People’s Sexiest Man Alive, by the numbers

by Lucia Moses
People announced its Sexiest Man Alive yesterday, and while it’s big news for fans of Chris Hemsworth, it’s even bigger for People and its parent company, Time Inc. The Sexiest Man franchise was born 29 years ago when it applied the phrase to Mel Gibson, has been spun into a mini-empire, along with other People specials like the Oscar and 50 Most Beautiful issues.Read the full article