Mandatory History: The Art of Hiding Porn Before There Was Internet

If you’ve never known a day of your life without the internet, you are one lucky bastard. Why? Because porn. (Obviously.) With just a couple of clicks, you could be watching any number of real-life sex scenes in a matter of seconds. Then you just erase your history and your parents/girlfriend/roommates are none the wiser.

Back in the days before the interwebs, porn was hard to come by — and even harder to hide. Young men had to risk life and limb to get an eyeful — and to keep the smut out of mom’s hands. How did they do this? We’re so glad you asked. Pull up a chair, young whippersnapper, and we’ll teach you about the art of hiding porn before there was the internet.

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