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A memoir in pictures and words of the twelve years I spent working as a still photographer on porn movie sets in New York in the 1980's
A memoir in pictures and words of the twelve years I spent working as a still photographer on porn movie sets in New York in the 1980's
407 backers pledged $32,268 to help bring this project to life.


Wow, I just hit the goal of $25,000!!!!!!

Thank you SO MUCH Bobby H for putting me over the top!!!

What a moment - I am thrilled beyond words.
Thank you all so much for helping to make American Ecstasy a reality at last!

I love you all,


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      Fred Kaplan on February 24, 2012


      No one has ever been so desrving!

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      valerie Shaff on February 17, 2012

      SO GREAT! One of the best parts of our new virtual world is that we can support those we believe in with a click! YOU SURE DESEREVE IT!

    3. Stephanie Pereira
      on February 17, 2012

      Congrats, Barb!! So totally exciting to be along with you for this ride!

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      Kika Stayerman on February 17, 2012

      Wonderful!!!! So wonderful!

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      John Vogel on February 17, 2012

      Wonderful news.
      I've been waiting for this since you showed slides in DC, what 4 years ago?
      I'm so happy this will happen, you've certainly waited for it with great patience.


    6. Cathy Brown on February 17, 2012

      Woohoo! Barb made her goal, with a week to spare. Thanks fellow supporters.

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      ladyjo on February 17, 2012

      Awesome!!! Congratulations!!

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      Fred Kaplan on February 17, 2012

      OMG, I'm so fucking happy for you! How bout you take a few of the extra bucks and take a vacation at ... I don't know, Coney Island!!! Barb, you worked your ass off and deserve this sooo much! Love, Fred

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      Clark jones on February 17, 2012

      Wow, Barbara..
      There's nothing more amazing then a dream realized.

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      Michael P. Randazzo on February 16, 2012

      OMG Barbara I am so happy I am going to get a book. Ya!!!!!! You will have to mail it to Florida, don't know where exactly but yea that's where I will be. Woo Hoo Good for you.

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      Elizabeth Stewart (deleted) on February 16, 2012

      Wow! Congrats! Will proudly place my autographed copy of American Ecstasy on the shelf next to Kiss of Fire!

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      John D Fox III on February 16, 2012

      That's 'cause you're the Real Deal, Barbara ! Congrats !

      - J.D. Fox III