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Greased Up Swedish Marines

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Royal Marines Directed by Visconti, Choreographed by Richard O’Brien — Sponsored by WKD

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(Be sure to watch all the way to the ‘climax’.)

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Becks’ Bum: Satisfaction or Disappointment?

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I don’t have much to say about the much-discussed latest Beckham ad for his H&M pants, dir­ec­ted by fel­low LA-loving Brit Guy Ritchie, in which he runs through Beverly Hills in his white slip­pers as the props and scenery con­spire to remove his clothes, Cupid Stunt–like. Except: Those slip­pers must be really, really snug to stay on. And: How sweet that Guy Ritchie has gradu­ated from mak­ing homo­phobic gay porn for straight men, such as Lock Stock and Snatch, to mak­ing gay porn for, well, every­one. OK, while I found the rest of it, like the under­wear…read more

Sexy and I Show It: Parading Cadets (& Olympic Divers)

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Last year metrodaddy declared the LMFAO dance hit ‘Sexy and I Know It’ an anthem  for the Jersey Shore/Geordie Shore/The Only Way is Essex/The Hunks/Men’s Health Magazine gen­er­a­tion of met­ro­sexy young men and the meta­phor­ical (and not so meta­phor­ical) spangly Speedos they’re flaunt­ing them­selves in. But I have to say I was a tad ambi­val­ent about the heav­ily ironic hip­ster promo video. Fortunately, it’s been remade by non-hipsters. In shape non-hipsters. Cadets from the USAF Academy, no less. Now, in case any­one objects that this is con­duct unbe­com­ing future officers (and appar­ently some kill­joys have)…read more

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