Rocco Reed: Switch-Hitter

Rocco ReedWomen having sex with other women regardless of their sexual orientation is such a staple of mainstream pornography that it seems absurd to actually use the label “lesbian” to describe such scenes; and these are scenes shot with a heterosexual male audience in mind. Men having sex with men, however, has almost always been relegated to the “gay” part of the porn industry, a niche that, while hugely popular in certain circles, has not yet made any significant encroachments on “regular” porn’s largely heterosexual male fanbase. Straight men going “gay for pay” – that is, having sex with men on camera for money despite their avowed hetero nature – is nothing new and a few notable pornstars have some homo hardcore work tucked away in the closets of their early careers. Much rarer, though, is the male performer with mainstream hetero-porn success doing an about-face and heading into the gay arena for the first time. In a career move that is undoubtedly risky, even in today’s more LGBT-accepting social climate, Rocco Reed, the big-dicked star of such titles as 69 Bree Street, Anal Prom Queens, and Ashlynn Brooke’s Adventures in Sex, has apparently signed an exclusive contract with noted gay hardcore site,

First revealed (not surprisingly) on Twitter, Rocco’s pseudo-outing took place just two days after his 30th birthday and instantly had his fellow porn professionals shouting “WTF!” and “OMG!” – though hopefully out of sheer surprise and not disapproval. Considering the sweetly handsome South Carolinian not only scored XBIZ and AVN nominations for 2012 (straight) Male Performer of the Year, but also the hand of everyone’s favorite anal-loving Japanese-American superstar, Asa Akira (they’re engaged), this news certainly comes as a shock!

Rumors immediately started flying around the ‘net declaring Rocco as a confirmed and now out homosexual; others claim he is bisexual while others still insist this is simply a lucrative professional endeavor, nothing more. Whatever the case, Rocco’s move to gay hardcore is a bold, brave, and truly adventurous one and for that he has Mr. Pink’s admiration and respect. You go, Rocco!

A Parody You Can’t Refuse

Godfather XXXThis summer, director Lee Roy Myers and DreamZone Entertainment make you an offer you can’t refuse: a XXX parody of Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary breakthrough film and one of the most lauded achievements in American dramatic cinema, The Godfather. Although rather unimaginatively titled, Godfather: A DreamZone Parody, nonetheless looks set to blow away viewers with the story of the Whoreleone family, headed by the Dong (Peter O’Tool). As a porn war between families heats up and looks to explode, Dong Vito Whoreleone accelerates his family’s sexual aggression and confirms his hold on the illicit underworld gradually forming in American society.

The Don also puts his son Michael (Tommy Pistol) in the unenviable position of underboss; an assignment that doesn’t sit too well with Michael’s lady, Kay (Kagney Linn Karter taking Diane Keaton’s role and very nearly fulfilling one skinematic fantasy of this writer’s). With April O’Neil, Tommy Pistol, Jessie Andrews, Michael Vegas, Anthony Rosano, Mr. Pete, Bridgette B., and superhot up-and-comer Veruca James rounding out the cast of this hardcore mafia epic, you can be sure bullets won’t be the only thing flying across screen in this flick.

Available on DVD July 24th, Godfather: A DreamZone Parody is sure to fit nicely into that man-cave movie collection, taking place alongside other classic Lee Roy Myers porn parodies of Romeo & Juliet, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and A Wet Dream on Elm Street. Hell, this XXX Godfather DVD will even make a great substitute for The Godfather: Part III, taking that particular cinematic disasters place in your Coppola-approved Godfather box set – and your lady (or mother) will be none the wiser.

Urban X Award nominees announced

Urban X AwardsRacial divisions haven’t disappeared from our society and they likely never will, and while the porn industry sees a wealth of interracial hardcore movies made every year, race is nonetheless a touchy subject even in a business where everyone fucking everyone else is par for the course. While I haven’t come across any major complaints regarding possible racial discrimination at the annual AVN, XRCO or XBIZ awards, the existence of the Urban X Awards proves that there’s still reason to celebrate the contributions of African-Americans, Latinos y Latinas, and performers, directors, and producers of non-Caucasian ethnicities.

Due to be held July 21st at Beyond the Stars Palace in Glendale, CA, this years Urban X Awards is set to be an evening filled with rivalry and revelry as the best and brightest ethnic talents in porn compete for the dozens of fan-voted Urban X trophies. Nominees were announced just a few days ago and, not surprisingly, saw many of Mr. Pink’s favorite performers recognized by a significant industry body – for once.

Nabbing five nominations is this year’s returning host, Nyomi Banxxx. One of the most sorely undervalued and underused women in porn, Ms. Banxxx is up for Best Couple Sex Scene twice (A Touch of Seduction with Flash Brown, The Black Mother Fuckers with Prince Yashua), Orgasmic Oralist, MILF Performer of the Year, and the most prized award, Female Performer of the Year, which she took home last year.

Also up for five awards is the Japanese-American London Keyes, while Asa Akira and Misty Stone have nabbed four nominations each. The woman to watch, however, a woman likely to be the next crossover superstar, Skin Diamond, who is probably right now celebrating her six nominations for Best 3 Way Sex Scene (with Bella Moretti and Mr. Marcus in Hitchhikers 2), Best Anal Sex Scene (with fellow rising starlet, Leilani Leeane in Mike Adriano’s Black Anal Addiction), Best Couple Sex Scene (Black Diamonds with Sean Michaels and Porn’s Top Black Models 3 with Lex Steele himself), as well as Orgasmic Oralist and Female Performer of the Year.

With Skin Diamond and Nyomi Banxxx both impressing with their incredible oral and anal skills, in the immortal words of ELO’s Jeff Lynne, they’re “headin’ for a showdown!” To find out who’ll come out on top we’ll have to wait until July 26th, but in the meantime, there’s a ton of excellent ethnic and interracial porn right at your fingertips. Mr. Pink delivers!