Bob Guccione, Penthouse Founder, Dies at 79 (News)

Posted on October 21, 2010, in News, Uncategorized

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Bob Guccione, who founded Penthouse magazine in the 1960s and built a pornographic media empire that broke taboos, outraged the guardians of taste and made billions before drowning in a slough of bad investments and Internet competition, died Wednesday in Plano, Tex., The Associated Press reported. He was 79.

More at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/21/business/media/21guccione.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

Date published: 10/21/2010

Author: Robert McFadden, New York Times

 

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