The dude with a sign has more than 7.5 million followers and protests everything ranging from unread emails, zoom calls to the smell of popcorn.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on April 28, 2021. It has since been updated.
“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything,” reads the description of 'Dude With Sign's' Instagram account and he's certainly standing up for a lot of random things including Gamestop, free guacamole, service workers, unread emails and even men who watch Bachelorette. He has been voicing his protest one placard at a time and his Instagram account has more than 7.5 million followers. He has become incredibly popular and even has a picture of him holding a placard with Snoop Dogg and one with Justin Bieber. The dude with the sign doesn't hesitate to get political either, speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality. So many of his posts resonate with our everyday angst, especially the ones related to the pandemic. He regularly holds up placards that crack you up and make you think.
Here are some of his signs that you will enjoy:
During these tough times, even a small funny sign can go a long way in cheering us up and the 'dude with the sign' has certainly been doing that. You can catch more of his work on Instagram.