The Male Body, as seen by Jim Morrison

In a 1969 interview with Howard Smith, The Doors’ frontman Jim Morrison worded an interesting thought, baffling the interviewer himself. Casually and without much resonance, the singer stated that “fat is beautiful”. Or, more accurately, he asked why it was “so onerous to be fat”. Why indeed? Men’s Desired Bodies Through Time In the Neolithic Era (12,000-8,000 BC), the…