Denik.cz backtracks after illustrating high school maths results story with sleazy cleavage shot

Screenshots of the Denik.cz website before and after the image change

Before and after

PraguePig.com’s “Sleaze of the Month” award goes to the Denik.cz photo editor who decided to illustrate a story about Czech high school students getting poor maths results with an unpixelated version of the picture on the left, featuring a rather well-endowed young lady.

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What Andrej Babis Dreams of: First-past-the-post Voting in the Czech Republic

PraguePig.com is reading “What I Dream of When I Happen to Sleep”, the English translation of Andrej Babis’s book “O cem snim, kdyz nahodou spim”, so you don’t have to.

Published shortly before last year’s (2017’s) election campaign, it’s a strange blend of “ee, weren’t it grand in the good old days” nostalgia and “here are a few Wired magazine articles I read recently” futurism.

Many of the bazillionaire businessman’s ideas are undeniably exciting — free superfast internet, anyone? — but his plans for the Czech political system are a little worrying.

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Bizarre newspaper sex ad uses possible demolition of Libensky most bridge as its theme

Kudos to Czech writer/tweeter Jan Handl for sharing this hilarious classified ad, which PraguePig.com has translated below…

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Prague 7-Holesovice pub Hostinec u Vody broadens its appeal

All your needs.

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Unfortunate Typo on Own-Brand Lidl Snack: “Crackers with Cummin”

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Mmm… Salty…

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Introducing PraguePig.com’s Gift Guide

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Photo: T. Al Nakib (FreeImages.com)

Just in time for Christmas Valentine’s Day, here’s PraguePig.com’s guide to the best, worst and weirdest Czech gifts available.

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PraguePig.com Christmas Card 2017

Wishing you more of what you want in 2018!

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Czech Elections Posters + Facebook Messenger Filters = Hilarity

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All Photos: Scott Lee Hansen

If the current Czech general election campaign wasn’t absurd enough for you already, comedian Scott Lee Hansen has taken things up a notch or two.

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Can’t Be Unseen: Karel Gott’s “Erotic” Art

Karel Gott is the world’s greatest singer, of course, but his painting? Well…

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12 photos that *don’t* prove Prague is the most beautiful city in the world

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Prague 20-Cerny Most. All photos by Thelma Buswicke except 12 (Mrs. PraguePig.com).

Living in Sidliste Bohnice and working in Chodov, PraguePig.com gets a bit tired of articles like the Huffington Post’s 10 Dazzling Photos That Are Proof Prague Is Europe’s Prettiest City.

Sure, parts of Prague are beautiful but heavily Photoshopped spire-porn doesn’t tell the whole story. Away from the centre, things get a little greyer and a little grimier.

Here’s PraguePig.com’s tribute to the more tarnished parts of the Golden City.

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