The Big Brown Bunny Blowjob Billboard Is No More

The LAT reports that Vincent Gallo's self-congratulatory monument to non-simulated, cinematic oral sex has been taken down from its perch above Sunset Boulevard—because it's gotten too much publicity. And the LAT somehow construes the billboard's removal as it having "backfired." Let's see...the gigantic image of Gallo getting blown over the Strip let the entire world know about The Brown Bunny, a micro-budgeted indie film whose previous claim to fame was Gallo's cursing of Roger Ebert's colon, and both the NYT and LAT did stories on it before "too much publicity" caused the ad's removal. We think the only backfiring may be that Gallo will probably never get another blowjob without a thorough check of the room at the Motel 6 for a digital video camera.

If we sound a little angry, it's just because we missed our chance to head over to Sunset, sit in traffic, and reenact the billboard's climactic scene with a tube sock playing the Sevigny role. Gallo has his art, and we have ours.