Proto-Perez!

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So much for a kinder, gentler time! 1955's Rave magazine is the nastiest thing we've ever seen! Here's how they describe Jane Russell: "a painted female impersonator who stuck one too many pillows down the front." Had they only been able to draw a little penis on her picture! [VillageVoice]

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Less well-known is 1625's "Ye Olde Entertainmente Almanac," in which Goody Cartwright was described as "One of the Worft of Witchef, Whofe Sallow Skin and Deathly Red Eyes Summon a Multitude of Devilf; it if knowne that She is the Worft of Satan's Whoref."

The accompanying woodcut has a picture of a woman with what historians believe to be a penis on her face.