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Beware the dreaded man-boobies!

July 14th, 2004 (05:53 pm)
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On his weblog, Dave Barry ponders the imponderable:

Bonus points to anyone who can explain why a man can't be "sexy" and also smile. Or at least not look like he's having intestinal difficulties.

Examples here.

I am most amused by Mark C., who appears to be flashing his man-boobies in the hope that someone will give him beads. Oh, and there's an Asian guy named Long.

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Posted by: Vvalkyri (vvalkyri)
Posted at: July 14th, 2004 03:12 pm (UTC)

Most of them are pretty ick to me. Of the ones not wearing shirts Brian N is one of the few who seem kinda cool.

I guess Cody, Zack H. and Joey are okay. I suppose Sean P is the only one I'd really call sexy.

Posted by: PROBE UNIVERSE (liviapenn)
Posted at: July 14th, 2004 04:06 pm (UTC)
dc: crackshot and connor


They're all to a pretty specific type (super buff, overly tanned, shiny) and it's not doing much for me, either. I like well defined muscles as much as the next girl, but I'd have to say the best-looking guy on the page, IMHO, is Stu, 'cause I don't feel like I would poke an eye out on his hipbone! Most of these guys look like they modeled for the first Nightwing miniseries. ^_^

Posted by: Vvalkyri (vvalkyri)
Posted at: July 14th, 2004 04:20 pm (UTC)

nightwing?

Posted by: PROBE UNIVERSE (liviapenn)
Posted at: July 14th, 2004 08:40 pm (UTC)
nightwing: rocking the mullet


Comic book character-- supposed to be an acrobat and built like one, right? In his first solo miniseries the artists drew him *way* too bulky. *checks page* More like a Charlie D. than a Shaun. ^_^

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Posted by: David Hines (hradzka)
Posted at: July 16th, 2004 03:29 pm (UTC)

Supposedly it's aimed at both. I think it's a little soft-sell for the gay male set. Of course, given the reaction of the women I know, maybe gay guys are the only ones who'd bother.

(I feel bad for Nick. He's flexing and all, but he looks really sad to be there.)

Posted by: paula (paulasj)
Posted at: July 14th, 2004 04:14 pm (UTC)

I bet that both Mark C and Cory G can fill an A cup.

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