Monday, June 29, 2009

Doll Daze No. 2: It's Alive!

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Shadyside, Pittsburgh
PHOTO: Jason P.
It's like creepy-toy Invasion of the Body Snatchers, where a garbage-bag pod is birthing a doll.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Doll Daze No. 1: Curbside

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: South Side Slopes, Pittsburgh
Catchin' some rays. I love the ponytails about to take flight.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Trouble at the Track

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Shadyside, Pittsburgh
Looks like NASCAR's made its last pit stop.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Butterflies Are Free

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Shadyside, Pittsburgh
ADDED PATHOS: Grubby, outdated political clutter
Oooh, look! A butterfly landed on the news box!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Peace in Our Time

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Friendship, Pittsburgh
In a world of unending turmoil, at least two warriors have laid their weapons down. Though by the looks of these weird space guns, these combatant may not have been of this earth.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Ball of Joy

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Shadyside, Pittsburgh
PHOTO: Lisa C.
I'm so happy that I'm not going to roll down that drain.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Land Shark!

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Downtown Pittsburgh
PHOTO: Jason P.
Once a fearsome killer of the seas, now washed up, dried up and stepped on.

Monday, June 15, 2009


WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Bus shelter, Shadyside, Pittsburgh
Sometimes while waiting for the bus, I play a little video game on my iPod. Funny, but I never thought of doing a jigsaw puzzle.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

The Glass Cage

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Homestead, PA
In a long-shuttered junk shop, a bird waits hopelessly by the window.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Thinking Outside of the Box

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Campbell, CA
PHOTO: Lizzie in Calif.
At a flea market, a differently abled doll tries to make a break for it.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Plight of the Bumblebee

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Garfield, Pittsburgh
In the gutter. I like how its one wing is sorta hugging that trash bottle.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Lost Toy of the Lost Incas

WHEN: January 2009
WHERE: Puca Pucara Inca ruins, just outside of Cuzco, Peru
PHOTO: Mike Z., currently of Quito
Among the ancient artifacts, this extremely rare plastic doll.

Friday, June 5, 2009

SpiderMan No. 3: Footloose

WHEN: May 2009
WHERE: Garfield, Pittsburgh
ADDED PATHOS: Beer bottle
It's the end of the road for this SpiderMan slipper.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

SpiderMan No. 2: Hand Off

WHEN: March 2009
WHERE: Strip District, Pittsburgh
Don't worry: Spidey's got seven more arms, right?

Monday, June 1, 2009

SpiderMan No. 1: Unstuck

WHEN: April 2009
WHERE: Bus stop, New Orleans
PHOTO: Brian C., of Pittsburgh
Kicking off a mini-streak of forlorn Spideys is this guy who appears to be fresh out of suck.