A Celebration of, Well, Ass
The reason? "The October 2007 issue of King magazine, with buttock queen Kim Kardashian on the cover. Will she prove the fashion fulcrum for a new wave of buttock accentuation?" Follow the link for a bootylicious slide show.
The pictures are better than the captions: "Queen sang, 'Fat bottomed girls, you made the rockin' world go round' back in 1978. Yet slim-hippedness reigned until hip-hop and rap brought us Sir Mix-a-Lot's seminal music video line 'I like big butts and I can not lie' in 1992...'" Says Gawker, "As part of its 'Sex Issue,' Slate provides a slideshow tracking the role of gigantic asses filled with the kind of important cultural contextualization found above."
Right. As we said, just look at the pictures. --Frank Houston