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Sat
14
Aug '10

Darwinist Vacations: When Tourists Go SPLAT!!!

A 20-year-old British tourist is now in a coma after attempting to jump from his hotel balcony into the pool last week while on vacation in Ibiza, Spain. Apparently, the thrill-seeking fad of “balconing” is sweeping the Iberian peninsula. If your vacation is so dull that you need to risk death to enjoy yourself, maybe [...]

Wed
12
Aug '09

Tacky Tourist Photos condemns the Mona Lisa mugger, French police

By a unanimous 3-0 vote, the Executive Board of Directors of Tacky Tourist Photos unconditionally condemns the Russian tourist who threw her coffee mug at the Mona Lisa painting at the Louvre. The London Telegraph recreates the scene here: “Screams erupted from the 40-odd tourists jostling for position around Leonardo da Vinci’s enigmatic painted lady [...]

Sun
26
Jul '09

Deathcamp Dorks (Part 3) – Miniskirts at Auschwitz

SUBMITTED BY: Mark Sawtelle LOCATION: Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Poland (2007) OK, so you’re going to a concentration camp tomorrow and you have a fashion dilemma. What does one wear to a Nazi deathcamp? You go with the tight miniskirt and high heels. Auschwitz is where all the cute guys hang out. These tourists are at [...]

Sun
26
Jul '09

Deathcamp Dorks (Part 2) – Please don’t touch the electric fence!

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick    LOCATION: Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Poland (1998) What’s the best way for a hipster backpacker to pose by the electrified deathcamp fence? Should he try to look mournful or should he go with a more casual crouch? (Are these tourists being disrespectful or just totally clueless? Learn more about the Great Auschwitz [...]

Sun
26
Jul '09

Deathcamp Dorks (Part 1) – The Great Auschwitz Photo-Op

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick   LOCATION: Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Poland (1998) Nothing spices up a family vacation album more than Daddy posing with cannisters of Nazi poison gas. (Are these tourists being disrespectful or just totally clueless? Learn more about the Great Auschwitz Photo-Op.)