Extra's: 49 minutes of extra footage-primarily dancers on the stage strutting their stuff for the audience, contestant list of 76 performers, filmographies for a lot of the contestants, photogalleries for the Dancing, posing and awards sections of the events, pages of contest winners, AVN Awards, biographies of Tricia and John, and some info on the club itself
Audio/Video Quality: The picture was presented in 1.33:1 ratio full frame color. I've seen a few of these in the past and it looks like John has improved the quality of the picture tremendously over the years. Most of the time, the worst problem is a bit of grain or some glare from the dun although John sometimes lost focus (not often enough to moan about it). The audio was presented in stereo English but I didn't notice a lot of separation between the channels. For the most part, it looked and sounded better than a top of the line home videocamera could provide (although the music was distorted more often than not).
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Body of Review: Those of you who are naturalists, or nudists, have probably heard of a little place in Roselawn, Indiana called the Ponderosa Sun Club. Every year on the third Sunday of July and August, the club holds what amounts to one of the biggest competitions for strippers in the United States, Nudes A Poppin'. It seems like Evil Angel CEO John Stagliano has been recording the festival for years and in the latest release, Buttman At Nudes A Poppin' 15, he, his wife Tricia Devereaux, and Adara Michaels, join hosts Ron Jeremy, Sunset Thomas, and Andy Dick for a swinging good time.
The festival is a contest to find the best strippers in the world. Aside from the dance routines going on, the gals also participate in posing contests, baring their bodies for the various fans to enjoy. The women spread their legs as far as humanly possible in dozens of cases and while there was no actual sex taking place, I'm sure the crowds' sported wood all day long. There were lean gals, curvy gals, professionals, amateurs, White, Black, young and old with a bunch of other groups represented as well. In all, it was a good time like these shows always are for fans of playful women.
Summary: The tough part of my job is to rate this type of DVD. It's difficult because consumers wanting sex will hate it, those who expect flawless beauties, of which there certainly were a few, will be grumpy that not all the ladies were perfect, those expecting anything other than a voyeurs paradise may well be disappointed. In short, I have to go with my own gut feeling and suggest this DVD as Recommended. The technical issues have been getting better in this series for a long time, the extras are getting more complete and the fun is just as plentiful. I suppose I'd like to have had an audio commentary or even optional subtitles to help me keep track of the performers, and maybe something indicating where the professional dancers worked (at least something along those lines) but I think there was an awful lot of material presented here and fans of the show could easily consider this the best volume of the series to date (although, to be up front, I've only seen a couple others). Check it out if you have any doubts but it's tough to go wrong with this one.
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