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Green Porno, and Isabella Rossellini, return

You just couldn’t get enough. Well, good news for all you Green Porno fans: the Isabella Rossellini insect mating vehicle is back.

Yes, the actress and model returns today with the second season of the program, which features Rossellini, 56, acting out (in costume and with evocative sound effects) how critters reproduce. Six new episodes will air on SundanceChannel.com.

Rossellini has already explained how bees, dragonflies, fireflies, spiders, earthworms, snails, flies and (fittingly for sex stereotypes of women as predators of men) the praying mantis do the deed. (Rossellini probably wouldn’t have much to act out in the world of termites, some of which reproduce asexually, as we noted last week.) She told Scientific American then that while her costumes sometimes were constricting, she could break out of them while staying in character. "Once I humped them," she said, "they came apart." 

Since she began the show, Rossellini has become quite the nature buff. “Now I watch nature documentaries constantly,” Rossellini told New York Magazine earlier this month, “but I’ve never seen whales mating on a documentary. Maybe they censored it? Perhaps a lot of documentaries are made for children and they do not want them to know about whale reproduction.”

She added that she has no plans to act out mammal mating rituals. “Mammals? You know how they do it,” she told the magazine. “They do it as we do it.”

Updated at 2:55 p.m. April 1 to correct that second season begins today, not tomorrow.

 

 

 

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