Richard Smothers is actually a good friend of mine. A girlfriend and I had lunch and then dinner with him a while back when he stopped by my town. He is also a sometime commenter on this blog. He is also the son of Dick Smothers of the famous Smothers Brothers.
Here are the list of topics:
Robert Stark interviews former porn star Dick Smothers Jr.
- Growing up the son of Dick Smothers of the Smothers Brothers and how he had a fairly normal childhood.
- Why being a porn star was not his main dream growing up.
- His rock band Kamikaze and his 80′s tribute band.
- Why he likes to create what he performs.
- The corporate environment of the music franchise.
- Why there’s more independence in the porn Industry.
- Why the porn industry resembles the publication industry rather than the film industry.
- How his first porn debut was in a Showtime softcore series My First Time.
- The softcore genre.
- His preference for couples scene and the genres he refused to act in.
- Abusive and degrading genres of porn and how girls are often coerced into those films.
- How guys like Max Hardcore harm the industry.
- How the porn industry includes both kind and abusive individuals.
- His appearance on Howard Stern’s show.
- Luke Ford and his observations on individuals in the industry.
- People who are traumatized or have long term psychological problems from porn.
- Dating women in porn.
- A dominatrix film he refused to act in.
- Why he was considered straight-laced by the standards of the porn industry.
- Why he wanted to be a positive male representative of the industry.
- The interview with Reuters were he said he wanted to be the Orson Wells of porn.
- Why there needs to be more creativity in porn.
- How porn becoming more accessible has harmed the profits of the industry.
- Why there’s a mean streak in America and how that influences its porn.
- Why he left the industry.
- The AIDS Scare and how the industry is regulated for STD’s.
- The types of men who act in porn.
- The culture of narcissistic celebrity culture in America.
- His advice to someone looking to get into porn.