People (particularly the ones who don't live here) like to carp about New York being the loneliest place in the world, despite its being packed by millions. While there may be a tiny shred of truth to this, any New Yorker worth his or her salt knows that everybody is terrible. People, it turns out, generally tend to be the worst.
Some New Yorkers have decided to take matters into their own hands and create life-sized replicas of people -- famous ones, at that! -- without all of the annoying things that typically make them suck. Specifically, they're statues of dead celebrities that are unable to walk, talk, or be awful. But just like the real thing, eventually we tire of the human replicas in our lives. Thankfully, we don't have to figure out how to awkwardly avoid them or push them away. Once we're sick of them, we can just try to sell them. And right now, several New Yorkers are in the process of doing just that. Here are a few of them.More »