Sunday, February 04, 2007


Pud in particular decries exploitation news, stories that titillate by exposing that which they pretend to condemn. For instance, a recent Chronicle multi-parter took us inside the sex slave industry, tsk tsk tell me more, that sort of thing.

So we now have stories tsk tsking about the star of Harry Potter doing the nude role in Equus, complete with pictures of the boy naked from the waist up.

“I bet a lot of people would pay extra,” Pud said, “to see Daniel Radcliffe perform the Equus role wearing his Harry Potter glasses.”

“That’s just too pervy,” I told him, “but you’re right.”

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