A mixture of sadness and relief has greeted the coming demise of the Playboy nude. A virtual institution of the male imagination, the nude will disappear from Playboy starting with the March issue.
For Chehalis Hegner, an American photographer who fell upon a Playboy photo shoot on her family-farm in Halo Hills, Illinois when she was a child, the shock of that encounter remains defining and has informed much of her work.
Since men do not have direct experience of the damage that female pornography causes, they might have to trust us, to listen to and honor what we are telling them. They may also have to tell themselves the truth about the suffering their behavior causes.
very fall, all the big publishers in gaming get together and agree to release all their biggest games over the span of a single three-and-a-half-month period. While no one list could contain all of them, here are some of the most interesting games to look out for this fall.
We've all heard the old English proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention," meaning difficult or impossible scenarios prompt inventions aimed at reducing the difficulty.
Mr. Hefner and Mr. Jones, hear this: I believe there is an opportunity to create media history again. And to start, reinvent the centerfold. Feature women who exemplify leadership, creativity and intelligence. Feature women who are provocative because of what they have achieved, not because of what they are wearing or how they are posing.
The value of a woman's nude body has been reduced to a dollar figure so low by producers and consumers of pornography that they decided to stop taking pictures of them for the pleasure of men and boys.
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There is a lot of talk about the need to protect children and teens from pornography on the internet, and if you didn't think it was necessary before, I hope you do now. If Playboy can't compete in the pornography market, then it is time to be concerned.
I think the first thing I have to ask you is what to call you... Mister Loaf? Marvin?
Young men growing up in the '60s read The New York Times Magazine for the lingerie ads.
In the famous musical of the same name, hair was looked at as sign of rebellion. Hair was both a symbol and sign of freedom. It's always astonishing how times change and how the sensibility of a culture is reflected to by a host of new manners and mores.
I screened What Happened, Ninan Simone? on Netflix. The title comes from a Maya Angelou quote: Miss Simone, you are idolized, even loved, by million...
As soon as my lawyer gets out of jail, I am going to file a classless action lawsuit against the makers of "National Lampoon's Animal House" for theft of intellectual property.
Sometimes artistry and insanity are so intertwined you can't distinguish them. That was the challenge for singer Nina Simone; dealing with worldwide fame and a madness she couldn't shake.