Posts tagged "nudists"

Nudists Upset Over San Francisco Public Nudity Ban

Nudists in San Francisco are chagrined that the city has banned public nudity. [Yahoo] "Saturday Night Live"'s Bill Hader explains the genesis of his best character ever, Stefon. [HyperVocal] The CW is working on a drama called "Book Club" about a young woman who, duh, starts a book club with her…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 21, 2012

Want To Compete In The Naturist Olympics?

In the U.K., journalist Jessica Hatcher was surfing the web when she found an article about the upcoming Naturist Olympics. For those of you who like to keep your clothes on at all times, “naturist” is a fancy term for the nudist community. In the name of journalistic research, Jessica asked to attend the…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 13, 2009

Setting The World Record For The Most Simultaneous Skinny Dippers

Last month, after a bunch of students in Wales broke a world record for the most people dressed as Smurfs at one time, Kate T. challenged all us Friskians to come up with our very own world record to break. While I’ve…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 13, 2009

What’s Up With Nudists?

In one Colorado neighborhood, people aren't loving thy neighbor. This community is hating on the Pierces—a nudist couple who have no qualms about gardening in the buff. After their neighbors started complaining about their nakedness in the yard, Mrs. Pierce began wearing a thong and pasties while tending her plants. But since her house ha…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 12, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Harvard Hates Harry Potter, Nudism, Women Voters, And Teen Sex On The Rise

Some Harvard grads were a little pissy that their Ivy League school invited Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to speak at commencement rather than, say, Bill Gates. Get over it, nerds, J.K. rules! [NPR]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 6, 2008

The Naked Font

Graphic designer Craig Oldham created this nudist typeface after overhearing someone say, "…that type is indecent!" [CraigOldham.co.uk via Shape + Colour]…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 26, 2008