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Al Goldstein

RIP The Joe DiMaggio of the First Amendment

Mike Edison | Posted 04.27.2015 | Media
Mike Edison

Herald Price Fahringer had always loomed large in my imagination. What self-respecting journalist wouldn't want to find themselves as the defendant in a First Amendment case?

Al Goldstein Made A Man Out Of Me

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.23.2014 | New York
Tony Sachs

Channel J was the public access channel. During the day and evening it was populated by preachers, two-bit entertainers, lecturers... you name it. But after midnight, the smutty stuff hit the air.

Pornosophy

Francis Levy | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media
Francis Levy

"He clearly coarsened American sensibilities," Alan M. Dershowitz is quoted as saying about Al Goldstein, in today's front page Times obit of the infa...

Larry Flynt And Robin Byrd Remember Porn Pioneer Al Goldstein

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Porn pioneer and New York City public access star Al Goldstein died Thursday in a Brooklyn hospital of renal failure at 77. While never achieving the ...

Pioneering Porn Publisher Dies In NYC

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Goldstein, the bearded, bird-flipping publisher of Screw magazine who smashed down legal barriers against pornography and raged a...