Why I Love "Trashy Love Story", by Kayden Kross

Get Trashy!

TrenchcoatX director Kayden Kross sent this over and it's all about her company's recent release of "Trashy Love Story". It's a pretty fantastic movie and I totally recommend spending some time with it this weekend.-HK


There is a pervasiveness to the trash class culture of America that began with the first ships sailing over from Europe. It is a culture of loud noise and loud color and loud backwoods toys. It's a place where life is lived out in the open.

Also, the sex here is rampant.

In "Trashy Love Story", we bumped up the color and the music on a trashy-chic take on the culture that everyone remembers—if not firsthand then at least because what you remember of your friend's mom is that she was hot and she smoked in her bleach-stained bathrobe. Some of us grew up there, others visited, and all of us know what we're getting at when we pair the right mustache with a beer can and a white ribbed tank.

This is the culture of the American Woman with the big hair and the flag print on her clothes, the toned thighs in cutoff shorts, the cigarette dangling loosely from her lips near a straw pile. She's an icon in her own right, a cultural trope recognized the world over as the emblematic female of the nation. Love her or hate her, she's here to stay, and she's got at least something to do with the sexual fixations of your youth.

And so it was with this in mind that we created the narrative around Holly, a backcountry girl with a bad boyfriend. The first scene finds her giving road head on a dirt road while Donnie tries to steer with a beer in hand. Are they responsible? No. But are they at least young and in love? Also no. Well, maybe Holly is, but by the time we get to the end of this sentence Donnie will already be turning his attention to the next one.
Enter Kenzie. If her look doesn't burn a hole in your memory, you're not watching properly. She's America all lit up (we stole this line from a great writer. It is admittedly not ours). She's also playful as hell, as in, hey, I-don't-know-you-but-is-that-your-cock?

By the second scene, though, Holly’s found a classic solution. After all, the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else. She wastes no time. This is a trashy love story though, so it’s no surprise at all that Holly and Donnie are back together in no time, and the only one complaining about it is his sister. Why? Well because his sister is in love with Holly too, of course. What follows is a fantastic series of hookups and breakups culminating in a trashy-chic crescendo.

Here's to playing, to fleeting hookups, to complicated (and trashy) love triangles, and mostly, to the sexual pull of the American Woman.

All of the images and video here appear courtesy of TrenchcoatX. Follow Kross on Twitter to keep up with her latest work and click right here to watch "Trashy Love Story" right now!  

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