Two years… and the pic that started it all

Black's Beach 1997

Today is my two year porniversary! On August 29, 2011, having absolutely no clue what to expect, I walked into the Titan offices in San Francisco to film Surveillance with my buddy Hunter Marx. I guess the shoot went pretty well (except for one hiccup; watch the video below for details) because the studio offered me an exclusive agreement the next day… and thus began the most exciting two years (so far) of my life.

All right, Mr. Gage, I'm ready for my close-up.

All right, Mr. Gage, I’m ready for my close-up.

To celebrate the occasion, here’s a little blast from the past… and, I’ll admit, a little self-congratulatory pat on the back. (Hey, it’s my anniversary… I’m allowed!) In 1997, when I was 23 years old (I’m 40 as of this writing) and on vacation in San Diego, I balanced my camera on a rock at deserted Black’s Beach and took this nude self-portrait. A little while later I sent it to a hot guy I was chatting with on AOL and he wrote back, “Dude, you could totally be a porn star!” I was flattered, but dubious; “Thanks,” I replied, “but I seriously doubt that’ll ever happen.” My porn idols at the time were the likes of Steve Kelso and Jake Tanner, and I could never look like that… not in a million years… those guys are veritable legends of the industry and way out of my league. But the seed had been planted, and I took that comment as a challenge. I love new experiences and new challenges. As I started getting serious about my health and my workouts, my body started to respond and my confidence grew. So when Roman Wright referred me to Titan 15 years later and they offered me a scene, how could I refuse?

I think we’ve all at some point wondered what it would be like to be in a porn flick, and I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had that chance. Eleven films (and counting) later, I’m as happy as… well, I think I’m as happy as a 40 year old perennially horny gay man can be. I’ve grown so much through the experiences I’ve had. I’ve made tons of new friends, built my confidence (not to mention my sexual repertoire!) tremendously… and met the man of my dreams. Working in porn has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made… and it all started with this pic and a random chat on AOL. Pretty cool, huh? Too bad I didn’t save the chat, and that I can’t remember that hot dude’s AOL handle. I’d love to thank him in person.

I’ve got some additional anniversary news to share, but I have to finalize a couple of things first. It’s exciting stuff, though! In the meantime, here’s a clip of me in 2011 explaining how I broke the set on my first day as a Titan man exactly 2 years ago today! (For a more current look at me, check out my latest Titan film: Wide Awake.)

Brand new action pics from Wide Awake

Straight from the TitanMen media servers to your computer… here are 23 brand new promotional and action stills from scene 1 of the brand new Jasun Mark-directed film Wide Awake! Titan subscribers can watch the scene in its entirety right now; non-subscribers can watch a free XXX preview, then sign up for the limited-time special price of $99/year (or, if you prefer, $29.95/month) to stream or download the whole 38-minute scene. Enjoy!

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New Home Movie: “The Chair”

A couple weeks ago Dirk and I were in Key West, FL for 4 days of photo shoots at the amazing Island House Gay Hotel & Resort. Truth be told, it hardly felt like work. We had a deluxe poolside room and the staff treated us like royalty. The shoot (which will be used in the resort’s new promotional materials) was laid-back and fun; all we had to do was splash around in the pool and lie out on the sundeck. I swear we have the best job on earth.

Anyway, our room had a certain lounge chair in it that Dirk and I soon realized could be used in a really fun way. We tried it once and it blew our minds… and our loads. We wanted to film our second round but our “working vacation” ended before we got the chance. When we got back home to Boston I couldn’t stop thinking about how much fun the chair was, so I went out and bought one with similar dimensions, and the next morning Dirk and I filmed the brand new home movie you see above. We love our new chair… and I have a feeling that it will be part of many more experiences – and many more home movies – to cum.

Here are a few pics I took while we were down in Key West. To check out Island House for yourself (and try out one of their special chairs), visit islandhousekeywest.com or call 305-294-6284 to make a reservation. And from September 8-16 if you buy three nights you can stay an additional 3 nights for free!

From our official Island House photo shoot!

From our Island House official photo shoot!

Titan’s WIDE AWAKE: Official XXX Trailer!

We’re less than two weeks away from the release of TitanMen’s latest feature WIDE AWAKE, and I’m thrilled to share with you the official XXX trailer! Each scene of the film has a certain color associated with it; I’m paired with hairy stud (and good friend) Johnny Parker in the “green” scene. WIDE AWAKE, directed by my pal Jasun Mark, features the debut of brand-spanking-new TitanMen exclusive Nick Prescott, and also stars TitanMen exclusive George Ce, Adam Champ, and Justin King. The entire movie will be available to TitanMen subscribers via Titan video-on-demand and digital download within the next couple of weeks!

BTW, a one year TitanMen membership is currently on sale for just $99. For the price of a couple of nice dinners, you can feast on all-you-can-eat top notch porn (with high-quality video streaming and offline downloads) for an entire year! This is a limited-time offer, so sign up today. (You can also purchase a single month for just $29.95.)