Having little mannikins of the performers standing on their records is a vivid metaphor about the living quality of the sound. But then to set those records and their passengers rafting down the river--well, the metaphor gets a little jumbled, to say the least.
Richard Langtry became a little over-enthusiastic during a day of team building and decided to give his employee, Michael Peacock, a friendly male-bonding tug. Which is to say he "grabbed [Peacock's] left testicle, squeezed it hard and pulled it down as if to rip it from his groin." Peacock is now one nut short, and is suing just about everyone even remotely associated with the day of team building. [pix11.com]
When Playboy sold its first stock in 1971, they felt their certificate should reflect their main enterprise. Hence the appearance of Playmate Willy Rey, who alas met a sad end just a couple of years later.