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Put A Raspberry On It

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When someone says Photoshop and magazine covers, our minds automatically think of supermodels airbrushed to perfection that is too good to be true. In fact, photoshopped models stir up a great wind of controversy in regards to what young girls are learning about body image. However, would a photoshopped raspberry added to a chocolate cake cause the same stir?

D Magazine editor Tim Rogers recently wrote a blog post about a photoshopped raspberry recently added to a cover photo of a chocolate cake. The thought behind the addition was that raspberries in food pictures sell more magazines. The chocolate cake on the cover from Sissy’s Southern Kitchen doesn’t come with a raspberry, but at the behest of D Magazine founder Wick Allison, it was added to the photograph of the cake.

You can see the cake and the added the raspberry on this month’s cover of D Magazine, on newsstands now or by visiting

  • ‘Drop a Raspberry on It’ Meme Soon To Explode | FrontBurner

    […] Yesterday I hipped you to the “drop a raspberry on it” meme. I’ve tried to find out who’s behind it, with no success (by which I mean I emailed one person I suspected, and he denied it). A couple new images went up on the Tumblr this morning. Worth a look. (My fave so far might the shirtless Eric Celeste playing pool with a raspberry.) Anyway, Gene and Julie, who do the morning show on 103.7 KVIL, called to ask about it. So I dropped a raspberry on them. […]

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