"jazz mag"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Oct 11 00:58:25 UTC 2005

>On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 08:34:08PM -0400, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>>  1997 _Roger's Profanisaurus_ 15/1 _Jazz mag,_ a printed volume of
>>  pornographic material; a journal of gentleman's interest.
>(There are many contextual examples too, of which my favorite is
>2000 R. TOPPING _Kevin & Perry go Large_ ii. 8 The thought of
>actually being seen acquiring a jazz mag was too horrifying to
>contemplate. Everyone in the world knew what they were
>for. You might as well just stand in the middle of Trafalgar
>Square with your trousers round your ankles and a stiffy in
>your hand.
said stiffy no doubt acquired these days by gazing at "'Alison Lapper
Pregnant", Marc Quinn's sculpture of his friend who was born with
shortened legs and without arms' (caption of photo accompanying "In
Trafalgar Square, Much Ado About Statue", front page of today's NYT
Arts section ).


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