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Creepshot Or Not? Sanitary-Napkin Girl Edition

Paleo Retiree writes: For the “No, it’s not a Creepshot” side, I can see the following arguments: The taking and the publishing of the photo obviously weren’t motivated by lust but by amazement at what a clueless and low-class place America … Continue reading

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Creepshot or Not: Bikinis in the Park

Paleo Retiree writes: When I solicited thoughts and opinions some months ago about whether a snapshot I’d sneaked of a couple of sunbathing cuties in a public park was a Creepshot or not, some visitors concluded A) that it wasn’t, and B) … Continue reading

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Changing Mores and Expectations: Bras in Public

Paleo Retiree writes: The heat and humidity have finally settled over New York City, and with the onset of sultry weather the city’s women have been stripping down to skimpy hot-weather wear. Early summer here is always a fun season for girl-watching, bemusement and wondering what it’s … Continue reading

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Some Snaps I Took in Atlanta

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I was in Atlanta recently for work. Thought I’d share some photos I took. This ferris wheel was right outside the hotel at which I stayed. I guess urban ferris wheels are a thing now? If … Continue reading

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Semi-Naked Ladies of the Week: The Girls of American Apparel

Blowhard, Esq. writes: To quote Paleo Retiree, are American Apparel ads one of the great cultural achievements of our time? Yes or no (and the correct answer is yes), you’ve got to tip your ironically-purchased trucker hat to any campaign that … Continue reading

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DePalma Legal Trouble

Fenster writes: When it rains it pours.  Just as UR gets its knickers in a knot–privately, of course!–over the issue of creepshots, it turns out that Brian De Palma, a sainted presence for many of us here, finds himself in … Continue reading

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Creepshot or Not?

Paleo Retiree writes: This young lady was walking along the sidewalk in front of me … Her sundress was hiking up … Does my snap of her qualify as a Creepshot? Some arguments pro and con, or so it seems … Continue reading

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Creepshot or Not?

Paleo Retiree writes: A pic I fired off last summer in NYC’s Washington Square Park: The case, as far as I can tell, for this snap being deemed a Creepshot: 1) Skin. 2) I didn’t ask my subjects for permission, … Continue reading

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Creepshots Or Not: Isla Vista

Paleo Retiree writes: As an artsbuff and an enthusiastic snapshooter, I was fascinated by the debate that kicked up a while back about “creepshots.” (Gawker and Jezebel attack; Reddit bans a few sub-Reddits.) Briefly: young women protested that photographers shouldn’t … Continue reading

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