In , John Holmes succumbed to his disease and died quietly at a VA hospital. Next, check out the history of porn , humanities favorite pastime. She would make him money, then turn it over and be forced to wait in the car while he bought drugs. Meanwhile, Holmes tried, for the most part, to stick to his promise, and separate his work life from his home life. She was adventurous and young, and most importantly, thought his career was something to be admired rather than hidden.
Gracelynn. Age: 30.
Schiller, too scared to leave him, stuck it out, doing almost anything Holmes asked of her.
Bridget. Age: 30.
John Holmes on saving lives today and tomorrow
The Wonderland Murders seemed to mark the beginning of the end for Holmes. That argument would continue for the next 15 years through their tumultuous and eventually estranged marriage. Holmes fell out of favor with directors when he chose not to reveal his HIV status before engaging in several pornographic films without using protection. Schiller, too scared to leave him, stuck it out, doing almost anything Holmes asked of her. Before long, he was doing pictorials and dancing in nightclubs where he was making more cash than he dreamed possible. Even household names like Johnny Carson and Bob Hope were making jokes about sex and porn on air, encouraging the cultural phenomenon.