Tuesday, March 25, 2008


There's a good post up a Jezebel about the controversy over the Lebron James Vogue cover and its apparent similarities to the poster for the 1933 King Kong. In the former, an African-American male is posed to look rather beastly and is standing next to a pretty blonde lady. In the latter, a dark, male beast manhandling a blonde lady. The side-by-side should be enough to make everybody uncomfortable.

The Vogue:

The Konginator:

Some oddly similar political propaganda, unless I'm mistaken:

And also this old standard:

Considering the King of Kong review and the single best piece of video game-derived art I've ever seen, Pauline has gotten more play on this blog than I would have expected.

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