Besides, only from the politically incorrect ‘70’s could have come a disco musical comedy about a woman with a talking vagina.CHATTERBOX, made in 1977, is no porn film (though bare breasts abound), but a silly R-Rated comedy based on a ridiculous but titillating situation that today doesn’t seem at all sleazy or dirty but really funny and kind of innocent."The best talkback hosts are blokes who are allowed to be reactionary, grumpy old men," she explains to Sunday News."Can you carve out a niche as a female talkback host?Penny and Virginia appear as guests on Professor Irwin Corey’s TV show where Virginia sings a funky disco tune called ‘Wang Dang Doodle’ which rockets her to stardom.
She had been legal director of the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, but now she was moving from New York to Nashville and Judy was worried that it might not be a good town for a lesbian activist.
A send-up of porno films (such as DEEP THROAT), CHATTERBOX is light-years away from being a great movie, but for a low-budget 70’s time-waster, it’s a lot of fun.
The humor is raunchy but goodhearted and the double entendres fly fast and furious even though not many of the jokes really work (not surprising considering how big Rip Taylor’s role is) but the film really comes to life during the bizarre musical numbers.
She arrives at the Shaky Isles cafe in Auckland's Kingsland one of her local haunts quite late, and for the first 10 minutes of our interview seems distracted.
This could be attributed to an exhausting schedule promoting her latest TV project What's Really In Our Food which kicked off a second series on TV3 this week.