Porsche Lynn: The Other Side of Power (Part 2) – Podcast 107

Porsche Lynn: The Other Side of Power (Part 2) – Podcast 107

In part one of our podcast with Porsche Lynn, we heard how she survived childhood trauma, befriended Angel Kelly at modeling school, became a stripper at Michigan’s notorious Cinema X, and made her way to Los Angeles where she quickly became one of the most successful porn stars of her era.

In this second and final episode of her Rialto story, Porsche and I talk about how she founded the Pink Ladies – the first west coast support group for women in the adult industry – a collective that included Angel Kelly, Nina Hartley and Jeanna Fine – as well as Megan Leigh, who tragically went on to take her own life, leaving the club’s members devastated. We hear how Porsche helped bring American-style pornography to Europe and was one of the first from the industry to break in a young and eager Rocco Siffredi. Back in the States, she supported a new wave of interracial porn – falling for co-star Sean Michaels in the process – and the growing popularity of BDSM movies.

Strap yourself in to hear about all this and more – including a romantic Italian pitstop with middleweight boxing champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler.

This podcast is 81 minutes long.

The music playlist for this episode can be found on Spotify.


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Nina HartleyNina Hartley, Porsche and Erica Boyer (from left to right)


Porsche LynnPorsche with Robin Byrd (right)


SadePorsche with Sade


Bill MargoldPorsche with Bill Margold


Larry FlyntPorsche with Larry Flynt


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  • Posted On: 27th June 2021
  • By: Ashley West
  • Under: Podcasts


  1. MJ Striker · June 27, 2021 Reply

    She looks healthy and happy, good for her, way to go Porsche 😇. Love these Where are the now’s Rialto. Now how about these 80’s icons?
    Nikki Randall
    Tamara Longley
    Crystal Breeze
    Gina Valentino
    Crystal Breeze
    Melissa Melendez
    Kari Foxx

    • -E- · June 29, 2021 Reply

      Great selection. The one starlet I’d like to be “brought up to date” on is Kristara Barrington. There’s no one else like her…

      • MJ Striker · July 2, 2021 Reply

        Didn’t Kristara Barrington end up being a dentist? I wouldn’t be surprised if Rialto actually contacted some of those 80’s legends on my list but they declined to be interviewed? It’s pretty easy to look up Melissa Melendez, looks like she’s been married a couple of times. Hear Tamara was an artist back east? Gina Valentino is totally off the grid, can’t find her anywhere?

        • -E- · July 3, 2021 Reply

          I could be wrong, but I believe she used her earnings to go into veterinary medicine.

          • MJ Striker · July 3, 2021

            Yes, I was wrong, she’s not a dentist. Thank you -E- ! Now any idea what Kari Foxx is up to?

    • -E- · June 30, 2021 Reply

      I see my reply to Striker’s post was deleted. Did its removal have something to do with the actress in question?

    • Richard · July 13, 2021 Reply

      I’ve always wondered what became of Josephine Carrington.

  2. Berlin Bob · June 27, 2021 Reply

    The section about Megan Leigh – and Porsche’s perspectives on industry suicides – is both moving and perceptive.

    Just like the handling of the murder/suicide of Porsche’s parents in the previous episode this was very sensitively handled.

  3. Lee Williams · June 27, 2021 Reply

    Can’t remember where, but I read a recent interview with Porsche in a book or fanzine in the last few years.
    Let’s just say this kicks that interview’s butt – big time. This is universes better.
    I love it this website

    • Oranje Mike · June 27, 2021 Reply

      Cinema Sewer? Don’t recall if Robin Bougie interviewed her but would not be surprised. RIP Cinema Sewer.

  4. Jeff Robertson · June 27, 2021 Reply

    Porsche Lynn she was amazing on and off x-rated film screen from the 1980s to the early 1990s keep up the good work article and podcast thanks April

  5. Jeff Robertson · June 27, 2021 Reply

    Awesome rare interview Porsche Lynn she was amazing

  6. Catherine Gigante-Brown · June 28, 2021 Reply

    I’ve always loves Porsche. She was always so gracious when I visited shoots to do behind-the-scenes stories. Her candor is so refreshing. I remember when Megan Leigh took her life and Porsche was dancing at Show World at the time. Porsche orchestrated a NYC memorial for Megan atop Show World–the owner Richie let us use his rooftop terrace for it–and I wrote about it in AVN.

  7. Alexi · June 28, 2021 Reply

    Excellent series. Always loved Porche Lynn. Was great to hear about the European connection with Hans Moser and Teresa Orlowski, I had always wondered how those films came about. One observation though having read the article on Jutka. In Jutka’s interview she makes mention to a transsexual performer named Shannon having passed away. To my knowledge she is still alive and well and is known to Porche who may be able to clear this up?

  8. Mark · June 30, 2021 Reply

    After some of the stuff she’s been through, it’s great to hear she’s doing so well.

  9. DoRil · July 1, 2021 Reply

    Absolutely Amazing! Wonderful job as always April. I could have listened to 20 more hours of her stories. So great to hear how happy she sounds.

  10. dave · July 4, 2021 Reply

    what a cool lady! great job as always.

  11. dave · July 6, 2021 Reply

    btw i’m a huge boxing/Marvin Hagler fan so sorry Porsche there’s NO WAY Hagler held back in that fight against Leonard – i think she said Hearns by mistake – cause he was worried about damaging his eye. i even think there’s an interview with him where he says “if Leonard’s stupid enough to fight me i’m stupid enough to blind him in that eye”
    or words to that effect. RIP Marvelous Marvin.

  12. Paul Murray · July 8, 2021 Reply

    Well that’s all Three Lynns in the RR podcast archive.
    Next up on Sunday 11/07 at 8pm BST it’s the turn of the Three Lions. I somehow suspect Ashley will be following this one?!
    Keep up the great work fellas (and of course ladies!)

    • Ashley West · July 8, 2021 Reply

      Certainly will… and sadly this weekend’s Rialto Report will be postponed as a result.

      However it’ll be coming home the following weekend…

  13. Teddy · July 23, 2021 Reply

    Wishful thinking back in old adult channel days of then European astra satellite.

  14. BoxingMeetsMMA · September 11, 2021 Reply

    Hagler?? You see the username so you already know I will have to check this out!

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