Q: Do you even remember the first time you realized there was porn on the Internet?

Luke Wilson: You know, I’m just not computer savvy. I mean, I can barely work my BlackBerry. I feel like, for me, it was a couple of years ago. But just to hear that it started back in 1995 is pretty incredible.

Giovanni Ribisi: It is something that you’ll often find at the beginning of any technological advance. The early proponents for DVD technology, for instance, were the adult-film-industry producers and pornographers. But I remember when porn was sent via e-mail on dial-up modems, so it took an eternity to even pull up a Web page.

Q: So if porn isn’t one of your Internet vices, what do you surf for on the Web?

Luke Wilson: BobDylan.com. That’s it for me. Literally, I can’t work a computer. I feel like a knucklehead saying it. I barely got out of college without learning how to use one. I’d write a paper in longhand and get it typed out by a typist for about $1 a page. And I was in the last era where you were able to do that. I do have an iPod. But again, I’ll have a friend feed a disc into his computer and get the song that I want while I lean over their shoulder saying, “Are you kidding? You can get this that fast?”

Giovanni Ribisi: I’m addicted to this Web site for the Khan Academy [www.khanacademy.org]. This guy, Salman Khan, went to MIT and ended up being an investment banker. He walked away from that to post online tutorials for everything from mathematics and biology to economics. He has been on CNN, and he’s won a ton of awards for the way that he teaches. Apparently he has more than 80,000 subscribers. It’s really just phenomenal what this guy has done for nonprofit education.

Q: Luke, what made you want to take this part?

Luke Wilson: I do a lot of comedy, and so the idea of getting to do something that was very different than anything I’d ever played really appealed to me. I was just appreciative of getting asked to do something like this, that someone would have enough faith to think, “Oh, this guy can do that.”

Q: And yet a lot of the material in Middle Men could have been played for huge laughs.

Luke Wilson: Yeah, but also I’ve seen the movie about four times now, and when I do I laugh a lot. Especially at Giovanni’s and Gabriel Macht’s characters. The thing about George [Gallo] is that he’s really funny and very quick-witted. He wrote Midnight Run and Bad Boys. But the movies I like always walk that fine line. The Wes Anderson movies always seem bittersweet. They can be sad, and then they can be really funny. And George just seemed to walk that line well.

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Montana Fishburne Releasing Sex Tape

1) Laurence Fishburne’s daughter, Montana Fishburne, to make Vivid hardcore title.

* Who knew Laurence Fishburne had a 19 year old daughter, let alone that her name is Montana Fishburne? I know Laurence still likes wearing one earring, but since when does he approve of her first step in entertainment being naked and fucked on camera?

As an adult professional, I would bet on this being a publicity stunt to start her career. Unless Montana and Morpheus have had a falling out, I can’t imagine Laurence Fishburne‘s PR representatives wanting his name being synonymous with hardcore porn.

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2) Sasha Grey in negotiations to join cast of “I Melt With You” starring Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, and Jeremy Piven.

* I have to preface this statement by saying that I am a big fan of Sasha Grey. That being said, is it really news that she is going mainstream anymore? Between The Girlfriend Experience and now co-starring in a long run of episodes on Entourage, i’m pretty sure the public knows Sasha is an adult actress with some decent acting talent. This will peak my interest again when I see Sasha Grey‘s name appear on the next Scorsese film poster. I love her on camera, but she still has a long way to go before making a truly successful cross-over into mainstream.

iPhone 4 Face Time Porn

3) iPhone 4 video chat application, FaceTime, being capitalized upon by adult entrepreneurs.

* New York Magazine just published this story, and I had to laugh. I spend 8 hours a day behind a desk and I wrote THIS almost a month ago. Of course people are using new technology for pornography sales. It has been the way consumer technology has been broken in since Al Gore created the internet. A feature film is about to release focusing on it for Pete’s sake.

(Shameless Plug: Go see Middle Men, starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht, and James Caan, on August 6th at a theater near you.)

The world needs a wake-up call if they think Steve Jobs is really anti-porn. Steve Jobs loves porn like dogs love smelling each others’ rears. His left leg might even shake at the mention of the Adult Industry, or maybe that’s just because his wallet has gotten uncomfortably big. Without porn, the internet would be a library today. Go to your local library sometime and count how many people are there. Without the internet, the iPhone would be a Palm Pilot. Palm Pilots would be VHS tapes, and smart phones would be DVDs…you pick.

Amy Fisher Signs contract with Dreamzone Entertainment

4) Amy Fisher signs contract with Dreamzone Entertainment to make 4 hardcore titles.

* Let’s take a step into the DeLorean and go back in time a bit, shall we? Remember Joey Buttafuoco‘s wife being shot in the face by his underage mistress? Amy Fisher was that mistress, and the 2007 sex tape she released, starring her and her husband, sold over 200,000 copies.

This is real porn news! Amy is very excited to be shooting these films saying, “Our society loves sex. It feels so good and we should enjoy it. Sex is beautiful, powerful, and simply put, no one has the right to tell me what I can or can not do with my own private parts. This time, I get to make the choices on what kind of movies I want to make, and I am excited to work with Dreamzone to make my dreams a reality.” Although 35 is much more than a stone’s throw away from her underage antics, Amy has kept her body in top shape. If the 2007 sex tape is any sign of the porn watching public’s acceptance of her, the first film, at the very least, should be a success.

Middle Men

When a film debuts at the “Cannes Film Festival” with an opening masturbation scene, heads are going to turn.

Paramount has picked up “Middle Men”, a film written by George Gallo about three men who dive into mid-‘90’s internet porn. It is scheduled to release later this year.

The main character is a straight-and-narrow businessman who builds the first online billing company dealing exclusively with adult entertainment and finds himself in the middle of a whirlwind filled with starlets, conmen, Russian mobsters, federal agents and international terrorists — all while trying to hold on to his marriage and family. The cast includes Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Kevin Pollak, James Caan, Gabriel Macht and Terry Crews.

In an online interview, producer Christoper Mallick notes that a character is based on an old business associate who happened to write the original code for credit card billing.

Sources: XBIZ.com, IMDB.com