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Adam & Eve is a conglomerate company that sells sex toys, vibrators, condoms, and lingerie, as well as funding non-profit social marketing organizations that address issues such as population growth, disease control and sex education in developing countries.
Adam Film World (AFW) and Adam Film World Guide (AFWG) were magazines about pornographic film, published in the United States, starting in 1966 as The Adam Film Quarterly. The first issue's cover price was $1 and the cover story was about The Notorious Daughter of Fanny Hill, an erotic movie directed by Peter Stootsberry and produced by Bradford Hallworth.
The Adult Film Association of America (AFAA) was the first American association of pornographic film producers.
Ann-Margret Olsson (born April 28, 1941), known professionally simply as Ann-Margret, is a Swedish-American actress, singer, and dancer.
Annie M. Sprinkle (born Ellen F. Steinberg on July 23, 1954) is an American sex educator, former sex worker, Also available as: feminist stripper, pornographic actress, cable television host, porn magazine editor, writer, sex film producer, and sex-positive feminist.
An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.
Adult Video News (also called AVN or AVN Magazine) is an American trade magazine that covers the adult video industry.
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
Bobby Hollander (April 20, 1929 – March 7, 2002) was an American adult film director, performer, and magazine publisher.
Calvin Klein Inc. is an American fashion house founded by designer Calvin Klein and childhood friend Barry K. Schwartz.
Candida Royalle (October 15, 1950 – September 7, 2015) was an American producer and director of couples-oriented pornography, a sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and pornographic actress.
Celebrity Skin is a pornographic magazine which specializes in showcasing images, either photographs or movie and TV screencaps, of nude or semi-nude celebrities.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
CES (formerly an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show but now the official name) is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.
Erotic talk, also known as love talk, dirty talk or talking dirty is the practice of using explicit word imagery to heighten sexual excitement before and during (or instead of) physical sexual activity.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
In politics, a figurehead is a person who holds de jure (in name or by law) an important title or office (often supremely powerful), yet de facto (in reality) executes little actual power.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) is a non-profit trade association of the pornography and adult entertainment industry in the United States.
Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016) was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor, best known for creating Happy Days and its various spin-offs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd Couple for television, and directing Pretty Woman, Beaches, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Mother's Day, The Princess Diaries, and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Geraldo is Spanish, Italian or Portuguese name equivalent to Gerald or Harold.
Gerardo Rocco "Gerard" Damiano (August 4, 1928 – October 25, 2008) was an American director of adult films.
Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, producer, and occasional singer.
Hardcore pornography, or hardcore porn, is still photography or video footage that contains explicit forms of pornography, most commonly including depictions of sexual acts such as vaginal, anal or oral intercourse, cunnilingus, fellatio, fingering, anilingus, ejaculation, and fetish play.
High Society is a U.S. pornographic magazine.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
The Internet Adult Film Database (IAFD) is an online database of information pertaining to, in America, the pornography industry: actors, actresses, directors, studios, distributors and pornographic films.
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer.
Joseph W. Sarno (March 15, 1921 – April 26, 2010) was an American film director and screenwriter.
Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933) is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
The AVN (Adult Video News) Hall of Fame has honored people for their work in the adult entertainment industry since 1995.
The XRCO Hall of Fame lists some of the most notable adult entertainment works and workers.
Maraschino Cherry is an American adult erotic film released in 1978.
Margaret Ruth Kidder (October 17, 1948 – May 13, 2018), professionally known as Margot Kidder, was a Canadian-American actress and activist.
A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.
Maury (sometimes known as The Maury Povich Show) is a syndicated American tabloid talk show hosted by Maury Povich.
Melissa Monet (born July 16, 1964) is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, writer and film director.
The Mosholu Parkway is a hybrid freeway-standard parkway and grade-level roadway in the New York City borough of the Bronx, constructed from 1935 to 1937 as part of the roadway network created under Robert Moses.
Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and liberal political activist.
Carole Penny MarshallBorn Carole Penny Marshall in 1943, as per My Mother Was Nuts, a Memoir, p. 10;.
Phone sex is a conversation between two or more people on the phone where one or more of the individuals is describing the act of sex.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
Pornographic films, or sex films, are films that present sexually explicit subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal and erotic satisfaction of the viewer.
A pornographic actor (or actress for female), or porn star, is a person who performs sex acts in video that is usually characterized as a pornographic movie.
Premium-rate telephone numbers are telephone numbers for telephone calls during which certain services are provided, and for which prices higher than normal are charged.
Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.
The putting-out system is a means of subcontracting work.
Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological figure.
Radley Metzger (also known as Radley Henry Metzger, Radley H. Metzger and by the pseudonyms, "Jake Barnes", "Erich Farina" and "Henry Paris") (January 21, 1929 – March 31, 2017) was an American pioneering filmmaker and film distributor, most noted for popular artistic, adult-oriented films, including Camille 2000 (1969), The Lickerish Quartet (1970), Score (1974), The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann (1974), The Image (1975) and The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976).
Ralph Lauren (born Ralph Lifshitz; October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar enterprise.
Robert Klein (born February 8, 1942) is an American stand-up comedian, singer and actor.
Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from 1981 to 1989.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Morton Downey Jr.
The Opening of Misty Beethoven is an American pornographic comedy film released in 1976.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street.
VCA Pictures is an American pornographic film production and distribution company.
Jane Esther Hamilton (born October 27, 1956) is an American former pornographic actress and current adult film director who performed under the stage name Veronica Hart during the 1980s. She is sometimes credited as Jane Hamilton, V. Hart, Veronica Heart, Victoria Holt, Randee Styles or just Veronica. Hart is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame.https://web.archive.org/web/20090415212412/http://www.avnawards.com/halloffame.php Director Paul Thomas Anderson has called her "the Meryl Streep of porn.".
Veronica Vera is an American human sexuality writer and actress.
Vivid Entertainment Group is an American pornographic film production company, by Matthew Miller, Forbes magazine, July 4, 2005.
Waimea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiokinai County, Hawaiokinai, United States.
Women Against Pornography (WAP) was a radical feminist activist group based out of New York City that had an influential force in the anti-pornography movement of the late 1970s and the 1980s.
The X-Rated Critics Organization (XRCO) is a group of writers and editors from the American adult entertainment industry who each year present awards in recognition of achievement within the industry.