Navy SEALs as sex symbols

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 8 18:51:43 UTC 2011

WaPo has a piece on Navy SEALs appearing both in and on the covers of
romance novels. It's fairly vacuous content but includes some interesting

A sample:

The appeal of a clean-cut Navy SEAL in the land of “lace-wristed dukes” and
> longhaired Fabios is simple.
> “For readers, Navy SEALs are superheroes without the spandex,” said Pamela
> White, a journalist and romance novelist whose pen name is Pamela Clare.

There's quite a bit more at (2 pages).

And the Discovery Channel plans to air an “insta-mentary” called “Killing
> bin Laden” on May 15.

462K raw hits for "insta-mentary", but in several distinct uses.


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