Meet Sandow the Magnificent, the 'World's First Hunk'

There's a fascinating post over at Collectors Weekly about the first "hunk," Eugen Sandow, and the history of objectifying muscular male bodies. In 1894, when Sandow became famous, it wasn't for actually lifting things, strongman style. It was for just posing and looking fine. » 10/14/13 4:10pm 10/14/13 4:10pm

These Hilariously Outdated Fabio Book Covers Will Make Your Day

Do you remember that episode from Cycle 7 of America's Next Top Model when the contestants had to pose for fake romance novel covers alongside Fabio? If you saw it you'd definitely recall seeing as it might have been one of the grimmest things to have ever appeared on television. Fabio was at least twice the age of… » 6/12/13 4:00pm 6/12/13 4:00pm

In Advertising, Shirtless Hunks Are the Half-Naked Hot Chicks

The new Diet Dr. Pepper ad features Ford model Josh Button doing his best shirtless hunk Zoolander and being really really really really good looking. » 5/20/13 3:10pm 5/20/13 3:10pm

Hunk Alert: Luke Perry Spotted in L.A.

Be still, hearts of America. The perennial bad-boy prince of Beverly Hills has been busy at a studio in Los Angeles. No, he's not doing voicework for an animated version of a certain '90s primetime soap (wish!). He recorded a holiday gift that money can't buy from AT&T: a customizable video message accompanied by… » 12/20/12 11:59am 12/20/12 11:59am

Swiss Farmers Create Beefcake Calendar • Drew Peterson Phones In Jokes…

• In attempts to improve German-Swiss relations, the Swiss Farmers' Union has created a calendar of half-naked farmer hunks. "We want to show Switzerland in its best light, the countryside and a bit of its culture," says photographer Tina Steinnauer. • » 5/27/09 5:20pm 5/27/09 5:20pm