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NEW: Stiffed

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Launching today from iHeartPodcasts in a first-ever partnership with Crooked Media is STIFFED – an 8-part documentary series that follows the story of VIVA, an erotic magazine for women created by Bob Guccione, founder of Penthouse.

While VIVA was created by one of the most prominent figures in adult entertainment, it was staffed by female writers and editors and featured groundbreaking full-frontal male nudes, writing by feminist icons like Betty Friedan and profiles of literary legends like Maya Angelou. Its cover stars include Bianca Jagger and Shelley Duvall. Anna Wintour was even VIVA’s fashion editor at one point. But what is originally conceived as a high-end, progressive, sexual utopia for women… doesn’t quite turn out that way.

Listen to Episode 1 and 2 – HERE

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