Tag: SC

Is this the Tackiest Place on Earth?

Since I haven’t been to every single place on Earth I can’t attest as to whether South of the BorderĀ  in South Carolina is in fact the tackiest place, but it certainly would make a Top Ten list. Oasis or Quagmire of Kitsch? They call themselves a “highway oasis.” Well, it is, something. In fact […]

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People Who Do Topiary Besides Mr. Miyagi

Pearl Fryar just decided to start topiary one day. Of course he did. And now it consumes his South Carolina yard, the neighboring lot, and the one across the street used for parking. Some work are patterns in shrubs, but most are ornate statues that remind me of hairstyles from Dr. Seuss. Have you encountered […]

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Insomnia Cure: Glue Buttons onto Stuff

The Button King Dalton Stevens is charming, gracious, and well, cute. He welcomes all guests to his South Carolina “museum” with a kitschy song that’s performed quite well. And shows off with pride his collection of items covered with buttons: a hearse, a coffin, a piano, light plates. He has insomnia and thought this was […]

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