November 8, 2003 |
Penthouse International Inc. said Friday that founder Bob Guccione remains editor in chief of the adult magazine despite having resigned the day before as chairman and chief executive officer of its parent company. Guccione, 72, started Penthouse in 1965 and ranks as one of the world's most famous publishers of adult magazines, along with Playboy's Hugh Hefner and Hustler's Larry Flynt.
April 12, 1997 |
Spin magazine Publisher Bob Guccione Jr. said he will appeal part of the $110,000 sexual-harassment verdict lodged against him and the magazine's ownership group by a federal jury in New York, the New York Post reported. The newspaper also quoted elderly Harlem resident Alma Green, a juror in the three-week trial in U.S. District Court, as saying she initially was the only one of the nine panel members who thought plaintiff Staci Bonner deserved a cash award. "I caught hell," she said.
August 27, 1988 |
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a judgment under which Penthouse magazine publisher Bob Guccione won $129 million from Dominion Federal Savings & Loan, wiping out a decision that had threatened to force the McLean, Va.--based thrift out of business. The original judgment, handed down last year in a suit brought by Penthouse International Ltd., exceeded Dominion's net worth. Had it been upheld, it might have forced regulators to step in and compel a sale of the institution.
April 10, 1997 |
In a mixed verdict in the sexual harassment trial of Spin magazine and its publisher, Bob Guccione Jr., a federal jury Wednesday awarded $110,000 in compensatory damages and back pay to a former Spin employee but declined to assess punitive damages. After five grueling days of deliberation in U.S.
January 24, 1988 |
It's war between MCA Records and Spin magazine. Incensed by a recent story in Manhattan Inc. where Spin publisher Bob Guccione Jr. was quoted as saying, "The music business is a whore, so remember you've got to treat it like a whore," three MCA Records execs have launched a counterattack against the back-in-business music magazine.