A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefner’s arch rival, Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, whose messiah complex and heedless spending — on a legendary flop of a movie paid for with bags of cash, a porn magazine for women, and a pie-in-the sky scheme for a portable nuclear reactor —fueled the greatest riches to rags story ever told. Learn More
Applicant provides unique insight into outdated 1970s social attitudes and ephemera (under one girl's photo: 'Weakness: she is a female, and an attractive, modest one, so is bound to marry'). Much of the book's appeal however is found in what the book fails to say: the blank and despondent stares of it's subjects, the outdated fashions and hairstyles and it's understated text.