PIRELLI Calendar 2002: Beyond Nudity
November 9, 2001 2:53 PM   Subscribe

PIRELLI Calendar 2002: Beyond Nudity They blew it, flushed 30 years of tradition down the drain, destroyed a 20th century's socio-cultural phenomenon. Slow and erratic loading, but see all the Pirelli Calendars from 1964 to 2001. Is "...total nudity no longer fashionable..." or is this the real reason : "Bush niece is Pirelli Cover Girl." ?
posted by Voyageman (14 comments total)
"They blew it"? I, for one, am damn glad to hear this news.
posted by acridrabbit at 2:57 PM on November 9, 2001

Fret not. The '02 National Discount Tires calendar sticks to its roots: Candid photos of agitated customers sitting in waiting rooms; pin-up pix of the hunks of the Humble, TX, store; and much more. Best of all, it's free.
posted by judomadonna at 3:17 PM on November 9, 2001

bummer. the pictures were very tasteful and completely artistic, but that's stupid... we should all be ashamed of our bodies and others' bodies. and how does this have anything at all to do with sept 11th? it's still just a bunch of pictures of attractive women. maybe artistic expression with partial nudity in a tire calendar is disrespectful to... people........ um... who are....... upset about sept 11th...... ? if it were up to me, i wouldn't print a calendar at all b/c then people would be less inclined to think of dates at all, thus easing pain and suffering somewhat.
posted by ggggarret at 3:18 PM on November 9, 2001

Check out 1969: needs more oral imagery.
posted by Mapes at 3:37 PM on November 9, 2001

Disgraceful. No respect for tradition.
posted by signal at 4:01 PM on November 9, 2001

tradition shmradition. if you liked pirelli calendars for the nudies then you liked it for the wrong reason.
posted by mcsweetie at 4:12 PM on November 9, 2001

reason shmreason
posted by signal at 4:32 PM on November 9, 2001

Headlines of the future: Perelli calender sales dive; 7 distributed.
posted by TacoConsumer at 4:53 PM on November 9, 2001

there's bush on the front cover, what more can you want?

posted by Mick at 5:24 PM on November 9, 2001

Look Ma - no Seventies! Gotta love anything that leaves out the Seventies.
posted by MiguelCardoso at 5:53 PM on November 9, 2001

This is only the first step. In preparation for rulership by the Taliban in the US, the amount of clothing that models wear will gradually increase with each new edition.
posted by Eloquence at 5:57 PM on November 9, 2001

January, June and July are nice months.
posted by mmarcos at 7:28 PM on November 9, 2001

Sorry guys, but it's hard to fuck with Peter Lindbergh: the man is, like, a really really really good photographer. Since Lindbergh is the calendar's author, it's pretty difficult to argue that "no boob shots = lame pictures"
posted by matteo at 12:34 PM on November 10, 2001

Here it is at last. Pirelli Calendar 2001
posted by Voyageman at 7:32 AM on November 14, 2001

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