Down Times for the Thumbs Up

What with the cancellation of “At the Movies” and the recent allegations against pervy photographer Terry Richardson, these are difficult days for our second-favorite gesture involving the raising of a single digit. (A commenter on Fashionista alleged that Richardson even went so far as to remove photos of himself giving the thumbs up next to sexual poses. Klassy.) Here, a look back at a noble gesture in (slightly) more innocent times.

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