Early history[ edit ] Flynt was discharged from the Navy in where he had served as a radar operator. After this stint in the Navy he worked in manufacturing jobs including one at a General Motors factory in Dayton, Ohio. Because of this, Flynt exponentially increased the bar's sales. By the end of , Flynt was able to buy a second bar, and, the following year, a third. Both were similar in approach and customer base to Hillbilly Haven. Flynt opened a fourth bar named Whatever's Right.
This is also the same guy who took a fine, upstanding, Christian gentleman like the late Reverend Jerry Falwell and implied in a satirical Campari ad that the Reverend had performed sexual acts with his mother. In an outhouse, no less. That little stunt ended up taking Flynt and Falwell to the U. Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling officially protecting satire of public figures as free speech. Thanks to Larry Flynt, your conservative brother-in-law is legally allowed to post those Obama-is-a-fool cartoons all over Facebook without worrying about being sued or imprisoned well, so far.