By Guy Adams for the Daily Mail. A few days before the arrest that began his squalid fall from grace, Max Clifford was asked to address the Oxford Union. It was a typically shameless boast from a publicist who never seemed even remotely embarrassed to have achieved fame and fortune by creating and then selling fake news stories, from Freddie Starr eating that hamster to David Mellor making love to Antonia de Sancha in a Chelsea strip.
The case of six year-old 'beauty-queen' JonBenet Ramsey - found strangled in the basement of her wealthy family's Boulder home the day after Christmas - has played out like a tabloid wet dream. Which is to say, as an American supermarket version of J. Ballard's The Atrocity Exhibition: Little Miss Colorado a title she won in on the child-pageant circuit has posthumously become both a celebrity and fetish object, a dimpled starlet and duct tape-gagged victim on display like some glam-morbid found-art installation dredged from the national unconscious.
Paul Little, a. His crime: being too hardcore. The Justice Department got him on obscenity charges, saying that he distributed films in which he "is shown engaging in violent and extreme sexual acts with female performers.
I n I became a pornographer. Hired as the entertainment editor for Hustler magazine, I'd achieved something most considered to be dubious at best. A feminist friend compared my job working for Larry Flynt to being a propaganda minister for Hitler.
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Video : an intro that precedes the movies of Max Hardcore; no nudity or sexual acts in this embedded video above. Littleto four years in prison over obscenity charges. Writing for SalonGlenn Greenwald wrote that he believes the verdict is a blow to first amendment rights:. The claim that no real pain was inflicted will be rejected; mere humiliation is enough to make you a criminal.
Max Hardcore is an adult actor, producer, and director whose work has been classified as gonzo pornography and described as "testing the limits of acceptability", yet entitling him "one of the most influential pornographers of all time". Max Hardcore meets a day of strong spiritual overtones with faith and gratitude. July 24th leads Max to seek perfection in his deeds - a task well accomplished through the intense concentration that he manages to maintain.