Thom Yorke's Face Appears on Sex Education Textbook…in Iran

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Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace performs during day 3 of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas. 

Well, this is awkward. Thom Yorke has appeared on the cover of a sex-ed guide in Iran. The “Loser” singer’s face is being used to sell a book whose title translates roughly to “Marital and Sex Problems in Men.”

If it all seems too bizarre to be true, the artwork can be seen here on, an Iranian online bookshop.

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A Twitter user broke the somewhat embarrassing news and tagged Yorke’s band Radiohead, which has yet to respond.

It’s extremely unlikely Thom gave the OK for the reproduction of his photo for the textbook, which turns out was snapped some years back in a bookstore in the city of Mashhad, Iran. The big question remains -- has Yorke’s presence on its cover helped make it a hit? 


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