Once upon a time on usenet larkim wrote:
> On Wednesday, 7 February 2018 02:36:00 UTC, ~misfit~ wrote:
>> It's not being suggested that it's a full-time position and
>> comparisions to full-time positions aren't really relevant. Being an
>> F1 grid girl for a single weekend is a way to get noticed by
>> millions of people without having to pay some sleezy promoter in
>> sexual favours (because there's no money coming in until you get a
>> gig) to get your face (and body) widely seen.
>> Hmmm. There might be an increase in opportunities for someone
>> wanting to be a 'promoter' due to this change. ;)
> I doubt the F1 grid girls are all self employed and got the gig purely
> by writing a nice letter with some photos to the local organisers.
> They'll be booked via an agency - and the one's who previously have
> made the most money from these arrangements, and have the most to
> lose, are those agents / agencies in terms of the commissions they'll
> Yes, the women get to add some glamourous photos to their portfolios
> which might help them in the future get more work - but their field
> is an agency led one, and unless you are a top household name your
> work will depend on your agent primarily.
The last part of my post was a off-the-cuff nod to the perverts in the
group. The rest of my post stands (as you said they might get more work due
to a bigger portfolio).
"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)