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Sometimes, it's fun to just unwind and do something different, something silly.

After seeing this FB post by George Takei, I thought this might qualify as both "different" and "silly" enough to share:

Inspired by an image posted on Facebook by George Takei (, I created this mash-up.
Several mixed references mashed-up here - can you name them all?
So we've got the references to A Clockwork Orange through the bowler hats (hence Malcolm McDowell in the window), a reference to The Hobbit via Sir Ian McKellen (hence the placement of the shot), a reference to "X-Men" (the "Xmas" - yeah, it's a stretch), a reference to Star Trek: The Next Generation via Patrick Stewart (thus the Enterprise in the sky in the background).

It's not as convoluted as trying to evoke the image of people trying rearrange the deck chairs of the Titanic as the Hindenburg crashes into it, so perhaps it works.

Or, not.

In any event, I wanted to share it and ask you to share an example of your own favorite mash-ups below.


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