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Kay Parker, a notable personality during the heyday of adult film, passed away at the age of 78 last week.
When the era of video took hold, she retired and became a metaphysical counselor. In the 1980s, she regularly appeared in films with a much younger generation of stars, such as Traci Lords and Angel. She starred in the series film that is still one of the most watched, which is considered taboo. And then in 1980, she featured in well-regarded films such as Call Chorus, Dancers The, Firestorm, Sucks Dracula, World Sex, and One Hot The – all under the name ‘V’. Kay was a west coast actor who entered the business through a friendship with performer John Leslie and an appreciative director, Anthony Spinelli.
When I spoke to Kay, she said she wanted to give me a spiritual reading. I must admit, I feel a little guilty of having a skeptical mindset when it comes to this new age philosophy. Now, it’s only fair to say that I’m listening to the interview about you for Rialto Report.
It was surprisingly comfortable but also disconcerting. Kay offered wise and sensitive advice before listening with empathy. I rarely open up about my fears, dreams, and emotions to anyone, but Kay got me talking about these things. This is what happened: I am a middle-aged repressed Englishman, forever stuck in my ways. She claimed to have won me over with her beliefs. Now, I’m not going to claim that our inter-planetary travels have changed me, but we talked about our journeys for over an hour. I figured it would be fun to spend another hour in her company, so I accepted.
Did her actions ultimately result in her experiencing something extraordinary? After my conversation with Kay following our session, she hinted that she may have been an unlikely star in an adult film: intelligent and wise, sophisticated and composed, reserved and courteous.
The actions I have taken have resulted in a celestial error that must have been an endearing English individual, courteous and reserved, tranquil and sophisticated, wise and astute. In an unexpected role as an adult film interviewer, she responded that I may have been.
Kay was always a considerate and gentle person, making everyone she spoke to feel special and valued. She appeared bemused by her success as a performer, but she had a great fondness for everyone. She was funny, sweet, and always made people feel comfortable.
When I recently spoke to her, I heard that she was always happy and optimistic, even when she was experiencing health problems. It was energizing to find out what she had been up to and talk to her.
I look forward to seeing her in the cosmos, thousands of years ahead, with warmth passing through Kay’s lost world.