Gross-Out Magazine Shock Comes to the U.S.

From PDN: Through a spokesperson, Shock editors declined to be interviewed for this story, though the company did provide an advance copy of the magazine for review. The first issue of Shock is a medley of photojournalism essays, paparazzi, and upsetting images including a self-immolating protestor and a child held hostage with a blade to her throat. Shock borrows the celebrity tabloid look of its French counterpart, but with less nudity; it’s more PG-13 than R. This issue has just five advertisements, for JVC, Bowflex, Girls Gone Wild, a cell phone service and a film school. Here.

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