As the list of challenges went on–such as eating a fish’s eyeball, streaking, and shaving a stranger’s balls–we were convinced that “Shane’s World 40: Seattle Scavenger Hunt” would be really cool if it were true. It was when team member Gianna announced that she needed a drink before she got started that we began thinking this was a real documentary.
Two teams of four get a limo and $100 each to complete an identical series of optional or mandatory tasks. each weighted for difficulty and chutzpah. All involve either interaction with the public or public displays of hardcore action set against a Pacific Northwest backdrop albeit with no distracting cameos by former members of Soundgarden.
Some of the stunts, like flushing their hands in a public toilet and eating fish eyes, are characteristic of Shane’s World’s devotion to its reality-style “Real World” roots. And when former Vivid girl Cassidey and Kacey Jordan convince a local to let them shave his balls and then give him the full porn star treatment, it really is a millennial Horatio Alger story.
“My day couldn’t get any better,” he says.
“You sure you don’t just wanna fuck us?” Cassidey (who, up until this moment in the movie, hasn’t appeared as enthusiastic as everyone else) asks. “We have condoms.”
“If you do us both,” Jordan adds, “that’s 2,000 extra points.”
Following two nights of partying with local bikers (one of whom was particularly lucky), one team squeaked out a narrow victory.
Similar to JM Productions’ “American Bukkake” movies, these Shane’s World ventures into the general population provide a snapshot of the porn-buying public, and sometimes it’s a little scary, like a high school party you think might go wrong and you have no ride home.
But people should be so lucky to have women like Gianna, Cassidey, and Delilah Strong in high school.
· Shane’s World (shanesworld.com)
· Buy “Shane’s World #40 – Scavenger Hunt #4 – Seattle” (gamelink.com)