Then + Now: Disembodied Women

LEFT TO RIGHT: photo of Spike TV ad campaign; cover of Hustler, June 1978.

Many thanks to our reader who wrote in comparing a Spike TV ad for a sitcom about college football (left, featured in the No Comment section of the Winter issue of Ms.) to this 1978 Hustler cover (right), both featuring disembodied women.

Appears that, after 32 years, we’re still hanging women up like pieces of meat. Thanks a lot, Larry!

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Erica Shultz is the digital production artist at RVCA in Costa Mesa, California. She spends her free time reading, making zines & comics, and playing drums. Follow her comics on Instagram or check out her website.