These Illustrations Reimagine Apologies for Infamous Moments in History

Titanic Iceberg Apology - Knock Knock Blog

Our new Sorry I Farted and 24 Other Apology Postcards, by writer and illustrator Dan Golden, help express your apologies for everyday screwups. But what if massive mistakes could be remedied with an apology postcard? To imagine this, Dan gave a few notorious disasters the Sorry I Farted treatment.

Note: These illustrations are not in the actual postcard collection. Enjoy!

The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa Apology - Knock Knock BlogDID YOU KNOW . . . 
The Leaning Tower of Pisa took:

  • 177 years to build
  • 5 years to start tilting
  • 12 minutes before the first tourist posted a “struggling-to-hold-up-the-tower” pic on Instagram

Bernie Madoff Scandal
Bernie Madoff Apology - Knock Knock Blog

Bernie out-Ponzi’ed Charles Ponzi when he stole $20 billion from investors. Sentenced to 150 years in prison, Mr. Madoff has a long time to think about the value of a dollar.

The Black Death
The Black Death Apology - Knock Knock Blog

The bubonic plague blew through European cities like a group of backpacking twenty-somethings trying to become travel bloggers. Also, hypochondriacs: be grateful you didn’t live in the 14th century.

Sorry I Farted Postcards - Knock Knock Blog

Hopefully, you won’t ever have to apologize for anything too outrageous. But make sure to get your own stash of Sorry I Farted Postcards for the next time you do indeed blow it.