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Industry Self-Censorship and the Birth of the ‘Alternative Adult’ Market

By David Church, Northern Arizona University, US

Prosecutions of theatre owners for obscenity increased after the US Supreme Court’s 1973 Miller v. California decision returned responsibility for obscenity definitions to the judgment of local community standards, meaning that ‘smaller hard-core theatres suffered through a lack of product and a suddenly more discerning hard-core audience.’ [1] One of the major implications of this legal precedent was a deliberate toning down of ostensibly aberrant or ‘taboo’ content in many post-1973 hardcore films. 2,284 more words

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Beware The Death Spasms Of Traditional Publishing!

Best Selling Author Lionel Shriver pokes the dying hulk of trad pub and gets kicked in the teeth.

Award Winning Author, Brian Niemeier  Recounts the Tale at Superversive Press!

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