February 5, 1861

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1861, Samuel Goodale patented the moving picture peep show machine and the framework for modern porn was born.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to February 5, 1861

  1. Samuel Goodale says:

    I never receive proper credit for inventing the Internet, but if you think about it, that’s pretty much what I did… more or less.

    I mean
    peep show = porn
    porn = Internet

    Al Gore’s got nothing on me.

    Now if you will excuse me, I intend to go enjoy the rather scandalous sight of some ladies slowly exposing their ankles.

    (I’ll be in my bunk)

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