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Bernie Anywhere

Former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill before Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US President on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC – Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse

It all started from a now-iconic shot that Washington-based photographer Brendan Smialowski took of former Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, on Capitol Hill, before Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US President. Since that shot immediately stood in stark contrast with the other visuals of the day, the memes started to flood the Internet.

For those who are not very talented in meme-making, NYU masters student Nick Sawhney has created a website that allows you to put Bernie anywhere in the world with the help of google maps street view.

A few days later, baker Christy Williams from North Canton, Ohio, came up with Berrr It’s Cold Outside, a set of three cookies — one of Sanders and two of his matching mittens — for her Little Chunk of Goodness business, while Tobey Time Crochet created a real Bernie pattern and has made a PDF available on Etsy, so now you can crochet your very own one by yourself. “I will have Bernie sitting on my desk reminding me there is always more work to be done,” said a Jana in one of the comments to the item.

Artist Iain Heath, aka Ochre Jelly, also did not miss the opportunity to pull his LEGO Bernie out of the hat.

Bernie’s Mittens Crochet Doll Pattern – Tobey Time Crochet
Bernie Buddy – Allison Hoffman
LEGO Bernie – Ochre Jelly
Berrr It’s Cold Outside – Christy Williams (Little Chunk of Goodness)
Nighthawk Bernie (from Nighthawks) – Ryan O’Shea
Bernie in The Scream – Jasmine Weber for Hyperallergic
Bernie on the Island of La Grande Jatte (from A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat) – Jasmine Weber for Hyperallergic
Medieval Bernie (from Roman de Fauvel by Gervais du Bus) – Miguel d’Oliveira
Bernie Lisa (from Mona Lisa)
Forrest Meets Bernie (from Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis) – OCN
Bernie the Extraterrestrial (from E.T. the Extraterrestrial by Steven Spielberg movie poster) – Ryan Day Da
If ex-US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders came not to Biden, but to Putin – Ria Kremlin
Bernie in Kenya 1 – Droid
Bernie in Kenya 2 – Droid
Bernie in Kenya 3 – Droid
My Neighbor Bernie (from My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki) – Kevin Sukho Lee
Bernie & Deadpool (from Deadpool by Tim Miller) – Ryan Reynolds
My Neighbor Bernie (from My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki) – Kevin Sukho Lee
Not me. Us. – Guy Fieri
Brother Bernie – from J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album cover
Bernie & the Monolith (Utah Desert)
Snow Bernie – Hannu Havusto
Where’s Bernie? (from Where’s Waldo? by Martin Handford) – Ryan Graham
Bernie Kart – Mbiggz Gaming
Bernie – Tyler Coey
Bernie on Fire
Bernie’s Mittens – Oğuz Gürel
Idol Bernie (feat. BTS) – Yosub Wyd ⁷
Bernie and the City – Sarah Jessica Parker
Hobbit Bernie (from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies by Peter Jackson)
Star Bernie (from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope by George Lucas) – Ash Skirata
Do You Want a Balloon? (from It by Tommy Lee Wallace) – OCN
BatBernie – Thierry JFT
Bernie on the Moon

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