Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bye Bye Bunny

WHEN: September 2009
WHERE: Ravenswood, Chicago
PHOTO: Jane in Chicago
Dumped, but this bunny is going out on his own terms. The body language says: Chillin', all cool.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Make Mine a Redhead

WHEN: September 2009
WHERE: Uptown, Pittsburgh
I saw this from the bus, and hopped off. You can't miss a flaming redhead plopped down on the sidewalk. (Two hours later, thousands of anti-globalists and riot cops came down stomping this very block. It's likely something very terrible happened to Red.)

Friday, September 25, 2009

Rock This Town ... or Not

WHEN: September 2009
WHERE: Strip District, Pittsburgh
Another promising musical career abandoned.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Urban Farming

WHEN: December 2008
WHERE: Homestead, PA
A tough row to hoe.

Monday, September 21, 2009

If I Had a Hammer ...

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Bloomfield, Pittsburgh
... or at least part of a toy hammer ...

Friday, September 18, 2009

Suck on This

WHEN: September 2009
WHERE: North Side, Pittsburgh
Never mind that this is lying on the ground ... who would design a pacifier to make a baby look like it's sucking the brains out of the back of a cat's head?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

The Dress Still Looks Great

WHEN: September 2009
WHERE: beach at New Rochelle, NY
PHOTO: Rose in NY
I dunno if this gal washed in from the French Revolution or what, but this is pretty tragic.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

America's New Frontline

WHEN: August 2009
WHERE: Kohl's, North Hills, Pittsburgh
PHOTO: Jill in Pittsburgh
Keeping our discount department store restrooms safe from freedom-haters.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 7 Cycle Ball

WHEN: November 2008
WHERE: South Side, Pittsburgh

Monday, September 7, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 6 Baseball

WHEN: March 2009
WHERE: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh
Today, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a chance to lock up one of the greatest records in all of professional sports: most consectutive losing seasons (17). To show support, I offer this busted baseball.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 5 Golf Ball

WHEN: November 2008
WHERE: Strip District, Pittsburgh
A classy ball and a classy car on a not-so-classy alleyway

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 4 Mickey Ball

WHEN: January 2009
WHERE: Bloomfield, Pittsburgh

Friday, September 4, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 3 Basketball

WHEN: June 2009
WHERE: Braddock, Pa.
PHOTO: Gisele in Braddock

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 2 Eight Ball

WHEN: March 2009
WHERE: Garfield, Pittsburgh

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Seven Days of Balls: No. 1 Thunderball

WHEN: November 2008
WHERE: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh
Balls on the loose are the most commonly seen sad toy. This mini-series highlights a variety of forlorn orbs.