How many times does that model turn up if you search for stock photos of blowjobs?
I see/hear what you did there
I think this is how a lot of porn photo shoots happened, in the earlier Internet era before reliable video streaming.
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen that, but I laughed as hard as I did the first time I did. Thanks also for reminding us what a genius John Waters is.
Is it just me? Take away the context, the scene, the body, the hair. Just focus on the face, the ‘O’ mouth, the wide eyes. It reminds me of another meme that it also found frequently on the internet. Nah, couldn’t be.
Her story is even more amazing. Behold, the saga:
Definitely not. For reasons I’m not quite willing to say, this reminds me of the invisible bicycle meme…
There was a recent article about a woman approached by a photographer to do some “test shots” who promised to pay her for any subsequent shoots - only to later find out her image was plastered all over products around the world. Turns out he was taking pictures for stock photography and this was clearly how he operated (and he’s likely not the only one). I think Boingboing covered it.
But yeah, it’s not like the models likely get paid much even when they do get paid.
I expect you are right about that. Stock photography is a tough market for photographers, but that doesn’t justify ripping off models. Stock agencies require talent release forms - at least one agency requires a separate release per day . No model should sign a talent release for a test shoot because those images aren’t supposed to be sold. But I wouldn’t put it above sleazy photographers to fake talent releases.
Honestly after the first four that’s what I was thinking too I’ll be honest.
Yeah, this guy (and others like him) was running a straight-up scam, essentially. He had the models sign a release, knowing that they would feel pressured into signing it and trusting that they’d listen to what he told them rather than what was written on the paper.
Yeah, but you could only view it on an Edison Patent Memeograph at the 5¢ Meme Parlor - not nearly as convenient.
For want of a pin…
Is it the same model in red and blue? Maybe I am missing the point. Feel free to woosh me if I have.
There is no “joke” to the stock image underlying the original meme; it’s just a douchey bloke, his pissed-off girlfriend and an ogled passer-by.
The memeage came from added captions:
…and even then it’s pretty weak. Part of the joke was in taking a lacklustre meme and repurposing it to a ridiculously diverse array of topics.
(stock comment)(re: stock photos)(subset01: people)
Speaking of Mink Stole receiving prank calls in John Waters movies: