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or soft-core  (sôft′kôr′, sŏft′-)
1. Being less explicit than hard-core material in depicting or describing sexual activity: softcore pornography.
2. Moderate: a softcore sports fan.
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It's like an image in a skin mag, only smarter, more artful.
Maroni may be indecent and immoral to many, but the skin mag magnate has a point: You get what you pay for.
In the 1980s, when Lammas was kept afloat by sales of sappy lesbian romance novels, the gay bookstore my roommate worked at stayed in business thanks to a back room stocked with skin mags.
Born in 1925, Bruce started his career in a countrythat not only routinely suppressed skin mags but banned Lady Chatterley's Lover, Lolita, and Howl as indecent.
After an hour of skating back and forth to the parts store we were back on the road, but bent out of shape because, well, Connecticut sucks: hard to buy beer, freaks galore, and no skin mags for the road.
Misgiving are quickly overcome, however, when the chain-smoking Nadia proves herself extremely communicative by other means after discovering his stash of skin mags. At which point, having set out its cards as a mismatched rom-com, along come Nadia's cousins, Alexei (Vincent Cassell) and Yuri (Matthieu Kassovitz), clutching vodka to celebrate her birthday.
But in straining to condemn the culture she has spent a lifetime avidly consuming, Wilson comes off like a grad student doing "research" on the impact of skin mags on gender politics.