Underpass Mary, Pope Toast, and Babe Ruth Cookie

Today's 'Faces Seen in Stuff' are:

1. Underpass Mary. A salt stain on the wall of an underpass in Chicago looks to many like an image of the Virgin Mary. (via Boing Boing)

2. Pope Toast: "Before we even turned on the news or opened the paper this morning, we knew that the Vatican had chosen a new pope. How? Well, as we were making toast for our breakfast, a puff of white smoke issued from the toaster. Then we were amazed to find what was surely a sign from on high: a piece of toast emblazoned with the unmistakable image of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the new Pope Benedict XVI." (submitted by frup)

3. Babe Ruth Cookie. A cookie on eBay that supposedly bears the image of Babe Ruth. To be honest, I can't see the face in this one at all.

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Posted on Tue Apr 19, 2005


Don't see anything in the cookie, but the toast looks more like Einstein.....
Posted by Ozymandias  in  Germany  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  01:23 AM
Wonder if the cookie is actually supposed to be a figure. I can sorta make out a humanoid figure standing on one leg.
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  01:33 AM
I had a photograph taken once
The image on the result looks just like me
I wonder if that makes me some kind of deity!
Posted by Sharruma  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  03:00 AM
Where's Babe Ruth?? I don't see nothin' but chips.
The other two, at least you can see something. This phenomonon is getting out of hand, don't you think?
Posted by Glamcat  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  06:10 AM
The toast looks like Karl Marx.
Posted by sdec  in  Washington, DC  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  06:27 AM
Brian Keith.
The cookie looks like a cookie.
I'm too lazy to sign up for the Virgin Mary one.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  07:39 AM
The underpass image looks more like an elongated ghost from "Pacman" to me, and the toast image looks like a puppy. Considering all that, I skipped the cookie (I'm on a diet).
Posted by Nigel  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  08:02 AM
Howzabout: Underpants Mary- the likeness of Jesus's Mom in a stain on a pair of (you get the idea) Pope Toast- with Eggs Benedict? Babe Ruth Cookies and Mickey Mantle Milk (hold him down- squeeeeze-mmm mmm good. Tastes like whiskey)
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  08:59 AM
...I don't have access to the Babe Ruth one...

JEEZ...how bored to people have to be to stare & blobs & toast?
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  10:20 AM
P.S. As I was scrolling down the page, I thought this said, "UNDRESS MARY"
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  10:21 AM
Hey Alex!!!! I was about to post underpass Mary!!!
Now I have to find something new.
Posted by X  in  McKinney, TX  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  10:26 AM
UnderMary: Definitely can see this one.

PopeToast: Looks more like Sirius Black, from Harry Potter, in the pictures.

BabeCookie: What are we supposed to be looking for?

Posted by Yaanu  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  02:35 PM
The cookie is the Babe, definitely. His smile is pretty dead on, and the eye winking thing looks a lot like the old newsreels I have seen... It's real.
Posted by booch  on  Wed Apr 20, 2005  at  05:02 PM
I thought it was "Underpants Mary". I'm going to hell now!
Posted by Saint Cad  on  Thu Apr 21, 2005  at  01:14 AM
I actally drove past Underpass Mary last week. Was wondering what was going on, figured someone died there.
Posted by Winona  in  USA  on  Thu Apr 21, 2005  at  11:05 AM
Underpass Mary made national news. Got mentioned on MSNBC this morning.
Posted by Dany  in  Waco, Texas  on  Thu Apr 21, 2005  at  02:31 PM
pix of overpass you shouldn't have to sign up to see.
http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?ei=ISO-8859-1&c=news_photos&p=virgin mary
Posted by thephrog  in  CA USA  on  Thu Apr 21, 2005  at  10:36 PM
For all of these 'sightings', I have to wonder which photograph of Jesus and Mary are they comparing these to????
He could have been a short, fat, deformed oompa-loompa for all we know.
Posted by hmmm  on  Tue Sep 20, 2005  at  08:50 PM
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