Posts Tagged: hunks
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The Legend of The CW Hunks

Shouldst thou seek the origin of the CW Hunks…

Shrouded in the mountainous mists lies the Monastic conclave of Hunks. The organic stud farm humming with the movements of free range men. Raised and trained like a photogenic army, they know only handsomeness, they seek but stoicism. They go about their daily rituals with simmering concentration as they seek the ultimate accolade—selection for Holy Period—pilot season. Unaware that their Zen-like order is to be soon erupt in chaos; the whole institution at stake. Least aware of all: the upper echelon, the unseen Arch Cardinals of CW casting with the keenest judgement on Hunks in the land.

Presently, the Hunks stride, [...]

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The Evolution of Playgirl: Reviewing Three Decades of Covers

How to Be a Playgirl, a Barnes and Noble Nook Snap by Mental Floss editor Jessanne Collins, is a short—just 24 pages—and highly readable recounting of the highlights of her year-long experience as an editor of Playgirl magazine. Playgirl “debuted in the summer of 1973 and was billed as a sex-positive, fun-oriented feminist response to Hugh Hefner's empire”; when Collins started there in 2007 and until it shuttered in 2008, it bore only a slight resemblance to the original.

In a recent two-hour conversation, Collins and I pored over the covers of select issues of Playgirl. It’s a fascinating journey to go from the first issue, in [...]