Arrest of Adult film star Ron Jeremy

The only question about porn actor/filmmaker/comedian Ron Jeremy’s being charged with rape is: Why did it take so long? Only Some of the “Thousands of Women” Were Paid Professionals Jeremy boasted over the years of having had sex with “thousands” of women. He had most of this activity, of course, on camera, as the adult…

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#ladygraham

Who Is #LadyGraham? The sex lives of politicians are of infinite interest, mainly because we have an inborn fondness for scandal.   But let’s grant that U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is gay.  Nothing new here.  The political spectrum is dotted with figures who are either out of the closet or presumed gay, to say…

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Donald Trump and Porn

Lynn Comella’s analysis in a recent Washington Post article is excellent.  Of the current porn scholars, Comella is arguably the most knowledgeable and articulate. Free Speech Coalition Protects Adult Entertainment Industry The adult entertainment industry can get along without government help. As Comelia says, “The adult community, led by the industry’s main trade association, the…

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boredom during a pandemic

According to Pornhub, on March 6,  2020, its worldwide traffic was up 11.6 percent; in the U.S., it increased 6.4 percent and, in Italy — which, at the time, was hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic — it was up 57 percent. In the porn world, if there’s a crisis beyond the pandemic and the…

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fingerprint

According to a recent NBC News story, a “California bill to force porn actors to get fingerprinted outrages the adult industry.” Proposed Legislation Is a Terrible Idea It seems to me that the proposed legislation is a terrible idea, for several reasons:  It conflates prostitution and porn starring. In Europe, prostitution is legal and regulated,…

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Stormy's World: Inside Porn

According to various news sources,  Mikaela Spielberg — daughter of famed film director Steven Spielberg — has chosen a career in the adult entertainment industry. This may not have been exactly the career Steven Spielberg had hoped his daughter would pursue. But, as Mikaela points out, the decision was hers alone to make. She may…

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Is Nudity Porn?

According to a recent article in Yahoo Entertainment, it seems that singer and talk show host Marie Osmond is appalled at a stepmother who was walking around topless at home in front of her stepchildren. Ms. Osmond hopes the criminal justice system will charge the woman with a crime because, apparently, Marie finds nudity to…

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porn video

What Is Good Porn? This CNN piece reeks of smarm.  Does “good porn” even exist? asks the headline.  The assumption is that most porn is “bad,” whatever that means. Good porn turns out to be “sexually explicit internet material” — as apparently the author and his colleagues normally call it — that respects everyone’s rights,…

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male virginity

Japan does stand out sexually in various ways but let’s not confuse oranges and apples.  There’s a difference between having sex and getting married.  The CBS News piece, “The cautionary tale of Japan’s ‘sex recession,’” explores Japan’s high “male virginity” rate.  But the explanations are all about how economically difficult it is to get married.…

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