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Posts Tagged ‘Barbie’

Sports Illustrated’s 50th Anniversary Swimsuit Issue Debuts

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue. To celebrate that, the magazine asked several prominent philosophers and feminist thought leaders to compare women’s role in society 50 years ago with their role in society today.

Kidding! SI celebrated the anniversary with a photo of three basically naked models. Happy birthday! Here’s some butts.

Hey, at least Barbie didn’t make the cover.

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Barbie to Pose in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Barbie — yes, the plastic doll Barbie — is going to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue, which hits newsstands next week. Ad Age reports that the photos are part of a new Mattel ad campaign titled “Unapologetic.”

Apparently Mattel is tired of hearing how Barbie’s ridiculous look can fuel girls’ low self-esteem, and so there are quotes like this, from a company spokesperson:

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David Lynch Makes the Creepiest Coffee Commercial Ever

You know how when some artists get old they completely lose their edge and become mere shadows of their former selves? Well, not our Mr. Lynch. The acclaimed director is now selling coffee, and it is &#@!% surreal:


David Lynch Signature Cup Coffee Commercial #1 by Flixgr

Hat tip Laughing Squid