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Honey Boo Boo
Made From 25 Pounds of Trash


11.16.12 Marina Galperina

It took artist Jason Mecier 50 hours to recreate the cringeworthy human travesty that is the Honey Boo Boo show’s pepped-up reality starlet using “two cans of hair spray, three tiaras, make-up, mascara, fake eyelashes, coupons, sketti, butter, ten cheese balls, two Red Bulls, one Mountain Dew, a McDonald’s chicken nugget, a pink Snuggy box, an empty toilet paper roll, one cabbage patch doll and a jar of pigs’ feet.”

Unlike the Snoop Dogg o’ weed and Whitney Houston o’ pills and pills and pills, this latest pop culture collage offers a grand variety, inadvertently becoming something of a flattened Cornucopia horn of American consumer culture’s worst totems.