Blood, mayhem, aggression, speed, defense…USA 2, Germany 0. Should have gone to a bar for the wall-sized TV.
Distinguished, notable feminists Gloria Steinem, Irina Dunn, and Flo Kennedy have alternately been credited with popularizing the phrase, “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.” While I’m all about feminism, living in a house full of women I have sometimes taken pause to wonder if said fish ought not to be the one called to relocate spiders, fix leaking pipes, and remove bloody piles of rodent parts left by the cats as tribute on the back porch? I have learned, in my maturity, to defer to Tennyson:
“Theirs not to make reply,
Theirs not to reason why,
Theirs but to do and die.”
I know! Smokin’ hot, right? I mean, damn! Are you as turned on as I am right now?
Or not. I’m struck by how titillating these images are not. There’s a seed for an excellent essay on objectification here, but I’m opting to see it as humorous.
But, all that aside, what the hell is it about? A friend sent me the following, incredulous link, which pretty much sums up my initial bemusement and curiosity.
But a search offered clarity.
Yes, this really was an actual calendar and no, the TSA was not actually involved. It was a promotional tool for a medical equipment company. And no actual models were harmed in the making of this calendar.
Random photos from the internet to you, via me.
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