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GIL ELVGREN

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“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 stocking tops and garters were exposed.

I’m not badI’m just drawn that way.” – Jessica Rabbit

There’s something special about pin-up art. They’re idealized images that are erotic without being graphic. A pin-up is a throwback to a simpler time when a bit of art could be a motivator and not just another X rated click. Arguably pin-ups objectify women but it’s just as true that it’s an art form embraced by modern women who feel empowered by Bad Girl Art. Rockabilly chic, Suicide Girls, Dita Von Teese; The pin-up is out there and alive in performances, photography, fashion music and tattoos.

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Sangfroid's unabashed use of punctuation and grammar has made him a literary standout on the internet. A rising star in the urban/romance/horror/science fiction/Nancy Drew fiction market, Sangfroid is the talk of the local McDonald's. His dog actually ate the first page of his magnum opus "That Foggy Night" and compared it to other great works like the weekly circular for its absorbent qualities.

2 Comments

  1. Penny
    PennyReply
    April 28, 2015 at 3:47 am

    This is the only posts my husband checks over my shoulder chuckle.

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