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When Worlds Collide: What happens when two industry powers team up?

When Worlds Collide: What happens when two industry powers team up?
When NakedSword and Bel Ami teamed up last year to create “Dirty Rascals,” the industry and fans took note of how hot studio collaborations can be. But those two weren’t the only big shots taking the plunge, as Helix joined forces with Dominic Ford to create a film unique to both p... More »

Honoring an Icon: XR Brands Celebrates Gay Erotica Pioneer

Honoring an Icon: XR Brands Celebrates Gay Erotica Pioneer
Long before the growth of the gay adult film industry in the 1970s and 1980s — long before the abundance of gay adult websites that emerged in the 1990s and 2000s — there was the late Touko Laaksonen, a.k.a. Tom of Finland. Born in the small town of Kaarina, Finland on May 8, 1920, Laaks... More »

Mission Man: Trenton Ducati Steps Outside the Industry to Answer a Bigger Calling

Mission Man: Trenton Ducati Steps Outside the Industry to Answer a Bigger Calling
When Trenton Ducati performed in the film “Addict,” it was an emotional ride that had the star philosophical — an odd feeling he wasn’t accustomed to while on set. But the experience was a welcome full circle for the man who conquered his own drug addiction and turned his lif... More »

The Bel Ami Mystique

The Bel Ami Mystique
For as long as he can remember, Jack Shamama has been fascinated by Bel Ami. “They’ve always been one of my favorite studios, hands down,” notes the writer and producer, who also did some work for the studio. “I’ve written quite a bit about their stuff on GayPornBlog, a... More »

XBIZ Premiere 2014: Top Newsmakers

XBIZ Premiere 2014: Top Newsmakers
ADAM & EVE In 2014 Adam & Eve Pictures released features such as “The Long Hard Ride” and “Untamed Heart” while it continued its parody push with “9 1/2 Weeks.” It also made a lot of ruckus with its “Real College Girl” Belle Knox title. Meanwh... More »

XBIZ Premiere: Top 10 Stories of 2014

XBIZ Premiere: Top 10 Stories of 2014
Porn-Condom Bill AB 1576 Stalls The state Senate Appropriations Committee did not act on AB 1576 on Aug. 14, halting the bill from moving forward. Porn-condom bill AB 1576, sponsored by Assemblyman Isadore Hall of Compton, Calif., was tabled — placed in the “suspense file” —... More »

Horse Play: COLT Studio Group Extends its Reach to Clothing Lines

Horse Play: COLT Studio Group Extends its Reach to Clothing Lines
More than any other company in the gay adult space, COLT Studio Group knows the value of its hard-earned brand — a name that has stretched its success far beyond its successful movies. That versatility has enabled the name to thrive through the industry’s sometimes rocky road. “We... More »

Vegas Baby! Hot House Looks Forward to a New Era by the Strip

Vegas Baby! Hot House Looks Forward to a New Era by the Strip
While Christian Owen knew that a change was coming for Hot House Entertainment earlier this year, he wasn’t sure exactly when and what. One thing became certain: The building that housed the company’s 6,000-square foot studio was going to be torn down. “We had a lot of things that... More »

Move Over Mr. T: Falcon Studios Group's New A-Team

Move Over Mr. T: Falcon Studios Group's New A-Team
In years past, Falcon Studios and Raging Stallion Studios have selected “Men of the Year” from their stable of exclusives to represent the kind of sex appeal and talent fans expect from the brands. But as time went on, President Chris Ward notes they found more and more men with exclusiv... More »

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut
It’s fitting, really, that the stars aligned this way — a sort of poetic symmetry about how the lineage of gay porn’s biggest names have found themselves under one roof. In early July, Hot House president Steven Scarborough announced his retirement from the industry — leaving... More »

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