Topic: controversy

This ‘Controversial’ Painting Of A Naked Bea Arthur Just Sold For $1.9 Million

This 'Controversial' Painting Of A Naked Bea Arthur Just Sold For $1.9 Million

Bea Arthur was a pretty cool lady. She played one of TV’s first feminist characters on All In The Family, and of course, she captured our hearts as Dorothy Zbornak on Golden Girls. She was also pretty foxy. Hence, it stands to reason that when an iconic painting of not only Bea Arthur, but Bea Arthur topless goes up for auction, the bidding war would be high stakes and fierce. More »

New York Times Readers Angry At T Magazine For Putting A Fashion Model On Its Cover

New York Times Readers Angry At T Magazine For Putting A Fashion Model On Its Cover

A minor uproar has arisen over the latest cover of T, The New York Times‘ style magazine. Apparently, it has offended the delicate sensibilities of NYT readers from Westport to Park Slope because it features a thin, young-looking model wearing vaguely bondage-inspired things. That’s right: they are mad at a fashion magazine for printing photos of a fashion model. Who is wearing fashion. More »

Here’s The ‘Pornographic’ Passage From The Diary Of Anne Frank That Lady Found So Offensive

Here's The 'Pornographic' Passage From The Diary Of Anne Frank That Lady Found So Offensive

Remember that silly mother in Detroit who wanted The Diary Of Anne Frank banned in schools because it contains descriptions of female genitalia that might be disturbing to students, as opposed to the rest of the things in that particular book? Of course you do. Well, we have obtained the objectionable passage, which comes from the new and unedited edition of Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl. More »

9 Fictional Characters Who Have Been Inappropriately Made Over On Book Covers

9 Fictional Characters Who Have Been Inappropriately Made Over On Book Covers

As you may have heard, book lovers everywhere are outraged over the sexy makeover one publisher gave Anne Shirley, beloved protagonist of the Anne Of Green Gables series. As you can see, someone saw fit to replace that unsexy, ginger haired ten-year-old with a buxom blonde just dying for a roll in the hay. Amazon has since removed the offending image, but why stop there? This problem goes way beyond Anne Shirley. Here are nine other fictional characters who’ve been inappropriately made over on book covers. I hope you’re in the mood to yell at your computer screen. More »

Here Is The Totally SFW Superbowl Ad (For Porn) That CBS Rejected

Here Is The Totally SFW Superbowl Ad (For Porn) That CBS Rejected

Everyone knows the Superbowl is really about the ads. Companies fall all over themselves to try to promote their products in the cutest/cleverest/sexiest way possible during this, the year’s most important moment in the inexplicably popular blood sport known as “American football.” So naturally, online pornography site Pornhub (link NSFW) tried to get in on the action with an ad that was not bad, as porn ads go. More »