Thursday, August 28, 2008

Beefcake Question

Do you ever think David Hasselhoff felt exploited for his body, back in the day?

I was doing a search on him for something completely unrelated to securing beefcake photos -- and like the very first picture of him is lying naked with a Shar-Pei over his weiner.

And there's tons of photos of him from his "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch" days like that -- shirtless, posing in a leather jacket and Speedos.

My God, the above picture is like the perfect counterpart to that classic "woman with snake" photo:

And what about the animals, how do they feel about being living loincloths?


  1. Anonymous12:32 PM

    Shouldn't he be posing with a dachshund?

  2. Anonymous12:48 PM


    Sadly, I remember this picture. A magazine my sister used to subscribe to when we were kids ran it (I want to say it was Cosmo, but I don't remember for sure). It was a centerfold.

    My first reaction was to recoil in disgust. My second reaction was to wonder what moron came up with the idea to use puppies to cover up Hassel's hoff.

  3. You know, the scary thing is that the idea behind Knight Rider came from the thought that good looking male actors couldn't act, and so let's have a show that has the hero drive around, kiss the girl, punch the bad guy, and smile at the camera; then the car can do all the acting.

    So Hasselhoff was definitely hired for the show for his beefcake qualities (and not for his acting). Honestly, I don't know what to do with that.

  4. Down is Natassia Kinski, beatifull, Hasselhoff...

    I prefer forget this image.

  5. Those poor doggies look like they're looking for some freedom.

  6. Guys like to be ogled and objectified. It's comittment and other harrassments that weigh us down.

  7. Maybe the dogs with lots of extra skin folds are meant to imply something about his... overhang.

  8. Speaking for all animals everywhere, they enjoy such treatment. It's what they feel they were born to do and an expression of their intrisic selves.

    Actually, I want to know what happened to the puppies afterwards. Were they adopted and comforted? Or were they used to make a coat for Mr. Hasselhoff in lieu of monetary compensation?

    The snake lives in an assisted living facility for retired modelling snakes in Sarasota, FL.

  9. I see way better composition in the Kinski shot.
    Was that an ad for the bracelet ?

  10. When the snake eats the pooch...exactly what is that going to be a symbol of?