Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Filthy Debut

Joining Ed Champion's Filthy Habits

My first contribution to the cultural blog Filthy Habits is now online. The piece is about "American Gladiators" and the book, "Steroid Nation":

They are the new Davids.

Granted they are not singularly recognizable –- they are remarkably generic –- but the bodybuilders slash athletes on American Gladiators represent the ideal male appearance. At least I think so, having had my ideal male physique built on a foundation of images of professional wrestlers and action movie stars.

The rest can be read here.


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