birthday-muscle-clip-artSebastian Cruz, Stetson Gable, Cutter Knight, Nick Mancini, Giuseppe Piccoli, the late Erik Rhodes, Rock [Rockafellaz Ent.], Zephyr (February 8); the late Joshua Berlin, Michael Brandon, Ruslan Peterko [Mario Danza, Jan Manek, Riko, Sebastian Stone, Rudolf Valentino, Kelvin Vlado], Arthur Roth, Brandon Weber (February 9); Charlie Boy, the late director Jean-Daniel Cadinot, Brent Everett, Casey Jordan, Jason Keller, Dan Lyons, Daniel Magam, Slava Petrovich, Diego Sanchez, Vince Taylor (February 10); Sam Bare, Kennedy Carter, Beau Green/Greene, Eric Marx, Domingo Montero, Ray Phillips, Jackson Reid, Hal Rockland, Eddie Schulz, Austin Wilde (February 11); Chad Johnson, Tim Lowe, Corey Stevens (February 12); Tomas Belko [Pavol Melis, Roman Paulik], Ulizes Carpelli, Gustavo Ferreira, Daniel Kilmer, Sean Madar, gossip columnist Billy Masters, Todd Rosset, Wayne Montgomery (February 13); the late Geoffrey Karen Dior [Rick Van], Jason Hawke, Mike Kennedy, Jason Knight, Joey Lismir, Nicholas Moore, Elijah Peters, Milo Peters, Christopher Scott, Braden Stone, Steve Trevor, Grant Wood (February 14). [Have we overlooked a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

DVD-Gym-Jocks-Sauvage-StaxusDVD-Monumental-Ass-Hot-HouseBlue Movie Reviews: I’ve begun penning blue movie reviews for XBIZ after a number of years away from the beat. Here’s the first two: MONUMENTAL ASS (great title) from Hot House VideoCLICK HERE — and GYM JOCKS: SQUATS & SLUTS from Sauvage/Staxus. CLICK HERE for that one.

sexy-birthday-clip-artRobert Collins, Dustin O’Donnell, Jason Sizemore, Brad Slater, Bryan Slater, Carlos Tyler (February 1); Nathan Brooks, Nicholas Clay, Michael Fox, Brian Hansen, the late Lindon Hawk, Zed Kelly, Steven Richards, David Scott, Kris Wolff (February 2); the late Bruce Jennings, Johnny Law, Antonio Madiera, Tom Penn, Christian Wilde, Park Wiley (February 3); Michael Anthony, Gynt Klein, Ron Miller, Tony Molina, director John Rutherford, Mitch Ryder, the late David Thompson (February 4); Sasha Byazrov [Alexander Byazrov], Michael Crawford, Jan Dvorak [Pavel Novotny, Max Orloff], Joe Foster, Luke Loader, Brady Martin, Joel Thomas (February 5); the late Adam Faust, Jeremy Feist, Troy Halston, Blake Kennedy, Lucio Maverick [Josh Lovas], Silvio/Sylvio Pantera [Noah McCarne], Brad Phillips, Timmy Thomas, Jed Willcox (February 6); Phillip Ashton, Benn Davis, Nick DiBona, Luciano Endino, Eric Flower [Josef Cernan, Miro Lauko], Vince Harrington [Lana Luster], Tucker Scott, Justin Southall (February 7). [Have we skipped a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

Birthday-twink-cake-cartoonJason Berringer, Ethan Clarke, Brian Cox, Paul Dawson, Raul Dias, Arpad Majoros [Garcia Fecske], Emerson Prata, Rob Roberts, Romario [Brazilian model], Dano Sulik, T.J. Young (January 25); Joey Amor, Rob Cryston, Jake Dakota, Derek da Silva, Zach Falconer, Luciano Haas, Maleek, Anthony Mengetti, Triton Rivers (January 26); Marc Brodey, Marcelo Costa, Cruz Lennox, Tom Matthews, Matt McGrath, Tom Moore, Eddy Ryan, Nick Thomas (January 27); Brandon Angelo, Tim Brensen [Nico Blade, Tim Craven, Mihal Laszlo, Michael Sarlo], Brandon James, Alex Manning, Rex Parker, Tyler Riggz, Blake Riley, Jake Rowe, Randy Summers (January 28); Tiziano Cortese, Tom Dacascos, Francesco D’Macho, Billy Gascon, Dan Hanson, the late Boris Mateho [Boris, Lorenz Popkov, Chad Valenta, Zdenek Valenta, Zavier Vulcain], Marc Pierce, Malik Romero, Mitch Ryder, Parker Williams (January 29); Matthew Anders, Kevin Cobain, Marcus Day, George Fleece, Justin Greer, Alexei Gromoff [Sebastian, Marco Tibor, Thomas Williams], Anthony Holloway, Trent Sebastian, Mischa Viaeu (January 30); Chris Holland, Chad Hunt, Luc Jarrett, Eric Payne, Dean Spencer, Randy Storm (January 31). [Have we skipped a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

Dillon-Buck-smile-birthday-candlesBobby Bacon, Ace Hanson, Troy Masters, Ryan Michaels, Robert Novy, Walter Perras, Jason Sparks, Shane Thomas, Damon West (January 18); Rocco Giovanni, Ken Houser, Derek Rei, Rafael Valentino (January 19); Tristan Adonis, Villem Cage [Cage Kajc, Martin Karvina], Rick Chase, Brad Erikson, Leaf Hendrickson, the late Josh Weston, Dave Yanek (January 20); Babaji, Adrian Bradshaw, Tom Katt, Toine Rousseau, Jason Sanchez, Scott Tanner, Dallas Taylor, Tony West (January 21); Sky Donovan, Kamrun, Shane Patrick, Tod Parker, Robert Smiley, Evan Taylor (January 22); Ethan-Michael Ayers, the late Devon Barry, Joe Kent, Jay Richards, Dawson Riley, Rob Roberts, Jeremy Shelton, Damien Steele, Ryan Wagner (January 23); Jake Andrews, Gus Avery, Bruno [Brazilian model], Roberto Giorgio [Filip Olivier], Gary Hanson, Hercules, Jordan, Christopher Montana, Ivan Mrozek [Attila B., Frank Einstein, John Meredek, Mihaly Tombor], Robert Petri, Supreme [Castro], Chad Thomas (January 24). [Have we skipped a PSB? Please leave a comment and let us know. Photo of Dillon Buck by Conner Habib.]

Cybersockets-2016-LaRueWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.: The 16th annual Cybersocket Web Awards were handed out Tuesday night during a ceremony at Penthouse nightclub in West Hollywood emceed by Chi Chi LaRue. BelAmi, CockyBoys, Helix Studios and NakedSword as well as performers Antonio Biaggi, Trenton Ducati, Pierre Fitch, Colby Keller and Sebastian Kross, claimed top awards. The night’s highlights included a performance by recording star Frenchie Davis and a man in a banana suit. CLICK HERE for the full story at AVN…

Chi-Chi-LaRues-storefrontAVN: I have my first story in a long while up at AVN.com (the photo is mine, too). Follow the link for the full story. Here’s a teaser: “Just a little boutique!” exclaimed Chi Chi LaRue at the grand re-opening on Saturday of the 2000-square-foot brick-and-mortar retail outlet that bears her name. The GAYVN Hall of Fame-winning director, DJ and drag queen greeted guests as they arrived to inspect the new store—situated across the street and down the block from its prior location—lit for the occasion in pink and purple neon lights with a Tom of Finland cutout on the sidewalk outside for event-appropriate photo opportunities and a backroom appropriately titled The Dungeon with an open bar, shirtless men slinging drinks and a leather sling behind a chain link fence. CLICK HERE for the full article…

birthday-muscle-clip-artB.J. Bratt, Chad Donovan, Gerardo, Sebastian Gronoff, Josh Holiday, Doug Jeffries, Cameron Sage [Seth Dickens], Kurt Stefano, Jeremy Tucker, Jeremy West, Rick West (January 11); Paul Barresi, Eric Carter, Kai Cruz, Peter Ericson, Tommy Lawrence, Brad McGuire, Attila Sipos [Zoltan], Richard Well (January 12); Nathan “Big Red” Hamilton, Rodney Parks, Patrick St. Martin (January 13); Ivan Andros, Jake Butler, Christopher Fleur de Lis, Ray Harley, Fabian Harri, Junito, Kirk Kelley, Brayden Knight, Mike Vespa (January 14); Hank Cruz, Gino Gultier, Jason Harley, Daniel Paxton, Mark Rockwell, Zak Spears, Peter St. James, Alex Turner, Mason Wyler (January 15); Gareth Bates, Victor Cowboy, Cody Kucher, Dario D’Alba, Jim Danielson, Jake Deckard, Robert Gunn, Little Steven (January 16); Spencer Allan, Kanye East, Donald Jarrott, David Laval, Drew Sumrock, Jarod Tucker, Dylan West (January 17). [Have we missed a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

Cybersocket-Web-Awards-logo-artPorn Awards: The 2016 Cybersocket Web Awards are set to unspool next week, Tuesday, January 12, at Penthouse Nightclub in West Hollywood. It’s the sixteenth edition of the show; time really flies, doesn’t it? Despite our hiatus, GPTimes is among the 33 nominees for the category now known as Best Porn Review Site. It’s nice to still be in the mix. CLICK THIS LINK for the full list of nominees.

sexy-birthday-clip-artAnton, Michael Cooper, Kent Michaels, Lucas Rally, Hot Rod, Sean Sullivan, Lorenzo Vargas (January 4); Rick Fernandi, Marc Hamilton, Brandon Manilow, Johnny Rider, Hunter Scott, Eric Wood (January 5); Big Blue, Gerardo Cortez, Mirko [Mirko Salina], Niko, Robert Razo, Nick Young (January 6); Laurence Cain, Jon Christian, Seth Cullen, Kris Kole, Cody Kyler, Kane O’Farrell, Tristan Paris, Vasco Roriz, the late Bobby Williams, B.J. Woods (January 7); Nicholas Babral [Marcus Hahn, Norbert], Vance Bajnok, Pietro Cattani, Brett Collins, Nick Nicaste, Jason Ryder, Max Schneider, Dale South, Bobby Tyler (January 8); Agustin Agar, Renato Bellagio [Cherry, Isidore Nadas, Zoltan Sapka], Angel Castaneda, Franco Di Ostia, Joe Gallagher, Tony Mecelli, Clayton Romero, Tony Stevens (January 9); Matt Cook, Shawn Islander, Trevor Knight, Rick LaFonte, Pablo Picaco, Justin Roxxx, Titan, Andy Zee (January 10). [Have we overlooked a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

CXkOBNVWAAAi1KAHappy New Year: Wishing all of our Constant Readers health, happiness and plenty of porn in 2016 and beyond.
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Birthday-twink-cake-cartoonTed Ashton, Peter Costner, Eric Evans, Jason Ridge, Eduardo Rivera, Mason Tyler (December 28); Sergio Anthony, Billy Hughes, Vince Rockland, Joey Verro (December 29); Adriano, Trenton Comeaux, Sean Conner, Erik Kovac, Lex Kyler, Bob MacHeath, Glenn Matthews (December 30); Patrick Allen, Miguel Antonio (December 31); Andel, Scott Daniels, Alexei Ferrera, John Marcus, Dixon Parker, Tom [Thom] Southern, the late Joey Stefano, Scott Williams (January 1); DC Chandler, Josh Hammer, Bruce Hill, Ricky Martinez, Claudio Meneses, Mikey, Mike Vista (January 2); Dirk Adams, Tim Bruno, Rick Estephan, the late webmaster-director Keith Griffith, Lorice Jackman [Zsolt K., Stefan Toth], Mark Long, Ben Mason [Akos G., Akos Gazdag], Eddie Moreno, David Pierre, Tanner Reeves, Luis Sanchez, T.J., Jean Walace, Todd Winters (January 3). [Have we missed a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

xmas-lights-nudeHappy Holidays to all of our Constant Readers far and wide. Thank you for keeping one eye on GPTimes over the past several years during our hiatus. Changes are afoot (promise). Cheers!

Dillon-Buck-smile-birthday-candlesBlake Anderson, Joey Caruso, Jan Eagle, Kip Kasey, Phillip Randy, Mickey Squires (December 21); Juan Antonio, Jeff Feliciano, art director, activist and nun Sister Roma, Luc Russell, Rusty Scott, Rick Thomas (December 22); promoter-publicist Brandon Baker, Tony Dancer, Andrew Justice, John Nagel, Joszef Pal [Rick Brandy, Paolo Estefan], Mack Reynolds, Shane Rockland, Brian Wels (December 23); director Wolfgang Bang, Marcos Axel, Josh Benjamin, Riley Burke, Ray Holt, Louis Marque, Tommy O’rne, Mario Ortiz, Aaron Parker, Jim Slade, Ross Stuart (December 24); Brad Benton, the late Leo Bramm, Bo Garrett, Zach Rockwood (December 25); Tyler Andrews, Tony Bullitt, Michael Costanzo, Deon, Soto Donovan, Christian Luke, Dillon Lyon, Jesse Martin, Dean Marx (December 26); Diego Alvarez, Trent Atkins, Caesar [Derek Michaels], Jason Crew, Leo DeSilver, Tristan Mathews, Marco Paris, Joshua Scott, Joey Stevens (December 27). [Have we skipped a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know. Photo credit: Conner Habib.]

birthday-muscle-clip-artJulio Duran, Andres Navarro, Davy Paxton, Tyler Stone (December 14); Matt Bradshaw, Ion Davidov [Pieter Gierek], Cory Evans, Shane Glacier, James Perry, Lance Thomas, Daniel Vieira, Aaron Wilde (December 15); Matt Colmar, Dean Edwards, Frank Marine, Wade Mohawk, Fernando Sanchez (December 16); Trent Austin, Tony Cuba, Flip Donovin, Chris Green, Dave Resnick, Dean Resnick, the late Jon Vincent (December 17); Federico Bulsara, Mario Delazarius, Roman Gabriel, Andy Hunter [Michael Fallon], Andrew Lennox, Jorden Michaels, Anthony Sosa (December 18; Jon Dakota, director William Higgins, Gage Michaels, Markus Ryan, Bobby Swade (December 19); Hans Ebson, Gastone Pierce, Sean Wolf (December 20). [Have we missed a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

sexy-birthday-clip-artLiam Anderson, Juan Carlos, Randy Foreman, Cody Marshall, Ethan Masters, Rich South, Adam Strasburg (December 7); Ryen/Ryan Alexander, Austin Brooks, Chance, director/videographer mr. Pam, Spencer Quest, Brock Tyler, Jurgen Varg (December 8); Kevin Alexander, Kevin Kemp, David Moretti, Tracey O’Neil, Christian Owen, Francois Papillon, Karl Radford, Mark Reed (December 9); Jay Black, Richard Black, Caesar Cruz, Connor Levi, Philipe Lyon, Max Schutler, Erik York (December 10); Mathias Bouvier, J.P. Dubois, Marco Mancini, Chris Michaels, Daniel Rivero, Logan Robbins, Jack Simmons, Chad Williams (December 11); the late talent manager David Forest, Rory Lester, Nico Luchini, Dylan Scott, Enrico Vega (December 12); Tony Cummings, Eric Estevez, Clay Foxe, Anthony Lafont, Dino Phillips, Clay Stone (December 13). [Have we overlooked a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

red-ribbon-low-resred-ribbon-low-resEvery year on World AIDS Day, we take a moment to memorialize those members of the gay adult film community taken by HIV/AIDS and related causes over the past thirty-plus years. CLICK HERE to visit the World AIDS Day website. Every effort is taken to make sure the 100 or so names and dates are accurate, but mistakes do occur. Please leave a comment if you spot any errors or omissions. As ever, gratitude to RAME.net for their assistance.

Never forget:

Keith Anthoni (’91), Keith Ardent (’92), Ben Barker (’95), Scott Bond (’93), Brad Braverman (’96), Tony Bravo (’90), Jeremy Brent (’80s, unsure), Arthur Bressan Jr. (unsure), Kristian Brooks (’06), Chris Burns (’95);

Luc Colton (’93), Dave Connors (unsure), Jake Corbin (’92), Craven Cox/Donny Price (’10), Steve Craig (’90), composer Brandy Dalton (’06), Pierce Daniels (’95), Mike Davis (’86), Johnny Dawes (’89), Morelle DeKeigh (’94), Melchor Diaz (’95);

Ken Diamond (unsure), Glenn Dime (’92), Ed Dinakos (’94), Geoffrey Karen Dior (’04), Casey Donovan (’87), Nick Elliot (’90), Lon Flexx (’95), Mason Flynt (’02), Brett Ford (’01), Roy Garret (’92), filmmaker/publicist Alan Gassman (’10);

Gordon Grant (early ’90s, unsure), webmaster Keith Griffith (’12), Matt Gunther (’97), Ryder Hansen (’89), Bill Harrison (’91), Kyle Hazzard (’88), Bill Henson (’90), Falcon Studios founder Chuck Holmes (’00), John Holmes (’88), Kurt Houston (’97), Tom Howard (’07);

Steve Kennedy (’95-’97, unsure); Thom Katt (unsure); Jesse Koehler (unsure); Tim Kramer (’92); J.W. King (’86); Jon King (’95); Chris Ladd (’90); Lance (’91); Lei Lani (’93); Jeff Lawrence (’94);

Richard Locke (’96), Clint Lockner (’93), Steve Loignon (unsure), Lucky Luc (’92), Luke (’89), producer/executive Terry Mahaffey (’05), Craig Markle (’94), Kurt Marshall (’88), Val Martin (unsure), Beau Matthews (’86), Satiny Miranda (’09);

Jim Moore (’88), Wade Nichols (’85), Scott O’Hara (’98), Sparky O’Toole (’99), Al Parker (’92), Paul Pelletieri (’93), director Jaap Penraat (unsure), Brad Peters (’94), Christopher Rage (’91), Tyler Regan (’93);

Johnny Rey (’06), Lee Richards (unsure), David Rockmore (early ’90s, unsure), Rocky (’06), Nick Rogers (unsure), Joe Romero (’07), Jeff Ryan (’94), Lee Ryder (’91), Scorpio (’98), Jeremy Scott (’94);

Bob Shane (’97), Joe Simmons (’95), Eric Stone (’96), Jason Steele (’95), Troy Steele (’05), Glenn Steers (’94), Mark Stevens (’89), Eric Stryker (’88), Scott Taylor (’94), Steve Taylor (unsure);

Chet Thomas (’97), Jim Ed Thompson (unsure), Kip Tyler (’95), Cole Tucker (’15), Marco Vassi (unsure), Frank Vickers (’91), Chuck Vincent (’91), filmmaker Drew Warner (’12), Darryl Weld (’91), Josh Weston (’12), Chris Williams (’91), composer Robert Woods (’95), Joey Yale (’84-’85, unsure).

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Birthday-twink-cake-cartoonChett Adams, Justin Case, Alexandru Cuza [Hubert Uriel, Johnny Weiss], Maddrocker, Marshall O Boy, Jay Ross, Steve Shannon (November 30); Stephan Bertoli, Buster, Maxime Cannon, Julio Icente, Markus Ram, Zach Rhodes (December 1); Peter Horne, Joe Montez, the late Brett Mycles, Rocky de Oliveira [Rock, Rocky Oliveira], Denzel Rossovich (December 2); Milton Abdalla, Cody Cachet, Todd Gibbs, Trevor Halston, Chris Johnson, Terence Kiada, Erik Knight, L.A. Mont, Averil Morris (December 3); Alex Austin, Joey Carr, Mark Cirriano, Alexi Ferron, Daniel Palffy, Filippo Romano (December 4); Rod Barry, Jason Branch, Dean Butler, Jean Franko, Brendan Knight, Nick Piston, Spencer Reed, Brandon Small, Cole Youngblood (December 5); Samuel Colt, Michael Corey, Van Kale, Billy Knight, Scott Lyons, Jace Reed (December 6). [Have we missed a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]

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Happy Thanksgiving to my Stateside Constant Readers and thank you for continuing to check in periodically during my unexpectedly protracted hiatus. I appreciate it. Believe it or not, you’ll be seeing some action around here shortly. Onward and upward. This image, one of my favorites, was snapped during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade a few years back. Faversham.
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birthday-muscle-clip-artLuis Casas, Dean Johnson, Robert Harvey, Giorgio Salieri [Petr Tomas, Petr Tomasek], Nicky Wells (November 23); Champ, Tyler Flannery, Skye Foster, Lucas Foz, Wolf Hudson, Peter Pfalz, Ricky Price, Cody Scott, Marty Slater, Jared Wright, Gregor Yelson (November 24); Ian Babkave, Steve Rambo, Mack Rollins (November 25); Seth Atkins, Dobie Rivero, Jack Ryan, promoter, host and blogger Jason Sechrest, Sean Storm (November 26); Franco Corsini, Jason Kingsley, Robert Marx, Luke Maxwell, Matt Windsor (November 27); Dakota Blaze, Sean Dickson, the late Cameron Fox, the late director/cameraman Andre Adair (November 28); Cougar Cash, Mickey Danson, Trevor Hobbs, Alexander Marino [Jeremy Aspen, Chad Driver, Langdon King], Kai Marsden (November 29). [Have we missed a PSB? Leave a comment and let us know.]