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Sat
19
Sep '09

Reinventing the Wheel

SUBMITTED BY: Barrie Mirman   LOCATION: Somewhere in the French Countryside (2009) The man in this picture has multiple engineering degrees from prestigious universities. Yet, it does not register to him that rolling a square is a lot tougher than rolling a circle! (Barrie Mirman is thrilled to be married to the co-founder of Tacky Tourist […]

Fri
18
Sep '09

Even backgammon is more romantic in France

These dice need no elaboration, however, it is odd they are being marketed next to Eiffel keychains and coasters. Nice product placement, souvenir store guy!

Tue
15
Sep '09

The Eiffel Tower Dunce Cap

SUBMITTED BY: Brandon Pusey    LOCATION: Paris, France (2009) OK, so this Eiffel Tower hat trick isn’t perfect. The white tourist van protruding from Brandon’s cheek kills the magic. It’s extremely difficult to coax foreigners to choose a different parking space — especially in a foreign language in a foreign land. It should be noted […]

Mon
14
Sep '09

Improv at the Eiffel: 6 photography tricks you can stage at any world landmark

SUBMITTED BY: Brandon Seppa, Tara Seppa, Ilya Mirman, Barrie Mirman, and Brandon Pusey LOCATION: Paris, France (2009) We launch France Week with perhaps the most iconic tacky tourist landmark besides the Leaning Miniskirt of Pisa. Our Tacky Team skipped over the traditional hold-the-famous-landmark-in-your-palm and goofed around with other poses. Unlike the congested trick photography lanes […]