Press: Poster Boy

Newshound as sex symbol

Bo Derek, the Perfect 10, make way for Bob Greene, the Imperfect 2½. Greene, 32, a Chicago Tribune columnist, has joined the ranks of four-color sex symbols with his own 16-in. by 22-in. poster. The work depicts him posing in a motel room door, his shirt slashed to the navel. Greene's pinup career began when he set out to do a column on the superstar poster business and called Marketcom/Crosswinds Corp., a Fenton, Mo., firm specializing in posters of big-name athletes. "One thing led to another, and we decided he could be a sex symbol," says Ron...

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