Thursday, January 23, 2014

Phil Goes Hollywood: Phil attends The Hollywood Show at the Loews Hollywood Hotel-January 3-5, 2014

Greetings from Hollywood!! Yup, I'm back in Tinseltown to attend an entirely different film event! It's called THE HOLLYWOOD SHOW and it is "the best known autograph show in the Hollywood area. It is held four times a year at The Westin LAX, with actors, writers, performers, collectors and celebrities coming together to meet fans and autograph pictures and merchandise."

I attended its first show of the year, which was held at the beautiful Loews Hollywood Hotel, which is located in the Hollywood & Highland Center, smacked dabbed in the middle of Hollywood! Just in case you didn't noticed, I was knee deep in Hollywood!

The convention itself was incredible! In the main room, there were excellent merchandise from all over Hollywood's past: posters, lobby cards, 8x10 glossies, rare collectibles, and so forth. Plus it was where the all the famous celebrities were. I got to meet the cast of THE KARATE KID and the cast of PORKY'S, Clint Howard, Joey Lauren Adams from CHASING AMY and DAZED AND CONFUSED, Tim Conway, Playmate of the Year Sara Underwood, John Schneider from The Dukes of Hazard, Ed Asner & Gavin Macleod from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Kristy McNichol and Christopher Atkins from THE PIRATE MOVIE, video vixen Bobbie Brown from Warrant's "Chery Pie" video (check out her new book Dirty Rocker Boys), just to name a few!

But the main reason I wanted to attend this show was that for the first time the producers were holding a Legends of Erotica section. Here they gathered some of the most famous actors and actresses from the golden age of adult cinema! Here I got to meet Kay Parker, Amber Lynn, Nina Hartley, Seka, Richard Pacheco, Veronica Hart, my old friend Ginger Lynn, and of course Ron Jeremy! I also got to meet two of the biggest icons in the adult industry: Jenna Jameson and Tera Patrick!!

Also appearing the Legends room was Robert "Cropsy" Rhine, editor and founder of the excellent magazine Girls and Corpses! I also had the pleasure of meeting up and coming author Wendy Richards, whose debut book Swing N2 My World is a real joy to read!
The Loews Hollywood Hotel.
The amazing view from my hotel room.
The Hollywood & Highland Center.
The Hollywood Show opens the doors to the public.
Legendary actor Ed Asner from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the Pixar film UP!
Me and Joey Lauren Adams from DAZED AND CONFUSED and Kevin Smith's films MALLRATS and CHASING AMY. She's also appeared in BIG DADDY, THE BREAK-UP, and SHE LOVES ME NOT.
Myself and Clint Howard, who's appeared in films like EAT MY DUST, GRAND THEFT AUTO, ROCK'N'ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, TICKS, THE ICE CREAM MAN, and Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN remake. And in case you were wondering, yes he is the younger brother of Ron Howard.
The sexy Bobbie Brown and I. She is best remembered for being in Warrant's "Cherry Pie" video. She just released her first book "Dirty Rocker Boys" and is on the reality show Ex Wives of Rock.
Me and the amazing Wendy Richards, who's first book Swing N2 My World is out now. Go Check it out!
Me and the incredible Veronica Hart. She's appeared in such adult classics like AMANDA BY NIGHT, WANDA WHIPS WALL STREET, and ROOMMATES. She's also a multiple AVN award winning director as well.
It doesn't get any classier than Nina Hartley. She's a legend in the adult film world. She's appeared in numerous adult films like EDUCATING NINA, TABOO IV:THE OBSESSION, and DOLL FACE as well as mainstream films like BOOGIE NIGHTS. She's also an AVN Hall of Famer, a sex educator, feminist, and author. And she's also drop dead sexy!
While at the event I ran into another adult legend who was just an attendee. Eric Edwards was the first man to do scenes with the lovely Linda Lovelace. He went on to star in such classics as THE PRIVATE AFTERNOONS OF PAMELA MANN, JOY, BABYLON PINK, and DEBBIE DOES DALLAS. He is also in the AVN Hall of Fame.
Me and Ron Jeremy. 'Nuff said.
Me with the statuesque Tera Patrick. Her adult credits include CROSSROADS, FORBIDDEN TALES, ISLAND FEVER 2, and COLLISION COURSE. She has also written a biography entitled Sinner Takes All.
Me and the sexy Alana Evans. Her adult film credits include CONFESSIONS OF A CALL GIRL, RAVISHED, THE HOUSE SITTER, and the recent porn parodies like the NOT THE BRADYS XXX series and ET XXX. Along with doing adult films, she is an avid gamer and has a cool website called pwnedbygirls.com.
Me with my good friend Ginger Lynn. I had the privilage of meeting her at last years' Monsterpalooza. Her adult credits include classics like TRASHY LADY, NEW WAVE HOOKERS, TABOO IV: THE YOUNGER GENERATION, GINGER ON THE ROCKS, and her late 90's films TORN, WHITE LIGHTENING, NEW WAVE HOOKERS 6, and SUNSET STRIPPED. She's also appeared in mainstream films like VICE ACADEMY 1-3, YOUNG GUNS 2, EVIL BREED, and Rob Zombie's THE DEVIL'S REJECTS. She is also about to launch her new radio show so keep your ears out for that soon!
Here I am with another adult legend Kelly Nichols. Her films include ROOMMATES, CORRUPTION, NASTY GIRLS, SLIP INTO SILK, and my personal favorite GREAT SEXPECTATIONS. These days she is now a sought after make-up artist.
Amber Lynn is long, tall, and sexy! Find her in these adult classics: TALK DIRTY TO ME III, THE GIRL WITH THE HUNGRY EYES, A TASTE OF PINK, THE DEVIL IN MISS JONES 3: A NEW BEGINNING, and TABOO V. She also has her own radio show called Rock 'N' Sexxxy Uncencored! Make sure you tune in to her show!
Ginger Lynn embracing her old friend Kay Parker, the original MILF in the adult industry. She's stared in adult features like TABOO 1-3, THE DANCERS, SEX WORLD, and HOT BLOODED. She is currently a Metaphysical Counselor and Lecturer.
Kitten Natividad won the Miss Nude Universe twice in a row in 1970 and 1971. She went on to appear in Russ Myer's films UP! and BENEATH THE VALLEY OF THE ULTRA VIXENS. She appeared in dozens of adult films and had bit parts in mainstream films like the AIRPLANE films and low budget films like THE DOUBLE-D AVENGER and SUGAR BOXX.
Out in front of the H&H Center on Hollywood Blvd was a rock duo called Love Like Suicide, which BTW is an awesome band name! These ladies were simply amazing and had a huge crowd watching them. I was so impressed with them, I bought their CD and I've been listening to it ever since!
The Hollywood & Highland Center at night.
And folks, there you have it! My very first Hollywood trip of 2014! And what a way to kick off the New Year!! I'm planning to attend many more Hollywood adventures this year and I can't wait to share them all with you! In the meantime if you'd like to attend the next Hollywood Show, you're in luck! The next one will be held on April 13-15, 2014 at The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel. If you'd like to know more about the show, which celebrities are attending, and to book your room, visit their official website at www.hollywoodshow.com.

Thanks for reading, and enjoy the show!

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