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Mary Jo Buttafuoco: 'Getting Shot Was the Easy Part'

The shooting victim of Amy Fisher speaks out on 'Snapped'

(Newser) - Would you forgive the "Long Island Lolita"? That, apparently, was Mary Jo Buttafuoco's cross to bear. "For a long time … I hated her," says the 63-year-old who was shot in the head by her husband's mistress, Amy Fisher, back in 1992, reports Fox... More »

'Long Island Lolita' Does Another Porno

This time, Amy Fisher stars in an adult pay-per-view special

(Newser) - A porn movie featuring “Long Island Lolita” Amy Fisher is making the rounds again—but this time it’s her idea, the New York Daily News reports. Fisher, 34, fought the release of a sex tape leaked by her husband before relenting last year. Fisher, whose real claim to... More »

Nabokov's Ghost: Make Buck off Laura

Son's imagined convo with dead dad might've saved final manuscript

(Newser) - Dmitri Nabokov's decision not to destroy his famed father's unfinished manuscript followed an imagined conversation with Vladimir's ghost, writes Ron Rosenbaum for Slate. Rosenbaum, who sleuthed his way through the "to burn or not to burn" debate, was previously told by Dmitri—who hinted at the book's genius before... More »

Shops Pull 'Lolita' Beds for Girls

Furious parents blast marketing gimmick

(Newser) - A British retail chain has pulled a line of "Lolita" beds marketed to little girls following protests by parents. The Woolworths website staff "had never heard of Lolita, and to be honest no one else here had either," a spokesman said of the iconic nymphet. "We... More »

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