Free Chubbies

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I’ve watched enough interviews of comedy writer Bruce Vilanch to have heard his tale multiple times that, as a child, he was a “Charming Chubby” child model for Lane Bryant. My curiosity got the best of me, so I did a Google image search for that phrase (warning: do not do this, for you will regret it severely) and, after narrowing it down some, stumbled upon this artifact of yet another thing that could never, ever, be printed today:

Here’s Bruce more recently; he has, by the way, the world’s greatest t-shirt collection: