Viv Thomas Babe of the Month January 2007.
Penny says she enjoys music such as: "Hiphop, reggae, a little bit of classical when I'm painting..."
She enjoys painting.
Her favorite books: "Lord of the Rings, Dharma Bums, Naked Lunch...a little bit of this British writer Martina Cole...shes a little deranged... New Favs? Chuck Klostermans "sex Drugs and Cocoa Puffs", and good ol' Coelho's "Zahir"...."
One of her favorite quotes: ""You must always be intoxicated. That sums it all up: it's the only question. In order not to feel the horrible burden of Time which breaks your back and bends you down to earth, you must be unremittingly intoxicated. But on what? Wine, poetry, virtue, as you please. But never be sober." -Baudelaire "
Jennie Ketcham enjoys creating paintings in her spare time.
On her MySpace accounts and in her films, she has expressed her advocacy for marijuana.
Though she is an advocate of marijuana use, Ketcham has admitted to struggling with harder substance abuse, particularly in her early years in the industry when she was unhappy with her life.
She stated in an interview performed when she was 24 that she was addicted to cocaine at one point, but was by the time of the interview clean and sober.
In April 2009, Jennie Ketcham started a blog titled Becoming Jennie, after participating in VH1's Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew. In her first entry, dated 29 April 2009, she wrote, "My name is Jennie Ketcham, and I am a recovering pornstar. And addict. This day, as every day, is the first day of the rest of my life, and I intend to live it to the fullest." According to the blog, she does not regret having been in pornography, is living a sober lifestyle, --
-- and is currently working on a memoir.