Sex Sells Shower Curtain
Selling pedestrian goods via copious presentations of sexuality is an old device. Certainly using 1980s-vintage images of tawdry women in various states of undress seems more natural for shower curtains than for, say, chewing gum. But the jarringly heavy-handed -- and heavy elsewhere, too -- use of risqué models to hawk 99-cent plastic curtains quickly grows bizarre when one thinks through the sales pitch. Is the quality of the nude Jazzercise model on the package a motivating factor when buying discount bathroom paraphernalia in Chinatown trinket palaces? Apparently so.
But wait -- these curtains aren't poisonous:
Perhaps that's what's going on below. No mention on the noxiousness of these curtains -- but the cover model isn't leaving much to the imagination:
Why must Christmas come but once a year?
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