2*4*6*8: American Cheerleaders and Football Players.2*4*6*8: American Cheerleaders Notable cheerleaders
Briane Finke, Kathy Ryan, Zev Borow
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Featuring an essay by Zev Borow and an interview with Kathy Ryan, 2*4*6*8: American Cheerleaders And Football Players is primarily a serio-comic photographic survey by Brian Finke of the American subculture subculture /sub·cul·ture/ (sub´kul-chur) a culture of bacteria derived from another culture.
n. of megaphones, pom-poms, back-bends, tackles, and touchdowns of football players and cheerleaders. Showcased are the crowd-leasing, stunt-building, skirt-flipping girls and the uniform clad gladiators gladiators [Lat.,=swordsmen], in ancient Rome, class of professional fighters, who performed for exhibition. Gladiatorial combats usually took place in amphitheaters. They probably were introduced from Etruria and originally were funeral games. of adolescent football as played out in almost every highschool in the country. The images were captured by Brian Finke's photography over a two-year period as he went from camp to competition in pursuit of the top teams and the squads of girls who cheer them on. 2*4*6*8: American Cheerleaders And Football Players is a superb pictorial in celebration of an American phenomenon played out on and off the highschool football fields with a passion and intensity that belies our ordinary notions of adolescent youth.