What If Magazine Editors Weren’t So Literal?

ESPN The Magazine published a piece today by Touré called “What If Michael Vick Were White?” featuring the above photo, according to Deadspin. Touré took to Twitter to assure readers that he didn’t want the piece titled and packaged like that, in fact the piece says you can’t imagine him as a white guy.

That’s why we need the CGI.

ESPN later took swapped it out for a photo of black Michael Vick, but there’s still work in this town for a hyperliteral photo editor and an imaginative photoshopper. We’ve not yet recovered from not having to imagine If She Were Here Now. For old time’s sake: