The Midnight Choker

The website of Dan Erdman

Monthly Archives: July, 2015

“…as a film fan and not as a smut investigator…”

In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson commissioned a study on pornography. Sexually explicit media of all types had come to enjoy increasing social and legal tolerance, and the main mission of … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

Lotte Eisner Needs to Fly

Early in Werner Herzog’s 2006 film Rescue Dawn, German-born American fighter pilot Dieter Dengler (played by Christian Bale), shot down and held captive by the Vietcong, is given the choice … Continue reading

July 2, 2015