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Posts Tagged ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa pose’

Sat
19
Mar '11

Leaning Tower of Goldfish

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos Goldfish have no arms, of course, and their cracker incarnations don’t even have any fins. So how did this enterprising photographer recreate the classic “Holding Up Pisa” photo-op? With the magic of Play-Doh, of course. Pepperidge Farm World Treasures crackers are a goldfish mine for snack-based tourism dioramas. Other photo-ops [...]

Mon
9
Nov '09

Straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

SUBMITTED BY: Kris Lucius    LOCATION: Pisa, Italy (2003) It’s not as edgy as the Leaning Miniskirt of Pisa, but you have to give Kris credit for wanting to fill his vacation photo album with something different than the “Holding Up Pisa” cliche. Not that there’s anything wrong with the people who do enjoy Holding Up [...]

Tue
8
Sep '09

San Francisco’s Leaning Houses of Pisa

SUBMITTED BY: Charley Ferrari    LOCATION: San Francisco, California  (2007) The classic 1966 Batman TV series with Adam West introduced us to the mystique of the canted angle, which conveys chaos and confusion. But what does a reverse canted angle (when the earth is canted and you uncant it) mean? No, these aren’t the Leaning Houses [...]

Fri
21
Aug '09

The Leaning Miniskirt of Pisa

SUBMITTED BY: Brad from The Terrible Catsafterme blog    LOCATION: Pisa, Italy (2009) It takes a visionary to visit a tourist trap where everyone takes the same cookie-cutter photo and walk away with a shot that’s fresh and provocative. It takes a sexist visionary, but who are we to point fingers after the Jessica Simpson “waxual [...]