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Wed
6
Oct '10

Archeologists uncover evidence of tacky photo-ops in the 1960s

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos     LOCATION: Washington, D.C.  (1965) Here’s compelling evidence that goofy vacation photo-ops were commonplace during the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. See the fancy black photocorners, boys and girls?  Long ago, there was a thing called “film” that you would put in your camera to be “developed.”  And the photos would be […]

Mon
6
Sep '10

The Grand Exit

SUBMITTED BY: John Lazik    LOCATION: Grand Canyon, Arizona (1998) John: “We found a spot where no one else was around and I noticed there was a significant amount of ground under the railing. The edge of the Canyon was a few feet away. We took a couple pictures until we had the shadows just […]

Tue
10
Aug '10

Tacky Tourist Photos: “An easy way to waste a few hours of your day.”

The above headline is the flattering endorsement we just received from Away.com, a witty travel blog owned by Orbitz. Editor Lacy Morris names her Top 10 Tacky Souvenirs (Photo-ops @ Pisa are #4) and her historical insights on snowglobes are worth the click alone!

Mon
12
Jul '10

Braveheart gasping for air

SUBMITTED BY: Darren G. LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2010) Are Mel Gibson’s movies SO good that we’re willing to overlook yet another batch of racist crap? It’s time to strangle Mr. Gibson where it hurts the most — his wallet. (Incidentally, the acting talent of the guy pretending to strangle the pretend actor is absolutely […]