"How To Make Love Like A Porn Star" Review

August 25, 2004 | Posted in Editorial Features by fleshbot-com

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Salon's Charles Taylor gives Jenna Jameson's "How To Make Love Like A Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale" a glowing review that's as much about contemporary attitudes towards porn and sexuality in general as it is about the porn queen herself: "What I'm trying to get at here is the class cluelessness that has always seemed part of the knee-jerk reaction against any type of sex work. Sexism is a part of that, too, a belief that any young woman who ventures into the sex trade will wind up either a victim or a whore. Jameson doesn't settle these arguments; she complicates them."

"How to Make Love Like a Porn Star" by Jenna Jameson (review @ Salon; free day pass registration required)

Order: "How to Make Love Like a Porn Star" (Amazon)

See also: "Jenna Jameson Gets Personal" (AVN)

Previously: Jenna Jameson's Confessions, Sex Books 2004

Update The headline for Steve Almond's review at Nerve ("All you wanted to know about the porn star of our age ... plus 479 other pages") should give you an idea of their take: "It reads, for the most part, like an ABC Afterschool Special that just happens to include money shots." ("I, Jenna" @ nerve.com)

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