SUBMITTED BY: Mark Z. LOCATION: Sarasota, Florida (2011) The guy who made the Marilyn Monroe statue in Chicago apparently specializes in providing opportunities to look up the skirts of fiberglass Amazonian women. But Mark’s parents are a lot classier. They preferred to re-enact the famous spontaneous kiss between a sailor and a nurse in [...]
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SUBMITTED BY: Leigh Hanlon LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois (2011) Will the keywords “Marilyn Monroe” and “topless” send Tacky Tourist Photos’ web traffic through the stratosphere? Maybe if this were still the year 1962. (Photographer Leigh Hanlon, aka “The Chicago Cowboy,” blogs at ChicagoScope.com. Curious about this half-finished statue? Check out our Cheeky Controversy post about [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Various Artists LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois (2011) Is the 26-foot tribute to Marilyn Monroe a magnet for pop culture perverts or just harmless fun? Our Tacky Tourist correspondents report there is plenty of evidence to support both scenarios. “Although the sculpture itself isn’t anything groundbreaking and it would probably be better located in New [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Diane Garnick LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois (2010) Luis Aparicio’s Hall of Fame plaque mentions his 1956 Rookie of the Year Award, his nine Gold Gloves at shortstop, his nine stolen base crowns and his career fielding records for double plays and assists. But it says nothing about his love for the ladies. By the [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Diane Garnick LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois (2011) Sure, the Navy Pier Ferris wheel, the funky fountain at Millennium Park, and the architectural boat tour should be on your shortlist, but don’t overlook Chicago’s world class selection of pharmacies! (Diane Garnick is a Red Sox-worshiping Wall Street guru and founder of Ladies in Red, a [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Peter K. LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts (2010) When you’re tracing the footsteps of Paul Revere, Ben Franklin, Sam Adams and John Hancock, seeing a giant Mac & Cheese noodle just seems natural. Looks like it’s now the official comfort food of the American Revolution. And, also the official comfort food of the Windy City: [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Beth H. LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois (2010) Nothing’s classier than modern art that spits in your hand!