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Posts Tagged ‘wax museums’

Thu
9
Aug '12

Olympic Swagger

SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos   LOCATION: London, England (2012) So maybe you can’t also be the Fastest Man on Earth, but you certainly can mimic his Greek mythology victory pose!

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 [...]

Sun
12
Jun '11

Rocking out in Oklahoma

SUBMITTED BY: Ilya Mirman    LOCATION: Pryor, Oklahoma (2011) Perhaps one of the country’s most prolific photographers of wax museum scenes (Jessica Simpson‘s patriotism, George Clooney‘s wedding, Tiger Woods‘ shenanigans, etc.), Ilya ironically stumbled across humans who pose like wax figures. The body language and facial expressions of the Gypsy Pistoleros almost seem too perfect, [...]

Tue
8
Jun '10

Forget Rush Limbaugh’s wedding — Is Sir Elton John made out of wax?

People Magazine just ran this photo of Elton John with its investigative report on why the singer would agree to perform at the Rush Limbaugh wedding. Apparently, for a $1 million appearance fee, Sir Elton will serenade you first and have intellectual debates on gay marriages and civil unions over drinks later.  Smart guy. But [...]

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 [...]