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November 19, 1990 | From United Press International
McCartney Brother Sues Larry Flynt: Singer Paul McCartney's brother, Michael, sued sex magazine publisher Larry Flynt's LFP Inc. and a Hollywood bookstore for alleged copyright infringement in the publication of an early photograph of the singer with fellow Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon.
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November 19, 1990 | From United Press International
McCartney Brother Sues Larry Flynt: Singer Paul McCartney's brother, Michael, sued sex magazine publisher Larry Flynt's LFP Inc. and a Hollywood bookstore for alleged copyright infringement in the publication of an early photograph of the singer with fellow Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon.
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June 15, 1997
Barbara J. Salice, executive director, Literacy Network of Greater Los Angeles: "Being Red," by Howard Fast (M.E. Sharpe). "After reading this unnerving account of how the communist witch hunt in the 1950s almost destroyed Fast professionally and personally, I was struck by the contradictions of his life. He lived in luxury yet still espoused radical beliefs." **** Jessica Yu, filmmaker: "Why People Believe Weird Things," by Michael Shermer (W.H. Freeman).
NEWS
May 20, 1989 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
A Simi Valley man who draws a cartoon called "Chester the Molester" for Hustler Magazine was charged Friday with molesting a teen-age girl, authorities said. Dwaine Tinsley, 43, was arrested at his home Thursday, a day after the girl complained to police, Simi Valley Police Lt. Bob Klamser said. The Ventura County district attorney's office filed nine sexual molestation charges against Tinsley in connection with incidents alleged to have occurred from 1983 to 1986, said Deputy Dist.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 2010 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times
Officials at the San Fernando Valley clinic where a porn performer tested HIV-positive last month announced Friday that two rounds of tests showed no other adult film actors had contracted the virus. The performer tested HIV-positive Oct. 9 at the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation, or AIM, in Sherman Oaks. The clinic routinely tests performers working in the Valley's adult film industry for sexually transmitted diseases and maintains a database of their results. Once the new HIV case was detected, clinic officials created a quarantine list to test performers who had worked with the porn actor, referred to in Friday's announcement as "Patient Zeta.
BUSINESS
July 11, 1994 | JAMES BATES
Just in time for the media blastoff of articles commemorating the 25th anniversary of the moon landing comes one small souvenir for a man, courtesy of Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin. An ad in the current Robb Report magazine for the affluent offers "Buzz Aldrin's 25th Anniversary First Men on the Moon Watch." The $79.95 watch "contains actual historic metal flown" on the Apollo 11 spacecraft Columbia and Eagle.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 2000 | ANN O'NEILL
O'er the Rampart we watched . . . Look, Mom . . . Channel surfing . . . Rolling Stone Temple Pilot. In the early 1950s, entertainer Milton Berle practically invented the television variety show, helped make the fledgling National Broadcasting Co. an early success and found his way into thousands and then millions of living rooms as the radical idea of home entertainment in a box caught on. Now the man known as "Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 1988 | EDWIN CHEN, Times Staff Writer
The breakthrough in the investigation of the 5-year-old murder of theatrical producer Roy A. Radin came when sheriff's investigators located a former supervisor of four men who are charged with the crime, investigators' records show. The supervisor told authorities that at least two of the men, who had worked under him as security guards for sex magazine publisher Larry Flynt, had admitted their involvement in Radin's 1983 murder.
BUSINESS
January 20, 1999 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Another day, another 1st Amendment war for Larry Flynt. While the Hustler magazine publisher has made headlines lately for exposing the sexual peccadilloes of prominent Republicans, he also is testing the limits of taste--and the law--with a new business venture. Flynt's new line of adult videos features women who have been incarcerated for various crimes, from bank robbery to narcotics possession. The first video in the "Jail Babes" series shipped in late December.
NEWS
March 7, 1993 | MARK EHRMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ben Is Dead. Screambox! bOING bOING. These are a few of the zines-- idiosyncratic, home-grown publications abounding with erotic comics, features on performance artists like Torture Chorus, instructions for making your own CDs and ads for nose rings and pheromones. Thanks to the increasing affordability of photocopying and desktop publishing equipment, practically anyone can be an ersatz Citizen Kane.
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