I think I have found the solution to America’s crumbling road and highway system: His name is Wanksy. He lives in England and he spray paints dicks on things. And by God, he gets things done.
A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed.
Though we weren't at this weekend's 24 Hours of Nürburgring in person, we continue to find that Jalopnik is everywhere the spirit of our readers live. Want proof? This mysterious and gigantic graffiti that popped up along the Nordschleife.
We've spent so much time talking about hatred on public transportation today, let's take a moment to consider the things that we love about it, okay? Here are a couple of cute subway-related videos that will make you go, "Awww."
Credit to the New York MTA for posting this awesomely bad anti-grafitti campaign from 1988 entitled "Don't Do It." I'm sure it stopped kids from starting a life of vandalism that would certainly lead them down a road to ruin.
A vandal who gouged 13 vehicles at a Pittsburgh-area dealership decided to use a 2006 Focus as a chalkboard, scrawling the Latin phrase "Nemo me inpune lacessit" on its flank. The recession really hasn't been good for literature majors.
A digital graffiti artist modified this I76 freeway sign in Philadelphia with a combo guide for Street Fighter character Ryu's new Hoboken attack. Too bad it's fake, I-76 goes towards boring old Atlantic City.
The bulk of graffiti is just mindless tagging for the sake of tagging and though pretty at times, it's also pretty boring. When graffiti is clever it's far more enjoyable. For example: this stop sign ironically inked. [Infrastructurist]
Sometimes it's the obvious ideas that turn out the best. Roadsworth takes the term "street art" literally, subverting the messages of road markings with the addition of basic stencils. Here's two galleries of his work.