Bundle up, it’s cold out there
: MediaLife says Playboy is wondering whether it should cover up Playmates’ intimates to compete with Maxim et al and to sign up skittish advertisers. Whatever. But let’s at least acknowledge something absurd here: The country has finally grown up to the point at which it doesn’t collectively giggle at nudity on cable and in art and in some high-end magazines, not to mention the Internet. Yet we’re going Puritan in print. Somebody’s out of sync with reality and the audience.
by Jeff Jarvis