Life Among the Village People
BY LANCE ESPLUND
December 10, 2004
In 1985, I moved into a roach-infested East Village sublet on 3rd Street between Avenues B and C. Squatters and crackheads had taken over some of the abandoned, graffiti-covered buildings on the block, and heroin dealers, drug addicts, and prostitutes crowded my entryway. But, at $360 a month, I thought it was a steal.
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Sexy CD Review: XXX: Music from Thinking XXX
By Shane Wilson
Comics writer Warren Ellis has a theory about the future: it's porn. Flying cars, jetpacks, a global
network of pneumatic tube exchange: all the technological quantum leaps promised to us by generations
of popular mechanics have failed to materialize, while wholly unforeseen phenomena - bukkake, the ass
milkshake, a global network of pneumatic boob exchange - have thrust and ground their way to the
November 16, 2004
XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits is exactly that: stunning photographs of 30 porn stars-gay and straight, male and female, newcomers to the business and well-seasoned performers-each captured clothed and naked. That makes for a total of 60 portraits, if you're counting.
November 7, 2004
Adult-video stars and their admirers crowded into the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea on Oct. 30 for the book-release party of XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits, a book of photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders that features the big guns (and their glorious endowments) of the porn world in nonexplicit posesâ€”both clothed and sans wardrobe.
By Tracy Quan
November 7 2004
XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits
Bulfinch Press: 144 pp., $35
How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale
Jenna Jameson with Neil Strauss
ReganBooks: 578 pp., $27.95
Photographs by Stefano De Luigi, text by Martin Amis
Thames & Hudson: 112 pp., $24.95 paper
NOBODY GETS a party started like a porn star. Calvin Klein, Lou Reed, John Waters, Barry Levinson, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Darren Aronofsky, Rachel Weisz and "This Old House" fix-it man Bob Vila sized up Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' giant portraits of adult entertainers at the opening of his "XXX" show at the Mary Boone Gallery on Saturday. Also there - fully dressed - were the photographer's subjects, including Gina Lynn, Nina Hartley, Tera Patrick, Savanna Samson and Chad Hunt. Afterward, everyone headed over to the Rivington Hotel's penthouse...
Noted photographers turns his lens on adult film stars
By JOE MEYERS
October 25, 2004
Pornography is one of the biggest businesses in America, but it's rarely treated seriously by the mainstream media.
The past decade has seen an explosion in adult entertainment on video, the Internet and on in-room entertainment systems in most of the major hotel chains.
Like it or not, so many people are watching adult movies that leading performers such as Jenna Jameson are beginning to make names for themselves outside the porn field.
Racy books face exposure issues
Several mainstream titles include sexual content, leaving booksellers in a quandary. Critics decrya moral decline.
By Dan Thanh Dang
Baltimore Sun Oct 20 2004
BALTIMORE - The trickle, at once literary and titillating, began in July.