March 25, 2002

Porn Star Interview: Diego Alvarez


Sexy Diego Alvarez lives in two worlds. After working as one of New York City’s premier DJs (aka Carlos Pertuz) for more than a decade, the 36-year-old superstud decided to make the leap into the world of porn. And he is doing it in a big way, filming five movies (including Closed Set and Prowl 3 for MSR Videos and After Shock for Falcon Studios) in the past few months with some of the industry’s top directors. We recently caught up with the Colombian hunk at home, where he took a break from both of his demanding careers.

What made you want to go from being a top DJ to being a top porn star?
Well, I have always been an exhibitionist, so I thought I would just do it more openly.
How does being a superstar DJ compare with being a porn star?
Oh, it’s two completely different worlds, but they are almost the same. Doing porn has given me the opportunity to meet people in a different aspect. Before, it was, “I love your music”; now, it’s more of a sexual vibe, which I like.
Was it a difficult transition to make?
No, I have no problem having sex in front of people. I’m used to it as a DJ, always having people watch me spin, seeing what vibe I’m giving. It’s the same in porn.
When and where did you start DJing?
I started in 1990, and I played in clubs like Roxy, Tunnel, Palladium, Sound Factory Bar, pretty much all the major clubs in New York.
And how did you get into the porn industry?
I was approached at IML [International Mr. Leather] in Chicago last May by [director] Tony Alizzi’s assistant, a guy named Patrick Allen, from MSR Video. I was walking around, checking out the booths, and MSR had a booth. Patrick asked if I would be interested in doing a movie, and I said I would have to think about it, but I knew instantly that I would do it.
How did you feel about having sex in front of the cameras?
Well, I have always videotaped myself at home, so it was fine. It was my own little thing. I destroyed the tapes afterward, so my lovers have nothing to worry about. Besides, I am always the one on the bottom anyway! (laughs)
What appealed to you about doing a movie?
I wanted to do it, the fantasy was there, but it was also a learning experience. Everything I do in life is to find out who I am. I wanted to learn more about the sexual part of putting it all together. In my music, I am very sexual. So by doing it, I wanted to see how I could channel the porn experience and apply it to my music.
And what did you learn?
I accomplished what I wanted to. It is work. I am very much a performer. I learned how much more sexual I can be in front of the camera because I am more in control. In porn, I know the audience is watching me, so I might as well perform, but I’m not performing for them, I’m performing for myself, doing what makes me feel good.
So, what is your favorite thing to do on-screen?
I love kink. I like leather-oriented material. I like spanking. But my favorite thing is to role play.
And what is your favorite role play?
I love to be a soldier boy who will do whatever needs to get done. I love to serve.
Okay, favorite sex act?
I love getting fucked. I love topping as well, but I have to have both to be happy. I am really very versatile, but sometimes I scare men when I try to top them. I am very aggressive.
Will you continue to do both music and porn?
Yes, I want to do both. For me, porn is just another creative outlet, a way for me to express myself. When I get in front of a camera, someone is paying me to do a job, to perform. DJing is a performance too. It’s all work. Porn is a hobby right now. I don’t think it will be a career for me. I have done it more for the experience than anything.

Reprinted from
HX magazine (2002)

March 11, 2002

Porn Dictionary

Ever wonder the meaning of all those big words you hear every time you’re on a porn set? Us too! Here's a glossary of commonly used terms in the porn industry. See how many you know!

hard-core sex film showing genital penetration

softcore castrated hard-core

performer one who has the proven ability to deliver a scene

b-roll footage establishing the prenuptial narrative

money shot an ejaculation at the end of a sex scene, ensuring payment in full

tunnel shot close-up footage of genital penetration

simulation various shots of a performer pretending to have sex cut into a scene

cum face facial contortions suggesting orgasm

power fuck sex act delivered with minimum sensitivity and maximum machismo

strong top performer with proven ability to stay erect during sex

power bottom a bottom who assumes dominance of the sex act

bossy bottom a bitchy power bottom

wood a full erection

stunt dick
a phallic stand-in used in the event of a wood crisis

chicken a boyish model

orange roughy a no-longer boyish model who’s been under the sunlamp too long

c light a small mobile lamp used to illuminate areas where the sun doesn’t shine

pornologue the dialogue that sets up the sex

loop an editing technique of repeating footage in order to extend a scene

cowgirl position sex position with top lying on his back and bottom sitting on top

reverse cowgirl position cowgirl rides backward in the saddle

bush whacking
pruning of pubic bush to give the optical illusion of a longer penis

Hitler mustache the result of extreme bush whacking

d.p. double penetration

fluffer one who provides extracurricular stimulation, enabling the model to perform

viagra a gift from the god of porn, which is rendering fluffers obsolete

March 2, 2002