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Penthouse goes tits-up

2003-08-13 21:33:17.720477+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

I'd hate to be a teenager again. For one thing, the potential pool of adolescent wanking material just got smaller. Penthouse files Chapter 11.

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#Comment Re: Penthouse goes tits-up made: 2003-08-14 16:51:04.172497+00 by: ebradway

I only ever got the magazine for the articles... I am Junior at a large Southeastern university. I never thought these stories were true, much less that I would be writing one myself... But...

#Comment Re: Penthouse goes tits-up made: 2003-08-16 01:51:58.396108+00 by: Jerry Kindall

There is no shortage of adolescent wanking material. That's WHY Penthouse filed for bankruptcy.

#Comment Re: Penthouse goes tits-up made: 2003-08-17 05:44:10.34268+00 by: ebradway

In a sense, Penthouse created a mainstream market for a certain style of erotica. Before Penthouse, the market for erotica was perhaps 1/100th of what they made it. Sure, their stories were pure wank material. But I think they created a spark in many people's mind that maybe words can convey sexual stimulation.