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Persuasive Pin-Up

“The Esquire Girls – a dozen visions to give the New Year a beautiful start” These popular calendars were only available during the New Year’s season. Ernest Chiracka painted all 12 in 1953 and then all 12 plus two more for good luck in 1954. He’d hire as many as six different models to assemble…

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Friday Nineties – the L.A. Riots

*taps little music conductor table with conductor baton* I will now complain that things were harder when I was younger. IN MY DAY IF YOU WANTED TO KNOW THE COPS WERE RACIST YOU NEEDED TO CARRY AROUND A BIG ASS VIDEO CAMERA.  People didn’t have phones in their pockets.  And nobody had a camera except…

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Superfical Bras – The Weird Ones

One of the great things about being a woman is that nobody knows what you’ve got on under your shirt. It could be that old grey cotton bra or wonderful silk lingerie. Then again it could be completely weird. Most of my friends fall into the weird category. I know at least four who would…

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Charlotte McKinney is our New Temp

It’s our tenth anniversary, and ever since we got the new logo (RIP, Vange’s Lips) I have been hoping there would be some redhead who happened to have a cigarette girl costume and a gun to post for real life pics of the girl in the logo.  If we ever get any money we can…

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Game of Thrones: The High Sparrow – Roundtable

  Sangfroid: Game of Thrones has finally decided to concentrate on bringing characters together. George Martin might have the luxury in his door stop books to have his people wander in the desert forever but this is TV and it’s time. Tyrion went from a stinky box to a luxury box and now he’s on…

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Persuasive Pin-Up

“Elvgren Girls” was the nickname given to pin-ups drawn by Gil Elvgren. He had a long career that included advertisements for Coca Cola and General Electric but he’s best known for pin-ups where the subjects are in humorous situations. Skeet shooting, yard work, climbing trees an Elvgren girl always had a personality even if her…