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July 17, 2003

An Actress Connects with her Inner Power

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posted by Michael at July 17, 2003


The S Factor came to life after I accidentally discovered my sexual power and a fit body while researching and preparing for a role in the film “Dancing at the Blue Iguana”. My life was changed forever.

This seems a bit exaggerated somehow. According to her personal website (linked to the "S Factor" website), Ms. Kelley was no stranger to the idea of performing in an explicitly sexual mode:

Sheila Kelley spent three years as Gwen Taylor, Arnie Becker's stunning secretary on NBC's L.A. Law. Playing Gwen, Kelley redefined the term sultry.

At another spot in the "S Factor" website, Ms. Kelley maintains:

A mix of dance and gymnastics, with moves like the Cat Pounce, this workout (done in bras and thongs) provides its practitioners a little cardio as well as a few tricks for the bedroom. ("We have a baby because of this," says Kelley.)

Babies are great and however they came to be, mazel tov, but I always found having sex with the explicit goal of making a baby to be a far more profound experience than just getting really hot and nailing the wife, so to speak. It was an experience that definitely affirmed the male sexual power as well as the female. I wonder if Richard Schiff, Ms. Kelley's husband, regards the suggestion that he was "S-factored" into having a child as an accurate description of his experience.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on July 18, 2003 4:13 AM

Actually, I look at this and approve heartily, in an "Actresses, gotta love 'em" kind of way. They're such mixed bundles of this and that -- high-minded and shy (often), yet exhibitionistic and funky, spiritual yet physical and emotional. Nonsensical creatures, full of impulses and needs, entrepreneurial and tough and sensitive, yet often good at entertaining and giving pleasure. Sheila Kelley's actually a good, serious actress. Gotta love her for being in a phase where she's decided that a combo of yoga and Pilates and stripping is giving meaning to her life, and might give meaning to other women's lives too. Right? Wrong? Who cares? I love the spectacle, which I find funny, touching and sexy.

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on July 18, 2003 12:04 PM

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