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aureolaborealis 1
Thank you, Charles.
For a second or so I was the middle-aged guy in an office full of women with a big picture of a beaver on his monitor.
Nice though the beaver is, I do try not to be that guy.
Posted by aureolaborealis on February 8, 2013 at 4:56 PM · Report this
Jesus, even at my office full of layabouts, rascals, and perverts I got shit for having that one pop up on my screen.
Posted by gloomy gus on February 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM · Report this
lostboy 3
Christ, Charles, you do--nevermind.

Dan and Tim, you do understand that if your readers get fired, they won't have any money to spend on your advertisers, right?
Posted by lostboy on February 8, 2013 at 5:10 PM · Report this
merry 4
Most of your lucrative clickety-clicks come from people at their work stations, aka "NSFW pussies", ya know....

That said - this is fascinating. It's almost like the painting was edited for strength, and the head tossed. right. out.

Posted by merry on February 8, 2013 at 5:31 PM · Report this
samktg 5
I was hoping to see Jenn post about this. I still hope to hear her thoughts on the discovery.
Posted by samktg on February 8, 2013 at 5:46 PM · Report this
Dougsf 6
Now they've got me me picturing a pantsless Mona Lisa,
Posted by Dougsf on February 8, 2013 at 5:59 PM · Report this
seatackled 7
I'm pretty sure Mona Lisa wasn't wearing pants when she sat for that painting.
Posted by seatackled on February 8, 2013 at 6:04 PM · Report this
I was an art history TA at UW, and one of the host hilarious things I ever witnessed was the reaction of 300 undergrads when this painting was put up on a massive projection screen in Kane Hall. Talk about realism...
Posted by ERIN! on February 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM · Report this
I didn't know Tonderai would recognize one that wasn't mutilated.
Posted by Stranger'sWorstNightmare on February 8, 2013 at 7:16 PM · Report this
Trouble 10
It's not after the jump in an RSS feed, idiot. Glad I wasn't at work.
Posted by Trouble on February 8, 2013 at 8:03 PM · Report this
Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In 11
As Milicent Friendly, I open the bid at $20,000.
Posted by Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In on February 8, 2013 at 8:57 PM · Report this
Aaron 12
@10 is right, when it comes to RSS you're fucking stupid. I was glad I wasn't at work either.
Posted by Aaron on February 8, 2013 at 9:35 PM · Report this
seatackled 13
It wasn't after the jump on Slog until the first three commenters complained, either..
Posted by seatackled on February 8, 2013 at 9:43 PM · Report this
Note to self -- no more reading Slog at work. Ever.
Posted by tdonut on February 8, 2013 at 10:37 PM · Report this
C'mon, Charles! I know you like a good prank, but really.

By the way, how is this not pornography? I'm not getting down on pornography (heh heh). I'm just asking.

"Hey!! What's that thing on your computer! No, go back! Don't try to click away from it!"

"It's ART!!"

If it was a photograph instead of a painting, would your answer be different? Or if it was trimmed or shaved instead of "natural," would your answer be different?

Let me drill right down to it: Is it only porn if it's meant to turn you on? Because you know some folks like some bush.

My verdict: Call it "art" all you want, but it's (also?) porn... and it's NSFW.

@8 I can just imagine that.
Posted by floater on February 8, 2013 at 11:17 PM · Report this
Funny, I would never think about looking at Slog on my work computer, because the vast majority of posts have something NSFW, whether language or other content.....

I guess I'm just weird.
Posted by Hanoumatoi on February 8, 2013 at 11:39 PM · Report this
aureolaborealis 17
Words, even in 75 points, are OK at my work, but genitals probably are not. I thought my Stranger challenge was limited to the red cock dildo ad on Dan's pages. (And the occasional too-too stripper ad.)
Posted by aureolaborealis on February 9, 2013 at 11:22 AM · Report this
Pridge Wessea 18
Posted by Pridge Wessea on February 9, 2013 at 5:27 PM · Report this
bleedingheartlibertarian 19
Not everyone works in progressive libertine heaven, for fuck's sake. In fact, MOST people don't.

Though I do appreciate the irony of being called a pussy, here.
Posted by bleedingheartlibertarian on February 10, 2013 at 8:37 AM · Report this

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