Damien needed us to make his art, but we often needed him to articulate barely-parsed sides of our sexual beings. He’d find their best lighting, make sure he captured their finest iteration, and present them back to us, edited for the gods.
Facing both a loss of unemployment benefits and a simultaneous uptick in the number of COVID cases, strippers are weighing the risk of the virus against increasing economic insecurity.
A return to production does not necessarily mean a return to the pre-pandemic norms. Performers and directors discuss how COVID-19 has changed the porn industry.
I talk to Sunny Cheex, a stripper and performer, who also has a business designing and making children’s mermaid costume’s at Renaissance Faires.
Melody Kush learned to play cards as a kid, and talks to Peepshow about how this evolved into a lifelong love of poker.
Cosplay model Princess Berpl discusses creating porn as dozens of different characters. See if you can guess which dildo fits which costume!