Topic: communism

This 1967 Esquire Spread Used Sexy Pictures Of Sharon Tate To Illustrate Maoist Principles (NSFW)

This 1967 Esquire Spread Used Sexy Pictures Of Sharon Tate To Illustrate Maoist Principles (NSFW)

Have you heard the theory that Mad Men‘s Megan Draper is being set up to be murdered because wardrobe put her in a shirt similar to one worn by Sharon Tate in a 1967 Esquire spread? I’m not sure if I buy it, but the show is getting crazier, so who knows? Anyway, Esquire was pretty jazzed about this, so they dug up the vintage spread in which the shirt appears (slide 3). And, as it turns out, this particular spread was an attempt to use cheesecake photos of Sharon Tate to illustrate principles from Mao Zedong‘s teachings, because it was 1967 and people in America were at least vaguely interested in communism. Interested enough to look at pictures of Sharon Tate next to quotes from Mao, anyway, provided Mao’s quotes were introduced/discredited as “dull and unmemorable.” More »

Gallery: Why Dating Libertarian Communists Is The Best!

Gallery: Why Dating Libertarian Communists Is The Best!

As you may know by now, EIC Jennifer likes dating finance guys. Well guess what? I like dating libertarian communists, as my current beau will attest. Why do I like dating these sensual revolutionaries? I’m so glad you asked! Here are ten reasons, many of which align strangely well with Jennifer’s reasons for dating the very people my man and his ilk hope to someday annihilate. Go figure. More »

Gallery: Enjoy Lanvin’s Kid Clothing With Quotes From Das Kapital

Gallery: Enjoy Lanvin's Kid Clothing With Quotes From Das Kapital

Remember when I told you about 19th Century oil tycoon Alber Elbaz’s decision to launch a “superluxury” line of children’s clothing, and most of you agreed that it would hasten the demise of capitalism by several decades? Well, Sir Elbaz made good on the threat, and now there are photos to prove it. (My anarcho-commie boyfriend is doing the Snoopy dance as we speak.) Is the Lanvin kids’ line ridiculously cute, or just ridiculous? You be the judge. More »