Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Sobin’

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In this week's cover story, Aaron Wiener examines what it would take to transform the struggling [...]

Dennis Sobin Has a Registery for People Who Register Sex Offenders (and He Included His Son on It)

Dennis Sobin, the former pornographer and registered sex offender whom Washington City Paper dubbed D.C.'s oldest living smut kingpin in a 2010 profile, has started a database to register people who register, or promote the registration of, sex offenders.
Sobin, 70, served more than 10 years in prison after he was convicted in 1992 of sexual performance [...]

Porn King Takes Up Tagging?

Retired D.C. smut king Dennis Sobin has always loved art. He acted and directed adult films, wrote a book about how to play the guitar, and runs a gallery of prisoner-art. Most recently, he’s written a musical about being a registered sex offender.
Now, he—or someone he’s influenced—seems to be dabbling in that most controversial of [...]

Dennis Sobin Is Offended By Conventioneers’ Anti-Fenty Jeers

From the prolonged "Go Vince Go!" cheers to the loud boos that accompanied incumbent Adrian Fenty's formal introduction, it wasn't hard to tell how the crowd swung at Saturday's D.C. Democratic State Convention mayoral debate. The audience at the Howard University School of Law was so vocally anti-Fenty that former pornographer turned candidate Dennis Sobin took time [...]

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