Deep Throat Shallow Plot

Before you could sit at home and watch porn on the internet, people went to stag parties and peep shows to view hardcore sex acts.  There were some movie theaters that showed XXX rated films, but these were very short, they had no plot and the patrons of these movie theaters attended wearing raincoats.  The movie Deep Throat went into wide release, on June 30, 1972, which was right after the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. burglary took place on June 17, 1972.  This Watergate scandal was reported in the Washington Post and the confidential whistle blower who did not want to be identified called himself Deep Throat.  The Watergate reporting by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein exposed a cover-up behind the burglary of the Democratic headquarters and this brought down President Nixon in 1974.

The movie became ‘pornographic chic’ as the word got around that you could bring a date with you and have an artsy date-night experience going to see this stag film.  This movie came along at exactly the right time, when hardcore filmmaking was making a bid to enter the mainstream market, when the free love sexual revolution of the 60’s had already changed many attitudes and this philosophy was heading into suburbia, and as the first-wave feminism was demanding that its roar be heard involving women’s rights which included the right to achieve sexual pleasure on their own terms.  Truman Capote advocated that you shouldn’t miss it and Norman Mailer as well as Barbara Walters admitted to going to see it and Johnny Carson talked about it on his show.

Deep Throat was different, it had a decent production budget using quality film stock, sets, costumes, music and moderately talented actors.  The big draw was Lovelace’s particular oral sex skill, which the entire plot of the film was constructed around.  It featured an appeal for women advocating sexual freedom, because Lovelace character’s was seeking the right to derive sexual fulfillment by finding a lover who could give her a clitoral orgasm.  The medical oddity of a misplaced clitoris being located in the back of her throat, catered to a male fantasy as well.

Linda Lovelace, was a woman frustrated because of her hugely energetic sex life left her unsatisfied, so she asks her friend Helen for advice.  After a sex party doesn’t provide any help, Helen advises Linda to visit a doctor.  Linda seeks medical help and the doctor notices that Linda’s clitoris is located in her throat.  The doctor informs her that she has an unusual birth defect as her clitoris is mistakenly located at the back of her throat, but there is a very simple remedy, which the doctor, and various other men, proceed to demonstrate.  The doctor comes up with this unorthodox solution that she work for him as a therapist, so she can make the best of her situation.  She performs her particular technique of oral sex which is known as ‘deep throat’ on various men, until she finds the one to marry.  Meanwhile, the doctor continues to have sex with his nurse.  Deep Throat was taken seriously, and Deep Throat did well at the box office for a hardcore movie, but according to today’s standards, I feel the plot was shallow.

72 thoughts on “Deep Throat Shallow Plot

      1. Nah, I am not offended, I am just a prude.. Why would I be offended? It’s natural to discuss about this stuff.. Sandi will actually get into arguments with me because of my prude nature..

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  1. Totally a dude thing – clit at back of throat – so to stimulate it, one must “deep throat” so the girl can get off? Yeah, baby it’s for you! Perform fellatio on me for your enjoyment. Such a stupid guy thing.

    This must have sent “sighty pants” runnin’ for the hills away from the thrills!

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      1. I don’t know, they have that other thing auto-erotic asphyxiation (or the practice of depriving the brain of oxygen to heighten orgasm).

        I think there was some “speculation?” about this with Michael Hutchence (lead singer from INXS) death.

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      2. People can say all they want about having orgasms without oxygen making them feel good and although I am not a prude like Sight, I think it is sick and if these weirdoes all died while doing this, the world might be better off.

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      3. I had NO IDEA it was a thing, until that Rock Star’s girlfriend put it out there as a possibility for his death! I was like – WHAT? What is that? NO…you can’t choke me – thanks!

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      4. It has been a thing for many years and I first heard about it when Robert Chambers, who was nicknamed the ‘Preppie Killer’, pleaded guilty to manslaughter of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin, whom he killed in New York City’s Central Park during the early morning hours of August 26, 1986.

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      1. Mine does not blink, but it does turn from white to orange. I should probably pay more attention to it I guess as I have gotten accustomed to waiting for the email to arrive. Do you think that I have been missing some comments?

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      2. Yes that’s what I have been saying. Click on it and see the unread replies to your comments and if you want you can reply from there too.. Do it.. I have left a reply to your comment on my post Mooned..

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      3. Houston we have a problem. I never got an email about your comment and it does not show up in the list under my bell. This does not seem to happen to me on my posts, but I have noticed this happen on other posts.

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      4. Go to the profile. Icon close to bell. Then click on notification. Then from the drop down menu choose Comments and under timeline tick both the boxes. And come back to me..

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      5. I have check marks in the following boxes, do you want me to uncheck them?
        Comments on my site
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      6. No above it is written Timeline, Above timeline Notifications. Click on the tile that says notifications and than you will see Comments.. Click comments.. Scroll down you will see timeline and two other options.. Check mark these two options.. Don’t uncheck the options you have mentioned.. Don’t..

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      7. Ok. Go to profile. Click notifications. Than you will see a screen. Above this screen is notification mentioned again see it. See on the left (where the notification is written),you will see a downward arrow, click it. And then you will see Comments.. Come back to me.. After you see this..

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      8. Hey Jim, I figured out another way.. You remember logging through wp-admin. You know https://wordpress.com/wp-admin log in through that and then click on the profile icon on the top most corner.. Click on the notifications. You will see on side on top notifications, besides it in blue will be written comments just click comments. Make sure to tick the boxes that appear below.. Than come back to me..

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      9. No problem I know how hard you have been trying to help me. I think the only way I will ever work this out is if we can do it by email as then I could send you screen shots where I get stuck. I was thinking about writing another story about Henry the caddy, what do you think?

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