Remembering the Hilarious Dick Subway Map

Posted on: May 17th, 2012 at 10:20 am by

If subterranean urban infrastructure gets you off, then this-a-here is for you. Granted, it’s a bit dated, but whatever.  The following phallic subway map first made waves a dozen years ago.

This image has been archived or removed.

In the spring of 2000, designer-illustrator Veit Schuetz reinterpreted the classic MTA subway map for the annual Cosmic Art Enterprises event. His creation is at once brilliant, infusing a bit of graphic sexuality into something so mundane. It’s friggin’ hilarious, actually, tracing the complex subway routes through the Five Boroughs of male anatomy – from the scrotum of Brooklyn, up the Vas Deferens to Queens, and through the penile shaft of Manhattan.

The artist told New York Dick:

While the conception took only one hour of desperate staring at a map in a deserted New York subway station at 4 a.m., finishing the design in an accurate way required a lot more patience.

The Lower East Side is toward the tip (just to see how it feels).

This image has been archived or removed.

[h/t Jimmy; via New York Dick]



Recent Stories

Displaced Chinatown Business Returns Months After Devastating Fire

Four months after a deadly fire knocked out 78 Mulberry Street, one of its businesses returned to the scene. Ewa Trading Company reopened in its former Chinatown home earlier this week. The store had spent some of the interim displacement period selling from a shuttered Vietnamese restaurant a few paces north. The two-alarm fire broke […]

EDC Sues Essex Restaurant for Back Rent over Former Essex Market Lease

Three years removed from its relocation across Rivington Street, the city filed suit against the Essex restaurant for alleged unpaid rent. The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) sued Essex for nearly $60,000 in unpaid back rent on the former Essex Market building it previously occupied, according to the lawsuit filed Monday. The city entity claims that […]

Exile on Orchard Street: Tenement Museum Recreates Exhibits During Renovations

The Tenement Museum is amidst a preservation project at 97 Orchard Street, but will continue its programming with replicas not too far away. The 1863-era tenement this past Sunday embarked on “vital” restoration work to preserve its walls, floors, roof, as well as the installation of a new HVAC system that will provide improved climate […]

Former Home of Stanton Social on the LES Hits Market for $5.9M

Stanton Social has been in the grave for nearly four years. Now, its former home is back on the market. The two-story building – located at 99 Stanton Street in Hell Square – carries an asking price of $5.9 million. B6 Real Estate Advisors is listed as the exclusive brokerage for the property, which has […]

DOT to Pave Pock-Marked Pell Street; Sheds Removed

Pell Street is finally on deck for a resurfacing, forcing numerous Chinatown businesses to dismantle their street shed annexes. Those who operate outdoor dining sheds along Pell Street received notice this week from the Department of Transportation to dismantle structure ahead of scheduled street repaving. This small neighborhood street – which once terminated at Division – […]