The Philebrity Lexicon: “Promosexual”

pro·mo·sex·u·al · noun, adjective, slang.
A person – most often a member of the MEDIA or LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY — who squeezes publicists for every last free item (be it concert tickets, movie passes, party guest list spots, schwag, booze, etc.) that he/she can get out of the whole weird, warped system. Often does so under the guise of “COVERING IT”, though usually, writing about the event/band/item in question is the last thing on the PROMOSEXUAL‘s mind.
Syn.: MUSIC JOURNALIST, MARKETING PROFESSIONAL.
Ex.: “Hey, Lou? Can you pick up Line 1? That PROMOSEXUAL from the ALT-WEEKLY wants tickets to see The Killers.”

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Previously In The Philebrity Lexicon: DOMERS, HAMMERS, JITBAGS, NOUGARS, PAIN CAVE, SKETCHBURGERS