If you’ve watched any of the previous live panel discussions hosted by MindBrowse.com and moderated by me, you know they’re all generally serious affairs. But there was nothing serious about this most recent event (held December 2, 2014) – other than some serious fun!
“Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Porn, but Were Afraid to Ask” featured panelists Jacky St. James, Will Ryder, Evan Stone and Casey Calvert discussing the lighter side of working in porn. From on-set mishaps, outrageous requests, and what they love about their jobs, it was a raucous good time. (And Evan Stone’s tendency to bring hilarity to every situation made it that much better!)
Angie Rowntree, owner of Sssh.com and producer of the MindBrowse events, said that with the holiday season in full swing, the time was right for an event like “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Porn.”
“I’m very proud of the discussions we’ve had on MindBrowse thus far, and all of the panelists have done a great job addressing some very difficult and complex subjects,” Rowntree said. “But for the holiday season, it just felt right to do something more focused on fun. I mean, ’tis the season to be jolly, right?”
Each of the panelists is well-versed in both porn and comedy, and they’re associated with some of the biggest hits in recent industry history.
Ryder has won multiple awards for his porn parodies, including a series of honors for Grease XXX, and Stone is one of the more recognizable faces in all of porn, owing to his major roles in movies like Pirates and Batman XXX: A Porn Parody. St. James is an award-winning director best known for her work with New Sensations, including The Temptation of Eve which won the 2014 Steamiest Straight Movie Feminist Porn Award. Casey Calvert is a writer, fetish and art model who “dabbles as a circus freak,” and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Florida, in addition to having more than 100 adult film titles to her credit.
December is a festive time of year in porn – award nominations are out and there’re a bunch of fun holidays leading up to the great industry community events in January. So, what better way to get in the spirit than with a fun, lighthearted conversation and answers to questions from people in the know?
As always, I was super honored to be a part of this event… aside from the fact that I was the only jackass wearing a holiday sweater. There was THAT aspect to contend with (haha!) – enjoy!
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