LeDaro: Germans and their fascination with nudity

The shy Angela Merkel Angela Merkel may not like to tell you but even she enjoys it. NBC News gets to the bottom of Germany’s love affair  with nudity. “Lately, however, nudism has been getting some additional exposure with the circulation of a photo purporting to show a young Angela Merkel and a couple of friends ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Pallas Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and Nerds

She sprang from the cranium of Zeus himself, a divine thought found form, and a blessing unto the Gods, the philosophers of men, and the City of Athens. She was the goddess of civilization, wisdom, strength, strategy, wit, craft, raffia-worked … Continue reading →

The Canadian Progressive: CBS bans breasts, buttocks, genitals, this Pink stuff at Grammy Awards

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 9, 2013: Nearly ten years after Janet Jackson’s famous wardrobe malfunction, the CBS is on high alert concerning nudity. A “Wardrobe Advisory” email the network’s Standards & Practices department sent out to representatives of stars scheduled to perform at Sunday’s 55th Annual Grammy Awards is warning performers to adequately cover their breasts, ...