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Posts Tagged ‘county fairs’

Sun
12
Jun '11

Rocking out in Oklahoma

SUBMITTED BY: Ilya Mirman    LOCATION: Pryor, Oklahoma (2011) Perhaps one of the country’s most prolific photographers of wax museum scenes (Jessica Simpson‘s patriotism, George Clooney‘s wedding, Tiger Woods‘ shenanigans, etc.), Ilya ironically stumbled across humans who pose like wax figures. The body language and facial expressions of the Gypsy Pistoleros almost seem too perfect, […]

Mon
28
Sep '09

Snack Carefully: This ‘Popcorn Girl’ Might Beat the Crap Out of You

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos    LOCATION: Hopkinton County Fair, New Hampshire (2009) We have no problems using burly cigar-smoking guys and intimidation to sell popcorn. Just please change the sign!

Tue
4
Aug '09

Death of an amphibian icon

SUBMITTED BY: Laura Molta   LOCATION: Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts (2007) Think county fairs are all about cotton candy and fried Snickers bars? Think again. In West Tisbury, Massachusetts, Laura was horrified to stumble across this gruesome scene of Kermit the Frog danging from the rafters of a carnival game. We’re equally horrified that Kermit, the […]