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By Damon Brown

“A stimulating examine of today’s such a lot debatable topics. . . . bound to amaze and titillate an individual who’s ever hoisted a videogame controller.”—CNN Tech Correspondent Scott Steinberg

No ebook until eventually Porn & Pong has explored how pornography and games have stimulated America’s sexual mores and technological compulsions on an immense scale.

The first Atari structures and their phallic joysticks started to promote by means of the million in addition to the increase of the VCR and the trendy porn undefined. fact television skyrocketed a similar yr because the Sims, and the surgically endowed Pamela Anderson was once purely outshined through another lady: Lara Croft.

Porn & Pong’s e-book comes on the time of the discharge of numerous hugely expected adult-oriented video games, together with a brand new rest swimsuit Larry, Tomb Raider, and the sequel to the main debatable game of all time, Grand robbery automobile. writer Damon Brown examines how politics, hidden agendas, and monetary strain impact the debatable paintings sorts of gaming and pornography.

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