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FROM NEWSEUM INSTITUTE: Larry Flynt and the First Amendment

September 24th, 2014

Larry Flynt, the septuagenarian publisher of Hustler magazine, is one of the most controversial figures in First Amendment jurisprudence. He is legendary for simultaneously pushing the buttons and boundaries of sexual expression in the United States while fighting key free speech fights against figures such as the late Jerry Falwell, who headed the Moral Majority and founded Liberty University.

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FROM NEW YORK POST: HUSTLER founder is taking the porn empire public

September 24th, 2014


Larry Flynt will be taking his Hustler empire public in an IPO.

Larry Flynt is making noises about taking his Hustler porn empire public.

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FROM CINCINNATI BUSINESS COURIER: Larry Flynt talks about Cincinnati and sex, and answers our 12 questions

September 24th, 2014

For Cincinnatians of a certain age, the idea that Larry Claxton Flynt Jr. would own a Hustler store in the Central Business District, running as innocuously as a sandwich shop or a drug store, is, well … unfathomable. And he actually runs two.

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FROM CINCINNATI.COM: Will Larry Flynt take HUSTLER public?

September 19th, 2014

At age 71, Hustler founder and chairman Larry Flynt said he’s growing weary of stirring the pot.

But that doesn’t mean the chief executive of the Los Angeles-based porn empire is leaving the business soon. He wants to grow the enterprise even larger – by making it a publicly traded company

Flynt said Friday that the privately held company could go public within the next 12 to 18 months. He said the company is already working with “high powered” firms to study the possibility of an initial public offering.

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FROM U.S. NEWS: Larry Flynt, Video Games and the Potential Fallout of Net Neutrality

September 3rd, 2014

Businesses using online video and streaming downloads have the highest stakes in the regulation debate.


Net neutrality continues to stir major controversy over how – or whether – the Federal Communications Commission should draft rules for equal treatment of online traffic, but some businesses might be in trouble no matter what happens.

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FROM LOCKERDOME: Porn king Larry Flynt still fighting for free speech, on Hustler’s 40th birthday

August 30th, 2014

Porn veteran Larry Flynt is celebrating the 40th birthday of his X-rated magazine Hustler — and from his gold-plated wheelchair he is as combative as ever in fighting for free speech.

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FROM U.S. NEWS- Larry Flynt:Washington Doesn’t Get Sex

August 27th, 2014


Hustler Magazine owner Larry Flynt praised President Barack Obama’s handling of LGBT rights and condemned Congress’ handling of women’s reproductive rights.

Hustler owner says Congress is close-minded but affairs, sex won’t doom political careers.

Congress has a case of “electile” dysfunction – failing to accomplish jobs they were elected to do, Hustler Magazine owner Larry Flynt tells U.S. News. Not only did Congress cause a government shutdown last year, but many politicians still try to restrict sex and gender rights issues like access to contraception on health care plans, Flynt says.

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FROM HUFFINGTON POST: Hustler Magazine Turns 40, Parties In L.A.: A Peak Behind the Scenes as Larry Flynt Celebrates in Style

August 13th, 2014

The black-and-gold JPEG invitation arrived in my inbox back in June, miraculously dodging the spam filter. “You and a guest are invited to join us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary.”

It was from Hustler magazine.

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FROM FORBES: Larry Flynt’s New Hustles

August 12th, 2014

Over the years, Larry Flynt has peddled pornography, fought for freedom of speech, been shot at, and run for office. The pioneer of pornography in America has two new hustles planned for this year: a digital revamp of his iconic magazine – Hustler – and a major expansion of his retail stores.

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FROM BLOOMBERG TV: HUSTLER Magazine’s Days Are Numbered: Larry Flynt

July 28th, 2014


July 28 (Bloomberg) –- Hustler Magazine Owner Larry Flynt discusses his magazine turning 40, the company’s presence on internet and cable TV platforms and the importance of free speech. He speaks on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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