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If Statues And Famous Landmarks Cosplayed Life Would Be A Lot More Fun

And Now For Something Completely Different

Apparently some pranksters CalTech thought it would be a fun idea to cover the Alamo sculpture in Manhattan’s Astor Place with a Portal Companion Cube outfit yesterday. They were 100% right. We’d like to see this kind of thing become a trend and have a few suggestions to offer up to you creative types. 

The Venus de Milo cosplaying Phantom Limb from The Venture Bros.

The Wall Street Bull should be dressed up like the Monopoly Man.

The Statue of Liberty totally wanted to cosplay as the Statue of Liberty from Ghostbusters 2 but we told her she had to be She-Hulk. We compromised on cosplaying a Ghostbuster.

Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln of Mount Rushmore could certainly be done up like Batman, Superman, The Flash and Green Lantern.

Rodin’s The Thinker absolutely needs to be a zombie eating his own hand.

We totally think the Balto statue in Central Park needs to be dressed up as Amaterasu from Okami. It would even be gender-swapped!

And will someone please dress the Empire State Building up like a TARDIS?

(via io9)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."