Castle Megastore Taps Nina Hartley as 'Resident Sexpert'

Rhett Pardon
TEMPE, Ariz. — Adult performer Nina Hartley has been picked to host Castle Megastore Group's sex-education classes at locations across the country.

Hartley's classes also will be streamed live online, and the long-time adult actress additionally will support Castle’s staff training for the 17-store chain called Castle University.

“Nina Hartley’s wealth of experience within the adult industry resonates extremely well with our customers and employees," Castle spokeswoman Adriana Rosales. " We believe her vast knowledge of various sexual orientations and lifestyles is an amazing fit for Castle."

Hartley began her career as an adult performer while an undergraduate in nursing at San Francisco State University. She started working as a stripper at Mitchell Bros. O'Farrell Theater.

Hartley, author of “Nina Hartley’s Guide to Total Sex,” also co-produces her own line of instructional videos, "Nina Hartley’s Guides." She played the part of Hillary Clinton in LFP's "Who's Nailin' Paylin?"

Castle Megastore, based in Tempe, Ariz., operates stores in in Arizona, Alaska, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington. The company was named XBIZ 2009 Retailer of the Year.

Castle Megastore first started its sex-education series last month, with “Talking Sex,” which featured Hartley as a speaker at its Phoenix store.

Visit to learn more about the upcoming class schedule and topics.