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Sat
10
Oct '09

Street Sweeper or Soviet Spy?

SUBMITTED BY: Laura Molta   LOCATION: Madrid, Spain (2009) There are several deeply troubling aspects to this seemingly innocent tourist photo. First is the cavalier attitude and body posture of the tourist: LOOK AT ME! I AM LEANING UP AGAINST AN AUTHENTIC BLUE-COLLAR WORKER! What’s with the casual knee bend? Second, this alleged tribute to an […]

Thu
8
Oct '09

Matador Without The Gore: Where is Spain’s Bugs Bunny Bullfighting Tribute?

SUBMITTED BY: Laura Molta   LOCATION: Madrid, Spain (2009) Tourists in Madrid can now pose with this rather unimposing generic matador. We’d be more impressed if city officials paid tribute to the Greatest Bullfighter of All Time. Bugs Bunny.

Tue
6
Oct '09

Spain Week: Winnie the Knockoff Pooh

SUBMITTED BY: Laura Molta   LOCATION: Madrid, Spain (2009) The tentacles of the Disney legal department infamously have no boundaries, so it was shocking to see this rogue Winnie the Pooh operating so brazenly in the open. We respect the rights of mascots to have oxygen, but the extremely large eye holes (filled with emptiness) make […]