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Tue
23
Feb '10

President Barack Obama poses for a Tacky Tourist Photo

Barack Obama has millions of friends. Barack Obama has millions of enemies. We don’t get caught up in domestic political squabbles here at Tacky Tourist Photos, although we do occasionally stick our nose into international affairs. Bottom line is this.  TTP loves Barack Obama for fulfilling our spirit and mission during this 2006 campaign stop. […]

Tue
17
Nov '09

Chinese government bans tacky souvenirs dressing Barack Obama in a Mao Zedong costume

When the Chinese government politely asks a t-shirt designer to stop selling political parody, there’s really only one underlying question to take into consideration: “Hmmmm… Would I rather have a few hundred dollars or have tanks run over me and my souvenir shop?“ These Obama-Mao shirts were selling as fun kitsch, like the cute Maoist […]

Wed
21
Oct '09

When did Buzz Lightyear become a symbol of brute strength?

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick   LOCATION: Orlando, Florida  (2008) Buzz Lightyear pulled a bait on switch on us, urging my son and I to flex our muscles and then pulling the Fonzie thumbs up pose (a timeless classic you can see duplicated here). Superman flexes his biceps. So does Popeye and the Incredible Hulk.  But since […]