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Posted On January 19, 2017By Monica FosterIn Post Porn

RIP William “Bill” Margold 1943 – 2017

Reports have come in that Adult Entertainment Industry (Pornography) Historian William “Bill” Margold has passed away as of the evening of 01/17/2017.  Rumor has it (though this rumor can’t be confirmed yet) that Bill died while broadcasting live on his radio show. I always enjoyed Bill’s unintentional humor.  May he rest in peace and may his tradition and craft of being one of the few legitimate Pornographic Industry Historians live on. www.BillMargold.com      Read More
Alexandra Mayers commentary: Most in the porn industry blogosphere today are chattering about a Canadian pornstar who went over seas to Bali for sexwork where she was allegedly raped (and unfortunately will have very little legal recourse being that the incident didn’t happen in the USA).  However I find this particular death a bit more of interest than the rape being that it happened in Las Vegas, NV (which is where many California pornstars are making the mistake of relocating to) and being that this death appears to have beenRead More
(left) Hugh Hefner (right) Keith Hefner
via ETonline The Playboy Mansion has lost one of its own. Hugh Hefner’s younger brother, Keith, died at the age of 87 on Friday, ET has confirmed. The Girls Next Door reality star, Playboy exec and occasional actor — Keith guest-starred on the classic ’60s sitcom, Get Smart — had been battling cancer. The news comes one day before Hugh’s 90th birthday. Hugh took to Twitter to confirm the news on Friday afternoon, writing, “This morning, my dear brother and best friend passed away. I love you, Keith. Rest inRead More
Chyna Was Planning Triumphant Return to Wrestling When She Died: ‘It Was Going to Be Her Rocky Ending,’ Manager Says via People.com Chyna was planning a triumphant return to wrestling before she died in of apparent overdose last week, manager and longtime friend Anthony Anzaldo tells PEOPLE. The former WWE star – who Anzaldo found unresponsive in her Redondo Beach, California apartment a week ago – was eight months into filming a documentary called The Reconstruction of Chyna that would have culminated with her back in the ring this comingRead More
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Posted On January 7, 2016By Monica FosterIn gay

Another Gay Porn Star, 21, Dies Unexpectedly: Jasper Robinson

A third young gay porn star has died in just over a month. Jasper Robinson has died at the age of 21. The porn industry is in shock as young gay porn star Jasper Robinson has died at the age of 21. He is the third porn star to have died with in a month, following the deaths of Zac Stevens and Dimitri Kane. His death, which was over a month ago has only just been made public. Robinson had modelled for Helix, Cockyboys, Nextdoor Studios and Boycrush. Although noRead More
Mehran Chestnut aka King B
Alexandra Mayers commentary:  I wonder what the cause of death was.  This week porn professionals have been dropping dead left and right! It’s interesting how he was also a cast member of a popular reality show… spotted on xbiz.com  ATLANTA — Mehran Chestnut, who performed a number of gay porn scenes under the nameKing B, died last week, according to TheSword.com Chestnut was also known for his role in the mainstream reality show “That Life: Atlanta,” which followed the lives of six black men who struggle with their careers, relationshipsRead More
Monica Foster commentary: It’s a shame his life ended so early. spotted on AVN.com  SAN FRANCISCO—Hot House Video has confirmed the passing of gay adult performer Josh Weston, who entered the industry in 2001, when he signed with Falcon. ”Adult Superstar Josh Weston succumbed to HIV-related complications on Sunday, December 16,” reported the Hot House company blog.  “He was 39 years old. Weston started his career in 2001 as a Falcon Exclusive, starring some of their biggest hits from the early 2000s. After leaving that contract went on to work withRead More
Monica Foster commentary: This is really sad…the young man had barely begun to live his life. Goes to show that nowadays the lifestyle of the Los Angeles porn industry is nothing more than a death sentence and/or lifetime of fighting demons.    courtesy sdgln.com Popular porn star Erick Rhodes, a muscle-bound jock known for his herculean work with Falcon, Mustang and Raging Stallion studios, died in his sleep early today, according to various news sources. He was 30. Avn.com reported that Rhodes died at 5:30 am Thursday, June 14, in NewRead More