February 27, 2009

Movie Review: Auditions, Volume 22


BY VINCENT LAMBERT

Director: Michael Lucas.
Cast: Michael Lucas, Ben Andrews, Wolf Hudson, Masceo, Will, Ryan Kane, Panther Mitchell, Uncle Luc, Miguel R., Jason Taurus, Iraq.

Lucas exclusive Ben Andrews puts in an appearance in Auditions 22, although the superstar is far from auditioning. He looks decidedly unglam (shaggy hair, unshaven) in his performance with supposed straightster Wolf Hudson, but he still has that huge cock. Michael Lucas also jumps into a scene with Jason Taurus and handsome Iraq (who confesses that he named himself after his dog). Besides the star power Andrews and Lucas bring, the rest is newcomer business as usual.

Big-dicked Masceo and cutie Will suck, ride a double-headed dildo and flip-flop fuck (after Lucas gives them his customary pre-scene grilling and Will answers his question about whether it’s “fun to work in the emergency room” with a straight face). They even eat ass after both admit that it’s not a favorite activity. Men of color Ryan Kane and Panther Mitchell show off their hot bods, and Kane tops then cums on the initially reserved Mitchell’s face and mouth. Uncle Luc and Miguel are both from Miami, and Miguel seems nervous at first, but he warms up enough to ride Luc’s pinga and take an oral pop shot.

But Andrews’ scene with Hudson delivers the most heat, mostly because Big Ben knows how to fuck for the camera. Old pro Lucas also helps the pairing of Taurus and Iraq, forcing a dildo up Taurus’s ass before he impales him on the real thing. There is some poor sound and lighting quality here, which is surprising as Lucas is such a stickler for the details, but the amateur feel makes it forgivable. At least the always-political director manages to get in his views on homophobic rap-music lyrics. With the opinionated Lucas, some things are a given. (Lucas Entertainment)

Reprinted from GAYVN magazine (2008)

February 26, 2009

Guy Candy: Travis Creston


Who’s that guy? That’s what we were wondering when we saw this pic taken by our friends at WilsonModels.com at some World AIDS Day event or other. We learned that the hairy stud in question is named Travis Creston. He was Mr. San Francisco Leather 2007. Anyone heard of him? Has he done porn? Does he want to!? Is he single? His flickr page has some butt shots taken by Titan Media mogul Brian Mills, so that’s a good sign. Travis, phone homo.

February 25, 2009

Sneak Peek: Big Dick Society II: Dicktimized


Jet Set Men has wrapped its latest film, Chris Steele’s Big Dick Society II: Dicktimized. Shot in North Hollywood, it is a sequel to the 2008 hit Big Dick Society and stars Jet Set exclusives David Dakota and Marcus Steele, plus Trevor Knight, Cort Donovan, Cody Carter, Austin Grant, Derrick Long, Rod Daily (above), Slade and newcomers Cidd Pierce and Jude Colton. The film is directed by Chris Steele from a John Tegan script and features the return of the infamous Size-O-Matic, a machine that measures the size of a guy’s dick and, if he’s big enough, gives him the green light to enter the elite world of the Big Dick Society. “Dicktimized is chock-full of big, hard dicks, glory holes big enough to fit them and cocksuckers ready to take ’em,” Steele says. “At one point, we had the entire cast blow each other, and the guys got so into it that seven of them shot their loads—for a second time!” That would explain the promised 18 cum shots! Dicktimized will be released in May. For more information, visit www.jetsetmen.com.

February 24, 2009

News: Nelson Troy Signs as New C1R Exclusive


Channel 1 Releasing has announced that Nelson Troy has signed an exclusive contract with the company. Troy is one of West Hollywood’s most popular go-go guys who caught the eye of director Chi Chi LaRue while he was dancing at Here Lounge. He makes his adult feature debut in Tread Heavy in a scene with C1R exclusive Benjamin Bradley. Troy is also scheduled to appear on the Live and Raw Web show soon and is slated to star in the upcoming Take. “I’m very excited to be part of the C1R family of exclusives,” Troy says. “When I decided to get into the business, I really only wanted to work for Chi Chi LaRue and Channel 1.” Sounds like he got his wish! For more information, visit www.c1r.com.

February 23, 2009

Short Takes: Jarics Land New Cover…and More


Falcon exclusive couple Aden and Jordan Jaric have snagged the cover of the 2009 edition of the Spartacus gay travel guide. The fun pair has appeared in the films Endless Crush, Best Men and Malibu Heat. “We’re really honored to be featured on the cover of Spartacus and hope to travel abroad this year to help promote the publication,” the Jarics said in a joint statement. The 38th edition of the Spartacus International Gay Guide is available at tlavideo.com.…Porn star Nickolay Petrov has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. The star of films such as Code Violators and Just Add Water was convicted for attacking an elderly couple multiple times. Petrov was sentenced in Tampa. His lawyer said that the onetime Jet Set Men exclusive, who is an Armenian native, will be deported once he has served his sentence.…Before Chris Steele became the head honcho at Jet Set Men, he worked his way into the porn industry as a model in the late ’90s. Who can forget his stunning debut in Uncle Jack? Studio 2000, where he did much of his early work as an exclusive, has put together a compilation disc, Chris Steele Superstar, featuring nine of his best scenes. There’s also a new audio commentary and interview with Steele, and some lost footage, including a live appearance at the Nob Hill Theatre in San Franciso and his audition j/o. Studio 2000 has also given similar treatment to DC Chandler, one of our big-dicked favorites from the past. For more information, visit studio2000video.com.

February 21, 2009

News: Porn Star Caleb Carter Found Dead


JasonCurious.com is reporting that porn star Caleb Carter was found dead yesterday at his home in San Diego. It is believed that the 28-year-old model hanged himself. Carter has appeared in numerous adult films, including Blake Riley’s Movin’ In, Fulfillment and Never Been Touched. He was also known for his episode of MTV’s reality series Parental Control. Columnist Jason Sechrest writes that Carter was “a good friend and one of the best performers I ever had the pleasure of directing.” He will be missed.

February 20, 2009

New Release: Blue Movie




Porn star Steve Cruz has won awards before (including Best Newcomer at the Grabbys), but not for directing. Now that he has moved on to helming Blue Movie (codirected by Leif Gobo), it remains to be seen whether he will be recognized in that area as well. Last week’s GAYVN Awards nominations found Cruz and Gobo up for Best Director, and their debut up for Best All-Sex Film (Cruz is also nominated in the coveted Performer of the Year category).

Blue Movie takes our memories of some porn classics and turns them on their ear. The movie pays homage to the skin flicks of years gone by. The look, sound and attitude of those early groundbreaking works have been captured, along with a sharper and more raunchy edge that makes it relevant for today’s sophisticated viewers. Starring Nick Piston, Zak Spears, Scott Campbell, Nick Moretti, Dillon Buck, Adam Herst, CJ Madison and Colton Steele. For more information, visit www.falconstudios.com.



News: Raging Stallion Merges With NakedSword


Raging Stallion Studios has announced the completion of a merger with AEBN/NakedSword, a combination that joins one of the leading gay porn production companies with the top VOD force in the industry. Raging Stallion’s sister company, Pistol Media, is also part of the merger, making for what is the largest consolidation of gay companies to date.

“We have been negotiating the terms of this merger for some time,” RSS president Chris Ward says. “It has been a long courtship, but over this extended period we learned that we work together very well and that we all contribute different assets that together form a very powerful team. We look forward to working with the AEBN team and being part of an amazing new company. We are excited about taking Raging Stallion to the next level!”

Raging Stallion, which swept the GAYVN Awards last year with the military epic Grunts and is nominated for numerous awards this year for the Western To the Last Man, will continue to produce films as it always has. Expansion plans include increasing operations at the AEBN offices in Argentina and producing more content for the AEBN and NakedSword networks.

For more information, visit ragingstallion.com.

February 19, 2009

Seen: Lucky Daniels at DList Radio Show in NYC


Daniel Nardicio’s DList Radio celebrated Valentine’s Day last weekend with a live taping at designer Patricia Field’s downtown boutique. There was a sexy runway show and hot go-go dancers, including Randy Blue model Lucky Daniels, who worked the crowd in a sweaty jockstrap. Somehow our bud porn star Tré Xavier ended up in the store window in his undies. To find out how, visit his always-provocative blog at www.TresX-RayVision.com.

February 18, 2009

News: Barrett Long Films and Blogs Vegas-Style


What Happens in Vegas isn’t just the name of the latest crappy Ashton Kutcher movie. Now porn superstar Barrett Long is taking the title for his next release—and Lord knows he can only improve on it! The Long One is currently in Sin City shooting the new movie, the first for his just-launched Cockstar Films line, which stars himself (natch) along with Diesel Washington, Jason Crew, Kirk Cummings, Rod Daily, Dean Coxx, Cameron Adams and newcomer Lance Howard. This sexy bunch will be filming through the weekend at the Blue Moon Resort in Vegas, and they are inviting fans to keep up with all the action by blogging in real time from the set at www.barrettlongsvegasvacation.com. There’s already a couple of hot vids up from earlier this week showing Barrett as he tours the resort before stripping and jumping in the hot tub. He and Jason also share some dirty talk as they jack and prep for their scene together. So, What Happens in Vegas may not stay there if Barrett has his way. Just keep Ashton and Cammie Diaz out of the picture!

February 17, 2009

Short Takes: Matthew Rush Returns…and More


When porn superstar Matthew Rush announced that he was ending his Lifetime Exclusive contract with Falcon Studios, there was some speculation that he was retiring from the jizz bizz. Now comes word that the beefy bodybuilder has shot his first scene as a free agent with San Francisco–based Pantheon Productions. The film is titled Brief Encounters, and it pairs Rush with hairy daddy Tim Kelly in a steamy shower flip-flop. “Everyone knows how fantastic Matthew looks in his videos,” director Walter Romero says, “but that’s nothing compared to how he looks in person.” A March release is planned; for more information, visit PantheonMen.com.…Just days after winning the XBIZ Gay Performer of the Year award, porn star Jackson Wild has taken to his MySpace page to announce that he is stepping away from the industry. Wild, who has starred in the recent smash hits To the Last Man and Return to Fire Island, says that “personal reasons” will keep him off the little screen for the time being. Hurry back, Wild man!…Porn star Steve Cruz (along with associate Leif Gobo) has wrapped production on his third film as a director. Mustang Studios’ XXX follows the pair’s Blue Movie and Red Light. “Our third film is an action-packed all-sex movie that is just about hot sex,” Cruz says. “We wanted to strip away any theme or story, any elaborate set, even the wardrobe and highlight the chemistry and beauty of hot male-on-male action.” XXX stars Arpad Miklos, Vinnie D’Angelo, Derek da Silva, Scott Campbell, Scott Alexander, Colby Keller, Cole Streets and Race Cooper. It is set for an April 28 release and a scene with da Silva and Campbell will be available earlier that month at www.falconstudios.com.

February 13, 2009

Movie Review: Hung Country for Young Men


BY VINCENT LAMBERT

Director: Chris Steele.
Cast: Dylan Wood, Kyle York, Rod Daily, Tyler Saint, Trystian Sweet, Rocky Houston, Kevin Cavalli, Tommy Blade.

A shady drifter turns the town of Weed, New Mexico, on its ear in Jet Set Men’s Hung Country for Young Men. Rocky Houston (below) plays a rowdy rebel who ends up in the town jail with cute cell mate Kyle York, but when the horny sheriff (exclusive and cover model Dylan Wood) joins the prisoners behind bars for some play, Houston turns the tables and locks him and York in before escaping. This leaves the incarcerated studs no choice but to spend their time sucking and fucking before they can be freed. Wood makes a strong debut, showing off a hot muscular body and his skills as both a cocksucker and a top man. Director Chris Steele builds the sexual tension nicely in this first duo with suspenseful music and long, drawn-out shots, but why did he have to mess up Wood’s wholesome good looks with a bunch of nasty fake facial scars?

Tyler Saint always looks good, and his scene with sexy Tommy Blade in the small-town bar showcases both of their pumped physiques. Blade sucks and plays power-bottom to Saint’s hard cock. Saint pounds the cum right out of Blade then adds his own load to the sticky mess. This local watering hole is jumping as Trystian Sweet joins newbies Rod Daily and Kevin Cavalli in the bathroom for some trashy tea-room action. These three get down and dirty by the urinals and even pull off a challenging train fuck. In the end, they all jack off together. The final scene finds sheriff Wood catching his thief and punishing Houston by topping his sneaky ass. These two have good chemistry and Houston has a surprise in store for his captor in the finale. Picture quality is fine, and the extras include a nice solo from Wood. (Jet Set Men)

Reprinted from GAYVN magazine (2008)

February 12, 2009

Event: Tony Capucci to Make NYC Splash


Forget about chocolates and flowers! Porn star Tony Capucci will heat up your Valentine’s Day with two appearances at New York City’s Splash Bar on Friday, February 13, and Saturday, February 14. Capucci, who was born and raised in NYC, began his porn career with Internet work for RandyBlue, Cockyboys, MikeHancock, JakeCruise and JohnnyCastleXXX. After his performance in Falcon Studio’s Afterparty, he was signed to star in its 2008 blockbuster Best Men (Parts 1 and 2). He has also appeared on the cover of Freshmen magazine and in a PlaygirlTV production with Johnny Castle and Zeb Atlas. This spring, Capucci (along with porn star Tyler Saint) will go mainstream with a part in Sacha Baron Cohen’s new movie, Bruno. For more information on Tony’s “private” activities, visit www.forestmeetings.com.

February 11, 2009

Seen: Cock Stalker Cast at Party in Brooklyn


The cast of Lucas Entertainment’s new thriller Cock Stalker celebrated the release of the film—along with director Mr. Pam (below), making her solo directing debut for Lucas—at Excelsior Bar in Park Slope, Brooklyn. While we rarely travel to the outer boroughs, from the looks of these pics, Murphy Maxwell, Tom D., Ryan Raz (recovering nicely from his recent cancer surgery) and Big Ben Andrews had a lovely time signing autographs and mingling with the Brooklynites. For more, visit www.lucasentertainment.com.

News: Robert Van Damme to Start New Studio


Muscle stud Robert Van Damme is following the lead of other porn stars who have moved behind the camera and is starting his own production company. The newly formed RVD Productions will release its first full-length feature, Private Party, through Marina Pacific Distributing this week.

Van Damme has appeared in numerous films, including The Hunted and The Muscle Pit, and was discovered by porn vet Blue Blake. When he decided to launch his own studio, Van Damme sought the advice of Blake and director Gino Colbert, with whom he had worked on Hungry 4 Sex 2. Colbert co-directed the debut title with Van Damme and even helped him turn it into a trilogy. So Private Party 2 and 3 are on the way—and we hear that Van Damme will bottom for the first time in the final installment. But who is the lucky top? Colbert’s not telling, but he does say that the films are all high-quality productions.

“The movies have stories, production value and filthy sex, all beautifully shot,” Colbert says. “In this difficult market, either you give them something above and beyond or you suffer the consequences. We’re going top-notch all the way.”

For more information, visit www.robertvandamme.net.

February 9, 2009

News: GAYVN Awards Nominees Announced


GAYVN announced the nominees for its 11th annual GAYVN Awards today—and there are a ton of nominees in multiple categories (16 titles alone are up for Best Picture!). Raging Stallion Studios leads with 51 nominations for 14 different movies, and Titan Media received 39 nods for 11 films and three exclusive models. Channel 1 Releasing got 30 nominations, and Lucas Entertainment took 24. Titles vying for Best Picture include Best Men, Breakers, Return to Fire Island, To the Last Man and Unknown. Best Actor nominees include Chad Clovis (Friendly Force), Brent Corrigan (Just the Sex), Roman Heart (Roman’s Holiday), Chad Hunt (Endgame), Aaron James (Ass Cruisin’) and Blake Riley (Unknown). Performer of the Year contenders include Steve Cruz, Dean Flynn, Johnny Hazzard, Barrett Long, Michael Lucas and Erik Rhodes. The winners will be announced on March 28 at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. For a complete list of the nominees, visit gayvnawards.avn.com.

Short Takes: How to Be a Porn Star…and More


Okay, readers, who wants to be a gay porn star? If you’ve ever secretly entertained the notion, award-winning writer-director Mike Donner has penned a new book titled How to Be a Gay Porn Star that will simplify the process for you. Donner, who has directed more than 200 movies, including The Porne Ultimatum, Lust Counseling and Unspoken, covers topics such as applying to porn companies, dealing with directors and photographers and douching before your first big, er, shoot. Screen stars Rod Barry, Dean Phoenix and Justin Wells also weigh in with their hard-earned wisdom. Donner will do several signings in the coming weeks (and bring some models along for the ride). Stops include Obelisk Bookstore in San Diego, on February 13; A Different Light in West Hollywood, on February 14; and A Different Light in San Francisco, on February 17. To get a copy of the comedic manual, visit www.donnerinc.com.…A couple of weeks back, we hinted that three different hosts were being considered for the upcoming GAYVN Awards. Well, we were right—GAYVN has picked all three! The Sword is reporting that vintage supermodel Janice Dickinson, comedienne Margaret Cho and Ugly Betty actor Alec Mapa (along with gay radio host Greg Sherrell) will all host the sports-themed festivities. Adult Video News will co-produce the awards with NakedSword at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco on March 28.…Pitbull Productions is making it easy for you to take superstar Tiger Tyson along on your next road trip. The New York–based studio is issuing the first-ever car air freshener to feature a black or Latino porn star. It has a fresh scent and sexy photo, but remember—keep your eyes on the road! For more information, visit www.thugmart.com.

February 6, 2009

Movie Review: Hot Shots



BY VINCENT LAMBERT

Director: Richie Oldmann.
Cast: David Vanek, Eric Tomfor, Ivan Pesko, Matej Radovan, Max Fonda, Ramon Feders, Simon Dusek, Valentin Skala.

A group of Euro twinks gets frisky at an empty nightclub in Hot Shots. Director Richie Oldmann lets the scenarios speak for themselves as there is no dialogue or character development. In the first scene, two uncut hotties (Ivan Pesko and Matej Radovan) simply enter the club and start sucking. A third stud (Simon Dusek) joins them and they all go to town. There are sloppy blowjobs and slow-motion cum shots before the fucking ensues, then more cum shots, all on an appreciative Radovan. The second scene follows a similar setup, with muscular Eric Tomfor cruising bottom boy Valentin Skala. There is an overly long oral sequence here, but the guys seem to enjoy it. Picture quality gets a bit murky for the anal segment, but the performers are so into it, viewers probably won’t care. The final scene is another threeway, with Max Fonda working it as top guy. Again, there are two rounds of cum shots, and the action is viewed from multiple angles, which keeps things interesting. The fake moaning is kept to a minimum, and viewers might find themselves taking a hot shot as well. (Titan Media/TitanMen Fresh)

Reprinted from GAYVN magazine (2008)


February 5, 2009

News: Jet Set Wraps Straight Guy Movie


Gay-for-pay controversy? What gay-for-pay controversy? Jet Set Men is ignoring (or cashing in on) the latest buzz about straight guys who do it for the dollars with its just-wrapped 5 Easy Ways to Fuck a Straight Guy. Director Chris Steele has hired some of the industry’s hottest (and most hetero) models, including new exclusive Adam Campbell (above), Marcus Steele, Vince Ferelli, Austin Wrigley, Ryan Rockford, Cody Carter, Mason Alexander, Dempsey Stearns, Jason Pitt and Patrick Bateman (below).

Filmed in Sun Valley, California, the film follows Campbell in his Jet Set debut as a college student offering advice on how to, er, seduce a straight guy. “We gathered some of the most notorious gay-for-pay guys in porn and asked them to bottom on camera for us,” Steele says, “and they did!”

Gay-for-pay models are nothing new, but a recent (lame) episode of The Tyra Banks Show focusing on the topic made it relevant again. Then our friends at Fleshbot.com took issue with straightster Bateman because he filmed a scene (not for this movie) in which he topped a guy and propped a straight-porn magazine on the poor bottom’s back in order to stay hard. (Tacky!) Our buddy Tré Xavier added his two cents, and boom—an Internet controversy was born! Personally, we like our gay porn stars to be gay.

5 Easy Ways to Fuck a Straight Guy is due next month. For more information, visit www.jetsetmen.com.

February 4, 2009

Seen: Reese Rideout at Sindance Event in Utah


Since he was named Men magazine’s Man of the Year, hunky Reese Rideout has been busy. Among his numerous promotional appearances, the Randy Blue exclusive turned up at the Queer Lounge in Park City, Utah, last month for Unzipped Media’s Sindance event, which coincided with the Sundance Film Festival. In the coming weeks, Rideout’s tour will take him to Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York and San Francisco, where he will sign autographs, greet fans and give away complimentary Unzipped Media swag. To see more photos of Reese and the Sindance pajama party, visit www.unzipped.net.

February 3, 2009

News: Bruno Bond Signs Deal and Finds Love


Raging Stallion Studios has signed newcomer Bruno Bond to an exclusive modeling contract for the duration of 2009. He has also been hired as full-time head set designer for the San Francisco–based company. Bond, who is from Atlanta, spends most of his nonporn time working in residential and commercial design, construction and renovation. “Bruno is a delightful man and it is very nice to have another Southerner here in the studio,” RSS president Chris Ward says. “His looks are stunning—very, very Raging Stallion. We look forward to working with Bruno both behind and in front of the camera.”

On the personal side, Bond has hooked up with another Raging Stallion star. “I was always interested in porn,” Bond says. “I met Steve Cruz through MySpace and started a correspondence. Steve cast me in Red Light, and we started talking on the phone a lot. When I finally met him on the set, I knew that he was the man for me. Steve is the love of my life and my partner in crime. We are having a great adventure together!”

Cruz tells his side of the (love) story: “When Bruno walked on the set of Red Light, I couldn’t take my eyes off him. Hugging him for the first time was oddly familiar, like I’d been doing it my whole life. The weekend after the shoot we spent the entire weekend together. Because we were scheduled for a scene at Raging Stallion together, we couldn’t have sex…but we had romance and intimacy. He made me realize how much I had been missing that kind of connection. I also realized I was falling in love. When it’s right you just know.”

Happy couple Bond and Cruz (below) shot their first scene together in December under the direction of Tony Dimarco. Hmmm. First it was Logan McCree and Vinnie D’Angelo, and now these two. Is porn stars in love the hot new trend or something?

February 2, 2009

Short Takes: Blake Riley Renews…and More


Channel 1 Releasing has announced that exclusive model Blake Riley (above) has re-signed his contract with the company. Riley, who was discovered by director Chi Chi LaRue, has appeared in numerous films, including Chosen, Unknown and the controversial bi title Shifting Gears (which we still haven’t mustered the courage to watch!), and won Best Newcomer last year at both the GAYVN and Grabby awards. He has also had his perfect ass molded for the Rascal Toy Line. “Channel 1 is my home,” Riley says. “There’s no place else I’d rather be!”…Did anyone catch that very special (and especially lame) gay-for-pay episode of The Tyra Banks Show last week? When the judgmental hostess wasn’t pandering to her clueless audience (these ladies have never heard of gay-for-pay before?!), she asked ridiculous questions (“Do you give presents or receive them?” to find out whether fidgety guest Kurt Wild is a top or a bottom) and skated around the topic of homophobia when Jet Set star Aaron James brought it up. Overall, both models (not to mention straight guy Dean Coxx) came off less than great when speaking their so-called minds: Wild lost us with his “porn is porn” defense; James was a turnoff when insisting that “a man doesn’t turn me on”; and Coxx went for the obvious with “I’m just acting.” Uh-huhhh. So does that mean drag queen impersonator Tyra is more their speed? They can have her.…Porn star Ryan Raz (below) has revealed on his blog that he has been diagnosed with rectal cancer. The newcomer, who has most recently appeared in Lucas Entertainment’s Return to Fire Island and Cock Stalker, had surgery last week. He says that the cancer was caught early and he expects to make a full recovery. Get well soon, blue eyes!