Juli Ashton is a Playboy model, adult-film star, radio and TV personality, and entrepreneur. Ashton, 33, owns Ashton View, the company for which she produces, directs and stars in the "Essentially Juli series." You may have seen her in such porn classics as "Devil in Miss Jones 5," "Latex" or "Happy Ass Lesbians." You may have seen her in the porn-movie spoof "Orgazmo." Or you may have seen her in her role as the host of Playboy TV's "Night Calls."
Most recently, Ashton has landed a gig as the hostess of Playboy's XM Satellite Radio channel, talking live with fans from all over the world.
Although Ashton lives in Los Angeles, the rumor is that she was "discovered" in Orlando at Fairvilla MegaStore. In any case, she has an insider's knowledge of sex in The City Beautiful, and she loves to share.
Orlando Weekly: What is it about Orlando that turns you on?
Julie Ashton: Oh my goodness (heavy breathing). A huge combination of people, Southern hospitality and incredible weather.
So where do you go in Orlando to pick up a guy?
Bodhisattva is my favorite because I like the guys that hang out there. And last call at Will's Pub. You gotta wait clear to last call, but you do what you gotta do.
Nice. What if you're in the mood to pick up a girl?
For a girl, I'd probably go to Houston's bar. Actually, anywhere in Winter Park Village on Thursday nights would do, too.
If you were to go on a romantic date in Orlando, where would you go and what would you do?
I've had the most incredible time out at Wekiwa Springs. I love a beautiful park with a nice little picnic and then maybe a movie over at Enzian.
What about the "I-know-I'm-gonna-get-laid" date?
Well, if I know I'm gonna get laid, then I'd better go get a toy at Fairvilla and maybe just get some Tijuana Flats take-out, and then get back to the house as quick as I can.
What's the best place in Orlando for a quickie?
I gave my ex-husband some really good oral at the `Fantasyland Skyway` at Disney.
How did you not get caught?
It has to be really quick! You gotta time it just right with the other cable cars. As somebody's going by, you go before the next one, ya' know (breathy giggling).
Let's talk about Orlando celebrities. Are there any you'd like to have sex with?
Well, I'm always flirting and talking about sex with Drew Garabo.
He's a taken man, you know. Can you handle that?
Well, maybe we'll just do it three-way with his lovely wife. Then it's not cheating. Just bring her along!
Well, I know Jim Philips from Real Radio, but I don't know that I'd want to have sex with him.
Any Orlando bands make you horny?
Since they visited me here in L.A., I'd have to say the Sam Rivers Trio. Anthony Cole `Sam Rivers Trio, Brown Note and a solo artist` -- Hello! Hello! And any band that has Wing `bass player for Throcket Luther` in it. He's hot, too.
Are there any Orlando celebrities that you think should be porn stars? Do you think anyone locally could do it?
Well, I've heard so many stories and I've met him a few times, but I'd have to say Jim Faherty. I think he'd take the industry by storm.
Anybody you think absolutely should not be a porn star?
Absolutely not the Monsters of the Mid-Day. Please, just keep your clothes on!
What's your favorite sex memory of Orlando?
I came up for a quick visit to watch the shuttle go off, and we went out on this boat, watching the sun and the festivities on the shore. Everybody was out there. And I flirted and seduced and had sex with this incredible, tattooed bartender on this boat. It was unbelievable.
Mmmm, tattooed bartenders. No names?
(Laughs). No names, no no. Protect the innocent.
What public places in Orlando would you love to have sex at?
I like the swan boats at Lake Eola. Maybe just a quick, and I mean a really quick, sexcapade in the photo booth at Bar-BQ-Bar. I have some cute pictures of myself getting frisky in that photo booth.
What's the most appealing place to just be naked at?
That's the same as anywhere in the world: Everywhere is the best place to be naked. Just be naked!
Any place in particular that just makes you really want to take it all off?
I love the Hard Rock Hotel pool area. Wouldn't it be great if that were a nude pool?
What do you love most about your job?
Hearing the incredible sexcapades of the people out there. The media wants us to believe it's not happening, but when I get these phone calls, I know it's going on and I love it.
Any seriously freaky stories jump out in your memory?
Just how many people really are having orgies and three-ways. I mean, who knew?
Orlando seems kind of tame, in that respect. Does it seem that way to you?
I don't think so. I think that there are a lot of places to have fun. You just scratch the surface a little bit and you'll see how crazy they are. I mean, look at all the great sex shops, look at all the great clubs and stuff going on. When people are getting excited about that, then sex happens.
What kind of advice would a sex goddess such as yourself have for spicing up a sexually bland town?
I think, you live in a town where the weather is conducive to less and less clothing. You should wear shorter skirts. Go at least twice a week without panties. And buy more sex toys. Everyone. I'd like to see every resident in Orlando owning at least one sex toy. You should have to show it in order to get your driver's license.
Speaking of the hot weather, what's your favorite place for an outdoor screw?
Anywhere at the beach. It's not that far a drive to get out in the middle of nowhere. I like Cocoa the best. And I still like the swans at Lake Eola. I mean, what are they gonna do?
You once said that Orlando is one of the strip capitals of the world. Do you have a favorite place for a strip tease?
There's lots and lots of stripping going on in Orlando, and I've been to most of the strip clubs. But I think the best strip tease that I've ever seen was on the bar at Knock Knock.
So you're more into the amateur thing?
Exactly. It's impromptu and you're not expecting chicks to get all freaky, but they just let it go.
Now when will you be visiting us next? We've heard rumors you'll be here soon.
I'll be there sometime in late March or maybe April.
In the meantime, if someone wants to listen to you on satellite radio, how does that work?
All you have to do is buy an XM radio; they have them for home or car. Then you can pay the little bit extra ($3) a month to order 24-hour Playboy radio. I mean, I'm worth three dollars a month, come on now. It's really exciting because we don't have the same regulations as radio, so you can say anything. You can call up and tell us your crazy stories and use all the dirty words you want.