The Obscene Comic That Got Its Artist Thrown in Jail Is Back
Mike Diana's 'Boiled Angel' rises again at Superchief Gallery LA.
The Pervert Who Changed America: How Larry Flynt Fought the Law and Won
Larry Flynt was a hardcore porn pioneer, a born-again Christian, an antagonist of the women's movement, and a First Amendment crusader. What will he leave behind?
This Cartoonist was the First American Criminally Convicted of Obscenity
'The Trial of Mike Diana' is a documentary that will absolutely not be safe for work.
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Porn Is Destroying America, Says GOP
Republicans recently added an amendment to their platform that calls pornography a "a public health crisis."
Why Male Fighters Call Each Other Bitches
We talked to a renowned expert on swearing about the role of gender-based obscenity in fighters' trash talk.
How an Iconic Zine's Indecency Trial Exposed a Web of Police Corruption
In 1970, the counterculture magazine <i>OZ</i> got a load of school kids to edit an issue full of naked women and ads for sex toys, which didn't go down too well with the Met's Obscene Publication Squad.
Who's Afraid Of Vagina Art?
Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested for making vagina sculptures. Meanwhile, at Kawasaki's annual Festival of the Steel Phallus, massive penis statues are paraded around with impunity. We went to Japan to find out why.
The Hulk Hogan Versus Gawker Showdown Has Been Indefinitely Postponed
The trial may not take place until next year.
PayPal Cuts Off Reddit Clone Voat Over 'Obscenity'
“Now I see why the Roman Republic fell.”
The Middle Finger Emoji Could Land You in Jail in the UAE
Using middle finger emojis and “insulting words” on apps can result in jail or deportation.
US Customs Is Required to Seize Your Dick Pics When You Cross the Border
But porn is OK as long as it’s available on airport magazine racks.
What Is Obscene?
The same people who get upset about 'American Psycho' or 'Irreversible' or 'A Serbian Film' or de Sade or whatever other kind of work that incorporates nasty language or violence are the same ones who begin their day watching 'The View' and Kelly Ripa...
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