Most of the attention paid to Playboy Enterprises, Inc. over the years has revolved around a few things: the persona of Hugh Hefner, the mansion he lives in, and the magazine he founded. But there’s one thing that makes those parts, if not thrive, then survive, and it’s remarkably simple: the bunny ears logo…
Remember how it's hard to tell the difference between British lad mags and rapists? Well, it's especially tough when said mags actually tell their readers to rape women. Which was apparently online mag UniLad's idea of a funny joke.
Well, this is upsetting. According to a new study, people can't tell the difference between quotes from British "lad mags" and interviews with convicted rapists. And given the choice, men are actually more likely to agree with the rapists.
These 2003 tips for "curing" a feminist are surprisingly tame — maybe because Maxim quoted actual feminist Jennifer Baumgardner. They're also supposed to help you "get your chin buttered," something we thought dudebros were supposed to hate.
It's not that Ms. Lavigne's arms are too wide for the mag — it's that her torso is not curvy enough. So they scooped out some vital organs over there on the left and created a tiny waist.
Magazines aimed at twentysomething guys lean heavily toward boobs, beer, and boorishness — will young men pick up a title about "career advancement, finances and family life" instead?
Yesterday, we mentioned Danny Dyer's column in lad mag ZOO and the resulting outrage. Since then, women's rights groups and the original letter-writer have spoken out against the British actor and the misogynistic mag, demanding apologies and compensation.
MP Claire Curtis-Thomas in England wants lad mags like Maxim and Nuts to carry film-style ratings. In a report released this week, Curtis-Thomas said that these lad mags are not rated and treated the same way as porn even though she sees the magazines as being "little more than pornography." She also wants downmarket…
UK papers Telegraph and Guardian both published findings from a report by Women In Journalism — namely, that websites of magazines for teenage girls are urging the girls to upload photographs of themselves and post ratings of their bodies, much as the "lad mag" sites do. While the teen sites don't exactly approach …