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Bob Guccione, founder of Penthouse Magazine, was a master of erotica. Explore his work and his muses, the timelessly beautiful Penthouse Pets.

Bob Guccione's Iconic Penthouse Magazine Original Photography

Dixon Steele
in Buyer’s Guide

Bob Guccione’s efforts to convert his varied and specific interests into something marketable led to his success in the form of Penthouse Magazine. When one flips through the early pages of Penthouse, the images look something like a dream. Limited funding initially meant Guccione spent hours, often days, personally photographing his models in what would become his trademark aesthetic of diffused natural light and warm soft focus. He went on to publish three other magazines including OMNI, which...

History of Penthouse Magazine's 1969 American Launch

Frank White
in Culture

Penthouse began publication as a British magazine, founded on a shoestring in London in 1965 by Bob Guccione, a relatively unknown American artist with no publishing experience. With the assistance of...

I Married My Muse

Terry Osterhout
in Culture

I am frequently asked if it is weird to have naked pictures of my wife all over the internet, and so I thought maybe I could provide some insight into what life is like married to a model, who happens...

Penthouse Founder Bob Guccione’s Life Being Turned Into TV Series

Jeremy Frommer
in Entertainment

Penthouse founder Bob Guccione’s rise to the top of the media landscape and fall into financial ruin will be the subject of a new television series, Variety has learned. Jerrick and Maven Pictures are...

Women of Penthouse T-shirts

George Gott
in Buyer’s Guide

If you’re a fan of the classic men’s magazine Penthouse and its glossy pages of beautiful women, then you’ll love being able to add these exclusive t-shirts to your wardrobe. Penthouse Magazine was st...

Reviewing 'The Guccione Collection' Auction

Caesar Finkle
in Buyer’s Guide

Bob Guccione was more than just the founder of Penthouse magazine, beyond this, he was a painter whose work was featured at the Nassau County Museum of Art, as well as the Butler Institute of American...

Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story

Dixon Steele
in Entertainment

Filthy Gorgeous tells the story of a self-made billionaire who used his first success, Penthouse, to build a media empire that included over 100 publications. Guccione was a crusader for freedom of sp...

Evolution of The Guccione Collection

George Gott
in Culture

The man behind Penthouse, one most controversial men's magazine of all time, Bob Guccione, was not just a media mogul, but a man of many facets. He was an artist, photographer and avid art collector. ...

Sheila Kennedy's 'No One's Pet' Excerpt: The First Penthouse Shoot

Dixon Steele
in Culture

Beneath the glamorous surface of a Penthouse Pet’s life in the mansion lies a dark and often scandalous story. For the first time in the history of the iconic adult magazine Penthouse, the curtain is ...

Sheila Kennedy's 'No One's Pet' Excerpt: Axl Rose in the Hotel Room

Dixon Steele
in Culture

From Penthouse Pet to reality star, Sheila Kennedy turned a modeling stint into a longterm career in the entertainment industry. Penthouse Pet of the Year in 1983, the aspiring actress broke out as on...

Vanessa Williams is a Metaphor for Conservative Hypocrisy 

Erica Wagner
in Culture

Here's a little Jeopardy-style quiz. The category is “Women’s History”—if we agree, just for a moment, that women’s history is different from any other kind of history. So: “Margaret Gorman, a sixteen...

Ultimate Guide to Vintage Penthouse Pets

Frank White
in Beauty

Beautiful women were attracted to the world of Penthouse Magazine and founder, photographer Bob Guccione. As an artist he chose his women from an internal perception of beauty that transcended society...

The Donald Trump Pictures

Jeremy Frommer
in Culture

I am no Nick Denton, and Donald Trump is no Hulk Hogan, but I do have some candid fun pictures of a pair of breasts and The Donald, or as his rude, foul mouthed thug of an advisor Michael Cohen asked ...

Why Gore Vidal Wrote 'Caligula'

Eddie Wong
in Entertainment

Tinto Brass extensively altered Gore Vidal's original screenplay, leading Vidal to disavow the film. The final screenplay focuses on the idea that "absolute power corrupts absolutely". Brass and Gucci...

Bob Guccione's Abscam American Hustle

Glenn Kenny
in Culture

American Hustle, the movie starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jeremy Renner, chronicles the misadventures of Bale’s pot-bellied, bad-combover con man in the lat...

Paul Harmon's Innocent Erotica

Paul Harmon
in Culture

“My work is a personal journal of my life. It is, therefore, both serious and frivolous. Spiritual and erotic.” As an internationally exhibited artist, Paul Harmon’s work is well represented in numero...