List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Prologue. Naked Ladies and Ice Cream Bars Introduction. Smaller Than Life: Adult Video, Pleasure, and Control 1. Panorams, Motels, and Pirates: The Origins of Adult Video 2. Adult Video News: Selling XXX without the Sex 3. The Means of Production: Vivid Video and Femme Productions 4. Saving the Family: Video Rental Stores and the Toxicity of Pornography Epilogue. Limousines and Legacies Notes Selected Bibliography Index
Peter Alilunas is Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Oregon.
"Alilunas explores the complex route adult video took from taboo suburban scourge to a fixture of neighborhood video boutiques ... Summing up: Highly recommended." CHOICE