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Explore vintage magazines and films through timeless pieces from our archives.

Anthony Gramuglia4 months ago
Why Are Vampires Seen as Sex Objects?
When was it that rotting flesh devils who sucked a person dry of blood until their lungs rasped out their last became sex objects? Vampires and sex seem intertwined together. Before Twilight, before A...
Filthy Media9 months ago
Interview With Anne Bancroft, The Original Cougar
Her iconic role as Mrs. Robinson was an older married woman that tried to seduce the much younger Benjamin Braddock. Her role in The Graduate set the standard for what every cougar would be judged by:...
Justin Maury9 months ago
Best Vintage Sex Magazine Logos
Before the sexual revolution enabled pornography to go mainstream (do Penthouse and Playboy sound familiar to you?) adult magazines, or ‘girlie mags’, were already in successful circulation. Now, all ...
Lizzie Boudoir10 months ago
Life in a Victorian Brothel
Christmas 1878 was a day of snow and rain, the landscape of Victorian south London darkened by heavy skies. Adeline Tanner, an attractive eighteen-year-old, left the house in Dulwich where she worked ...
Eddie Wong10 months ago
Pam Grier's Best Blaxploitation Films 
She is the original blaxploitation queen. Part of a small group of women who defined the genre. They set the tone for much of African American urban cinema in the 1960 and 1970s. Pam Grier has been st...
Lenny Legman10 months ago
'The Mysteries of Conjugal Love Revealed'
I have heard it said (most recently at the He's Not Here Lounge in Bayonne) that the 17th century was the span of transition from the medieval to the modern world. Indeed, it is lamentable that many o...
Lizzie Boudoir10 months ago
The Persecution of Eros' Ralph Ginzburg
What follows is far more than the personality profile of publisher Ralph Ginzburg. It is the recap of an outrageous incident of governmental persecution, in which Ginzburg ultimately served time in pr...
Dixon Steele10 months ago
Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story
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...
Dixon Steele10 months ago
Sheila Kennedy's 'No One's Pet' Excerpt: The First Penthouse Shoot
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 ...
George Gott10 months ago
Sex Magic of the Sensual Sorceress
All the wild witches, those most noble ladies,” wrote W. B. Yeats, a prescient Irish poet must have unwound a cingulum or two before we thought to do so. And judging from the undraped magnificence of ...
Caesar Finklea year ago
1970s Celebrity Ass 
It is a funny thing, but celebrity ass wasn't that big in the 1970s. The celebrities that had them were certainly famous for them, but over all it was a breast man's world. The Jerry Seinfeld ass man ...
Lizzie Boudoira year ago
What Sex Was Like in Ancient Rome 
You've probably seen some sort of televised version of what sex was like in ancient Rome, since every film or TV series set in that era seems to give us gore and nudity by the plenty. But that hardly ...
Filthy Mediaa year ago
Donald Trump Playboy Interview
Before the master of hype cemented himself as the master of politics and changed the Republican party forever, he was a lot like every other flamboyant, self-aggrandizing hustler, who happened to be a...
George Gotta year ago
Things to Put on Your Sex Bucket List
When you have that one person you love and can do almost anything with there is nothing you won't do, including doing things to help your sex life evolve. There are many things you can put on a 'sex b...
Bea Nortona year ago
Vintage Sexist Dating Advice
We say ‘vintage sexist dating advice’ because a lot has changed over the last six or seven decades. We don’t experience an overload of advice that objectifies women and presents them as less significa...
Filthy Mediaa year ago
Vintage Rules for Being a Lady
It worked then, and it still works. The rules for being a lady are as much applicable today as they were decades ago. That's not to say, there is not an appeal to the crass biker chicks making their d...
George Gotta year ago
'Paris is Burning' Inspired LGBTQ Culture in America
Recently certain words like “yas” or “queen”, “shade”, “read” and “realness” have become popular sayings in everyday life-speak of most millennials. It’s on our favorite TV shows, strewn throughout so...
Filthy Mediaa year ago
Brothels in Art
Prostitution and art got a similar start. They both went hand in hand with religion. While painters and sculptors were portraying the gods, prostitutes were serving the gods in religious sanctuaries. ...