Velvet Elvis - Cultural References - Other


  • Hampshire College students had a tradition regarding a "Velvis", which was to be stolen by successive students, who would display it in a common area in their homes from where it could be stolen again.
  • In The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Huxley points to a velvet Elvis painting as one of his many possessions.
  • On an episode of the television series Pawn Stars Rick tells Chumlee he'd "have a velvet Elvis over his fireplace" after he buys a fake etching without Rick's permission.
  • Velvet Elvis is the name of a yacht racing team, 2010 UK National Champions in the J/109 class.
  • Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith is a book written by Rob Bell of Mars Hill Bible Church, inspired by a velvet Elvis painting in his garage. While in college as the lead singer of _ton bundle, he wrote a song called "Velvet Elvis", inspired by the same painting.

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