Saturday, December 31, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Mr. Skin picks his top ten nude scenes for 2005. [link]
  • 94 year old woman poses for nude calendar. [link]
  • Writer says it's OK to be stinky in the gym, but if you want to steam in the nude, move to Europe. [link]
  • New Zealanders plan to play bingo in the buff. [link]
  • Topless women plan to sue. Could be a landmark case. [link]
  • Naturism is the new religion? [link]

Thursday, December 29, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Women are now posing nude for calendars even before a charity is selected. There is much more to this phenomenon than meets the eye. Perhaps deep down within all of us there is a yearning to be natural, nude and unashamed. All it takes is a good reason, and women are standing up for themselves and their bodies like never before. Anyway, this is a nice article. [link]
  • 800 women apply for jobs at a Wilkes-Barre strip club. [link]
  • Here is a thoughtful article on nudity. The writer, who is seventeen, believes that nudists are "lucky"to be so comfortable and honest, yet she finds that the influences of society prevent her from being so open. The more I read articles like these the more I believe that a true cultural shift is occuring, that people are realizing that the human body is nothing to be ashamed of. [link]
  • Is there anywhere that does NOT have a nude calendar for sale? Here's one from a small New England town with older men. [link]
  • Photographer making a name for himself with artistic nude photos. [link]

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Nude life drawing models are people, too. [link]
  • Naturists gather in New Zealand. [link]
  • Another nude fundraising calendar, this time on Long Island. [link]

Monday, December 26, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Writer strips down at an Austrian spa and is a changed woman. [link]
  • Naked Germans jump into freezing lake. [link]

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Election campaign brings out the nudist in people. [link]
  • Public health workers say no to clothes so that others will say no to drugs. [link]
  • Exhibit of photos with nude French women opens in Edinburgh. [link]
  • A nudist's perspective on clothing-optional beaches. [link]
  • Another person arrested for streaking. [link]
  • Evolution might be the reason humans need privacy. [link]
  • Chick Chat: Naked in the Gym Locker Room. [link]

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Stephen Gough continues his fight for the right to be nude. [link]
  • The naked truth about another charity calendar. [link]
  • Is streaking a statement against authority or indecent exposure? [link]

Thursday, December 15, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Women streakers invade fraternity's traditional nude run. [news.inq7.net]
  • Confessions of a nude model. [Slate]
  • Girls pose nude in public in England. [Online Sun]
  • In art, nudity poses no problem. [timesunion.com]
  • Mapplethorpe exhibit opens in more tolerant Cuba. [CNN]
  • Naked Ambition by Maxi Shield. [ssonet.com]
  • Artistic photo images of middle-aged nudes subvert idealized figures. [ArtNet]
  • South Africa's nudist king. [news24.com]
  • Horse club spices up calendar. [Brandon Sun]
  • The New Nude art and photography magazine. [letsgodigital.org]
  • To remove or not to remove hair is the question in Portland. [wweek.com]
  • Another good article on nude figure modeling. [gazette.net]
  • Naturist photo of the day. [ClothesFree.com]

Monday, December 12, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • A slab of beer goes to the fastest nude runner. [abc.net.au]
  • MSNBC uses nude female silhouette in ads. [webpronews.com]
  • Decision delayed on topless activist case. [Orlando Sentinel]
  • Salma Hayek and Colin Farrell get completely naked in upcoming film. [Irish Voice]
  • This American phobia of any display of human skin is getting worse. The Red Cross and the US Marines both withdrew from sponsoring a fundraising rock concert simply because the promo posters included the image of a woman's back. No buttocks, just the back! Better not take the kiddies to the beach this summer, they'll see a lot more than just a back when a girl in a bikini saunters by. [The Sentinel]

Saturday, December 10, 2005

The Daily Newds

Friday, December 09, 2005

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

The Daily Newds

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Clive Barker to paint 5 nude men and the event is open to photographers. [Fangoria]
  • Nude photos of Jennifer Aniston are being shopped. See, if we were all naked all of the time this wouldn't happen. [The National Ledger]
  • Atlantic Rowing Race athletes will row naked to prevent chafing. [telegraph.co.uk]

Monday, December 05, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Princeton students wish for the return of the Nude Olympics. [DailyPrincetonian.com]
  • No nude beach for Queensland. [abc.net.au]
  • Augusta Maine lingerie store generates a lot of attention with live half-naked lingerie-wearing window models. [Kennebec Journal]

Slow newds day...

Saturday, December 03, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Even Chess players are posing nude. Who's next? [Sunday Times]
  • Film legend Harold Lloyd loved to photograph nude ladies. [Times Online]
  • Are women who show their bodies "female chauvinist pigs" or just more comfortable with themselves? Is the sight of a nude female "beautiful" or just part of the new "raunch culture"? Ariel Levy has written a provocative new book, reviewed here [The Independent], who wonders why women cannot be "sexy and frisky and in control without being commodified".
  • Web site of the day. These people are way ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to body acceptance. [Scandinavian Naturist Portal]

The Daily Newds

  • Australians post nude Tunick-style for charity. [theage.com.au]
  • More females flock to flash their flesh for the camera in Japan. [Mainichi]

Friday, December 02, 2005

The Daily Newds

  • Director Stephen Frears is very good at getting women to take their clothes off. [telegraph.co.uk]
  • German Protestant youth group puts together 2006 calendar with nude photos depicting erotic scenes from the Bible to "interest young people". [MSNBC]
  • Frank Benson's "Human Statue" is uncanny in its realism - and it's nude. [artnet]
  • Indecency standards, fueled by the sight of Janet Jackson's bare breast on national television, is hot topic for U.S. media executives. The crackdown on violence and nudity is a result of consumers who "complain about anything that crosses the line". Is it possible for this American culture to get even more uptight?? [Reuters]

The Daily Newds

  • Stand-up comedian says ''Some of the best experiences with audiences I've ever had have been when I was naked." [Boston.com]
  • Female breasts are everywhere, yet they're forbidden. A thoughful article on breast implants and the role society has played in making women believe that "bigger is better". [fortwayne.com]
  • Are we now going to criminalize streaking? Naked student arrested and handcuffed for indecent exposure. [The Daily of the University of Washington-Seattle]
  • A thoughtful article on Korean public bath culture and the total lack of self-consciousness. [The Korea Times]

Thursday, December 01, 2005

The Daily Newds

The Daily Newds

  • Are naked comedians funnier? Check out the stripped-down stand-up at Improv Boston.
  • Are naked dorm photos free speech or sexual harassment? [NBC10.com]
  • Kelly Brook topless photos. [Egotastic]
  • Nudist photo of the day. [ClothesFree.com]