Louis Theroux Porn Documentary

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David Starsky
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Posted - Feb 21 2012 : 01:47:45 PM
Due to air in March. Featuring Kagney, Tommy Gunn and some follow ups from his prior Weird Weekends Porn doc.

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I will watch it.
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I'l also watch this. Louis' documentaries are always good value
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Dubious_Leftovers
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Posted - Feb 23 2012 : 10:49:49 AM
The original one was really good. As I recall, it featured Elegant Angel in depth as a very different outfit to now...

Louis is always top drawer.

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Andy Kole
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Posted - May 9 2012 : 03:46:45 PM
Has this documentary aired?
Cant seem to find it anywhere.. :/

edit: nevermind.

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Next: 2x19 -- Porn 2.0 (Jun/2012)

Louis Theroux re-enters the porn industry, examining the sudden downturn in adult films and examining the death of Jon Daugh. Louis meets up with up and coming stars and porn stalwarts Rob Black, Tommy Gunn, Kagney Linn Carter and old friend JJ Michaels.


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RandomPrecision
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Dubious_Leftovers wrote:


Louis is always top drawer.


That's where I keep my underwear.

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A good one.
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Gore Gore Girl
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Posted - May 10 2012 : 11:11:26 AM
What station is this on in the States? Or is it even on? His episode about the Westboro Baptist Church showed up on ID.
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^If you cannot view it there is a website called TVCatcup where you can watch it live on BBC2 when it airs, an HDMI lead and resetting you audio in preferences and you're able to watch it on the t.v. There's also BBC iplayer if you want to watch it after it's aired.
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^ Thanks JJ!
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Damn~small~penis
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Any idea when it'll be shown in the UK?
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David Starsky
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Was delayed until June, he had two other documentaries on Autism and Dementia which aired first instead of this one.
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David Starsky
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Louis on Twitter has said it will be broadcast on BBC2 at 10pm on June the 10th.
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Big Kahuna
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Posted - Jun 1 2012 : 09:30:27 AM
Louis Theroux' "Twilight Of The Porn Stars" will be broadcast today, june 1st, at 8:40 PM CET on CANVAS (Belgian public television).
I'm pretty sure it will have Englisch audio and Dutch subtitles.
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Guardian: How the internet killed porn
It's 15 years since Louis Theroux turned the TV cameras on to the US porn industry. Now he is revisiting it to see if anything has changed – and he finds a business in crisis
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Nick Spillum
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Posted - Jun 6 2012 : 10:34:08 AM
For the UK/Europe based people, it's on BBC2 at 10pm on June 6th. Sounds like a good one to watch for.
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iainn
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It's actually on the 10th June at 10pm on BBC2
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illmatic
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Article posted on BBC. I really hope I can watch this here in the States. Big fan of Theroux.
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Will it be on BBC Amercia
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RandomPrecision
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Posted - Jun 9 2012 : 10:59:13 PM
I obviously haven't seen it but from the description on the page I eventually found, it reads more like an anti-porn documentary.

What do you guys think? Who is this guy? I'm not very familiar with the BBC people but I would not be surprised to find they have a (subtle or otherwise) slant.

If I'm not mistaken, I seem to recall something about an anti-porn documentary from the BBC a few years ago. No?

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RandomPrecision wrote:
What do you guys think? Who is this guy?

I'll reserve judgement until I've seen it, but I'm expecting an utterly negative view of the porn industry. Theroux certainly isn't a fan, and he supports proposed restrictions on internet porn in the UK.



RandomPrecision wrote:
If I'm not mistaken, I seem to recall something about an anti-porn documentary from the BBC a few years ago. No?

That's right. There was a two part documentary blaming porn for teaching African men to rape women and spread HIV. Here's an accompanying article from the Guardian.

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iainn wrote:
It's actually on the 10th June at 10pm on BBC2

Drat! I will be flying home so I'll have to catch up at some point, BBC iplayer better be working.

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Gore Gore Girl
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Dave_K99 wrote:


RandomPrecision wrote:
What do you guys think? Who is this guy?

I'll reserve judgement until I've seen it, but I'm expecting an utterly negative view of the porn industry. Theroux certainly isn't a fan, and he supports proposed restrictions on internet porn in the UK.


Interesting. I wasn't aware that he held those views, and his behaviour in the first porn episode of Weird Weekends wasn't exactly anti-porn, though he certainly wasn't keen on a lot of it (was it Extreme Associates he went to visit and had to leave?). I did find his attitude toward the straight guy doing gay porn to be rather...I dunno. Ignorant, I guess, but more consciously trying to almost bully the guy. I didn't like it. I like Louis, but I used to like him when I was a teen a whole lot more than I do now.

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Gore Gore Girl
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RandomPrecision wrote:
I'm not very familiar with the BBC people but I would not be surprised to find they have a (subtle or otherwise) slant.

Channel 4, on the other hand, has quite a different style/approach. They produced the mini-series Pornography: A Secret History of Civilisation, amongst other stuff. They were always the go-to channel for late night shenanigans.

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David Starsky
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Gore Gore Girl wrote:

was it Extreme Associates he went to visit and had to leave?


It was actually Elegant Angel, it was Rob Black though and I think the movie did end up being the Extreme Associates movie Forced Entry. So I guess it was just before he left Elegant.

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Gore Gore Girl
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Posted - Jun 10 2012 : 02:25:25 PM
^ Oh, that's what someone was referring to. Was it in this thread? I remember someone saying he went to visit Elegant Angel before they changed their style or something. I had no idea they made that kind of stuff before. Very interesting indeed. I have interesting memories of that Weird Weekends episode, as I watched it prior to my "porn epiphany." Haha. I was a fairly staunch anti-porn feminist as a youngster, less so in my late teens but still certainly on that side of the fence. I should rewatch the episode and see how I feel about it now.
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RandomPrecision
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Posted - Jun 10 2012 : 08:16:40 PM
This is what I was referring to

Though I'm sure the porn industry has more than it's fair share of sad stories, It appears to me that he is trying as hard as humanly possible to be negative about the industry. Again, without having seen it, I can only say that based upon how the short article I linked to reads.

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He's actually a very sympathetic soul. His docs are hilarious and often beyond Borat ...
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There's additional chances to see it today and Friday.
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i really felt for tommy gunn in this doc, though he sets him self up with the job he does, i find it hard not to feel sorry for him.
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^^
I felt the same way,he seems a very conflicted character.
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I glad Louis caught up with JJ Michaels. I really liked him. Very sad about his past, you never would have guessed those tragedies in his life from his happy-go-lucky personality.
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I read the article posted on another thread and directed back to here:

http://forum.adultdvdtalk.com/bbc-porn-the-decline-of-an-industry


These articles kill me. Poor music industry! Poor Motion Picture Association! Poor Porn Industry! Give me a break.

From the article:


The decline of the porn industry is part of a general trend affecting music, print journalism and mainstream movies. The many ways of getting content for free have slashed the profits of the professionals in their respective fields.

Let's have a little reality check here: If these music and film companies are upset that their works are being pirated, then they should change their business model and offer their products at prices that cause consumers to actually want to purchase the products from them. Doing a quick search on BestBuy, Avatar on DVD sells for $20 and Empire Strikes Back sells for $15. Those are the non-blu ray editions. The price for DVD movies has remained a near constant ever since they became popular.

Perhaps these movie companies need to start paying Tom Cruise only $1M per movie instead of $20M per movie and sell their product at $3 per DVD instead of their current prices. In parts of Asia, guess what some of the major studios are doing? Yep, they are selling the EXACT same movie DVD's that you purchase for $20 here for $4 there. Then they wonder why the consumers get upset knowing that the film industry is ripping them off. The reality is that there are a TON of aspiring actors that would be THRILLED to get $100K for a role that Tom Cruise gets paid $20M for.

And what about online music? If these companies started to sell their music for only 10 cents or 25 cents per song when they started becoming popular online, the likelihood that internet piracy would be where it is at today is extremely low. If the music artists have to take a big hit in salary, then so be it. That's the supply and demand of the free market. Back in the 1980's, it might have been the norm for successful bands to make tens to hundreds of millions of dollars. Today, maybe they should be happy with only a few million dollars for having the envious job of getting to play music for a living.

It is the GREED and reluctance for change that are dooming these industries.
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But where moviegoers and music fans may feel a loyalty to, say, Pixar or U2, and understand they need to pay for the fruits of their labour, the consumers of porn have less compunction about stealing the product.

That is just absurd. There are plenty of porn fans that are extremely loyal to certain pornstars or porn companies.
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I spent a surreal evening at the home of a top porn performer, Kagney Linn Karter, while she did a live web show in her bedroom. Webcam work is one of the few kinds of content that can't be pirated, since it's live and interactive.

LMAO... apparently the author has never seen webcam rips where the subscriber records what's on the screen and shares it with others.
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Tommy told me he'd been single for four years. He'd struggled to find a lasting relationship with someone who was willing to put up with his lifestyle - or possibly he found it difficult to love someone who was willing to put up with it.

Poor Tommy... what a hard problem to fix.... hmmmm... find a different career.
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To the millions of consumers who look at pornography, the lives of the male performers might seem in certain ways like a fantasy. Being paid to have sex with beautiful women five or six times a week? What's not to like?

For those who live the life, the reality is quite different. For one thing, the wages aren't much - $150 (£97) per scene. You can forget about pensions and health insurance.


LOL... ahhh... getting paid to have sex with beautiful women.... how many guys wouldn't do that job for free? As for the $150 per scene, if they did a scene a day for a month, that's $4,500 per month and a TON of downtime for them to get an education where they could become doctors, lawyers, web developers, etc, etc, etc. Tough life indeed.
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Jon Dough killed himself nine years after that conversation, at the age of 43. Most of the industry put it down to the pressures of the business and the difficulties of making a living in a market that was saturated with free product. Several people blamed his death on declining DVD sales.

The porn industry has a higher rate of death/suicide than the average population per capita. So does the NFL. The NFL's is because of brain related injuries. Porn's is due to a combination of psychiatric trauma that has gone undiagnosed/untreated along with drug use.
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While the wages stagnate, and the jobs dry up, the pressure on the performers continues.

Wages stagnate due to supply and demand. The jobs aren't drying up because porn is more popular than ever. "Conventional" DVD jobs might be drying up, but not the ability to sell sex via multiple channels.
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During my visit, Monte expressed his unhappiness about a scene Kagney had just been booked for, involving a sex act so outlandish it can't really be described in a mainstream news forum.

Poor Kagney. As if someone is holding a gun to her head "making" her do the scene. Poor Monte. As if he is forced to stay with someone doing sex acts he doesn't approve of.
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The male performers' options are even more circumscribed. No prostitution for them, no webcam shows, and lower pay.

LOL... he doesn't think that some of the male performers can prostitute themselves out? If someone like Rocco wanted to charge women $1K to sleep with him, there would be women who would pay it.
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But for how much longer the job will exist is unclear.

Poor Tommy. Poor male performers. Poor porn industry. Cry me a river. It is up to Tommy to market himself so that he is in higher demand. It is up to Tommy to learn entrepreneurial skills to keep his job alive and improve his current status.

It is up to the porn companies to produce QUALITY items that are BETTER than what internet sites are currently producing. If these companies produce better quality films and offered them at a more attractive price point, they'll continue to have customers. If they keep down the current road they are on, they'll eventually get "swallowed" (pun possibly intended) up by the world wide web.

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Posted - Jun 14 2012 : 02:17:42 PM
^^^^^

Hit the nail on the head there, couldn't have said it better myself.

But just as a side not, I saw the documentary the other night on BBC2 and had to laugh. When he was interviewing Derek Hayes at LADirect Models, Jynx Maze just appears, picks up a cheque and drops the line 'I'm going to get pounded in my ass today' before sauntering off down the corridor.

I liked that Louis actually used top performers in it as opposed to people you've never heard of in the low end side of the industry. I feel if he had visited Elegant Angel though the documentary might have had a different 'sheen'. More of a positive view is what I'm trying to say.

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ErinB wrote:
Let's have a little reality check here: If these music and film companies are upset that their works are being pirated, then they should change their business model and offer their products at prices that cause consumers to actually want to purchase the products from them.

OK, here's a reality check for you - your friends are boasting about getting X and you're dying to have your own copy. I'm offering to sell you X for a dollar. If you buy it from me you'll get it in three or four days. Bill is offering to give you X for free, assuming you don't put a price on the time it takes to download X from the internet.

Which offer are you going to choose?

Here's another reality check for you - Bobby doesn't have a credit card because Bobby is fifteen. Is Bobby going to buy porn from the local smut shop, forgo watching porn or download pirated porn off of the internet?

Here's yet another one - Billy lives at home, and isn't particularly thrilled by the idea of getting a package from AdultPornProvider, no matter how discretely packaged it is, because Billy's mom gets the mail while Bobby is in school, and Billy doesn't want to answer any awkward questions. Is Billy going to sneak into the local porn emporium and buy porn, forgo watching porn or download pirated porn off of the internet?

If you answered 'the internet' to either of the above then explain to us why Bobby or Billy are going to change their behavior after they get out on their own.

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ErinB wrote:
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It is up to the porn companies to produce QUALITY items that are BETTER than what internet sites are currently producing. If these companies produce better quality films and offered them at a more attractive price point, they'll continue to have customers. If they keep down the current road they are on, they'll eventually get "swallowed" (pun possibly intended) up by the world wide web.

Almost anybody can make a porn movie nowadays and upload it for public to view at various porn sites. Digital cameras are cheap enough for everyone to afford. Everyone is capable of having sex of some kind. And posting your amateur porn movies for public to view is free at many porn websites.

There is no barrier to competition at all. Only high quality of photography, good acting, and performing difficult sex acts well can get you ahead of the competition.

Many amateurs are willing to make porn movies at their own expense and let the public view them for free. It's hard to beat free, even when you are a professional.

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lazboy wrote:
But just as a side not, I saw the documentary the other night on BBC2 and had to laugh. When he was interviewing Derek Hayes at LADirect Models, Jynx Maze just appears, picks up a cheque and drops the line 'I'm going to get pounded in my ass today' before sauntering off down the corridor.


That was just priceless.
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Posted - Jun 14 2012 : 06:37:23 PM
During the Rob Black interview I got the impression that he has been brainwashed during his prisontime. Totally abandoning all his past nasty/filthy productions and his freedomrights.. and being very positive about his new hobby parodies..
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lazboy wrote:
Hit the nail on the head there, couldn't have said it better myself.

Thanks.


But just as a side not, I saw the documentary the other night on BBC2 and had to laugh.

I hadn't seen the documentary, just read the article. If I see it on, I'll check it out. :)

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Hardware wrote:
OK, here's a reality check for you - your friends are boasting about getting X and you're dying to have your own copy. I'm offering to sell you X for a dollar. If you buy it from me you'll get it in three or four days. Bill is offering to give you X for free, assuming you don't put a price on the time it takes to download X from the internet.

Which offer are you going to choose?


Honestly, it depends on what I'm buying. Let's say it is the aforementioned Empire Strikes Back. I'd rather pay the dollar and have a legit copy. Why?

#1) I don't particularly like watching movies on my computer screen and prefer the TV set with superior size and quality.

#2) I don't have a dual layer DVD burner, thus I'd need to compress the video to fit it onto one disc.

#3) I might want to have the benefit of subtitles, extras, etc.

#4) There is something to be said for having a legit copy as most people don't want to "borrow" from the movie studios if they can purchase their product at a reasonable price.

#5) In the world of economics, they place values on abstract items such as "leisure time" and my time to find the item, download it and burn it to a blank disc is worth far more than paying a dollar.

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Here's another reality check for you - Bobby doesn't have a credit card because Bobby is fifteen.

Bobby can go to Walmart, 7-11, etc, etc, etc and purchase a pre-paid Visa card with his paper route money.



Is Bobby going to buy porn from the local smut shop, forgo watching porn or download pirated porn off of the internet?

Bobby is not allowed to purchase porn from a shop because of his age. Bobby also likely doesn't have much of an income. Bobby is not the audience who porn studios are catering their products to.



Here's yet another one - Billy lives at home, and isn't particularly thrilled by the idea of getting a package from AdultPornProvider, no matter how discretely packaged it is, because Billy's mom gets the mail while Bobby is in school, and Billy doesn't want to answer any awkward questions. Is Billy going to sneak into the local porn emporium and buy porn, forgo watching porn or download pirated porn off of the internet?

More underage kids. If Billy REALLY wanted to, he could purchase a prepaid credit card and get himself a PO Box for $20. But the reality is that kids are going to try and download from the Internet or get it from their friends because they don't have the money to purchase expensive porn DVD's along with the fact that most parents don't want their 15 year old watching porn. That is in striking contrast to adults who have the means (and legality) to purchase them.



If you answered 'the internet' to either of the above then explain to us why Bobby or Billy are going to change their behavior after they get out on their own.

This is the issue: The Motion Picture Assn of America, The Music Industry and the Porn Industry are all fighting impossible losing battles. They are NEVER going to stop the pirating of their products. Thus, it is incumbent upon them to change their business strategy.

Stop and think about it... back in the 1980's, if you purchased Empire Strikes Back on VHS and let your neighbor borrow it to watch it, what was happening? You were pirating the movie to him/her because they were getting to view it for free without providing compensation to George Lucas. When you used a blank cassette tape to record a song off of the radio on a "mix tape," you were pirating from the music industry because those artists were not financially compensated for you owning their work. And so on and so forth.

Before the advent of the internet sharing sites and cheaper cost of storage, there was a limited supply of porn and a large demand for it. Today, with the addition of all the amateur porn, foreign porn, etc there is now a much larger supply of porn that studios need to contend with. Thus, their prices need to drop OR they need to produce top quality porn that they can charge a premium for.

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Dan wrote:
There is no barrier to competition at all. Only high quality of photography, good acting, and performing difficult sex acts well can get you ahead of the competition.

Agreed.

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Rob Black is the Shane MacGowan of the porn world.
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Posted - Jun 15 2012 : 09:37:24 PM
ErinB, I'm not going to bother answering all that besides suggesting that your audience isn't that stupid, really; and you should learn what the laws actually are before you start arguing whether or not you're violating them.

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Posted - Jun 15 2012 : 11:31:41 PM


Hardware wrote:
ErinB, I'm not going to bother answering all that

Of course you're not.


and you should learn what the laws actually are before you start arguing whether or not you're violating them.

Please enlighten us. You can start by letting everyone know how many states allow a 15 year old to walk into a porn store and legally purchase porn.

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Posted - Jun 16 2012 : 01:21:48 PM
So you can cherry pick the part of what I say to suit your own agenda? Forrest Gump.
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Hardware wrote:
So you can cherry pick the part of what I say to suit your own agenda? Forrest Gump.

LMAO... you wrote 37 words in your response. I quoted 28 of them. Yeah, that's some big time cherry picking there. What you are doing (for a second time now) is an extremely weak attempt to divert and spin the topic... I've seen it countless times.

So let's summarize here: You had previously provided examples such as a 15 year old purchasing porn and then later attempted to assert that I should learn the laws before speaking. Fricken' classic! Then I ask you to enlighten us about the laws and then of course you don't do it. What a shocker. Instead you resort to "Forrest Gump" name calling like a second grader.

Well done indeed.

Cheers!

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^You said the kid was 15 years old, not Hardware.
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Forrest Gump is a movie, and a reference, but I can understand how one could take it as name calling. For that I do apologize.

PS - When I said cherry picking I was talking about your bucket, not mine. In other words, it appears to me that you've constructed unlikely solutions in order to avoid the obvious conclusions. Not impossible solutions, I'll grant you, but probably not what your average teenage kid is going to plump for.

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Posted - Jun 30 2012 : 12:45:26 PM
It's not all that gloomy as I found out in an interview with Kate Darlin:

Whilst the demand for porn may be fairly recession proof the industry is suffering on a lot of fronts. Would you agree or disagree with Louis Theroux that we’re seeing a twilight of the porn industry?
I agree that there has been a lot of struggle and a lot of suffering, as tends to happen when worlds shift. Belts are clearly being tightened, and those clinging to old business models are dying, as well as some of those who unsuccessfully invest in new ideas. However, I don’t agree that the industry is “twilighting” – I think the industry is changing. In his Guardian piece, Theroux speaks of declining DVD sales and trying to beat illegal sites, but fails to note that many of the sites he is talking about are actually owned, curated, and monetized by large corporations that also deal in content production. There’s currently a lot of consolidation, vertical integration, and cross-subventioning within the business. The industry not only has a few beacons of hope in new ways of capitalizing on online technology, but also in the increasing social acceptance of sexual content. As the divide to mainstream entertainment diminishes, there may soon be new markets and opportunities to explore. Theroux is certainly right in that it’s no longer an industry flooded with new entrants that can “get rich quick”. But once the current dust settles, I think we will be left with some highly professional, smart, competitive players, and I think that they have a good shot at surviving, and even thriving.

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Posted - Jul 2 2012 : 12:14:41 PM
Well, I watched it, and found the majority of it to be insulting. Theroux's questions were condescending and clearly designed to forward an agenda that, regardless of what anyone had to say, was going to be the message of the show.

I wondered, did I like this guy once upon a time because I was just young/had a different perspective on things? But then they showed clips from the first porn episode and he was noticeably different in attitude: more light-hearted, nicer, more willing to ask questions based on the realities his interviewees were expressing to him. The one question they showed him asking from the original episode was ten times more complex than any question he asked in this one.

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