Unfiltered is a podcast series that sheds light on those working in the adult industry, and explores all topics of sex with authors, educators, and advocates. Hosted by world renowned erotic photographer and director Holly Randall, she interviews some of the biggest names in the adult industry, and various non-porn guests who touch on the subject of sex in one way or another. With an honest and humorous outlook on life, Holly strips away the misconceptions on people who work in the sex industry, and offers sex-positive discussions on various social and political issues. You can follow Holly on both Instagram and Twitter at @hollyrandall and drop us an email at email@example.com. Expect to be intrigued, to laugh your ass off, and to learn something new!
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Jenna Haze is a legend in the adult industry, so much so that even though she retired years ago, her fans are still obsessive about her and we've had numerous requests to have her on the show. And we are so glad we did! Jenna is now pursuing a degree in psychology, and has recently completed a Ted X Talk on the adult industry. In this episode Jenna talks about her award-winning career as both a performer and a director, and why she eventually left porn. Savvy, smart, and surprisingly relatable, Jenna proves why she was so popular with her fans, and why her legacy continues to this day.
Julia Ann is one of the most beloved classic porn stars of all time, and she is still just as stunning as she was 30 years ago when she started as part of the famous stripping duo with Janine Lindemulder called "Blondage". Since then Julia has had contracts with the biggest studios in porn, but she claims she is happiest now, working freelance. In this episode she talks about the drama of her contract star days, her passion for animal rescue, and her issue with the sometimes misguided mob of social justice on the internet. In a world where social media provides a platform for the adult industry to devour it's own in the blink of an eye, Julia has long been the voice of reason, cautioning against joining the social justice mob without consideration for the entire story. An articulate, level-headed, and often funny woman of experience, Julia has a lot of important things to say, and we believe that you should definitely listen!
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London River is a pornstar with an extensive background in hardcore BDSM scenes. She talks about the importance of consent and boundaries in hardcore bondage scenes, including the time she got her vagina sown shut for a scene. Stripping is a big part of London's life, and she's got plenty of stories from her 18+ years as a dancer (many of them involving urine). A big dog lover who only adopts rescues, London is a multi-faceted girl who's modest day-to-day lifestyle fails to reflect the fierce wildness of her sexuality on screen.
Charlotte is an alt porn star with a penchant for super hardcore scenes, taxidermy, and of course, her new husband Lance Hart. In this episode she speaks honestly about working in a Nevada brothel, and why she loves sex work so much. She and Holly also discuss STD testing, the shifting reality of what being HIV-positive means, and the stigma against "cross-over" performers: those who do straight and gay porn scenes. A very open discussion about a lot of subjects that most performers prefer to avoid, Charlotte speaks from the heart and is sure to win you over.
In this hilarious interview, Holly has on two of the most prolific producers in the adult industry: Francois Clousot and Mike Quasar. Together the three directors discuss cinematic film styles, appropriate behavior towards models on set, and the age-old question as to whether or not Mike dyes his hair. A hilarious and rambunctious episode, this one will have you laughing all the way through!
In this episode, we flip the script and have one of our favorite guests, Ryan Keely, interview the host Holly Randall! Find out about Holly's childhood as the daughter of Suze Randall, and how porn as a family business shaped her upbringing. Holly speaks openly about her struggles with addiction, the changes she's seen over her last 20 years in the adult industry, and so much more. There's some tears and a whole lotta laughs in this interview-- if you wanted to learn more about the host of this podcast, this is the episode to listen to!
Kristina Rose is a no-holds-barred kind of girl who says exactly what she thinks. Though she is currently not performing in scenes, Kristina is such a popular porn star that her star power is still felt all over the web. An admitted "wild child" Kristina has recently settled into a more domestic life, but that doesn't stop her from being one of the funniest and most outrageous guests we've had. You can take the girl out of porn but you can't take the porn out of the girl! This episode will definitely have you laughing out loud.
Briana Banks is a veteran porn star with 20 years experience in the industry. A former Vivid contract star, Briana experienced the last of the "golden age" of the contract stars, alongside big names such as Jenna Jameson and Tera Patrick. In this episode, Briana talks about the highlights of her career, as well as the lows-- including her abusive relationship with fellow porn star Bobby Vitale and her descent into drug and alcohol addiction. Today Briana is sober and motivated, and has come out on the other side a stronger and wiser woman. Her inspiring story gives hope to all of us who have experienced our own life struggles.
In this episode we have a true legend in the studio! Christy Canyon is a wildly popular porn star from the 80s, who now hosts a very successful radio show on Sirius XM. Christy talks about working in the golden age of porn and the drama between all the big stars of her era-- plus what it was like working with Holly's mom Suze Randall, and how she manages to stay in the game after so many years. If you're curious about the "Boogie Nights" era of porn, you don't want to miss this episode!
Rob Piper is a successful male porn star with only a few years but already several awards under his belt. In this interview he talks about how Hurricane Katrina motivated him to leave his native New Orleans for California, what he thinks about the fetishism of black men in porn, and the heartbreaking moment when he almost lost his mother. In this very personal interview, you'll see a side of Rob he's never shown the world, which only makes us love him even more!
Maddy may look like the unassuming, sweet girl next door, but behind that innocent facade is a wild sexual performer and self-proclaimed "pain slut". Maddy has done everything from getting pins put through her breasts to snorting (yes SNORTING) semen. But there's more to Maddy than just being an extreme performer: a big dog lover,she does volunteer work for animal rescues, and writes poetry in her spare time. Get to know the real person behind the intense sexual persona you see in porn!
Paige Jennings was once Veronica Vain, the infamous Wall Street intern turned porn star. In this episode, Paige reveals how she jumped from finance to porn, and ultimately what led her to leave the industry after only a short time. However, Paige has not left us entirely-- she found that her background in finance actually came in handy to fund her dream to build an upscale adult VOD platform. Whip-smart, ambitious, and unafraid to tell it like it is, Paige will make you laugh and impress you with her entrepreneurial spirit.
Jayden Cole is a successful girl/girl only performer who has been in the adult industry for over 8 years. A popular feature dancer who tours all over the country, Jayden is known for her all natural, perfect body, fiery red hair, and friendly personality. As sex positive as Jayden's experience in the adult industry has been, she recently experienced a traumatic romantic breakup due to her ties to porn, and for the first time she's here on the show to talk about it.
Brian Redban is a comedian and a legend in the podcast world. As someone who helped produce and grow the juggernaught that is now the Joe Rogan Experience, Brian is someone who has worked in the podcast world for many years. In this episode he reminds Holly about the first time they met when he passed out at her house (she doesn't remember), his thoughts on Tiffany Haddish bombing at her NYE show in Florida, Louis CK coming back to stand up, and why comedy is having a kind of renaissance, even though everyone seems to be offended by it.
Romi Rain is a popular porn star and the host of the 2019 AVN Awards. In this podcast she and Holly discuss the importance of authenticity, society's misperceptions of what adult performers are really like, and how modern technology platforms have really given performers more power over their own careers. An intelligent and motivated woman, Romi is someone who proves you can achieve great success all of your own volition.
Dana Vespoli is a female porn star and director. In this episode, she discusses what it's like as a woman to shoot "rough" hardcore scenes, a niche that is almost exclusively shot by male directors. Dana also openly reveals the struggles she faces raising children in today's world, considering her career choice and the proliferation of free internet porn. A honest and insightful interview, Dana is a veteran of this industry and tells it like it is!
Kissa Sins is a popular porn star with a true love for her job and a passion for life. The long-time girlfriend of veteran male performer Johnny Sins, Kissa started out in the industry in a very unique way, and has found a home for her insatiable sexual appetite and head for self-marketing in porn. One of our most requested guests, learn what makes Kissa tick and how she and Johnny make things work in an industry that often isn't conducive for long-term relationships.
Ceara Lynch is a humiliatrix and financial dominatrix, with over a decade of experience in the industry. This fascinating look into why men get off by giving girls money for humiliating them is one you don't want to miss!
Eric is a sexual health and rights activist, the HIV Commissioner for LA County, and the executive director at the Free Speech Coalition (the trade association of the adult entertainment industry). As an important advocate for sex worker rights, Eric sits down with Holly to talk about all things porn politics. He explains our testing protocol in explicit detail, and answers so many of our questions: like why a two week window is considered a sufficient time period to successfully test for an HIV transmission, why the condom mandate is harmful, the difference in STI regulations between the straight and gay porn industries, and why the testing centers check for some STIs and not others. A truly informative and educational episode, if you really want to know about the real-life politics behind porn, this episode is a must-listen.
Angela White is one of our favorite interviews and she's back for a second episode! Her newest project, I Am Angela is a showcase but filmed in the style of a documentary, so the fans can see everything from the pre-production through to the final edit of the scene. It also takes a more personal look at Angela's past and how she lives her life off set. In this episode Angela talks to Holly about what inspired her to open up to her fans in this way, and what drives her to be one of the most prolific and successful pornstars in the industry today.
Lisa Ann, everyone's favorite MILF, is back on Holly Randall Unfiltered! When we last spoke with Lisa she'd retired from the industry, but now she's back to talk about her new line with Evil Angel Video, including her latest title Lisa Ann's Blacked Out. Holly has been shooting all of Lisa's new content, so they have a lot to talk about, including Lisa's recent interracial gangbang which was one of the best days of Holly's life. You don't want to miss out on this hilarious episode with one of porn's biggest superstars!
Georgia Jones is a girl/girl only performer who has been in the adult industry for over a decade. She has a fiercely loyal fan base and she is one of the few girls who has managed to never venture out of the lesbian porn market to hardcore boy/girl scenes. In this episode she tells Holly about her experience shooting with Holly's mom Suze, the joys of getting older, and the special bond she shares with her most dedicated, long-term fans.
Siouxie Q is a pornstar, author, podcaster, and political activist. Passionate about the politics that affect the adult-industry, Siouxie is the Secretary at APAC (Adult Performers Advocacy Committee), and works tirelessly to secure the rights of sex workers everywhere. In this episode she and Holly explore the rarely discussed politics of the porn industry, from sexual consent on set to the recent battle on the condom mandate.
Brett Rossi has won many titles in her over a decade in the adult industry: Playboy Cybergirl, Twistys Treat, Penthouse Pet, and Vixen Angel. An old friend of Holly's, they discuss their mutual love of holidays, how the business has changed, and mental health struggles. A very personal interview that will show you a side of Brett that you never knew, you don't want to miss this episode!
Ivy Wolfe is relatively new to the adult business, but with her youthful, pretty looks and dynamite performances, she's already in high-demand. But Ivy is so much more than a porn star destined for fame. She's also a free spirit with a penchant for artistic expression, spiritual exploration, and one-ness with the planet. Get to know this flower child on a whole new level.
Katrina Jade is a raven-haired beauty famous for her tattoos, penchant for everything black, and incredibly intense scenes. Katrina first got into the adult industry through her desire to explore her own sexuality through BDSM, and her career has skyrocketed since then. In this interview she talks about her fetish for having sex with strangers, her contract with Evil Angel, and why she is much more normal in real life than her fans expect.
The easiest way to describe Logan Pierce is as a male porn star, but he's more than that. Also a poet and an author, his first book "Between the Sheets" is a fictionalized account of his life, starting with his obsession with porn from an early age through his beginnings in the adult industry, all the way to his shining achievement of being crowned Best Male Newcomer at the AVN Awards. In this episode he talks about the challenges of dating in the adult industry, his disastrous first gangbang, and the recent mainstream movie he starred in. If keen insight into the life of a veteran male pornstar fascinates you, then you will love this episode!
Dr David Ley is a clinical psychologist and author with a speciality in sex therapy. He's written three books: "Insatiable Wives", "The Myth of Sex Addiction" and "Ethical Porn for Dicks". In this episode, Dr Ley and Holly discuss why he doesn't believe in porn (or sex) addiction, and why porn is healthy and men shouldn't be shamed for watching it. Also: is it actually women who are the architects of slut-shaming, and why do women have rape fantasies? A fascinating episode packed with educational information and controversial topics- you don't want to miss this one!
Seth Gamble is a male pornstar with hundreds of titles under his belt. One of director Axel Braun's favorite actors, Seth has been in numerous xxx parody films, including the upcoming Deadpool parody. In this interview Seth talks about his most recent roles, and the biggest challenge of his life-- getting sober from drugs and alcohol. In this incredibly intimate and honest interview, Seth talks about how a 12-step program saved his life, and how he navigates a career in the adult industry as a recovering addict.
Charlotte Stokely is an award-winning girl/girl only performer, and self-professed lover of all things geeky. A hardcore fan of Dungeons and Dragons, Charlotte is a free spirit who believes in positive vibes and living life with love in her heart. In this interview, she talks about her Mormon upbringing, the importance of sex education, her dedication to good nutrition and hatred for Monsanto, and her exciting new role of Batwoman in the Axel Braun comic book parodies. With her big blue eyes and breathy voice, Charlotte may look and sound innocent, but we can assure you she most definitely is not— and in this episode you’ll see why!
Mercedes is a porn star who shatters all stereotypes. Before she entered into the adult industry well into her 30s, she worked in aerospace engineering. A staunch supporter of veterans and someone who actually enjoys getting dick pics, Mercedes is both brilliant and funny. You don’t want to miss this interview!
Eva Paradis is a male to female transgender porn star. Originally from Italy, Eva recently moved to Los Angeles and has quickly become a rising star in the trans porn world. In this interview Eva talks about growing up as a woman in a man’s body, her family’s reaction to her desire to transition, and how she faces the world today as a trans woman. Funny, insightful, and fully confident in who she is, Eva reminds us all how important it is to be true to yourself, no matter what the price may be.
Tera Patrick is a porn star, author, and feature dancer. A former contract girl, Tera’s career peaked in the early 2000s, when she was a Penthouse Pet and launched her own production company TeraVision through Vivid Video. She’s hosted both the AVN and Xbiz awards, as well as having her own show on Playboy TV. One of the most popular Asian adult stars of all-time, Tera shot countless magazine covers and centerfolds with Holly’s mother, Suze Randall. Later in Tera’s career, when she was named a Fleshlight girl, Holly began shooting her extensively on her own. A few years back Tera moved to Italy, where she remarried an Italian defense attorney and where she raises her daughter most of the time. In this interview, Tera talks about her incredible life journey that brought her to live halfway across the world, how she’s changed over the years, and her new book coming out at the end of the year. A truly inspirational woman who’s wisdom can only come from monumental struggles and triumphs, Tera lives her life in gratitude, a lesson we can all learn from.
D’Arclyte is a cross-over performer who works in gay, trans, and straight porn. In this episode he talks about his life journey that brought him to the realization he was gay, the stigma attached to cross-over performers, and his new producing gig for TransErotica. An insightful podcast into the gay side of the adult industry, even Holly learns something in this interview!
With followers numbering in the millions, Nicolette Shea is a popular Instagram model turned Playboy model turned porn star! Currently under contract with Brazzers, Nicolette has been taking the adult industry by storm with her gorgeous face, incredible curves, and powerful, dominant performances. She sits down to talk to Holly about her very carefully considered decision to start shooting hardcore porn, and her first boy/girl experience behind the camera. They also discuss the phenomenon behind the new “lifting” fetish (where bigger girls do scenes with much smaller male or female performers, and actually lift them during sex positions), the craziest fan requests that she gets, and the importance of financial responsibility. This is the first and only in-depth interview with Nicolette, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to get to really know one of the biggest names in porn today!
Nina Hartley is a pornographic actress, director, sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and author. She started stripping during her sophomore year of nursing school, and then starred in her first porn film the following year. An outspoken advocate for sex positivity, Nina has long been considered one of the most significant voices of the porn industry. A true legend, Nina is a wealth of information, and with Holly she covers many topics, including the progression of the porn industry from it’s golden age in the 70s until now. You will learn more about the adult industry from this episode than you can imagine!
August is a blogger, sex positive advocate, and host of the popular podcast Girl Boner. Recently she authored a book by the same name, and in this episode she reveals to Holly her struggles with an eating disorder that eventually paved the way to her own sexual empowerment, which in turn transformed her life. They discuss the struggles of aging as a woman in a society that values youth and beauty above all else, depression, and a myriad of very personal topics which resonate with women all over the world. This podcast is a definite listen for any woman who has ever felt pressured to be perfect, and the freedom that comes from accepting yourself just as you are.
Alexis Fawx is a popular MILF performer and contract star with Mile High Media. In this episode Alexis talks about her background and how she got into porn, and the joys of getting out of your comfort zone and going after your dreams.
Axel Braun is a veteran director with many awards under his belt— he’s best known for his parody movies, usually based on popular comics. He’s directed hits such as Suicide Squad XXX, Star Wars XXX, and Justice League XXX. Known for his intense attention to detail and unmatched passion for his work, Axel has earned himself a spot as one of the most successful directors in the adult business today. In this interview he tells Holly about his three generation family legacy that started with his father creating the first peep shows in the 70s, to his son who is now also directing movies for Wicked Pictures. They also discuss his process for producing his blockbuster adult films, and his new special project which is very close to his heart.
How do we introduce Lena Paul? The most obvious title is she is a pornstar, but there’s so much more to her than that. In this interview she talks about self-discovery, her struggles with mental health, and her participation in the August Ames Project. Lena is another wonderful example of how pornstars these days are shattering the stereotypes of what we think a sex worker is. Don’t miss this incredibly eye-opening and inspirational episode!
- KarenLee and Cam Poter are a mom and son duo who host a very successful podcast, Sex Talk With My Mom. In this episode they tell Holly of a family tragedy that brought them all closer together, and how through laughter they were able to find healing, which ultimately led them to their comedy-themed podcast. KarenLee gives tips on how to be a sexy cougar in today’s world, we talk about Cam’s bad luck with Instagram models, and the uncomfortable episode in which Cam did an at-home sperm test with his mom in the next room. This charming family will definitely make you laugh, so come revel in the hilarious awkwardness of talking about sex with your family members!
Olive Glass is a porn star and self described adventurer. She tells Holly about growing up Mormon, her transition from fashion modeling to porn, and her recent trip to Antartica where she traversed the North Pole via dog sled. A bright and up and coming star, Olive is definitely making a name for herself in the adult industry.
Andrew is the cofounder of The Devil Mask Society, a group of rope bondage enthusiasts who work in the Kinbaku style. This is a form of Japanese bondage which focuses on intricate, artful patterns in it’s binding of the human form. Andrew and his partner teach month-long rope tying courses with a focus not only on the art of the bondage and it’s history, but also safety and consent within a BDSM relationship. In this episode Holly’s assistant Libby joins the conversation, and gets tied up on the show! This is a fun and educational episode— a must-listen for anyone interested in trying out bondage or anything kinky.
Ana Foxxx is a beautiful and highly successful pornstar who started off as a mainstream model before transitioning her way into the adult industry. Ana talks about the surprisingly much higher level of sexual harassment that she experienced on mainstream sets as opposed to adult sets, and also about racism in the industry and how she deals with it. A beautiful girl inside and out, Ana is one of our favorite models and we’re thrilled to have this opportunity to sit down and get to know her!
Vanessa Veracruz is an award-winning girl/girl only performer, and she comes on Holly Randall Unfiltered to talk about her retirement from porn and her experiences as she starts a new life. Vanessa is training to become a yoga instructor, and in her journey towards a more spiritual path she travels to Costa Rica to take part in an Iowaska ritual. Her experience is both terrifying, incredibly sad, and healing— it’s a story you have to hear! Cue Holly’s second time crying on the podcast— you will be moved as well by this incredibly brave and beautiful woman’s story!
Sandra Daugherty is a sex educator with the highly successful podcast Sex Nerd Sandra. In this episode she and Holly explore exactly what it means to have an orgasm (could there be different kinds?), Sandra's specialized blowjob workshops, and the messy but necessary evolution of the #metoo movement. Also, Sandra somehow guesses Holly's secret clown fetish!
Madison Ivy is a pornstar, cannibas advocate, and artist who just launched her own line of raver-inspired clothing. In this interview Madison talks about her beginnings in the adult industry, her contract with Brazzers, and her horrific car accident which broke her back and left her in a hospital to recover for almost a year, without knowing if she would ever walk again. Get to know this savvy, brave, and funny woman-- she's one of our favorites!
Amie Harwick is a former model turned sex therapist and published author. Holly met Amie back when she shot her for Playboy, and after Amie got her doctorate in human sexuality, she wrote a the book “Sex Bible for Women” for which Holly shot all the photos. Amie and Holly discuss Amie's road from model to mental health professional, the skyrocketing issues of anxiety and depression amongst millennials, and exactly what porn addiction means. Don’t miss out on this fun, sexy, and informative interview!
Bree Mills is a multi-award winning adult film director, writer, and producer. The head of popular lines such as Girlsway and Pure Taboo, the past years have planted Bree firmly at the top of her game and her multiple AVN and Xbiz awards prove that. Holly talks to Bree about what it’s like to be a female director in the adult industry, the inspiration for her scripts, and how she workshops each scene that she shoots. Bree is pushing boundaries in porn and her audience is loving it.
Casey Calvert is a pornstar who is known for her affinity to kink and bdsm scenes. A self-proclaimed pain slut, Casey is intelligent, eloquent, and completely unashamed of, well, anything! In this episode we talk about her craziest kink encounters, the weirdest custom videos she's ever done (diaper play?), and so much more.
Abigail Mac is a popular pornstar and fitness buff. In her scenes, Abigail is a sex powerhouse, earning her a place at the top with the most famous adult stars today. Off camera, she’s got a goofy personality and doesn’t take herself too seriously. It’s this mix of a dynamic sex performer with a down-to-earth personality that makes Abigail feel so accessible, and therefor so popular— currently her Instagram boasts 1.1 million followers. Get to know everyone’s favorite pornstar, right here, right now.
Erika Lust is a feminist erotic filmmaker. Living in Barcelona, Erika produces high-end, cinematic short films which cater to a strong female role and emphasize female pleasure. Erika shared an episode of the documentary Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On with Holly, and they discuss how the documentary changed their lives. Erika and Holly also discuss Erika's start in the adult industry, her mission statement, and why she thinks it's so important to produce porn that caters towards a female audience.
Karla Lane is a plus sized adult model who is very confident in the skin she's in, and wants to spread the message of body positivity to her audience. With a bubbly spirit and a genuine love for what she does, Karla talks about her life as a polyamorous wife, and what the BBW fetish means.
Buck Angels is a female to male transgender pornstar and activist. As the most famous MTF star Buck lectures at universities, does outreach programs, and fights against the stigma of transgender acceptance. In this interview Buck educates Holly on the trans community and the process of going through a transition, as well as the pitfalls of gender reassignment surgery and the emotional toll of feeling like you don't belong in your own body. An inspiring and educational podcast, you don't want to miss this one!
Stormy Daniels is an adult actress turned director who has recently found herself embroiled in a scandal with the President. In this episode she comes clean about rumors in the press and discusses the media fallout around the supposed affair. They also discuss Stormy's writing and directing methods, her future with Digital Playground, and some of her hilarious and crazy stories from set.
Tori Black is one of the top adult performers in the industry, renowned for her beauty, intelligence, and fiery scenes. She's just returned to performing after a 7 year hiatus, and in this interview she tells Holly why she took and break and why she's back. They discuss everything from her very carefully thought out comeback scene, to the recent Florida ruling on porn and gun control. If you only know Tori from her scenes, get to know the incredibly wise, passionate, and inspirational woman right here on Holly Randall Unfiltered.
Elsa Jean is a petite porn star with a young, fresh faced look. She’s quickly become a fan favorite for her dirty scenes and innocent look. In this episode she tells Holly about her beginnings as a stripper and the crazy stories she has from set— in particular one where a distraught male performer calls his parents during the sex scene. Get ready to laugh and fall in love with this adorable girl!
Christopher Ryan is an author with a PHD in psychology. He wrote the best selling book, Sex at Dawn, a psychological and anthropological study on why monogamy just might not be natural to human beings. In this episode, he and Holly discuss the history of human sexuality and how it varies in cultures around the world. They also talk about the science behind why gangbang porn is so popular, and why some women have rape fantasies. If are interested in the psychology behind human sexual behavior, you do not want to miss this absolutely fascinating podcast!
Kylie Ireland was a famous pornstar in the late 90s to early 2000s, who also produced and directed some of her films. She had various radio gigs including being the host of Playboy’s NightCalls. She eventually made her way into art design, and with her husband Andy is the most in-demand set designer (if not the ONLY set designer) in the adult business. Andy and Kylie have built almost anything you can think of— from sets for the Star Wars XXX parody, to bedroom scenes for Playboy. A sweet and hilarious couple who met on Twitter and have been married for almost 8 years, they always have good behind the scenes stories. Plus Kylie dishes about her one-night stand with Michael Jordan, which made headlines back in 1993.
Chanel Preston is a pornstar, podcast host, and performer rights advocate. In this interview her and Holly talk about the Me Too movement, how to prepare for an anal scene, and her early days as an exotic dancer where she worked alongside a Russian stripper with Tourette's.
Angela White is a highly successful Australian porn star who produces her own line of movies. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with first-class honors in gender studies. Her honors thesis was female experiences in the Australian pornography industry, which was later published in The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality. In this interview she speaks candidly about her intellectual pursuits in the name of sexuality, how she finally felt accepted for who she was in the adult industry, and why she believes that a polyamorous lifestyle suits her best.
Derrick Pierce is a veteran male pornstar who has been in the business for over a decade. In this episode, he and Holly discuss his scene with Jada Stevens in the Netflix documentary Hot Girls Wanted, and how a hypnotist helped him improve his sexual performance on set. Funny and informative, this is a must listen for any guy who's ever considered getting into the business!
Josh Lazie is a musician, conflict photographer, and recovering alcoholic. He has over a decade of sobriety and owns a men’s rehab in Santa Monica. Josh played in the band Danzig and photographed the war in Syria, as well as many other middle eastern countries. In this episode he and Holly talk about addiction, and living life sober today. In the most revealing podcast Holly has ever done, she reveals secrets about her struggles with alcoholism that she’s never discussed publicly. This is a very personal interview that gives you a rare glimpse into Holly’s vulnerable side, with the hopes that her and Josh’s story will help others who also struggle with addiction and mental health issues. This is a very different podcast from previous episodes, but it touches on a topic which is still very stigmatized, but so important to discuss. We hope you find this inspiring and intriguing!
Joanna Angel is considered the punk rock princess of porn. Widely credited with cultivating the “alt-porn” scene in the adult industry, Joanna is her own producer, director, and talent for her brand Burning Angel. In this episode Holly and Joanna rehash the “gangbang from hell” that they just completed filming, Joanna's conservative Israeli Jewish upbringing, her wild Halloween themed wedding officiated by the grim reaper, and her punk rock vision that has earned her place as an AVN Hall of Fame inductee.
On this bonus bite-size episode Holly talks about the great things that happened in 2017 and what's to come in 2018.
Dani Daniels is a world famous pornstar, artist, and one of Holly’s closest friends. Together they discuss the craziest fan requests Dani’s ever gotten, her relationship with her family since they discovered she was in porn, and why Dani thinks the minimum age to do porn should be raised to 21. Funny, heartfelt, and no-holds barred, this will show Dani’s fans a side of her that they’ve never seen, and get an honest view into her personal life.
Holly Randall Unfiltered hits the road! In her first episode straight from New York City, she has on porn superstar, best selling author, and podcast host Asa Akira. They discuss Asa’s fascination with the sex industry that began at a very young age, what it’s like to be one of the very few popular Asian pornstars in the industry, and her thoughts on why monogamy might or might not just be a pipe dream.
Bridgette B is a pornstar from Spain who’s passionate performances and curvaceous figure has amassed a big following online. In this episode they discuss their mutual love for Christmas, Bridgette’s obsession with Mukbang (watching other people eat online), and how a blowjob with a cinnamon Altoid can go horribly wrong.
We could say that Kayden Kross is just a pornstar, but that would be an unfair assessment of one of the smartest and most successful performers in the industry today. Blessed with a gorgeous face, incredible body and a brilliant mind, Kayden is a rare breed. She began her career as a Vivid contract girl, then moved on to sign with Adam and Eve, and finally ending her contract girl run with Digital Playground. She is now a free agent and runs her own production company, TrenchcoatX. She and her partner, award winning male performer Manuel Ferrara have been dubbed the best looking couple in porn, and they both enjoy a successful career and happy family life. Kayden is a shining example of how not every girl in porn is “dumb” or “victimized”, and in this interview she discusses how she got to where she is today, and the passion that drives her to continue her work in porn behind the camera.
Kayla-Jane Danger is a fetish model, producer, and a scuba instructor. Kayla stopped by our studio on her trip to LA to discuss her major life change of leaving Vegas to move to Dominica to dive full time, and her experience of surviving hurricane Maria. She tells a harrowing tale of what it’s like to survive a natural disaster, and way her outlook on life changed after the event. Kayla’s story reminds us of how we really are subject to the whims of nature, and how fragile our life truly is.
Dana DeArmond is a porn star with over 13 years experience in the adult industry. She first started off as a popular MySpace personality with over 300,000 friends, and then starred in her first porn movie in 2004. Since then she’s gained a reputation as a solid performer and actress. On a personal level, Dana is funny, sarcastic, and isn’t afraid to say exactly what she thinks. Either you’re in love with Dana or you’re terrified of her— personally, we love her and after getting to know her on this episode of Holly Randall Unfiltered, we think you will too!
Jillisa is a model, singer, and songwriter. She’s Playboy Cybergirl of the Month for June 2017, and has worked with Holly multiple times. Soft-spoken, loving, and full of positive energy, Jillisa is the kind of girl everyone falls in love with. She also has one of the best butts we’ve ever seen! Get to know the beautiful soul behind the beautiful face, as Jillisa talks about her fundraising project for her ancestral home Puerto Rico, and her take on spirituality and life in Los Angeles. You’ll be head over heels for this girl by the end of the show, we guarantee it!
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Kevin Blatt is a celebrity sex tape broker and one of Holly’s oldest friends. In this fascinating episode, he reveals what really happened with the Paris Hilton sex tape, how many celebrity sex tapes he has made “disappear” and why so many celebrities are secretly complicit in the release of their scandalous sex videos, even though they deny it publicly. Get an insight into the seedy side of Hollywood that you never knew existed, this episode will shock you, we promise!
Mark Speigler is one of the most respected and sought-after agents in the adult industry. In a world where agents are often interchangeable and fighting with their talent, Speigler takes on only a limited amount of girls and has a long waiting list of girls dying to be on his roster. His pool of talent is so successful they are known as “Speigler girls” and producers all over the industry know to expect the best when you hire one of his models. More like a father figure and best friend than an agent, Speigler’s girls love him like family and producers respect his no-bullshit attitude and honest approach. Gina Valentina is one of Mark’s “Speigler girls” and she joins her agent to tell us why the girls love working with him so much. This is a real insider’s view of the adult industry, from a side that most people don’t hear from. Get to know the enigma that is Mark Speigler and his world of managing the most successful porn stars in the industry.
Jacky St James is a female erotic director and script writer. She has a BA in film and got into porn by winning a screenwriting contest for New Sensations, which she directed and ended up winning an AVN award for. She has since then won numerous awards for her movies, which are generally dialogue-driven with strong female protagonists and are often considered “romance” porn movies. In 2016 she co-created a Showtime erotic series called Submission which did so well she has been tapped to do the sequel. In a world where female erotic directors are few and far between, Jacky stands out in the top of her class. In this episode she reveals to Holly how she got to where she is, and why she continues to produce what some consider to be the best feminist porn on the adult market.
Jessy Jones and Jaclyn Taylor are a real-life porn couple. Recently engaged, they are in a committed relationship with each other but have sex with other people for work. How does a relationship last in that kind of environment? Find out as Jessy and Jaclyn explain that they really are just an ordinary couple with an extraordinary job. Throw in some hilarious stories about drunk grandmothers and Jaclyn’s hypochondria, and you have a typical Holly Randall Unfiltered podcast— learn something new AND laugh your ass off!
Kate Quigley is a comedian and actress. She hosted the 2016 AVN Awards, the Playboy TV show “Undercover" and has appeared on numerous TV shows. In this interview she talks about what it’s like to be a working female comic, her inability to land a boyfriend, and how she “paid to fuck a porn star with a burrito”. This interview brutally honest, candid, and will have you crying with laughter. This is one of Holly’s favorite guests so far, you’ll have to listen to see why!
Cherie Deville and Aaliyah Love are good friends and seasoned porn stars. In this episode, they talk about being pigeonholed into MILF roles, their dirty fantasies that they can’t act out in porn scenes, and the stigma and prejudice they face as adult film actresses. Filled with keen insight and a lot of laughs, we’re sure you’re gonna just love this episode!
Masuimi Max is a world renowned fetish model and performer. She is a true renaissance woman— not only is she accomplished in front of the camera, she is also very tech savvy, writing code and designing websites for various online companies. In this interview Masuimi talks about learning to eat fire, her hedgehog obsession, and how door handles can prove to be her biggest enemy (since she is usually clad in latex and thus covered in lube). She’s fierce in her photos but a total sweetheart and down to earth chick in real life, get to know the personality behind the fetish phenomenon!
Nicole Aniston is a popular pornstar, vegan, and fitness enthusiast. In this interview she and Holly discuss her vegan lifestyle, her dislike of internet trolls, and how she’s training her butt for her first upcoming anal scene. Get a real behind the scenes look at the life of a true superstar, and get to know Nicole as the down-to-earth girl that we all know and love. ‘
August Ames is a popular Canadian pornstar, famous for her big natural boobs and adored for her goofy, down-to-earth personality. In this interview August talks about how she showed up to her first ever porn scene with a black eye, the creepiest fan mail she’s ever gotten, and her brave battle with depression. Get to know a side of August that you’ll never see in her movies, we guarantee that if you’re a fan you’ll love her even more after listening to this episode.
Missy Martinez is a latina pornstar, famous for her intense scenes and love for anal. In this interview, she and Holly discuss her side gig doing stand up comedy, bad kissers, and how there’s always the sad guy getting left out in blow bangs. Missy calls herself 80% sexy and 20% disgusting, listen to this podcast and see why!
Derrick Brown is a comedian, poet, and storyteller. He is the former Paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne, and the president of Write Bloody Publishing, which has launched over 112 books of poetry. He himself has authored five books of poetry and tours the world with musicians, comedians, and other poets. In this interview Derrick and Holly discuss poetry, porn, and Derrick’s childhood dream of bringing the word of Jesus to the people through his magic shows (he’s now an atheist). A brilliant wordsmith with a wry sense of humor, Derrick will change your mind about what you think poetry is all about.
Jelena Jensen and Ryan Keely are seasoned veterans in the industry, and old friends of Holly’s. Both are girl/girl only performers, and have experience working behind the scenes as well as in front of the lens. In this episode, the girls discuss being pigeonholed into the MILF category, Jelena’s worst experience on set, and Ryan’s love of tentacle porn but fear of ass play. This hilariously honest conversation between close friends who have all seen so much in the porn industry will have you crying with laughter.
Charles Dera is one of the top male porn stars working in the industry today. A former Chippendales dancer, Charles won Playgirl’s Man of the Year and soon became one of the most in demand male performers in the adult business. In this interview, Charles tells Holly about how he got started, how he manages to perform under the most grueling of conditions, and his advice for those looking to get into the industry. We also explore his 4 year break from porn where all he did was train jujitsu, and how that discipline changed his life. He’s come back with a whole new attitude and outlook, and his story will surprise and inspire you!
Bailey Rayne is a successful webcam model, Penthouse Pet, and Playboy Cybergirl of the Month. She is also a friend of Holly’s and a fellow subject of the Netflix documentary series, “Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On”. In this episode, the girls discuss Bailey’s childhood growing up on a farm in Amish country, her fantastic tweaking abilities, abusive porn scenes, and of course, the controversy surrounding Hot Girls Wanted. Get a glimpse of how Bailey went from a naive small town girl to a serious business-minded cam girl, and sometimes agent.
Mike Quasar is a self-proclaimed “reluctant pornographer”. As someone who has been in the industry as long as Holly has (two decades!) he has seen the way the internet has changed the industry, and the way that the abundance of free porn is destroying it. He is one of the funniest men we’ve ever interviewed, and his dire view of the future of the porn business will have you laughing, while his keen insight will have you seriously rethinking the way you consume porn. You do not want to miss this incredibly entertaining and informative episode!
In Holly’s second podcast interview, she sits down with the world’s most famous pornstar, Lisa Ann. Lisa is the only pornstar to hit over a billion views on Pornhub, the world’s most popular porn site. But this sexy MILF is not just a megastar, we also call her a dear friend, and she credits the start of her career with Holly’s mother, Suze Randall. Lisa talks about her retirement from porn, her crossover career into fantasy football radio, the ups and downs of her career, and that famous Nailin’ Paylin movie that skyrocketed her to infamy. One of the smartest and most career-driven models we’ve ever known, Lisa reveals the secret to her longevity, and why, a year after her retirement, she’s still one of the most searched for stars in the adult industry today.
In the very first episode Holly interviews her parents: world-famous erotic photographer Suze Randall and her business partner (and husband) Humphry Knipe. They discuss their lives as ground-breaking pornographers during the 70s through the 90s, including Suze’s time as the first female staff photographer at Playboy, working at Hustler during the time Larry Flynt was shot and paralyzed, and her subsequent freelance career and the early days of the internet. This is a journey through the most tumultuous times in the adult business, you don’t want to miss this one!