Saturday, March 7, 2009

Lions and Tigers and More Tigers...Oh My!

I can sorta understand Corner Bear Skin Rug Guy because while tacky, some of his rugs could look flokati-esque from very far away.

I can even understand the Corner Flag Guy who sells international flags and Bob Marley wall hangings.

But Corner Tiger Guy I will never understand. Is there such a demand for giant stuffed tigers that this guy sets up shop every single day on the corner of La Brea and Venice? Look, he even has a sign and a little storefront!

So, DG wants to know: who buys these??? Well, he did have a customer while I was snapping away private-eye-style from the gas station across the street, though I did not see her actually purchase a giant stuffed tiger. And if I had to guess, I'm sure this guy shops here too.


pleasurepalate said...

Oh my gosh! I just drove by this tiger stall tonight and was wondering how he stays in business. I don't see anyone stampeding to get a stuffed tiger any time soon.

One Food Guy said...

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that his little tiger shop is a front for some other unsavory business dealings. What do you think?

Maybe he's selling exotic animal parts out of a back closet? Monkey brain anyone?

weezermonkey said...

Two words: money laundering.

Daily Gluttony said...

hey all,

who knows what's going on. i just think it's hilarious that of all things to decide to sell, illegitimate or not, it's freakin giant stuffed tigers! LOL!

Anonymous said...

haha! i think this every time i go by there. there must be someone, somewhere with a gigantic fascination with tigers. uh. ew.

btw, glad you're back! missed reading your posts!

joanh said...

hahha. so totally random.

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