Spam Artisans Return To Reading
In keeping with this week’s theme of getting right to the point, I now respectfully submit two photos from yesterday’s second annual Spam Carving Competition in Reading. Here, some of the more esteemed competitors stand in front of their creations:
So, from left to right, we have some sort of ramp, a Stonehenge-looking thing, several asymmetrical lumps, a demon dog, and a Phillies “P”. You know what, I’m going to have to zoom in for a closer look:
Mr. Jose Alicea received an award for his creation:
(all photos: Rob Trout)
And now, because additional information is always appreciated, I present to you a sizable portion of Reading’s press release:
sculpture was a living room.
works for Liberty Thrift Home Furnishing in Pottstown
and Collegeville and his work was his inspiration.
House is a multi-service organization that improves the quality of life for
children, families and adults who face various obstacles to independence, and
supports their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and well-being.
So, there you go. Spam was carved, money was raised, and everyone went home happy. Well, almost everyone.