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Cartoon character taking a selfie crossing the street in San Francisco

Photo Essay - Don't Be Like That

Jeremy Joven Editor in Chief

Illustration Artwork by Jeremy Joven
Published April 2015 | Etiquette Issue

A visual exploration of culturally inappropriate faux pas through popular cartoon character illustration art

Ideally we’d present you photos of people doing stupid things in public but that would just be cruel. Everyday we see lapses in etiquette and we often ignore them in order to distance ourselves from the embarrassment, though some things really need to be called out. 

Through the power of fan art and photography, we present you a series of photos featuring cartoon characters doing naughty things in public. 

Mario cart dropping bananas in front of a bicyclist

Taking a selfie crossing California Avenue in San Francisco

Patrick from Spongebob peeing on a car

Pole dancer on a light pole

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