Breaking: Rolling Stone True Blood naked cover “rips off” PETA ad.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 27, 2010
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The above Rolling Stone magazine cover featuring everyone’s favorite TV vampire show has made headlines from coast to coast.

It’s funny, though. I’ve googled it up, and I appear to be the first to have noticed something odd.

The Rolling Stone cover bears a striking resemblance to a similarly nakey PETA ad…

…no, not that one…this one:

Yup, that’s the one. Check it:

Not that it, you know, matters.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


7 Responses to “Breaking: Rolling Stone True Blood naked cover “rips off” PETA ad.”

  1. The amazing thing is that PETA actually managed to be more tasteful than the Rolling Stone cover…

  2. elephantjournal says:


  3. Candy says:

    love the show, love the cover. don't care if it resembles a peta ad or not.

  4. Monica says:

    Hmm that swedish actor is too hot for me to care about the resemblance! haha

  5. Betto says:

    Please get over the sex sell issue, yep sex sells, most eat meat, others don't, some embrace their sexuality others play with it.
    In diversity we (humans) rule.

  6. Shelli Meyers says:

    Certainly it IS indeed practically the exact same pose, but in defense of Rolling Stone, there is only so many ways one can pose a standing girl sandwich without showing any nudity. I'll tell ya what, if you deliver a naked Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Alexander Skarsgard to my house (blood optional), I will conduct thorough research into what other positions might have been viable for the Rolling Stone cover, and then report back here. 😀

  7. Brian Thomson says:

    Best quote I heard from someone seeing this poster add…

    "Nothing more annoying than organising a spitroast and you get your period."