So I got to go and cover the fledgling Philadelphia Passion Lingerie Football Team Tryouts. “Cover” in my world sometimes means to make photo galleries of the day and arrange them is such a way that creates internet traffic. That is what Web Producers do. They make web decisions about content that they think will “move the needle” in terms of site traffic. The galleries I produced did just that. The galleries are moving at record pace today. Amidst that cavalcade of traffic however, came a small trickle of negative emails from women. Some women I know personally. Some read like this:
And that was probably the nicest one I got.
They came from some women I knew and respected and some women I didn’t. But they had enough of the same flavor that I feel I hit a nerve. I guess you don’t know where the line is til you cross it, and maybe I did. So the gallery is still there, but I toned it down a notch based on some input from ladydom. Not that is was ever even close to anything worse then PG, I think women were just offended that I would use images that presented the ladies of the Women’s Lingerie Football League as any less then, ummm, the sum of their parts!
So, we scaled back the racier ones. To the detriment of moving the traffic needle to be sure. The game of the internet is moving that needle. Hate that game. Not this player, and sorry if I offended anyone!