David Simon and George Pelecanos talk about their newest HBO drama 'The Deuce' set in NYC Times Square in 1970s when 42nd street was a center of prostitution, adult book stores, peep shows and movie theatres. Simon and Pelecanos also collaborated on 'The Wire' and 'Treme'.
Filmmaker Doris Wishman. She's considered to be a pioneer of sexploitation movies, of the "nudie" and softcore sex genre films. Between 1960 and 1978 Wisman wrote, directed and produced 24 low budget films. Her films include "Bad Girls Go to Hell," "Nude on the Moon," and "Too Much, Too Often." Revivals of her films have recently been shown in Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York. In August she will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
Muller cowrote the new book, "Grindhouse: The Forbidden World of 'Adults Only' Cinema." It's a visual history of adult cinema and all it's paraphernalia from the 1920s thru the 1970s. Many of the items used in the book Muller rescued from a dumpster of an old theatre in San Francisco. Muller is a journalist and is founder and director of the San Francisco Historical Boxing Museum.