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McCarthy's Mob

by Andrea Alessi
  Something is afloat this summer in Universiteit Utrecht’s Botanical Gardens. I first became aware of Utrecht’s bloated visitors the day my partner returned from the University where he works atop the city’s tallest building and announced excitedly: “There are giant inflatable penises in the field outside my window!” These phallic ephemera were, in fact, not penises but butt plugs – one black and erect like a sleek totem pole or space ship, the other flesh-colored and hoisted 24.5 meters (80 feet) in the air by a garden gnome-y Santa – and they come to Utrecht as part of Air Pressure, the fi... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 8/8/09