Tuesday, April 19, 2011

It's a Trap

WHEN: April 2011
WHERE: Watch Hill, Rhode Island
PHOTO: Shawn T.
This baby doll in a lobster trap maybe the creepiest sad toy ever. Totally awesome!

Friday, March 11, 2011

Land Shark!

WHERE: Oakland, Calif.
WHEN: January 2011
PHOTO: Julie M., in Oakland
It's hard to fear sharks -- even one of this size -- when it's shoved in a trash can.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

No Fairy-Tale Ending

WHEN: February 2011
WHERE: Friendship, Pittsburgh
Found facedown around the back of a bar -- looks like the party's over for Shrek and Donkey

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Fall Squash

WHEN: October 2010
WHERE: East Liberty, Pittsburgh
This is the toy equivalent of seeing a pile of squashed guts on the highway. No idea what this once was, but it's dead now.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Day-of-the-Dead Dead

WHEN: October 20101
WHERE: Shadyside, Pittsburgh
Hard times have befallen this sexy, already-dead nurse.

Sunday, October 31, 2010


WHEN: October 2010
WHERE: South Side, Pittsburgh
These little toys look cute in cupcakes, but what sad fates befall them when the dessert is eaten and gone?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

They're All Gone

WHEN: September 2010
WHERE: Brooklyn, N.Y.
PHOTO: John P. in NYC
This is unspeakable, some kind of mass dump of toys.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Angry Egg

WHEN: January 2010
WHERE: Strip District, Pittsburgh
This guy: scrambled, poached, hardboiled, fried but definitely not over-easy.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Monkey Time No. 3

WHEN: May 2010
WHERE: Venice Beach, California
PHOTO: Monica in Calif.
Face down in the gutter -- no way to be.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Monkey Time No. 2

WHERE: Friendship, Pittsburgh
WHEN: October 2009
Despite being flat and bright yellow, this monkey looks almost real, weaving its way through the jungle.