Follow one man’s unlikely transformation from interpreter to porn industry impresario in this hilarious first-hand account of life inside the taboo world of adult films.
Kenny’s life took an unexpected turn after an interpreting gig at an adult entertainment expo threw open the doors to a new career in Japan’s adult film industry. Starting from the circumstances of this unlikely career change, Kenny tells the story of his life in porn, unveiling the inner workings of the adult film industry in Japan and Taiwan.
As Kenny gets his footing in Japan, readers learn how Japanese porn stars, both male and female, get their first breaks in the industry, and the reason for the pixilated genitalia in Japanese adult films. Upon returning to Taiwan, Kenny leverages the connections he has made to organize industry expos like the one that kick-started his own career.
Unfortunately, the arrival of the pandemic puts a damper on business, prompting Kenny to adapt once more. This time, he becomes an adult film talent agent, utilizing his experience and connections to contribute to the development of Taiwan’s domestic porn industry. His first-hand account of the nascent industry details everything from preparing everything needed on set (tissues, condoms, lubricant…), to coordinating a shoot, to giving actors pep-talks so they can perform to their full potential, illustrating the essential role that talent agents play within the industry.
With objectivity and humor, Yes, I Am “That” Porn Industry Talent Agent takes readers on a wild (and well-lubricated) ride, unveiling the true face of the adult film industry. Kenny’s personal account of his unique career trajectory provides a valuable perspective on a world that is normally obscured as much by fantasy as it is by taboos and moral condemnation.