Bratislava Dispatch: Baby Blues

April 30, 2010 | Comments Off on Bratislava Dispatch: Baby Blues

Bratislava Dispatch: The weather this past week in Bratislava, Slovakia has been beautiful. Warm, fragrant breezes, sunlight just the right temperature. The men are starting to wear less and less clothing… I’ve been working on copy for forthcoming editions of, which you’ll be able to read in May and June. The other day I […]

Bits and bobs from the far-flung corners of GayPornLand: Tireless publicist and emcee Jason Sechrest has folded his long-running blog into the Gorgeous Boys network maintained by webmaster Mark Wilson… Boutique all-male label Cram Entertainment has launched from its home base in New England via co-founders Rob Ragan, of All Boys Distribution, and Craig Rivas. […]

Quotable: Lyrical

April 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

Quotable: “Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses.” — Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), poet and critic.

Press Release Roundup: Hunka-dunk performer Tom Judson’s solo show Canned Ham opens tomorrow, April 30, in Silverlake (east Hollywood) and runs for just nine performances, through May 16, at the Cavern Club Theater at Casita Del Campo restaurant (1920 Hyperion Avenue). Our Constant Readers will know Mr. Judson as none other than Gus Mattox, of […]

Quotable: “You are my slut, cunt or whore?” — Johan Paulik posed this question to me when I arrived in the Bel Ami office in Bratislava this morning. (He needed help writing English-language subtitles for a BTS documentary, but it made my day nonetheless.)

Quotable: “The terms of Raging Stallion‘s offer is they’ll give [Ricky Martin] the cool million if he films one scene with Raging Stallion exclusive Austin Wilde to by shot by Chris Ward and Tony Dimarco. That sounds like quite a bit of cash for not a lot of work. Well, here is our offer. We […]

Quotable: “I wanted it to be sexual because rock and roll is about sexuality. And I felt that by being blunt, it would disarm people. People were trying to assimilate at that time. It was the time of AIDS, and people felt, we can’t misbehave because we want straight people to support us over this […]

Press Release Roundup: Performer-mogul Brent Corrigan stars in a new safer-sex public service announcement produced by the Washington D.C.-based advocacy group DC FUK!T. “Although when Mr. Corrigan first entered the adult industry as a teen, he performed in bareback porn films, he has long since become an advocate for safer sex and has very publicly […]

Bratislava Dispatch: Greetings from Slovakia. I have spent the last several days wrasslin’ with jet lag and working on items for as well as the company’s upcoming launch of a new website featuring a passel of insanely adorable young pupcakes. This new venture is something of a return to Bel Ami‘s roots presenting heart-stoppingly […]

New Release Desk: Wholesaler and amateur video specialists are tub-thumping web compilation DADDY’S ASIANS: VOL. 1, the debut picture from nascent boutique label Laughing Asians. They’re new to us over here, but its attendant paysite — CLICK HERE — is bursting with material. The new sexpic industriously combines at least six— count ’em — […]

Press Release Roundup: AVN Media Network has again secured the Castro Theatre in San Francisco to present the 2010 GAYVN Awards. The 1600-seat classic movie house was the site of two previous GAYVN shows — in 2007, hosted by Kathy Griffin, and last year’s production. Several months ago the trade publication announced the annual kudosfest […]

Quotable: “The pornography of violence, of course, far exceeds, in volume and general acceptance, sexual pornography, in this Puritan land of ours. Exploiting the apocalypse, selling the Holocaust, is a pornography. For the ultimate selling job on ultimate violence one must read those works of fiction issued by our government as manuals of civil defense, […]

New Release Desk: The ROAD TRIP series trundles along quietly under the auspices of director Peter Romero for Jocks Studios, the venerable subsidiary line of big-brother Falcon Studios. The travelogue began back in 2007 with a trip to the Russian River; we’re now up to no. 15 in the series. SNOW TRIP, VOL. 15: RENO […]

New Release Desk: Pornster Brent Corrigan is back on the blue screen with BRENT CORRIGAN’S HEAT via the four-year-old Dirty Bird Pictures and Pulse Distribution managing wholesale-retail. The budding mogul also directs himself for his Prodigy Pictures label opposite Shane Findley, Jesse Jordan, Richie Rau and David Townson. “Naked games — Twister anyone? — threeways […]

The revamped has taken note of the inexorable convergence of pornography and reality-television, a collision we’ve chronicled in this space for several years or more. In an an article titled “Reality TV vs. Porn: Two Masters, Same Game,” writer Sean Carnage interviews directrix Chi Chi LaRue — a Big Brother superfan whose reality-teevee addiction […]

Press Release Roundup: Prolific production and distribution house Eurocreme is trumpeting their signing of Boy Banned, a pop group comprised of a quartet of young, handsome Euro-studlets. Their debut single “One World” is making the rounds now in Europe. A press rep notes they’ll make their public performance debut at Berlin Pride June 19. I’m […]

Quotable: “The American ideal of sexuality appears to be rooted in the American ideal of masculinity. This idea has created cowboys and Indians, good guys and bad guys, punks and studs, tough guys and softies, butch and faggot, black and white. It is an ideal so paralytically infantile that it is virtually forbidden — as […]

Sorry to report that professional porn power-couple Aden and Jordan Jaric have split after five years. I was preoccupied with packing and travel over the weekend and missed the news. Per my colleagues over at The Sword, a party promoter in San Francisco, who had been expecting both Jarics to topline his event, announced the […]

Hot Links: Greetings, Constant Readers. As you read these words it is late afternoon in Bratislava, Slovakia —there is a nine-hour time difference from Los Angeles — and one assumes I shall be installed at my desk in the offices of Bel Ami (assuming the good humor of the Icelandic volcano god). I’ll be there […]

Quotable: “Sex is an activity. Pornography is an attitude toward that activity.” — Roger Ebert (b. 1942), when asked if the explicit sex in Romance meant the film qualified as pornography.

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