Publisher of Hustler magazine


Larry Flynt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is an American publisher, the head of Larry Flynt Publications (LFP). LFP mainly produces pornographic content, including videos and magazines, with Hustler being the best known one. The company has an annual turnover of around $150 million. Over the course of his life, Larry Flynt has taken part in several legal battles involving the First Amendment, and has run for public office a number of times. He suffers from bipolar disorder and is paralyzed from the waist down due to an assassination attempt. ..."


1 Nov 1942, Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr., in Salyersville, Kentucky


35 Heroes of Freedom: Celebrating the people who have made the world groovier and groovier since 1968, Reason, Dec 2003
List of individuals who, according to Reason editors, have "have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action" (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and a generic "The Yuppie")
"Where Hugh Hefner mainstreamed bohemian sexual mores, hard-core porn merchant Flynt brought tastelessness to new depths, inspiring an unthinkable but revealing coalition between social conservatives and puritanical feminists -- and helping to strengthen First Amendment protections for free expression along the way."