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Archive for December, 2010

December 10th, 2010

John Holmes, Johnny Wadd

Related Book News Update & Film in the works:

Flesh of the Lotus: A Johnny Wadd Novel by Bob Chinn


Jennifer Sugar and Jill Nelson are excited to announce the news that their friend, Bob Chinn (Johnny Wadd creator and director), has written his first complete novel, Flesh of the Lotus: A Johnny Wadd Novel to be released by BearManor Fiction toward the end of 2010.  Chinn has proven in his debut as an author to be a talented crime novelist who will pen six books based upon the JW series, including the unfinished, Waikiki Wadd.  A special Johnny Wadd page (derived from A Life Measured in Inches) is now available as a tie-in with the release of Flesh of the Lotus (cover design by Denise LaFrance).   

Bob Chinn will also be the subject of an upcoming biopic that will center on his ten year professional relationship with John Holmes.  Read more here:  Chinn pens novel/new biopic

December 8th, 2010

RIP John Leslie

RIP John Leslie


On Sunday December 5th, 2010, Adult Industry Legend, John Leslie, passed away from Cardiac Arrest at his home in Marin County, California at age 65.  Leslie who is a highly regarded thespian, director, musician, artist and gourmet chef, is the second legendary male performer to have passed away this year; Jamie Gillis died in February.  John Leslie was one of a significant core group of Golden Era male stars who was inducted into the XRCO Hall of Fame after John Holmes on February 14th, 1985.  Leslie and Holmes appeared together in Swedish Erotica Loops, and several feature films including The Erotic Adventures of Candy, Lust at First Bite, and Insatiable.  A Life Measured in Inches contains interview material with the late Mr. Leslie.

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