Manspreading and Camille Paglia

The Barberini Faun, source: Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barberini_Faun

Life’s full of stange coincidences. Two articles I read the last few days in fact highlight the same phenomenon.

One was an article in the TIMES, titled “It’s a Man’s World, and It Always Will Be” by Camille Paglia: [x]

… the other was titled “The first arrest has been made for manspreading” and has been published in The Independent. [x]

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Groucho Marx and American Apparel

Recently – about a year ago – there was a medium media hype around a guy who re-created American Apparel photo shoots – of females. [x]

american apparel

Is this pose sexy for a man? I will exclude this topic for now, because it’s an emotional and highly individual one. Yet what can generally be said is that the pose is objectifying and severely distracting from the shirt American Apparel wants to sell.

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