Tim Blanks Is Leaving Fashion File

tim blanksFashion File seeks ‘star’ host to take show in new direction (link to CBC story removed due to it no longer being available):

Long-time host Tim Blanks is leaving the show [Fashion File] after 17 years to pursue a new opportunity…
[The producer] said he is seeking a host with confidence, resourcefulness, a great voice and the star personality needed to create a new image for the show.

Fashion File is a staple of every Canadian adolescent male, and not because of an interest in fashion.

Before the age of easily accessible porn, one was either lucky enough to have a dad that hid a stash of Playboys and Penthouse magazines, or even better, having a friend (thanks Tom!) who had a dad that collected porn movies; or watching television shows that MIGHT show something titillating. The swimsuit episodes were the best, which usually aired in the Fall.

4 Replies to “Tim Blanks Is Leaving Fashion File”

  1. Mr.Tom has declined to comment in regards to this erroneous accusation….his family was a wholesome christian family exemplfing all those traits demonstrating expemplary family values….

    Jesus when we cleaned out the house last year…when the porn was removed.. I think we heard a collective unconsious sigh from a generation of 1970 and 80s porn stars…those not dead from aids…

  2. I remember my mom ordered sports illustrated for me when I was like 12. The very first issue I received was the swimsuit issue with Elle McPherson on the cover. Ah, the days before the Internet :)

  3. I was always confused as to why the commercials were all for make-up and clothes and stuff. I thought (and think) that the commercials should be for power tools and 4-wheel drives. I mean, THAT’S the biggest hitter for those shows!

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