A promo clip for the 2014 'Men in the Alps' calendar.
Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
“This is me out of shape,” said the fireman, Taylor Murphy, as he flexed an outlandishly large pectoral muscle. He was standing topless, applying cocoa butter to his 6-foot-5, 265-pound frame, in front of an enormous turn-of-the-century steel rotary converter.
Nearby, Alan Batt, who was photographing Mr. Murphy for a charity calendar featuring beefcake shots of smiling New York City firefighters, fiddled with his tripod. “I knew this guy was built like, ‘rrruhhhr!’ ” Mr. Batt said, grunting and making a “this big” gesture with his hands. “So I wanted him in a place that was rrruhhhr, you know?”
And, uh, I think we're ready for that close-up too...
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NYC firefighters launched their 2010 pin-up calendar this week in Times Square. Proceeds from the calendar go to the Staten Island University Burn Center. Photos, AFTER THE JUMP...
Here's a little Prop 8 break for you. Some shots from the tryouts for the 2010 Switzerland's Sexiest Farmers calendar. According to Spiegel Online, this year's calendar "focuses on landed men of the Jungfrau Mountains." I don't know what "landed men" means but I'm sure some of you would be happy to land one.
According to Urs Schneider, the deputy head of the Swiss Farmers' Union, "Swiss farmers still suffer under the prejudice that they are a bit conservative and uptight."
Two more shots, AFTER THE JUMP...
New York firefighter calendar coverboy Michael Biserta, who extinguished hopes for any future NY firefighter calendars after the discovery of his appearance in a "Guys Gone Wild" video caused the FDNY to drop all future plans for publishing them, has come out with his own 2008 calendar.
Biserta reportedly joined the FDNY in April 2006, after the "Guys Gone Wild" video was filmed, and will not be disciplined for appearing in it.
And just as a reminder, here's the video that made headlines for the firefighter.
Check out after the jump for a short behind-the-scenes video.
Michael Biserta [ondisplaymen]
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