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What makes something a tacky treasure? A tacky treasure is, first of all, tacky. However, to be a treasure, it must possess an additional quality, which could be any one of these: a naïve yet ultimately flawed effort to be sophisticated or stylish; a complete lack of shame in exploiting poor taste; or a deliberate flaunting of poor taste as a rebellion against established norms.

You can read more of my thoughts on tacky treasures, or you can browse the treasures now, and come to your own understanding of the concept.

LATEST NEWS: Tacky Treasures Road Show 2018 REPORT

  • Top Tacky Treasures: The Mark Eden Bust Developer, the Popener, Jesus Playing Football, and other delightfully tasteless objects
  • Tacky Topics: The Tacky Treasures Road Show, Mike the Headless Chicken, big heads, art cars, salt & pepper shakers, and more.
  • Tacky Places: Foamhenge, Cooter's Place, Planet Wayside, and other whimsical places
  • Seasonal Tacky: The holidays seem to bring the tacky out of some people
  • Tacky Links: Other sources of tackiness

 

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