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Giant Dog Turd Sweeps Through Swiss Town

File this under “you couldn’t make this crap (pun intended) up”. American artist Paul McCarthy created a giant inflatable dog turd called Complex Shit. It is supposed to deflate in bad weather but the failsafe program failed and the turd tore loose from its moorings and blew threw a Swiss town, knocking out a window in a children’s home before coming to rest.

UK Guardian via Gizmodo.

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  1. Gina
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 20:53:07


  2. Bev Stephans
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 20:56:08

    I think that’s poops!

  3. Keishon
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:05:29

    Somebody did make this sh*t up. I don’t believe it.

  4. Kristen
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:06:56

    Crap. That stinks.


  5. Lori
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:13:55

    This shit really blows.

  6. Jaci Burton
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:20:48

    That’s some scary shit, Jane.

  7. ArkansasCynthia
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:32:37

    well, poo. That really stinks.

  8. Teddypig
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:50:22

    But is it f… art?

  9. Suzanne
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 21:59:54

    Question is: were the children entertained by this strange sight or traumatized for life….or will this simply give new meaning to their potty training?

  10. Shiloh Walker
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 22:13:57

    What I wanna know is this…. why would move somebody to create a giant dog turd?

  11. Leah
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 23:41:55

    Did he get a grant for this?

  12. Gennita Low
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 23:43:30

    There’s one big dog running around in that neighborhood.

  13. Kim Hall
    Aug 12, 2008 @ 23:58:06

    If there was a giant windmill nearby, the shit would have really hit the fan.

  14. Ann Somerville
    Aug 13, 2008 @ 03:07:04

    As Princess Anne would say, ‘oh, faeces’ :)

  15. MCHalliday
    Aug 13, 2008 @ 12:57:06

    The comments here make complex shit hilarious.

  16. SRobb
    Aug 13, 2008 @ 13:12:15

    Oh well, I guess complex shit happens…

    (who is busy filing grant application for two story inflatable pooper scooper.)

  17. Lori Borrill
    Aug 13, 2008 @ 17:02:49

    I’d give anything to see that thing flown behind Snoopy at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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