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Posts Tagged ‘Times Square’

Wed
12
Dec '12

Michelangelo’s David: New York’s REAL Naked Cowboy?

SUBMITTED BY: Laura Molta    LOCATION: New York, NY (2012) Every Manhattan tourist is familiar with the infamous Naked Cowboy (and Naked Cowgirl) in Times Square. But this mobile Gulliver-esque pose by King David must have been a stunning surprise! (Laura Molta is an award-winning filmmaker and TV producer based in Boston.)

Tue
27
Mar '12

Tutu in Times Square

Q: What do you call a hairy shirtless guy in a tutu lying on his back in the middle of the street? A: If you’re in Times Square, you call it Tuesday. Brooklyn photographer Bob Carey got some quizzical stares from New York City Police, who asked him if he was “well” based on his [...]

Fri
3
Feb '12

Look, Don’t Touch

SUBMITTED BY: Erik Paulsen   LOCATION: Times Square, New York City (2012) When posing for a Tacky Tourist Photo, it is usually customary to embrace the quirky statue or mascot as if you are best friends. Yet, there is something rather skeevy about getting intimate with a Naked Cowboy you just met. Enter the brilliance [...]

Tue
9
Aug '11

The Deodorant Police

SUBMITTED BY: Al Kaufman   LOCATION: New York, NY (2011) Beyonce’s “Heat” perfume was so hot that it was banned from the British airwaves. Maybe it’s time for the diva to launch her own deodorant? (Al Kaufman is an Atlanta music writer who avoids using the term “diva,” yet is pining for a Destiny’s Child reunion [...]

Wed
6
Oct '10

Naked Cowboy for President?

The only lingering question about the Naked Cowboy’s campaign for president is will he take a page out of the Obama-Clinton playbook and name the Naked Cowgirl as his Secretary of State? Despite their shared love for shocking Manhattan tourists, the Naked Dynamic Duo are actually bitter rivals. As for offbeat presidential candidates, our pick [...]

Mon
10
Aug '09

The Naked Cowgirl: Working the streets as a tacky icon

SUBMITTED BY: Ilya Mirman    LOCATION: Times Square, New York (2009) When the chain restaurants, Ferris wheels and wax museums replaced the strippers during the Rudy Giuliani administration, Times Square became just another mall, albeit with much tougher parking. How refreshing, then, to stumble across Ms. Naked Cowgirl, a gregarious grandmotherly figure who’ll bite your head [...]

Sat
25
Jul '09

Waxual Harassment

SUBMITTED BY: Ilya Mirman        LOCATION: New York City (2008) The surefire way to know who the classy guys are? They’re the ones with the courtesy NOT to snap Jessica Simpson’s wax bra strap. (Ilya also loves to shoot rock concerts, and was recently a guest guitar player for Mr. Brownstone, the infamous Guns ‘N Roses [...]