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282 - Asa Akira (Porn Star)

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Asa Akira could be the girl next door -- if you lived next to a super smart, sexy, funny, open-minded, porn star. Download this episode. Music: "Sex-O-Matic Venus Freak," by Macey Gray. The paper called, "It's Only a Penis": Rape, Feminism, and Difference is here.

Episode 282:  Asa Akira (Porn Star)

Introduction (00:00 – 34:27)

(00:00) Canyonlands, Pre-Order “Tangentially Reading”, Intro to Asa

(03:26) Discussion Board – Tspeaking.boardhost.com

(04:28) Poem: “Everything is Waiting for You”, by David Whyte

(06:02) Sex abuse accusations in the media, witnessing the dick

(09:18) Chris’s view, criminality and coercion, Louis CK, a world configured for men

(16:18) Power position, dick-induced trauma, is Louis CK a criminal

(20:12) Paper: “It’s Only a Penis”, by Christine Helliwell, cultural views of rape, penis power, gender

(29:19) Power tripping scumbags, body shame in the West, the spell of genitalia

(33:07) Song 1: “Sex-O-Matic Venus Freak”, by Macy Gray

 

Interview: (34:28 – 1:38:28)

(34:28) porn and free thinkers, low expectations, Asa likes dick pics, maturity and consent

(39:29) unequal sexualization, shame and culture, Asa’s background, Ami vs. Japanese porn

(42:29) Japanese sexuality, odd sex laws, Chris’s hypothesis on Japanese porn, “Nisa” and the Kung

(47:43) Big Italian balls, talkin’ dicks with Girth Brooks, camera angles, fascinated by ‘big’

(53:49) Bush is back, Asa’s porn beginnings, ’Love at first anal’, sex then dinner

(1:02:16) Sexual partners, sex is like travel, first experiences, sexual readiness, trauma

(1:11:48) Cats & Dogs, female orgasm, modernity and disconnectedness, arousal and the sexes

(1:19:34) Asa’s Podcast – “Super Curious”, turn-ons, semen swallowing warriors, oral sex, repression

(1:25:17) Toe-curling orgasms, wet dreams, ovulation – contemporary vs tribal

(1:30:50) Embracing sexuality, porn trends, kids & porn, Sex Ed, mood & gender, communal living

(1:38:29) Outro

(1:41:47) Song 2: “Smoke Alarm” by Carsie Blanton

 

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Music: Carsie Blanton

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