Press

Toilography has been featured in a few books, newspapers, blogs, TV & radio shows!

Below are links to some of the stories.

 

Photographer on a mission to show off the world’s toilets
– CTV Your Morning interview with Lindsey Deluce, July 25th, 2017

 

Toilography: Man travels world photographing unique toilets
– CTV News interview, July 13th, 2017

 

The Jennifer Campbell Show
– 570 News (Jennifer Campbell), July 12th, 2017

TOPIC: Toilet blogger going around the world to catch a glimpse of some of the wackiest and most beautiful toilets
GUEST: Dan Schaumann, Photographer

 

Art in the can: Toilet blogger hunts for weird, wild and beautiful loos
– Toronto Star (Laura Howells), July 10th, 2017

““When I started, a toilet was a toilet,” said Schaumann, sitting in the Poop Café at Bloor St. W. and Christie St. The washroom-themed restaurant, where patrons sit on toilets instead of chairs, is one of his favourite places in the city. “Then when I started to discover people actually did interesting things with them, my attitude towards them changed.”

 

Where to see D.C.’s weirdest bathrooms
– DC Curbed (Michelle Goldchain), January 3rd, 2017

“Toilets. They’re not the most popular part of most establishments, but for one world traveler, they’re the belle of the bathroom ball. In his blog, Toilography, Australia native Dan Schaumann reports on the quirkiest toilets he comes across, from the rustic tin stalls at Teddy & The Bully Bar to the diva-fied walls in Duplex Diner.”

 

Toronto blogger learns about Baltimore through its bathrooms
– Baltimore Sun (Wesley Case), December 29th, 2016

“Earlier this month, Schaumann visited Baltimore for the first time, and was thoroughly impressed by the bathrooms he encountered, including Bertha’s in Fells Point, The Charmery in Hampden, Remington’s Papermoon Diner and others. He zigged and zagged around the city over the course of 10 hours.”

 

Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader: Stall of Fame
– Portable Press/The Bathroom Readers’ Institute, published September 27th, 2016

“Uncle John is amazed – and pleased – by the unusual ways people get involved with bathrooms, toilets, and so on. That’s why he created the Stall of Fame.” – Toilography features as a Stall of Fame honouree

 

Toilet enthusiast documents the most interesting washrooms in the Maritimes
– CBC News Nova Scotia (Anjuli Patil), September 5th, 2016

“An Instagrammer known for documenting the world’s most interesting washrooms is turning his attention to some of the most noteworthy toilets in the Maritimes.”

 

Lonely Planet’s Toilets: A Spotter’s Guide
– Lonely Planet Publications (Patrick Kinsella), April 2016

“Loos with incredible views, lavish lavatories, outstanding outhouses ­ all are featured in this pictorial guide to the world’s most stunning toilets. Whether they’re high­tech or arty, amusing or amazing, each toilet has a photo and a description of its location. More than 100 restrooms to remember are featured, from Antarctica to Zambia.” – Two Toilography photos are featured in the book

 

Man documents his “toilet tour” of Vancouver on a popular blog
– Vancouver Is Awesome (Bob Kronbauer), January 21st, 2016

“In November he visited Vancouver and did what Darren Barefoot (who alerted me to Toilography) calls a “toilet tour” hitting up some of our most notable establishments like Bon’s and Budgie’s Burritos. The result is an entertaining look into the bowl, from an outsider’s perspective.”

 

OTL: Episode #439- Preserving Chicago architecture, Chronicling Chicago public toilets
– Outside The Loop Radio (Mike Stephen), March 15th, 2015

“Pictures of local toilets can be popular! We get the skinny on why Dan created this site that features pictures of public toilets from Chicago and beyond.”

 

An Australian famous for documenting toilets has come to Montreal
– Montreal Gazette (Roberto Rocha), February 20th, 2015

“A mantra of making it big on the Internet is to find a niche and run with it. Dan Schaumann, an Australian transplant to Montreal, has found his niche in snapping eccentric toilets. When he’s not making music or working in supply chain for a multinational, Schaumann scours the cities he visits for its oddest loos, often crowdsourcing tips on Reddit.com.”

 

Toilography: Discovering the city, one toilet at a time
– CBC News Montreal, February 11th, 2015

“It started as a joke. Dan Schaumann, who runs the blog and Instagram account Toilography, wanted to see if people could be led to “like” pictures of potties online. A thousand followers later, it has turned into a semi-serious pursuit. Schaumann now appreciates the finer points of washroom design, and the potential for toilets to mix art with business.”

 

Chicago’s 8 Best Must-Poop-In Public Bathrooms
– Thrillist (Sean Cooley), December 9th, 2014

“A list of the best places to poop in a pinch Downtown? Sure, why not. A list of the eight best must-poop-in public bathrooms in all of Chicago, though? Now we’re talkin’. With help from Australian toilet connoisseur Dan Schaumann, whose Toilography blog documents bathrooms the world over, we assembled this veritable Chicago bathroom bucket list, with everything from skyline views, to naughty wallpaper, to the best bar graffiti around.”

 

Bathrooms of Boston: Behind the Hard-to-Find, Poorly-Marked, Graffiti-Covered Curtain
– Boston Eater (Knoefel Longest), October 16th, 2014

“Perhaps because the old buildings and general space squeeze in Boston restaurants makes simply finding the restroom more of a relief (sorry) than anything, or simply because “Hey, let me tell all of you who are eating what I just saw in the commode…” is such a terrible way to start a sentence, the truth is that the toilet situation in most restaurants is something you only generally hear about if something has gone terribly wrong. A situation Dan Schaumann has set out to correct.”

 

‘Toilet Tourist’ Photographs Boston’s Most Interesting Lavatories
– BDCwire (Kevin Slane), October 15th, 2014

“Dan Schaumann has been a lot of places, seen a lot of faces, and used a lot of toilets. So many, in fact, that he started a blog, Toilography, to document his water closet excursions. And after a four-day trip to Boston last weekend, he’s shared some of the Boston area’s most interesting facilities.”

 

This Guy Came to Chicago Just to Take Pictures of Our Toilets
– Chicago Magazine (Alec Moran), October 8th, 2014

“Schaumann just wrapped up a trip scouting and snapping a selection of the best bathrooms our city has to offer. Chicago spoke with him about what exactly makes the commode so compelling. (Hopefully he washed his hands first.)”

 

Toilet photographer finds a few Chicago-area gems
– Chicago Tribune (Barbara Brotman), October 3rd, 2014

“The tourism bureau hasn’t picked up on this yet, but Dan Schaumann is extremely pleased with the sights he photographed on his recent visit to Chicago. They were toilets.”

 

Photos Document Chicago’s ‘Most Interesting’ Toilets
– CBS Chicago (Mason Johnson), October 1st, 2014

“One recent visitor to our city (which itself can occasionally resemble a toilet, but one we all love) seemed to dedicate a great deal of his trip not to the sights or the food, but to our toilets.”

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3 Comments on “Press”

  1. […] of toilets in 30 cities. His efforts have won him close to 1,000 followers on Instagram and extensive news coverage in Boston and […]

  2. You are mentioned on page 137 in “Uncle John’s UNCANNY 29th Bathroom Reader” (I’m reading it now).


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