Over the past few weeks, 80-year-old Cecilia Giménez has gone from obscure non-artist/fresco ruiner to mainstream cultural zeitgeist. Observe the above skit from last weekend's SNL, the Beast Jesus tumblr page, and probably also your nightmares. Almost immediately after the story broke, people started responding to the potatoey Jesus face with an ironic appreciation.
Not since Bongo Java's Nun Bun has there been such an important figurehead in world religion/art/terribleness. Some of our favorite parodies — just in time to start planning Halloween costume ideas! — after the jump.