Celebrate National Coffee Day With 500 Years’ Worth of Caffeine-Worshiping Culture

Apparently today is National Coffee Day, which means that a) there really is a day for everything and b) we have an excuse to drink even more coffee than we normally do. Huzzah! Of course, it’s not just your Flavorwire editorial staff who are caffeine addicts aficionados — for centuries, artists have been eulogizing the virtues of the bean. Here are ten examples that stand out for being historically notable, funny and/or just plain weird.