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Mary Gaitskill’s book of essays includes a review of Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl, a huge favorite of millions of readers (but not me). It’s the reason I picked up Gaitskill’s new book, just to read that one essay and get her opinion of Flynn’s best-selling thriller. 471 more words

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Ordeal – Linda Lovelace

Linda Lovelace became a household name in 1972, when Deep Throat–a film made for only $25,000–became the first pornographic movie ever to cross over to mainstream audiences, to the tune of $600 million and counting.

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Book Review

Inside Deep Throat

Dir: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, 2005

9/10

1972’s pornographic feature, Deep Throat, changed the world of adult entertainment, forever.

Gone were the days of sitting in smoky back rooms, watching 8mm “loops” and “What The Butler Saw” peep shows, Gerard Damiano’s groundbreaking movie brought porn into the mainstream. 332 more words

Lovelace

Dir: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, 2013

5/10

The story of porn star Linda Lovelace will always be a contentious one.

Was she really forced into doing those films or was she a willing participant? 426 more words

Deep Throat

Dir: Gerard Damiano (Jerry Gerard), 1972

2/10

This review is of the hardcore version

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING REVIEW CONTAINS LANGUAGE THAT SOME PEOPLE MAY FIND OFFENSIVE. 669 more words

Linda Lovelace for President (1975)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 0 out of 10

4-Word Review: Vote for porn star.

The election is only a few months away and there are still no candidates running for President. 415 more words

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