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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.
Comic social commentators like George Carlin, Lenny Bruce and mavericks like New York's Ugly George have been uncturing the pervasive hypocrisy on the issue of obscenity laws.