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Famous Watergate Garage To Be Demolished

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media

The garage where Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward held secret meetings with whistleblower Deep Throat about the Watergate scandal will soon be de...

James Franco and Shia LaBeouf Flirt with Triple-X, But Do They Really Score?

Robert Hofler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Hofler

We're talking erections, penetration and ejaculation here. The big EPE, as it's known in the trade, is what turns an X-rated movie into triple-X fare. We're talking erections, penetration and ejaculation here. The big EPE, as it's known in the trade, is what turns an X-rated movie into triple-X fare.

What Does the Source Say?

John P. David | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media
John P. David

If you are ever in a situation where you want to share sensitive information with a journalist, the most important rule (after calling a PR person to help you) is to set very clear ground rules about attribution before the conversation starts.

The Story Brought Down a President. Now Its Most Important Location Faces the Same Fate.

Lilly Maier | Posted 01.25.2014 | DC
Lilly Maier

For over 30 years, the identity of Deep Throat and the location of the garage were one of the biggest secrets in American journalism and the source of much speculation.

Pornography and Sex Equality: The Life and Times of Linda Lovelace

Shannon Gilreath | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Shannon Gilreath

Lovelace does more than any mainstream effort I know of to debunk the myth that pornography is just a fantasy.

Christopher Rudolph

'Lovelace' Directors Dish On 'Deep Throat,' Porn, And Sharon Stone's Unglamorous Transformation

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.09.2013 | Gay Voices

After helming documentaries like "The Celluloid Closet" and the Academy Award-winning "The Life and Times of Harvey Milk," the directing duo, Jeffrey ...

Movie Review: Lovelace

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The fact that porn has become such a punchline in our culture -- something that is joked about in mainstream humor as a signifier for all that is horny, male and, often, lower-class -- is hard to believe, from the perspective of the social history captured in Lovelace.

Amanda Seyfried Looks Unrecognizable As Porn Star Linda Lovelace

Posted 07.04.2013 | Celebrity

Appearing in a revealing maroon monokini and a curly brunette wig, Amanda Seyfried is channeling famed porn actress Linda Lovelace in the newly releas...

Trump Calls for Snowden's Head ... Again

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

Real estate magnate and attention-seeker Donald Trump doubled down Monday on his recommendation that Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contracto...

A Rabbinic Take On 'All the President's Men'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

Woodward and Bernstein seem like two Talmud study partners who continually probe each other to ascertain the truth. Each questions the other, and is unafraid of challenging or criticizing his friend.

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Harry Reems and I

Perry Brass | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Perry Brass

In 1974, Harry Reems was arrested on charges of conspiracy to transport obscene material across state lines. I was writing for a small, now forgotten gay paper called New York Gaysweek and my editor asked if I wanted to do an interview with Reems.

Sex, Politics, and the Porn Star DA

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

From Pericles to Petraeus, public figures have run afoul of sex. The only thing really surprising about the public reaction to the burgeoning sex scandal among top military leaders is the fact that people are surprised.

Four Decades After Their First Big Watergate Story, Woodward and Bernstein Still Matter

Jon Marshall | Posted 08.01.2012 | DC
Jon Marshall

How much of a difference did Woodward and Bernstein really make in the Watergate scandal? It's true they didn't do it alone, but to say that journalists had nearly nothing to do with toppling Nixon is wrong.

What Woodward and Bernstein Got Wrong About Watergate

Will Bunch | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Will Bunch

The real crimes of the last 40 years didn't fit into the box that Woodward and Bernstein and the Watergate scandal helped to create. In the end, the real exceptionalism of Richard Nixon was merely that he was dumb enough to get caught. The rest of them all got away with it.

To Tell You the Truth, Folks...

John O'Toole | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
John O'Toole

Everyone in the public arena reaches for "truth" as if it were a Phillips screwdriver on the top shelf of the national toolbox. How many times have you heard politicians start a string of lies with "The truth is, folks... "?

Inside The 'Deep Throat' House

Posted 05.10.2012 | Miami

Believe it or not, some scenes in the seminal 1972 porn film "Deep Throat" were filmed in a Coconut Grove house in a neighborhood called -- wait for i...

Bob Woodward Rejects New Watergate Claims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

UPDATE: Jeff Himmelman defended his reporting to Politico on Monday. He hit out at Woodward's claim that he omitted a 2010 interview with Bradlee that...

Major WaPo Figure Reflects On Watergate, Deep Throat

New York Magazine | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media

One day in early 2007, Bob Woodward poked his head into my office. He and his wife, Elsa, had been out for dinner the night before with Ben Bradlee an...

Did Mark Felt Even Know He Was Deep Throat?

Barry Sussman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media
Barry Sussman

I was the editor in charge of the Watergate investigation for the Post; that was my assignment from the day of the break-in and for the following 15 months. I never knew Deep Throat's identity until it was released in 2005. But there are some things I know first-hand.

Deep Throat: Not Such A Hero After All?

miamiherald.com | Glenn Garvin | Posted 04.16.2012 | Media

Kids say the darndest things. Speaking to a college journalism class last week, I learned the students had recently seen the All The President's Men, ...

Amanda Seyfried Talks Disturbing Porno Viewing

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

Playing a famous porn star requires some unpleasant research -- just ask Amanda Seyfried. In addition to to wearing a huge bruise on her face to p...

Why Demi Moore Could Be A Decent Gloria Steinem

Claire Gordon | Posted 03.04.2012 | Women
Claire Gordon

Feminist activists are rarely given the Hollywood treatment, and Demi Moore is, in some ways, an unlikely woman for the job.

Is Olivia Wilde Doing A Porn Biopic?

E! Online | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment

Olivia Wilde is many things, but she's not a porn star. The Hollywood super hottie tells us she's no longer considering headlining a film about Linda...

How to Topple Syria's Assad

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

"Better late than never" is the only thing that could be said about The United States and the EU finally calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

James Franco, Kate Hudson Set For Porn-Based Film?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This would be a new kind of role for an Oscar host: pornographer. Deadline.com reports that James Franco is in talks to star in a film about porn leg...