Random Ephemera

So You Want to Get into Amateur Porn? (sNSFW)

Houston Press readers may recognize the name of Zachary Byron Helm as the mind behind one of our favorite (and frustratingly unfinished) Web films, The League of Extraordinary Industrial Retards. He also made possibly the best indie comic short film adaptation of all time when he turned KC Green's Skull of Regret into live-action awesomeness. Truly, he's a talent that we thoroughly enjoy following.

He also produces and performs in his own amateur porn with his girlfriend Rachel Ravaged to supplement his income because while shorts like The Legend of Zelda: A Pain in My Ass are brilliant, they don't exactly pay the bills.

It is a recovering economy, but a slow one, and you yourself might be tempted to start a side career in paid fucking. It's not a bad idea. Despite the fact that the Internet is already 98 percent pornography, there's always room and demand for more. We reached out to Helm for his advice as both a filmmaker and a professional intercourse artist for tips on entering such a world yourself.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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