Before She Was Famous, Marilyn Monroe Was Paid Just $10 an Hour to Pose for Pin-up Artist Earl Moran in the Late 1940s

Marilyn Monroe posed for Earl Moran – Bus Stop. One of his most famous photo’s/paintings of Marilyn done in 1946, titled ‘Bus Stop’. It featured Marilyn in a cheesecake pose, standing next to a bus stop, with skates in her hand.

When Marilyn Monroe posed for Earl Moran in the first of their sessions that took place between 1946 and 1950, she was just 19 and an aspiring actress, while Moran had established himself as a leading illustrator of beautiful women; his work for magazines and calendars placed him in the company of Alberto Vargas and George Petty. Continue reading »

Awesome Photos of Stephen King Posing With His Beloved Cats From the 1980s

“Cats were the gangsters of the animal world, living outside the law and often dying there. There were a great many of them who never grew old by the fire.” ― Stephen King, Pet Sematary. Continue reading »

Adorable German Shorthair Assumes Many Different Looks And Poses In Whimsical Photo Series

A rather adorable German shorthaired pointer makes a comeback as it assumes many different looks and poses other than that of just being a regular pooch. The dog’s master once again puts on all sorts of costumes and props on the obedient dog, using a variety of homemade outfits and then posts the images on Instagram. Continue reading »

Models Posing Awkwardly For Photos

Haha! In this age of selfies and narcissism, it’s hard not to be a little cynical about our fellow men and women who try too hard to look good in photos. We’ve got to give it to humor site Sad And Useless for rounding up some of the best examples of people clumsily contorting their limbs and faces in weird and awkward ways in pursuit of that perfect picture — and failing rather gloriously. Continue reading »

Valais Blacknose Sheep Always Look Like They’re Posing For A Metal Album Cover

If you think you’re the ultimate metalhead, you haven’t met these hardcore sheep. They’re called Valais Blacknose Sheep and they always look like posing for a metal album cover. Continue reading »

Debbie Harry Photographed By Chris Stein For Punk Magazine Centerfold Shoot, 1976

A few decades ago, up-and-coming punk-pop star Debbie Harry had a photographer on hand to chronicle her every move – her friend, bandmate and lover Chris Stein. Continue reading »