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When Masin Knox decided to chase the thrill of the nightlife and become a dancer/stripper, he didn’t anticipate the judgment and resentment he would face. Yet, despite the odds, he persevered and found that moving from warehouse worker to adult entertainer, and author was a journey that eventually paid off – both financially and personally.

In this episode, Masin reveals the ups and downs (pun intended!) of his financial journey and shares his invaluable lessons that he’s learned along the way. We explore the Hustler Mindset, and how he achieved financial success and stability, especially in an unconventional career.

Get ready to explore the captivating world of an adult entertainer with Masin Knox: The True Story of a Las Vegas Adult Entertainer and discover the thrilling behind the scenes secrets of this electrifying industry.

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I’m glad to have you here.

I know that we were gonna record before and you had a little bit of a health issue.

Yeah, small health issue. I was born with a heart condition called W P W. In fact, the late meatloaf had it and Marilyn Manson had it. I looked up famous people that had my condition. Oh, okay. That’s good to know. Basically, lucky for me.

As far as heart conditions go, it’s like on the very low, low, low spot. They basically just had to ablate it. I would get like fast heartbeats outta nowhere, but it’s completely successful. I’m completely healed, and thank you for asking. Well, I mean,

having health issues could impact your job. I mean, you’re a male stripper and you’re an adult entertainer.

I don’t know what your typical day is like, which hopefully you’ll tell us.

But yeah, I got a funny story for you kind of. It’s funny now because of where I’m sitting. So right before I decided to have my heart operated on, I was getting symptoms again, and the symptoms of the condition I had was, it’s a super fast heartbeat.

It just outta nowhere. Your heart will just go real fast. Your palms will get sweaty, you’ll get a little lightheaded. You kind of like feel that, I guess what doctors sometimes would feel like a little bit of impending doom. Mm-hmm. So I’m doing this bachelorette party at the Marriott. I know you see where this is going?

A couple weeks before the operation. Cause I’m fine. Right. But there’s a 7% chance I could die when these happen. It’s there, but it’s small. Right. So I’m getting ready. I’m putting on my rip-off shirt and I’m about ready to go in. All of a sudden, I can feel it coming. I went, no. So my wife headed, I’m like, all right, just ignore it.

So I remember kicking in the door, these girls are screaming, going crazy. I’m dancing and the whole time in my head I’m like, you’re gonna die. You’re gonna fall over. I’m gonna die. I’m gonna die here in this room in front of these girls. But then like as soon as it comes on, It stops. So like within like 10, 15 minutes maybe I’d say it the most, I’m just like in my panic zone and all of a sudden it just stops and you’re back to normal.

So then you knew you were gonna live and then the, all the girls had a great time.

Yes. They were having a great time. Anyway, I was in my head, like I’m on the outside smiling, but in my head I’m like, holy fuck bro. I’m gonna die. I’m gonna die right here in front of these girls. I’ve been a dancer my whole life.

Of course, I start freaking out in my head, I’m like, I’m gonna be that guy on the internet. Stripper died in Vegas of heart condition and everyone’s gonna think, obviously I was doing cocaine. Right.

Exactly. Well, that’s the obvious. Well, at least you die doing what you like, right? Yeah, exactly. Well, what is a typical day?

So, I mean, stripper probably usually working at the night time, adult entertainment. I mean, what’s a typical day like? You wake up 11 o’clock,

so a typical day for me, I tend to get up a little earlier these days, so I try to get up around nine. Get up. I do coffee, do breakfast. I do yoga. And when I say yoga, I mean I’m stretching and breathing exercises.

Yeah. I have a gym at my house, so I usually hit the gym for about an hour, two hours every morning. And then after I hit the gym, I usually have my day planned out. Cause I, I do adult films too. Mm-hmm. So I’ll see whether I have booked for content trades. I’ll see if I book for any bachelorette parties that night.

I’m also a cowboy on the strip and we do pictures with the girls. Okay. So sometimes during the week I’m doing like the shirtless pictures and we’re lifting up the girls and doing all that. So a typical day, wake up, eat, gym, maybe work the strip, do some contest, come home, shower, maybe take like a small nap if I need to.

And then I’m usually back at the hotel rooms at nighttime working bachelor up parties. Okay,

so it’s a far cry from working Taco Bell walking to work back and forth a mile each way.

Dang. And I know that sounds ridiculous when I say that, but it was like, I know I sound like my grandpa. You know, we walked a mile uphill there to a mile uphill back.

It’s like, yeah, I’m very humbled coming from where I used to have to work. On Greenfield, Indiana, down State Road nine. So those were very humbling days. So look,

I worked Burger King, so I hear you. Nice. Worked the drinks and got demoted cuz it’s not as easy as it looks. But

no, you gotta change the syrup thing.


know there was a lot, there was too much. They put me back at the burgers. You just put ’em on a grill. That was much easier. Nice. No responsibility. So you were working in manufacturing, you’re working the forklift, you’re doing all these different things. What was it that said I gotta freaking get up, take all my clothes off and dance to the world?


think back in those days, like high school’s ending, you’re getting into the workforce. You’re going to college. A lot of my friends are going to college and I literally, I didn’t want the party to end and I didn’t, and I wanted the way to meet girls and I wanted the party. And the first time I tried the strip, I was like 19 and I went to like a gay bar in Indiana called The Unicorn.

Yep. But I just, it was up too much. I just wasn’t prepared for it all yet. And then like fast forward a couple years, I turned 21 and I went and then stripped at this place called PTs and that’s when they had the guys on Saturday nights with Dance for Girls Indiana and everything was closed down. We’d go to the Denny’s.

There you go. Denny’s was the hangout

after work. Hey man, you gotta love Denny’s. They don’t do drug tests after 2:00 AM So let me ask you this, you had a risque business in middle school. Some would say, I didn’t

have a business license. Let’s keep it down. Oh, okay.

Well it’s, the statute has passed. You’re okay.

The statute’s passed. Tell us about this business.

Well, it’s the one that I think you’re thinking about. Mm-hmm. Is I had a porn rental company. Yeah, I’m an 84 baby, so I’m last Gen X. Okay. I grew up with the big camcorders. Right, right, right. You could hook those up to VCRs and it was the first paring. You could just buy the blank tapes and just dub it.

Okay. So we would steal my friend’s parents, porns. Or any porn I could get my hands on and I’d take it home and just dub it. And I would put the porn back before the parents knew it was gone and now you have a copy of it. And I would, uh, rent ’em out to my friends for five bucks a night. That’s pretty good.

Yeah. Right.

That’s pretty good. Yeah. I mean, I guess it’s pretty good money if you don’t have to pay. At that

age, dude, when middle school, you know, even another 20 bucks, 25 bucks a week, you’re like, yeah, yeah. Rolling in the dough, you know? For sure.

And did word get around? I mean like in a way you want everybody to know, but then you don’t want everybody to know.

Yeah, there’s that. I was kind of known on the underground. Right. So luckily in that situation I never got told on, so I don’t think anybody ever got caught. So that’s with the porns they rented from me. Cause I never got any trouble for that. No, that’s

too funny. So you didn’t want the party to end, like the dancing was a way for that to happen.

Not to end, but were you thinking about, man, I gotta make a lot of money, or what was the drive like? Is it the ability, is it the, oh, if I’ve got a million dollars in the bank, like what was the driving force besides, don’t want the party to end. Was there any other part of the plan?

Well, yo, but the driving force, cause I didn’t want the party in.

Right. That’s what got me in the door. Then when I realized when you compare the money I was making with a night of stripping was more than a week of back breaking labor at this point. By the time I was stripping, I, I was working in a place called Zel. It’s a warehouse in Indiana. The party got me in.

Mm-hmm. The muddy kept me there. Yeah. Because then I started really realizing once you get in there and you’re just having fun no matter what as a human being, like wreck sponges, you soak up the things around you. And I started looking around and you get advice from some of the older guys that have been there for a while and you just kinda watch how things are done, get some advice for a bartender here or there.

It’s like, wow, even a bad night here. I’m still like, you know, said like one night of stripping I would make just as much as I did it a whole five days, eight to 10 hours a day working at buns.

Yeah. Now, did all the BUN guys start asking you for advice how they could start dancing and giving up their day jobs?


should have, but they should have because of Indiana and the time that we were in, a lot of guys said I was gay and they made fun of me. Okay. Called me a faggot and you’re gay. G-string wear and homo and just cuz you were comfortable. Again, that’s how people spoke at the time. But yeah, I’m glad you brought that up.

If they were smart, right, they would’ve maybe jumped on the gravy train, but I didn’t care and. We had like a basketball goal there. We’d shoot up hoops at on our lunch breaks and stuff. And I ended up breaking my wrists on company property there. And that allowed me to take time off work when I broke my wrists at bun, cuz they wouldn’t allow me to come back to work is when I started maybe stripping a little bit full-time.

Right. And I started getting a more feel for it and then I ended up obviously quitting and getting the shipping full-time. Okay,

so the guys at Szel weren’t that accepting or were a little bit harsh about it, but when you started to meet other people, did you tell people, yeah, I strip, or you talk about your brother, Brent, and so I’m wondering like, was he like, no, that’s cool.

Yeah. Was he freaked out? Brent’s

cool. Yeah. For every negative person there’s been positive people. Yeah. So my biological brother, Brent, is super cool about it. He loved it. He thinks it’s hilarious, which you should. Yeah. And it’s a funny job. Yeah, it shouldn’t be taken

serious. And do you find, you tell people, like when you’re out and about, somebody’s like, what do you do?

I’m a stewardess, or I’m a whatever. I’m like,

well, I’ve always told people cuz I do like a little broad spectum of the adult world, so I just tell people, just in general, I’m adult entertainer. Sure. Okay. I’m an adult entertainer based outta Las Vegas.

Do you have a lot of people saying you look familiar, like I can’t play.

I do. Oh, that’s right. I masturbate to you.

Right. There could have been that like I’m thinking to myself, well, you know, but yeah. I get that sometimes a lot too.

You’ve at least, you know, your fans are passionate. Right, exactly. What would you say are the financial pitfalls of working in adult entertainment?

I mean, you don’t get w2, mostly get cash. You’re not putting away for Social Security. Maybe you’re not even thinking about social security.

And that’s the thing about quick money is like as I’ve gotten older, I’ve been putting stuff away, but you know like when you’re making that kind of money in your twenties, again, Vince is just me.

Talking about my experience, there’s probably kids out there that are way better handling money than I was. Yeah, it’s cash. I mean, just whatever, man. Just pay your taxes so that IRS don’t come after you and just what you have left over to spend it. Man, who cares? Like my whole attitude was, is I might not be alive tomorrow, right?

So spend it today. I’m not suicidal or nothing. I just had that we’re gonna live today, wake up and live

today. You know, it’s interesting that you said that because I was gonna actually ask, I mean, I have seen from time to time, you know, porn star commit suicide, and so I wonder if you or some of your friends, like.

There is some mental health issues for people that maybe, either they feel guilty about what they’re doing or maybe it felt like the only choice.

It’s sad, and I think a lot of those, and again, I could be wrong, but if we took the statistics on people who do that, I think a lot of those people that are committing suicide maybe are in the adult world.

I like to take a poll and how many of them all are on anti-psychotics or on anti-anxiety medications? Because a lot of those people that do that, I know that are on those things, and I think that. A lot of people like freak out and they don’t want to deal with anxiety, and it’s like everyone has it, man.

Right? I talked in my last interview, I called it the Fear Wolff, and it’s like a lot of people wanna take these pills. Like there’s no such thing as getting over anxiety. No one ever gets over it. You just learn how to live with it, right? You’re in your most crippling moment and it’s coming down on you.

Take a deep breath, look around. Did anything happen? It’s all in your head. Take a deep breath, put that steer Wolff back in this cage and go do something productive. But I think a lot of those people that kill themselves, they want to mask their mental health with pills. I really believe that, and I don’t mean to offend anybody by that.

If medication helps you, I’m not telling you to stop your medication. Yeah. I just feel like a lot of those antipsychotics, and they do, when you watch those infomercials, they’ll say, take this for depression. But one of the side effects is suicidal thoughts. Yeah. I’m not gonna give up any names, but there’s people I know in the industry that tweet about it all the time.

There’s a lot of people tweeting about how they feel depressed in my industry or how they’re doing this and doing that. And it’s like, again, I’m not perfect. I have bad days too, but it’s like you have to learn how to feed your soul. I’m a little bit older too. I wonder if the younger generations are really sucked into the whole social media aspect too.

Right. Which I think can cause a lot of depression.

Yeah, absolutely. And whether it’s adult entertainment, whether it’s being a housewife, whether it’s being a doctor, whether it’s

being, we all have it, man. Everybody across the spectrum, whether it’s being a host of a show. Yeah, exactly. And whether you’re Bob Wheeler or Masin Knox.

That’s right. Even I told Mark from Salt White Underbelly. You could tell anybody, everyone, I hate to say it like this because I don’t wanna be negative, but we’re all suffering in one way or another. We all for sure and stumbler more than others. I got friends of mine that are my eggs that have cancer and shit.

Yeah. We’re all suffering.

We are. But if we can all just at least have a little fun dance, a little connect a little. And I

like how men in like the U F C and more wrestlers and even more men like myself, that I, I consider to be a little bit on the masculine side are saying, Hey, it’s okay. As men, we should talk.

Right. Are you having problems? Let’s talk to each other. Yeah. Even with women too, I’m not discluding women, but I’m saying we should, like you said, normalize that we acknowledge the fact that we’re all suffering in some way and let’s just talk about it. Yeah, absolutely. You’re not

alone. Exactly. Support is out there, but

yeah, it’s sad.

I sometimes wonder if I think maybe too much porn can lead to depression. Yeah. You

gotta find

the balance in anything, because even me doing it, I tell myself, I force myself to step away from it for a couple days.

Yeah. You know what, this just came to me, I’ll have to ask this, but is there ever a time when you’re just looking at your coworker in the film and you’re thinking, I just can’t.

Oh, I mean maybe there doesn’t have to be some attraction or maybe you just get comfortable with it. Or I’ve heard you talk about you were with this girl and then a guy comes in and says, I’m a husband. And then he starts playing. You know, he is like, Hey, I’m just gonna participate. But like, do you ever have that situation of like, oh man, anybody but her?

That’s funny. No, like the only time it gets like that is like maybe sometimes. In the adult film industry, whenever around doing films. Mm-hmm. It’s vice versa too. Like they usually send you the person’s Twitter, you approve the person before you’re ever on set with them. Oh, okay. As far as porn goes, and working in that industry, I’m never surprised.

I always know who I’m working with before I even show up. Got it. So like I do escorting too. And like when you meet couples for the first time, you can be like, all right, or this can be a short night. I’m gonna do the best I can. Again, a lot of times it’s mental. So thank God for, uh, you know, I always carry Viagra in case I have to grab one for,

uh, an emergency situation to help with the imagination.


if you’ve ever taken one of those, don’t take a whole one. It could be a while. Just, no, it’s like a nightmare, dude. Just take a little bit.

Nibble. Just a nibble. Now, I had a client of mine that was a doctor. He’s like, Hey, if you need a box or two of these, I was always like, yeah, I don’t know it. I’ll wait.

Thank you. Yeah,

just think I gonna send it. Do you ever like really, really need it? You’ve never done it, which is fine. Just. I don’t really need it. Sometimes you get stuck in your head though. You know, if you need to push forward, just take a nibble, bro. Yeah. I’ve had nightmare stories of people taking a hole in.

Yeah. You like feeling lightheaded, feeling hot, Dick won’t go down. Feel like you’re gonna pass out. That does not sound like a fun sign.

No, not at all. At some point things must go down. If they’ve come up. Yes.

If your erection lasts longer than eight hours, call more women.

Exactly. So lemme ask you this, you’ve been in Vegas a long


16 years almost, I think, give or take. Yeah.

Is it tempting? I mean, you’re living with fast money, you’ve got quick money, you’re in Vegas where it’s in city and things are coming and going. Do you think that changes the way you view money? I know you’re saying like live in the moment and stuff. Has that changed at all as you’ve gotten a little bit older, like,

oh yeah.

I’ve slowed down for sure. Okay. I’ve slowed down. I’d say in the last five years I’ve gotten really good at knowing how to play the credit game.

Okay. And is that stuff you wanna do? Rental property and all these like adult things? I have a few

acres of land I bought in California. Oh, cool. That’s zoned for residential.

Oh, nice. So that’s one thing I’m amess to in my future. I found in my little older age, I like to do the remodeling of houses myself. Oh, cool. I like to do the painting, laying the floor, changing the fixtures, going to get the shit. So, I mean, as far as like adulty. Yeah, I’ve really kind of slowed down. Like I can’t explain it.

You just start seeing things different. No, I

totally get it. It’s a different kind of adult entertainment. Yes. Going to Home Depot is my porn. You

learn how to work the credit system and how to do your taxes and like there’s a way to do things. And again, I’m not. You don’t cheat the system, right? There’s a way to do things completely legal that if you just take the time to look into it, but you can make the credit gain and your taxes work for you.

Start llc. Start your own businesses. I mean, capitalism is designed to work for you if you just figure out how to do it. Absolutely. And it took me a long

time. Yeah. It takes all of us a long time. I never

cared all through my twenties, didn’t give a shit about my credit score, didn’t give a shit about anything.

And then by the time I hit your thirties, you start the adult a little bit. And you ain’t adult and without a good credit score buddy.

Exactly. Does the Fair Wolf ever still show up for you around money?

All the time. I’m always constantly in the back of my head like, all right, if I do this, I gotta do this.

And if I do this, I do this. And then I’m like, well wait a minute. If I do this and do this, but if this happens, then I gotta do this. Then if I do this, but if I spin this, then I put this, I mean, I’m always constantly moving shit around in my head, man.

Yeah. But even with that, I don’t know. Is that the hustler mindset or is more the hustler mindset like, hey, let’s just all make it a good time for


No, I think the hustler mindset’s like the with option A. Cause I think a lot of people this get like a salary or just like their normal nine to five, they just like, they have their money. They usually probably have their bills on automatic deduct. So they get their shit deposited and they’re just automatically duck and just start their job.

They go home, they watch their Netflix and they go to bed. They do it all over again, which is fine, right? They pay their mortgage and all that. Me, unless I’m getting my money, and I’m like, all right. I picked the bare minimum in for bills. All right. Now how can I take the rest of this? I have leftover and invest it.

What can I get? Can I get a piece of property? Can I flip this car real quick? My mind’s always looking on how I can take this dollar and turn it into two and turn that in the four, turn that in. The eight. My big thing is now what I’m looking into is how to make more passive income. Yeah, which only fans I’ve been doing pretty good at.

Once I get my real estate going as far as I get that property I have, that’ll be more passive. Making money while you’re sleeping, making money while you’re making your coffee in the morning now.

Exactly. Especially when you’re doing something that’s physical. That requires your body, whether it’s film or dance, but how do you rebound from a night or day that’s not financially, like it didn’t work out the way you thought.

You didn’t get paid for the film or the escort?

Well, me never getting paid for the film has never happened. Okay. And me never getting paid. And a stripping gigs never happened. Okay. Never. There are nights though on the same kind of thing where I might have had porn gigs cancel on me at the last second.

Ah, and I may have had dancing gigs canceled with me last second, which means got it. In my mind, that was money I was planning on getting. But now you don’t get it or it’s on hold until they reschedule. Right. Yeah, it’s always disappointing, but I’ve gotten far enough to where like I can miss a gig or two and I’ll be okay.

No, that’s good now, but the multiple streams, I think that’s where it’s at. And certainly real estate and the other adult entertainment, like having

good credit. Yeah, dude, even like in my downtime, which is very little, I have a PlayStation. I like to play Call of Duty sometimes. Yeah, sometimes like I don’t even play that much, even when I’m playing PlayStation.

I feel guilty. So I started looking into, well, if I start a Twitch page and I sent up this camera, I don’t care if it’s $20. Right. The way I look at it is we’re all just kind of going through life, right? Yep. And money is above our heads the whole life. You just gotta figure out a way to grab it. Yeah, that’s it.

It’s just there and describing, so it’s like, how can I, because there’s Twitch people. I don’t know if you know many Twitch streamers. There’s video gamers making millions.

Millions. It’s insane.

And I’m thinking if I could just get a crumb of that. Yeah, and just take the thousands, or even an extra 500 bucks a month.

As long as it’s just coming in and I’m just getting it sitting here doing this, I’ll take it. 20 bucks is 20 bucks. Dang. If not how much you make, it’s how much you save.

Yeah, that’s absolutely right. Do you think that the hustling mindset might come from like not having a safety net? Like I know I didn’t have a safety net growing up, so I had to figure out every way I could to make sure I didn’t fall short, cuz nobody was gonna come in and pick me up.

Yes, there’s that. I’ve always kind of had like the hustler thing, and we go back to, we were joking about when I had the video rental service, but like my dad died when I was super young and I never got along with my biological mom that well. So I was basically adopted, not legally, but basically by my good friend’s parents.

Yeah. And my friend’s dad, who I called my godfather, my dad, who I’m really close to. He’s a big time hustler. Oh, okay. He owns a hot springs. He owns tons of properties. He’s owned houses, businesses, like he’s on his shit. Yeah. And he’s taught me a lot. Hey, here’s how you make your mo. He’s not a nine to fiver at all.

Well, you

know, hustling’s not a bad thing, right? No. You gotta hustle to catch the worm. You gotta hustle to show

up. And that’s when people think hustler. We’re not talking about drug dealing, right? We’re not talking about illegal stuff. We’re talking about outside the box of nine to five.

Yeah. Absolutely.

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What’s the biggest tip? Someone shoved down your pants or

thong Well, Technically, I guess it would’ve been $200 at one time. Okay. At one time we’re talking about one party or just at one shove.

Yeah, one

person going,

I had a girl one time come up to me when I was dancing at a bachelorette party and she was like, Represent New York and she ran to go grab my penis and I looked down. There were $200 bills down there at like one time. I was like, oh cool. That’s nice.

It’s better than a roll of quarters.

Yeah, I do. I’ll tell you what, I have a joke. Like, you know if you dance in Canada, you know they got those loony and toonies. Yes. Throw those at you. That’s

exactly what shouldn’t you say to somebody when they give you a big tip? What shouldn’t you

say? Yeah. Is that all? Yeah.

Yeah, probably. That’s right.

What’s something you feel like you spend too much money on? Food. All right. What are your financial goals for the next 12 months? More passive income. More passive income. That makes sense. So we’re at our m and m moment, our sweet spot. Money and motivation. What’s a practical tip that you, yourself have learned or used?

A practical financial tip or a piece of wealth? Wisdom for the listener. Something that you know, saved more than you spend. It was, it’s

a great, so the only thing I can say from my experience, from what I know, cause I’m not into the whole crypto thing, I don’t understand that completely. Yeah. So from my generation, what I’ve been told, real estate never goes down.

Yeah. If you can get a good deal on a piece of property and it makes sense, buy it. You know

what? Even though real estate once in a while does go up, it’s still a good long term investment. I agree. You got real estate if

everything else, and then gold, silver. Yeah. I’ve always been told, look for the deals.

You got a deal on C property or gold, silver buy. Yeah. Even if it’s all the money you got, buy. If it’s a deal, get it. If you have the money, get it. No, absolutely. But I know a lot of these kids are making money on this crypto stuff. I just don’t understand that. I don’t understand

that I’m out. Yeah. Okay.

Like on Shark Tank, I’m

out and they called, what’s the other one where the pictures? NFTs. NFTs, yeah. I never understood that either, but I, there was big money in that for a while. I. Yeah, there still is big fucking money, dude. It’s crazy. I kind of went on for property, gold, silver property, things you

can touch.

Well, Masin, this has been a great conversation and for my takeaway is follow in your passion. You went for something even though other people gave you grief or called your names. But it was something that you wanted to do cuz you wanted to keep the party going. Why not go for it? And hustler is a positive thing, right?

Because when you talk about having that hustle mindset, it’s talking about how to make money, how to do this, how to do this, how to make the deal, find the deal. So you’re constantly on the move, on the hunt. Maybe not with the fear wolf, right? But the wolf is on the prowl looking for all those different things.

Like how do I get resourceful? How do I find those things? And so I love that you’ve written this book and you’re unapologetic, this is me, this is what I’ve done, this is how I showed up. Thank you. Because there’s a lot of people that are sitting at BUN and somewhere else and hating their lives and not willing to take a chance because somebody might criticize it or think it’s out of the box or it’s not appropriate.


And again, though, there’s nothing wrong with Benzel. Absolutely. That was just not for you. No, and and one of my last nights at Szel that got me to really get out here was I worked the night shift, right? We came in, it was like a Friday and they had a party for the day crew and the guy was celebrating his 34 years at Szel.

Wow. Bezels been around forever. I was 21 at the time, and I remember I walked into the break room and I went, I saw the cake and I remember looking at the stupid, you know, those stupid little office parties? Oh, yeah. Pizza and all that. I’m like, This guy has been here 14 years longer than I’ve been alive.

Yeah. And I was like, I remember that was when I drank in like an unhealthy way. I always had like a fifth, a vodka in my car. It’s a good way to start, dude. I remember going out to the back drinking, crying. Like, for real? Yeah, like having a for real mental breakdown. Smoking, like, holy shit is this it? Is this me and that?

Dude, I’m not doing this shit. I got the first opportunity to leave and I took back off. That’s, I’ll buy

my own pizza.

I packed up my 1998 Pontiac Bonneville and drove out to Las Vegas from Indiana. That’s awesome.

Yeah. Right. And now you have a book where can people find you online in social media and show us a copy of your book?

I. Absolutely, man. So my book, it’s Masin Knox. It’s gonna be the Tree Story of a Las Vegas Adult Entertainer. It’s about basically my 15 years here in Las Vegas, and for those of you who like to get their entertainment passively, every book comes with a free download card. So I have audio download cards where I did the audio myself.

Awesome. So one of the download cards is the actual verbatim audible for the book. Which I did myself. And then the bonus audible card you get is story time, which I tell each of the chapters like a story and don’t really read it. Okay. So it’s like we’re having a conversation like we are now. All my social media, all my book, everything can be found@Masinknox.com.

That’s m a s I N. K and o x.com links to all my social, my Instagram, my Twitter, my PornHub, my TikTok, my only fans. How to book me as a stripper to buy. The book is all again@Masinknox.com.

Great. We’ll put that all in the show notes. And Masin, I gotta say, you’ve got the most southern name. If your middle name had been Dixon,

so do you remember, are you familiar with, I’d like to say this real quick.

A filmmaker all over stone. Yeah. Yeah. He did natural boring killers. Right. And in that movie, Juliette Lewis and Woody Harrelson play the Serial Killers, Mickey and Mallory Knox Uhhuh and I made a joke that they had a son and named him Masin. Got it. So I’m the son of Mickey Mallory Knox. I’m Masin Knox, Mr.

Las Vegas. You know, I love it. Yeah. This has been great, man. You guys are

fun. Yeah, thanks a lot. It’s been great. And maybe we’ll see you in Orlando.

Yeah. And then real quick, you’re out in la, right? Yeah. Oh my God, dude. And in return for you, I will give you Bob a free lap dance.

I might be too old for that, but

that dude, a free lap dance from Masin Knox himself.

And I will throw in a free copy of my book.

Oh, I I will do that. Oh my God. Hilarious. You

guys have been great, man. Thank you so much.

Amen. It’s been great. We’ll talk soon.

Absolutely, man. Have a great day, brother.

You too.

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