Olympic Logos: The Best and the Worst, Including Lisa Simpson's Sex Act

Heh. Lisa Simpson is giving Bart Simpson a hummer in the London 2012 Olympic logo.

Uh, we mean aren't you stoked for the 17 days of glory that commences on July 27 in the United Kingdom, especially with a logo that cost £400,000 (approximately $621,000)?

That's right. All of that freaking money for a Wolff Olins-designed logo that's not really that awesome at all.

How does the cartoon sex scene proud representation of the world's foremost sporting event stack up against Olympic logos of the past? With input from Houston Press Art Director Monica Fuentes, we rank the rank logos as well as the good ones.

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Steve Jansen is a contributing writer for the Houston Press.
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