by What About Boob?
As many of you have likely heard by now, in one of the Back to the Future movies the protagonist goes WAY forward in time … to October 21, 2015. [We will now pointedly ignore any consideration of how old we were when — or if — we saw this movie when it came out. In fact, now that I think about it, I’m pretty sure I’ve never even heard of Marty McFly. Michael J. Fox? Who’s he? … ]
As our title indicates, however, we hit upon what we consider to be a rather more interesting approach. [It also has the benefit of incorporating a pun, and if you know us at all, you know that this always makes it extra special — even without the nipples showing.]
Now we were going to do a little research and post an “up and dirty” primer on our take on topless behavior, but even a cursory start turned up a Wikipedia article surpassing 7,000 words on the topic. Not that anyone should consider Wikipedia a conclusive source for any potential topic, but all in all it seemed like it would be much easier just to link to this Topless Over Time gem. [Not all gems have equal value, as we know.]
Aside from learning that the apparently ironically named “Enlightenment” period was responsible for the general beating of nudity as a valuable societal option, we also learned that oddly enough the man famous for playing Tarzan in the 1930’s led the charge allowing men to go topless on beaches.* We can just imagine the conversation he had with his shirt that first fateful oceanside day: “Me Tarzan. You pain.” [Even if that story has no basis in fact, we still like it, and we did get another pun in, so there’s that.] … While you recover from that, we offer our Special Risque view of today with …