The resulting publicity made the book an even bigger seller, and the book spent a week on the New York Times bestseller list. Naked Came the Stranger subsequently inspired a slew of other collaborative novels, many of which adopted versions of the 'Naked Came The...' title in homage to the original.The authors of Naked Came the Stranger pose outside the offices of Newsday Billie Young, who posed as "Penelope Ashe," the "demure Long Island housewife" who supposedly authored the book. Examples include Naked Came the Manatee, Naked Came the Phoenix, and Naked Came the Sasquatch.In the 21st century, an online service has the potential to garner hundreds of thousands of hits if it is social networking enabled. Now after a decade of connecting with real world friends online, people suddenly have the desire to befriend strangers.Though not the first chat service to pair up random strangers, Chatroulette did add video zing to the otherwise bland random text chats.
Tinychat is a well known player in the field of hosting free video and p2p chat rooms.
In 1970 Mc Grady wrote a book about the hoax, Stranger Than Naked, or How to Write Dirty Books for Fun and Profit.
In 1975 Naked Came the Stranger was made into an x-rated movie.
’s Casey Chan writes, filing the video under the tag “beautiful” in a post that has racked up more than 4 million hits since last night and is still climbing.
“It's unexpectedly touching, like watching a documentary turn into a romantic comedy that doesn't suck.” Actually, it’s an advertisement for clothes, and most of these strangers are professional performers who are experienced in acting out love, sex, and intimacy for crowds.