Millionaires are sure throwing around their millions: Larry Flynt ran a full-page ad in today’s Indianapolis Star offering to put his money where Richard Mourdock’s mouth is. In exchange for any “verifiable transcript of your personal conversations with God,” including texts, letters, or emails, that say pregnancy from rape is something He “intended”, the Hustler publisher is offering $1 million. The tongue-in-cheek ad (less serious than his last plea to the GOP) also offers to deposit the cash in “any bank you designate in the United States, Cayman Islands, or Switzerland.” Read more…
Okay, maybe not his blood — but definitely his tax returns. The porn broker took out full page ads in The Washington Post and USA Today, soliciting information on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s financials. Romney has released tax returns for 2011 and 2010, but has repeatedly stated that he will not make available any additional tax information.
Flynt’s offer comes at a perfect time: earlier in the week, an anonymous source claimed he had stolen several of Romney’s past tax returns, and was holding the information ransom for $1 million dollars. Perhaps they’ll link up.
This isn’t the first time the Hustler publisher has offered cash for political information. An avowed Democrat, Flynt similarly offered money for information about Republican sex scandals during President Clinton’s term. [WPTV]
With it clear that Weinergate wasn’t disappearing anytime soon, yesterday Anthony Weiner held a press conference yesterday to announce that he was resigning from his post in the House of Representatives. “I had hoped to be able to continue the work that my constituents elected me to do,” he said. “Unfortunately, the distraction that I myself have created has made that impossible.”
But it does not look like Anthony will be unemployed for long. Today, both Larry Flynt and the television show “Entourage” reached out to him, offering him work. Keep reading »
AIDS activists have filed a workplace safety complaint against Hustler honcho Larry Flynt over the amount of condom-less sex in all of his skin flicks. On Thursday, activists descended upon Los Angeles’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health office with 100 DVDs to show that only one scene in one porno showed a performer using a condom. Condoms, of course, help protect against the spread of HIV. Keep reading »
The Free Speech Coalition, the adult industry trade association, has named Hustler founder and publisher Larry Flynt as the recipient of its annual Legacy Award, to be presented at the 2009 FSC Awards in Los Angeles on November 14.
Hustler Magazine celebrated its 35th birthday this year in July with a special anniversary issue and a VIP birthday bash. Flynt might just be the best friend the First Amendment has ever had, and he’s certainly helped pave the way for much of modern adult entertainment as we now know it. Continue reading… Keep reading »
Jackie Oh-no! A naked pic of the late President Kennedy’s wife, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has recently been discovered by archivists in a box of Andy Warhol‘s junk. But don’t get too excited about a possible Kennedy/Warhol affair: It’s merely a snap that porn king Larry Flynt bought from paparazzi who had caught Kennedy Onassis skinny-dipping and used as a poster for his mag, Hustler. The archivists assume that Jackie mailed the photo to her pal Warhol as a joke, signing it, “For Andy, with enduring affection, Jackie Montauk.” Good to know she had a sense of humor about it!
Since Warhol’s death in 1987, the pic had been gathering dust in one of 610 cardboard boxes filled with the pop art prince’s weird crap, including a mummified human foot, a loaf of orange nut bread and a crusty piece of birthday cake. Hmm, sounds like someone had a hoarding problem, although he admittedly held onto some cool s**t. [AP]
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