We should all be concerned about stories of religiously-driven campaigns against classical art.
The Hypocritical Demonisation Of Adult Entertainment
It’s time to start pointing out that the moralising extremists who see all sexual expression and any nudity as evil are extremists who do not speak for the majority of society.
The Naked Truth About Nude Beaches
The official line is that naturism and nudism have nothing to do with sex or exhibitionism. A nude beach regular begs to differ.
Shiitakeheads: The ASA Causes More Offence Than Any Ad They Object To
Once again, Britain’s self-appointed advertising censors are allowing a handful of tutting moralists to dictate what everyone else can see.
The Gallery Of Banned Advertising
A visual guide to forbidden advertising from the modern age.
Twitter’s German-Specific Porn Block Is Not The Way Forward
Selectively blocking individual Twitter feeds in specific countries will not placate the censorial and feels like the thin end of the wedge.
The 1930s Nudism Racket
A vintage documentary look at the nudist lifestyle that is both enthusiastic and salacious.
British TV Advertising’s Brief Flirtation With The Female Nipple
1994 saw British television advertising step forward into the brave new world of European openness – and then quickly step back again.
Take Off Your Clothes And Live: A Naturist TV Commercial
A TV commercial that promotes the nudist lifestyle and brings up interesting questions about sexualisation and moralising.
Naked Fury: The Moral Panic Over Naked Attraction’s Cheeky Advertising
How a cheeky but harmless advertising campaign wound up the easily offended.
The Double Life Of Clare Dunkel
How one of the biggest glamour models of the 1980s became an acclaimed author of ultra-violent crime fiction.
I Will See The Life Run Out Of You: The Curse Of Ghost Story
The problems in adapting a complex story for the screen laid bare in John Irvin’s messy, compromised version of Peter Straub’s magnificent novel.