Asia Carrera's Husband Dies In Car Crash

She writes on AsiaCarrera.com:

06/11/06 - ...and the fairy tale comes to an end. The police just left my house. Don was driving home from a business meeting in Las Vegas, and he got into an accident and rolled the Jeep. He's dead. He's never coming back to me. My husband, my soulmate, my other half, the one I was meant to grow old with. I'm almost 8 months pregnant with a son he will never get to see, and I have a one year old daughter who will never be able to remember anything about her father... and he was such a GOOD father to her, she was such a daddy's girl you wouldn't have believed it! Now she'll just have to take my word for it when I tell her how much daddy loved her, because she's too young to remember him for too much longer. Oh god, how that breaks my heart. How am I going to go on without him? How am I going to get a job at almost 8 months pregnant, with a one year old baby??? I couldn't go back to porn even if I wanted to, I'm much too huge. My ex-hubby, Bud Lee, is driving out here in the morning with another good friend of mine, and they are going to help me get through this. Somehow. If anyone wants to make a charitable donation to a pregnant widow who doesn't know how she's going to raise these two babies on her own, there's a spot on my sales page where you can donate up to $100. If anyone wants to send more than that (I'd be forever grateful!), you can use my Paypal Account, to address asiac@asiacarrera.com (that's asiaC@, not just asia@). I trust that no one out there is heartless enough to misuse that email address at a time like this. Oh god how I wish I could wake up from this nightmare. My life went from being a dream come true to hell on earth in just an instant. Please keep me in your thoughts and send me strength! I've got to get through this for my two little babies, otherwise I swear I'd have nothing to live for anymore. But I have no choice, I will do the best I can for Catty and Devin, somehow, some way, I must...

Asia Carrera Reminisces About History Of XXX Net
2002-11-05 09:53:19
Asia Carrera of www.asiacarrera.com writes: I do miss the 'good old days' when sites were few, traffic was plentiful, and awards were easy to come by! (I still keep my trophies from the various shows placed prominently on a shelf in my living room, including the one that Lee Noga accepted while pretending to be me at the Florida show LOL!)

Back then it was exciting to be a webmaster, because we had the rest of the world fooled into believing that webmastering was this phenomenally difficult task requiring in-depth study of voodoo magic and other mysterious skills that only the geekiest of geeks could even BEGIN to comprehend.

And best of all, the mainstream press bought every word of the hype, so we constantly had newspaper, magazine and tv reporters knocking on our doors and begging for interviews. (I probably got more publicity out of the two 'women of the net' E! channel specials they kept re-running to death, than my entire porno career had gotten up until that point!)

yep, those were the good old days! now, i'm sad to say, being a webmaster seems a lot more like - dare i even say it? - WORK. blech!

well, i gotta go - i've got photos to tweak, updates to do, and emails to answer... *sigh*... a webmaster's work is never done!

Lee Noga writes: Folks, Asia Carrera was one of the 1996-1997 YNOT members, and this woman to us was a hardworking webmistress. We never thought of Asia as anything but a webmaster despite a lucrative career in film :-) She was to us the first celebrity webmaster that actually DID HER OWN HTML, SITE MAINTENANCE, GRAPHICS etc and was the SITE CONTENT and also had to deal with her fans.

People always want to think Danni from Danni hardrive was the first celebrity and that is because she has gotten alot of ink, TV airtime and built her site into a multi-millions with staff. Welp, Asia was was the first and she had no staff BY CHOICE, and did it all herself.

Once Asia and I were talked to by Jenny Jones talk show about coming on as women who deal in porn. Producers called me and it was a go, the date was set, then the high powers of Warner Brothers axed it thinking their sponsors would drop if this show aired. Asia and I agreed we would do it, if they brought us both on [LOL]....now that would have been fun! Two outspoken woman knowing they probably think Asia was this dizzy, ditzy adult star....typical stereotyping.. I so wanted Asia to go in front of millions and change this stereotype! She is a 10,000 pound gorilla when it comes to "Buttkicking" her famous adjective.

Asia who was that other TV mainstream celeb we had as a YNOT member, that had like a single page website, never participated? She was eventually dropped from the YNOT member family because she sent no traffic to the other members.

AVNOnline had webmaster awards and a separate banquet, black tie preferred. Webmasters liked that concept because it gave them a reason to dress up. Glamour, limo's, fine dining, and expensive to get into event.

Radical personalities wearing suits! It was worth its weight in gold, and of course we all laughed at ourselves, but it was nice because it reminded some, "We had arrived"...just like Asia had mentioned in her post.

We all know webmasters go to shows for the free wardrobe shirts we live in full time. Not to mention the "underwear" webmaster who has not gotten dressed in clothes in so long they cannot find them when they have to do the real life thing!

The AVN webmaster awards had a short life, and Sharpie created the "Peoples Choice" awards, and that too was a short lived award idea.

Asia Carrera writes: lee, i believe the non-participating celebrity ynot member you referred to was playboy model lisa boyle.

i remember the first time i met rick from ynot in person - he was starstruck, but so was i! he was an entreprenurial geek idol in my eyes! so we both did a lot of staring at the floor and kicking imaginary dirt when we were introduced, it was pretty funny!

Brad Shaw writes: Award shows ended for good after FM threw a huge fit over RJB winning an award in Montreal. Ever since then, they have not supported a fay show. And AVN is too afraid to piss anyone off.

Duc Surrenders To His Crush On Asia Carrera
2002-11-06 20:43:22
Wherein our gentle author exceeds all bounds of journalistic propriety and tries to take advantage of his position as Editorial Director of Setgo.com to hit on Asia Carrera, the thinking man's porn star.

Duc has had a crush on Asia Carrera (www.asiacarrera.com) for his many years in the biz. He's long felt jealous that she gets more hits to her website than he does to his (even though he boasts an online Masturbation Diary and she doesn't).

So this week Duc finally got up the courage to send her a polite email inquiry about a thread on www.theeroticreview.com discussing whether or not this handsome lady was available for escorting. One answer said yes, but for platonic escorts only for $10k an evening.

Asia replies: "Oh don't be gay! I don't even do public appearances if I can help it - why the heck would I be out escorting with complete strangers? Ugh, perish the thought! Happily, I don't even have to bother responding to the thread though, because I see my loyal assistant dictator has already 'been there and done that.'"

Luke: "Uhh, then, would you be available to have lunch sometime. For strictly professional reasons, swapping stories and such."

Asia replies: "I'm flattered that you find me interesting enough to warrant taking out so you can pick my brain, but doesn't that contradict with your belief that pornstars are a bunch of flaky heathen bimbos who are morally bankrupt and can't be trusted? LOL! I'd like to think that maybe I inspired you to reconsider your opinion, but one never really knows WHERE they stand with you. For all your blatant up front honesty about who you are and how you think, you're STILL impossible to read! (hmm, now I understand how some of my fans feel about ME! LOL!)"

I think that was a knock back.

Duc then finds out about this date a porn star game where he can win an evening out with Asia Carrera. He inquires of Asia if she is really participating.

Asia replies: "Yeah, it's not exactly my idea of a good time, but they 'made me an offer I couldn't refuse', so to speak. I'm just looking at it as a mini-public appearance, which is basically what happens anytime I out go to a store or restaurant in makeup anyway. I ALWAYS get recognized if I go anywhere with makeup on, so I can only thank my lucky stars that I look completely different without makeup! But if they're paying all the other girls as much as they're paying me, I may never actually have to go on my 'date', 'cause I believe I'm the last girl slated, so they could quite possibly be out of business by then. I know that's a horrible thing to say, but in this business, it's not that far-fetched a concept.

"Damn, it sure is a pain in the ass writing emails to you. I have to double and triple-check every one of my words while carefully considering the potential repercussions of my words being posted for the public to see. It would be nice if i could at least rely on you to ask permission before making my emails public knowledge, but I'm not sure I'd believe you even if you DID promise! :P But on the other hand, I do have you to thank for teaching me (the hard way) to always think before I type, because the joys of digital information mean anything I say in an email or a chatroom can come back to haunt me for the rest of my life. So I'm always careful to watch my butt by maintaining a politically correct tone, and that's a lesson all celebrities do need to learn eventually, so I thank you for that."

Duc replies: "This is hilarious. I was just asking you about escorting. Fast Eddie wrote on the thread that you will do it platonically for about 10k. Then you said, are you crazy? I am socially phobic, would never do it, platonically or otherwise. Now what you are doing is about the same as that $10k platonic escort. I am making no judgment of you here. It's just funny because you say you feel so shy with strangers et al. I would've sworn you would never do anything like this. Damn, maybe I will have to enter this game after all."

Asia replies: "Well, call me naive, but I always thought 'escorting' was just a euphemism for 'high-class hooker'. I didn't know there WAS really such a thing as 'platonic escorting', but I wouldn't be interested in doing that either. Anything that involves me going out alone with a stranger is not going to happen, period. I okayed this particular gig because (a) it does pay well, (b) it will be chaperoned the entire time, and (c) hopefully I'll be getting some p.r. from doing this, and that's the name of the game in this business!

"I know some girls don't see any difference between making movies and hooking, but to me there is a big difference. I feel safe and in control on a set, but hooking means you're all alone with a stranger who you did not choose to work with, so you could wind up having sex with the Hunchback of Notre Dame, or even worse, stuck in a scary situation with a complete psycho! Another thing to keep in mind is that every movie I do increases my marquee value and notoriety a little more, whereas hooking has no such benefits - in fact, it lowers your market value in many people's eyes. So I'll just stick to doing legitimate adult work, thank you very much!

"So does that clarify my reasoning a little better for ya? hugs, Asia"

Luke: "Do you think I might be gay?"

Asia replies: "Can I post that on my website?? LOL just kidding!

"But what a bizarre question. Maybe i missed something you said in the past, but what on earth would suddenly make you start wondering if you're gay? There's really only one criteria needed to answer that question though - do you find yourself more sexually attracted to men than women? Then you're gay. If you find BOTH sexually attractive for various reasons, then you're bisexual. If you'd screw anything that moves regardless of sex, I have another word for that - omnisexual. Sooo... which is it? hugs, Asia"

Duc writes: What if you are only attracted to women but want to cut out their nipples and naughty bits in Photoshop?

Asia replies: that's not gay at all. just seriously sexually repressed. in lieu of a more scientific explanation, i'll just leave it at this: "you've got issues, dude!" don't you see a shrink already? you oughta bring this topic up at your next session. i bet they'll have a field day trying to analyze the freudian motivations behind your odd hang-ups regarding sex and sexuality! hehehe!