Archive for March 2011
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that AIM Medical Associates, P.C. (formerly the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation) is investigating a possible compromise of its database after the legal names and other personal information of over 12,000 current and past XXX performers were posted online earlier this year.
Mike South originally broke the story on his blog Monday and claims to have heard from several performers who are convinced that their information was derived from the AIM database.
AIM has responded to the allegations on its website and denies possession of substantial amounts of the information revealed, while assuring the public that a thorough investigation into the matter is being conducted.
XBIZ reports that L.A. Direct Models has partnered with Lexus Entertainment to launch a series of porn star phone sex campaigns, a new product which allows adult film fans to speak directly to some of their favorite starlets by calling the girls’ hosted private phone numbers.
Users may have erotic stories read to them, listen to archived chats or take part in group conversations. Dating line options are also available.
Actresses currently featured on the lines are Courtney Cummz, Lexi Belle, Alexis Texas and Dani Jenson.
For more information, please visit Lexus Entertainment’s XXX phone sex campaign website here.
Rising Star PR Press Release: Bluebird Films And DylanRyder.Com Sponsor MMA Fighters Jocelyn And Jillian Lybarger
VENICE, CA – Hoping for another victorious showing in Las Vegas where Bluebird Films took home 8 AVN awards in January, Dylan Ryder will return to Sin City on Friday, April 8th to cheer on MMA fighters Jocelyn and Jillian ‘Justice’ Lybarger. These very special competitors are the sisters of Bluebird’s stunning contract starlet and the only twin female fighters in the premier amateur fight organization. With 15 matches on the evening’s card, the April event features two title bouts including the contest between Jocelyn and Ashley “Smashley” Cummins.
“I’m so proud of both my sisters,” exclaims Dylan. “And I truly hope that Jocelyn wins the title. It’s especially sweet to be able to sponsor them and I appreciate Bluebird adding their support as well.”
Bluebird Films and Dylan Ryder.com are the official sponsors for the sex star’s siblings, and their logos will appear on the walk-out shirts, fight shorts and banners. Dylan will be ringside adding her voice to the roar of the crowd, and afterwards the hardest working girl in porn will also post a full report on her website blog.
On April 4th, filming begins on Katwoman, one of Bluebird’s 2011 features, with Ryder starring as the pretty kitty who came to life in last year’s blockbuster Batfxxx. Dylan Ryder is also a 2011 XRCO Nominee as Unsung Starlet, a phrase no longer applicable to this outstanding talent who has finally been given voice with a chance to sing for Bluebird Films. The 2011 XRCO Awards will be held April 13 at the Hollywood Highlands and more information is available at http://xrco.com.
Tuff-N-Uff’s April 8 event (http://www.tuffnuff.net/x2/index.php/events/fight-card-0408) will be held in the Mardi Gras Room of The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets start at just $25 and are available at the box office or online at OrleansCasino.com and TuffNUff.net. The event will be aired on Las Vegas Television Channel 3 and fans from around the globe can watch the fights live at GoFightLive.com or TuffNUff.net. Highlights of the action will air in more than 47 million homes across the nation on Tuff-N-Uff’s weekly highlights show on SportsSouth and Sun Sports.
Sales and product information for Bluebird Films is available from Drew Dixon, VP of Sales, 818-780-3866, firstname.lastname@example.org. Retailers should also contact Drew for information and availability of marketing and sales incentives.
If You’ve Seen It Before You’re Not Watching Bluebird.
Bluebird Films is a global producer of premium adult content, helmed by Paul Chaplin and producer/director Nicholas Steele, with working studios in Los Angeles, London and Prague.
Check out Bluebird Films at www.bluebirdfilms.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Van-Nuys-CA/Bluebird-Films/76400154614, and follow them at twitter.com/bluebirdfilms. “Paul Chaplin’s PC World” appears as a weekly column in the Saturday edition of The Daily Sport, a UK tabloid specializing in celebrity news and titillating gossip, available at www.dailysport.com. Follow him at twitter.com/pcworldcheeky and keep up with director Nicholas Steele at twitter.com/BluebirdNick. For more on exclusive performer Dylan Ryder, visit www.DylanRyder.com and follow her at twitter.com/DylanRyderXXX.
For more information on Paul Chaplin, Nicholas Steele, Bluebird Films or any of their contract talent, or to schedule interviews, contact Lisa Massaro at 323-470-1911 or e-mail email@example.com. Follow us at twitter.com/risingstarpr.
Legendary adult filmmaker Bob Chinn is recognized as one of the key players of the “Golden Age” of pornographic movies. The AVN and XRCO Hall of Fame director began his career in the late-1960s and is credited with revolutionizing the business, largely due to his John Holmes-starred Johnny Wadd series, which introduced mainstay characters and interesting plots to the world of adult cinema. The Wadd films elevated both Holmes and Chinn to iconic status in different sectors of the XXX field – Holmes as an on-camera talent and Chinn as a director, respectively.
Bob kindly granted XXX Wasteland a recent interview to discuss his career in the adult industry, the recent release of his Johnny Wadd-themed novel, Flesh of the Lotus, and other topics.
(Special thanks to Jill Nelson for her assistance in arranging the interview)
Let’s begin by discussing your new book, Flesh of the Lotus. What made you decide to transition the Johnny Wadd film series into a novel and how long had you wished to write a book featuring the Wadd character before penning Lotus?
As far back as when I was trying to make Flesh of the Lotus on the extremely limited budget of $750. it occurred to me that one day I would like to describe the film that I really would have liked to have made by expanding it out into a novel. The thing was, during most the years that followed I was always so busy that I never had the time to do so. After I retired from the business and moved to New Mexico, I decided that now I could finally concentrate on my writing. I had always wanted to flesh out the Johnny Wadd character and writing Flesh of the Lotus gave me the opportunity to do so.
I was impressed by the detail of the book, everything from actual locations and names being used (including a shout-out to Bill Margold) and frequent references to the Vietnam War, right down to the meticulous description of food consumed by Wadd throughout the story. You even recalled in the afterword that December 1972 – where the plot is set – was a particularly cold time period in Southern California, a climate which you integrated into the book. How important do you feel this authenticity was to the overall story?
I don’t know whether the authenticity is really important to anyone else, but it is very important to me. It helps me to get a feel for what I’m writing about.
Flesh of the Lotus is the first installment in a string of upcoming Johnny Wadd novels, is that correct?
Yes. I have a series of Johnny Wadd novels that my publisher has contracted for. I’m almost finished with the second novel in the series, Blonde in Black Lace, and have already begun work on the third and fourth novels, Tropic of Passion and Hell’s Half Acre, which are set in Hawaii.
Do you believe the Wadd series would have become as successful as it did with anyone other than John Holmes playing the lead role? And can you describe your relationship with Holmes from the day you met him in 1971 up until his death in 1988?
The Johnny Wadd character probably would never have been created if I hadn’t met John, so the answer to the first part of your question is no.
I always got along very well with John, although he could be exasperating at times. He had an oversized ego which seemed to match the size of his cock, so most of the producers and people that worked with me couldn’t stand him. But I realized early on that this massive ego and the tendency that he had to constantly distort the truth came from a deep-seated inferiority complex that he felt he had to compensate for. Over the years I got to know John pretty well, both on and off the set. We had a pretty complex and very interesting relationship that I’ve analyzed and described in detail in the autobiography that I’m currently working on.
You are credited as one of the most influential members of the “Golden Age” of porn, but you also directed several pictures from 1999-2003. What do you consider some of the major pros and cons of both eras?
I actually started working in the adult film business toward the late 1960s, at a time when this country was undergoing a major sociological transition. Since I was young and somewhat of a rebel I was motivated to go against the establishment and established tradition. I truly believed that the Victorian standard of morality that had been imposed on us up to that time had no place in our modern society. Back then it was illegal to make the films that I was making and it was like living on the edge, trying to stay one step ahead of the law while shooting them. It was fun.
During the 1970s adult films began showing in the larger theatres and we began to have larger budgets to work with. It seemed as if pornography might even eventually be merged into mainstream entertainment, but when home video came in this speculative dream ended. The theatres closed as video took over and when we were no longer shooting on film I lost interest and left the business.
Thirteen years later – after a movie called “Boogie Nights” came out – people started remembering me and began looking for me again. From 1999 to 2003 I was persuaded to come back and direct 28 shot-on-video features. But the adult film business had changed drastically from the time I had previously worked in it. It had been transformed into a big business that was no longer much fun to work in.
So, to answer your question – the “pros” about working in the “Golden Age” of porn was that it was a time when everything was sort of beginning and we could be a little creative while still trying to find our way and at the same time keep out of jail. It was an exciting time when it all was just more like a wonderful, grand adventure. The “Video Era” was ushered in primarily by businessmen who had little or no interest in film and who consequently turned everything into a big dull business that put profit before creativity, standardizing product to the point where it was no longer fun for me to turn it out.
Do you still regard yourself as being part of the adult industry or have you officially left the business?
As of right now, yes, I suppose I’ve officially left the business. Although I do have a tendency to wander in and out of it from time to time.
Where can readers pick up a copy of Flesh of the Lotus?
Are there any upcoming projects in the works you would like to mention?
Aside from the novels there is my autobiography, which will be coming out sometime in the near future. Also Formosa Films currently has a project in the works about my life story.
In closing, is there anything you wish to say to readers?
I’ve always been surprised by the number of people both here and abroad who have come up to me and told me that they’ve enjoyed my films. I really had no idea that so many people had seen them. What I also find truly amazing is the number of younger people that know about me and my films as well. I’d like to thank you all for your kind words and your support over the years. I hope that if you read my books you will enjoy them as well.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has fined Hustler Video $14,175 for failing to use condoms when producing adult films.
The inspection of Hustler was originally prompted by a complaint from the Aids Healthcare Foundation in September.
Adult studio Forsaken Pictures was also fined $12,150.
Please visit Adult Video News here for more on this story.
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