Last Thursday I came home from a trip to California to find dozens of orders via email for my electric car mug. This happened a couple of months ago and it was a wonderfully weird mystery that was caused by Elon Musk, the scientific genius/visionary industrialist who had fallen in love with my mug and tweeted about it, referring to it as “maybe my favorite mug ever.” So this time around, I knew it had to be him again. But what I didn’t know was that he had tweeted the above graphic as a way to pitch the new screen software on his Tesla cars. Crazy, huh?!! Wanna buy one? Click here!
The really fun thing about this new wave of minor fame is that there have been a slew of articles written about Elon using my wacky cartoon, and most of them have the words “farting unicorn” in the title. Hot damn! I might just might get my own wikipedia page for this someday. Some of the articles have a link to my online store, and entrepreneur.com profiled my part of the story really well in the article, “He designed Elon Musk’s favorite mug, now he’s getting a boost in sales.” To see how many write ups are out there, just google the words, “Elon Musk farting unicorn” and marvel at the fact that I can now be called, “that farting unicorn coffee mug guy.” (photo credit: Elon Musk)