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Porn Legend Ron Jeremy is in Critical Condition at Cedars-Sinai

TMZ reports that porn legend Ron Jeremy drove himself to the hospital yesterday after suffering severe chest pains, whereupon doctors discovered an aneurysm near his heart. The pop culture icon is in critical condition at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Jeremy’s manager Mike Esterman says his client’s condition is worsening. Surgery appears eminent imminent.

Here’s hoping the subject of the 2001 documentary Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy pulls through.

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Here Comes the Deep Throat Judge…

It’s early in the New Year, but the rotating quartet of performers set to play the part of the Southern judge who heard a Deep Throat obscenity case is going to be a hard, cheeky combo to beat. Per Studio City Patch local editor Mike Szymanski‘s write-up of preparations for the play The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, opening at the Zephyr Theatre in Hollywood January 24:

Porn star Ron Jeremy said, “This is a way to bring a whole new audience to discover the importance of Deep Throat.” He, writer Bruce Vilanch, actor Christopher Knight (The Brady Bunch) and porn legend Bill Margold will take turns playing the conservative Southern judge that heard the case trying to prosecute Deep Throat and trying to define obscenity.

This west coast version of the Off-Broadway play is being shepherded by Studio City resident David Bertolino. Among the many other recognizable names taking part is Georgina Spelvin, the one-time star of a movie (The Devil in Miss Jones) that was double billed with Deep Throat. She has told Bertolino this will be her final public appearance.

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‘Flying Pig’ Food Truck Mulls Legal Action Against Porn Company

Squid Ink‘s Elina Shatkin reports a rather bizarre story about LA’s Flying Pig food truck and its battle with porn company Cal Vista Pictures–who’s using the truck as a backdrop for a Ron Jeremy film. According to Shatkin, truck owner Joe Kim is mulling legal action against the company, not because the truck is featured in the backdrop, but because the title of the film is “The Flying Pink Pig.” Not exactly the type of thing a food truck wants popping up on Google searches after just being featured on Oprah. The crew is also in the process of opening a restaurant in Little Tokyo.

Said Kim: “I think these guys really wanted to take advantage of us. Not really telling us but really taking advantage of our name.”

Kim is trying to get Cal Vista to remove the Flying Pig imagery before the film is released later this month.

Meanwhile, Kim tells Eater LA he never spoke producers of the film before the shooting, but he was lead to believe by a former employee that truck was being used for a “romantic film.”