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Currently the London Underground is plastered with temporary pink Olympic signs, supposedly designed to direct tourists towards Olympic sporting venues. However, it’s quite difficult to work out where the heck most of them are pointing or what route they’re trying to follow.

Therefore, I’m tempted to print out a few of THESE versions at a large size and paste them up around the place. Admittedly, they bear little relation to any real-world London destinations, but at least they’re upfront about their own fictionality. And besides, travelling in your mind can sometimes be the best kind…

Hotlympics: The Hunks of London 2012

wheelr:

The 2012 Summer Olympics, sponsored by McDonald’s, kick off in London on Friday. The quadrennial event bring together some of the greatest athletes in the world, which means lots of very fit men exerting themselves in very tight or very little clothing. It’s a vital ogling occasion for dedicated man-fanciers.

At the request of my friend Red Scharlach, and for the good of humanity, I’ve put together my illustrated pick of the top 50 hunks at this year’s games. I have no idea if these men are likely to win medals, but they’re the athletes to watch if you want some gratuitous eye candy between now and August 12th….

At last, a burning Olympic issue that many of us can get behind! See, what’s good for me is good for the sporting nations of the world. Thanks, Wheelr dearest!

Apologies for reblogging my own SherLympics poster, but a) it’s rather topical this week, and b) given the Frankenstein/Cumberbatch connection, several of the illustrated scenarios may well be accurately and expensively recreated in Danny Boyle’s spectacular opening ceremony on Friday! (But please don’t sue me if they’re not – I’ll be as disappointed as you are…)

Apologies for reblogging my own SherLympics poster, but a) it’s rather topical this week, and b) given the Frankenstein/Cumberbatch connection, several of the illustrated scenarios may well be accurately and expensively recreated in Danny Boyle’s spectacular opening ceremony on Friday! (But please don’t sue me if they’re not – I’ll be as disappointed as you are…)