Back Stories – Magdalene St. Michaels

The rapture is coming.

You know, tomorrow – May 21, 2011. It’s Judgment Day, but not like in Terminator… like in the Old Testament or Christianity or something. Light and burning salt and frogs and some serious Slayer-caliber metal will rain from the sky. All those who are to be saved will be, and all those who are not… well, I don’t know what’s gonna happen to them (read: us).

And I guess maybe it could happen… Oh gosh, what if it does!!??

But then what would happen to all those folks out there who are perfectly “good” in their daily lives, but just aren’t Christians of this particular “Judgment Day”-sort? Moreover, what would happen to all those folks who are perfectly aligned with another, different (and maybe even just as commonplace) set of spiritual beliefs within the context of their own society, culture, and/or experience?

Call me a sociologist, but it’s a little ethnocentric to assume that one version of spirituality and/or behavioral standards are “correct” in this sense. But what do I know about religion?! For sure, not much when it comes to the rapture and judgment and whatnot… (although I do know a fair amount about metal ;)

…but I’ll tell you what I do know – if today is the last day I’m gonna be around, there’s no one I’d rather spend it with than Magdalene St. Michaels.

Magdalene began working as adult talent in 2007, and she has since become one of the most sought after mature woman performers around. I met her recently when I made an appearance on Girlfriends Films’ Kinky & Creepy Show, and soon after we connected for an interview. Magdalene, a deeply spiritual women whose name derives in part from Mary Magdalene, shared quite a bit with me including the path that led her to the adult industry, her love of her fans (some of whom become more like friends), her love of animals, and her feelings on some aspects of some organized religions.

It was an intense and deeply-personal conversation wherein Magdalene shattered many stereotypes about adult performers and mature women talent, and I know you want to hear it all!! Have a listen to my conversation with this incredible woman…

Dr. Chauntelle interviews Magdalene St. Michaels:


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Damn – talk about passionate!!

Magdalene is working to challenge stereotypes facing adult performers and diversify notions of women’s beauty and sexual desirability on a daily basis.

What did you do today (your last day on earth)?

If we are all still here tomorrow, you should follow Magdalene on twitter at @MagdaleneXXX and/or check out her website.

And as an interesting added bonus… Magdalene was recently quoted by the BBC, stating that: “There’s more chance of catching a disease by picking someone up in a bar than there is shooting porn.” Read the full story here.

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5 thoughts on “Back Stories – Magdalene St. Michaels

  1. @DocT – WOW – she is absolutely gorgeous!

    Oh, and a good interview, sociologist! ;-p

  2. This interview touches me in so many ways. Thank you Magdalene for the mentions, and for remembering cute anecdotes and VERY funny details about our special time together; the butch girl who was flirting with us, and the other two ladies sitting on the other side of you (who were eavesdropping on our conversation…I still remember the look on one of the girls’ faces). What a wonderful sunset that matched the equally beautiful woman you are!
    I don’t think I thanked you enough for waiting such a long time for me. You were so gracious about all that, and I was touched you did that for me…
    I look forward to the next time we meet!
    your ‘kindred spirit,’
    Lucy Cienega ;)

  3. Magdalene St. Michaels is truly a beautiful person both inside and out. A naturally gifted, multi-talented performer, who always puts her heart and soul into every single project. She is a consummate professional in every sense of the word. In an industry where performers frequently and unfortunately get stereotyped both professionally and personally for being among other things selfish, artificial, and/or insincere, Maggie is exactly as her onscreen persona projects a warm, genuine, and lovely erotic artist.

  4. Awesome interview Maggie! I truly enjoyed getting to know you a little better.

    Love you my friend – you are one of a kind.

  5. Dr. Chauntelle ~

    I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for sharing Magdalene with your fans, and giving them a glimpse of the real woman behind her adult performer persona. She truly is unique and special, though I have known for quite some time ;-)

    Two years ago, I had no idea what I was searching for when I found her – loving her first as a performer, and now as a friend. She’s the only woman on the planet who I would ever get naked with and make love to on camera – which was a total RUSH, to say the least!

    Thanks again Doc, for this fantastic interview :-) Magdalene St. Michaels ROCKS my world!

    P.S. You’ve got a sexy-fine voice… Mreow!

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