How Playboy skirted the anti-porn crusade of the 1950s

How Playboy skirted the anti-porn crusade of the 1950s

The Conversation Playboy’s decision earlier this month to jettison the nude images in its print edition lays bare the magazine’s own naked truth: it was always really a lifestyle magazine, with nudes simply acting as window dressing. If it seems counterintuitive for a quasi-smut mag to renounce its own seeming raison d’etre, it’s important to

Roger Waters fears ‘scarily hawkish’ Hillary Clinton would ‘drop a f*cking nuclear bomb on somebody’

Roger Waters fears ‘scarily hawkish’ Hillary Clinton would ‘drop a f*cking nuclear bomb on somebody’

Agence France-Presse Outspoken rock legend Roger Waters has voiced concern that Hillary Clinton is too hawkish, quipping that she might use nuclear weapons if elected president. Waters, the former Pink Floyd member best known for the classic album “The Wall,” said he is supporting liberal insurgent Bernie Sanders as he challenges Clinton for the Democratic

Donald Trump explains his rough life: My father gave me ‘a small loan’ of a million dollars

Donald Trump explains his rough life: My father gave me ‘a small loan’ of a million dollars

International Business Times

Multibillionaire real estate mogul and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump — who has repeatedly boasted that he is funding his own run for the presidency — said his father gave him a “small loan” of $1 million to get him started in his real estate development career Monday at a town hall moderated by NBC’s “Today”…

Fox host: Tarantino has no right to protest police brutality because he ‘makes violence humorous in films’

Fox host: Tarantino has no right to protest police brutality because he ‘makes violence humorous in films’

David Edwards The hosts of Fox News’ Outnumbered lashed out at Quentin Tarantino on Monday after the legendary director participated in a Black Lives Matter protest against police brutality over the weekend. Fox News host Harris Faulkner reported that the New York City police union was calling to boycott Tarantino’s movies because he had participated

Goldman Sachs worker likely faces jail amid rare criminal charges for a banker

Goldman Sachs worker likely faces jail amid rare criminal charges for a banker

Rupert Neate, The Guardian A Goldman Sachs banker is expected to be jailed over the leaking of confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the investment banker’s former employer. Federal prosecutors are preparing to this week announce criminal charges against the banker, Rohit Bansal, and an employee of the regulator, according to

PA Supreme Court candidate suggested lesbians provoke men into shooting them by ‘fondling each other’

PA Supreme Court candidate suggested lesbians provoke men into shooting them by ‘fondling each other’

David Edwards A Republican lawyer’s candidacy for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is under scrutiny after an examination of his record showed that he promoted a “gay-panic defense” in the case of a man who shot two lesbians. The Philadelphia Daily News reported on Monday the state Supreme Court candidate Mike George’s defense of Stephen Roy