Hunk of the Day: Troy Pes

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Internet stardom is fleeting and insubstantial at best, but every now and then someone rises to the top of that heap for a bit and stays there a while. Thanks to his sensual Instagram and Tumblr accounts, Troy Pes is one of those online sensations who opens up his daily life (and killer looks and body) and invites us all to take a glimpse and say hello. For that reason, and the collection of photos he’s been generous enough to post, he is our Hunk of the Day.

I’ve always maintained that there is sometimes more than vanity involved when we put ourselves out there in such a manner. Baring one’s skin is not about baring one’s soul, it’s about finding our place in the world. For some, it’s a way of forging some sense of self, or overcoming some deep-seeded insecurity complex, or simply exploring what it means to be bereft of material masks like clothing. (And speaking of clothing, be sure to check out his own line at

There’s also a brief ’7 Random Facts about Me’ video below that will either further endear Mr. Pes to you, or the opposite. Your reaction is your right, but credit must be given to someone who so openly shares things with the world. As Britney Spears once sang, “There’s only two types of people in the world: the ones that entertain, and the ones that observe.” All eyes on Troy…

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