your own text -- and can also supply "automatically generated Chuglish."

We may have followed through on Emperor Norton's suggestion to build the Bay Bridge -- but none of the Emperor's contemporaries gave him his own Web site. Warrants mentioning.

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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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