Category Archive: Behind the Scenes

February Funk

I know things have been pretty quiet around here lately, and I apologize for not communicating with everyone sooner.

My grandmother died during surgery last week and I just got back in town after being with family for most of the past week. I lost my grandfather and uncle last year, but this one has been even tougher for me to grieve and process because unlike my other grandparents when they died, or even my uncle who had suffered from Parkinson’s, my grandma was still mentally alert and physically active and so full of life. I had just been talking with her on the phone about the TV show “This Is Us” less than 24 hours before she died. And even though we knew the surgery involved some risk, none of us expected such a tragic outcome.

On the bright side, she was almost 88 years old and had lived a very full and happy life, so there’s at least some comfort in knowing that she died peacefully and without any of the suffering that would have come with a massive stroke or heart attack, etc. Of course the loss felt is no less intense.

Needless to say, this has disrupted and delayed my usual work and production schedule, but hopefully not too terribly much. I’m finally back in town and working hard to catch up and hopefully have our next new scene ready by some time later next week.

Thanks for your patience and understanding during this difficult time, and rest assured there are some big and exciting developments taking place behind the scenes as we do our best to bring you an epic Winter/Spring Season you will never forget!

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Important Announcement: Montez Joins BBA As Full-Time Manager & Marketing Director

As the new year gets underway, I just wanted to take a moment to share some exciting news and major changes taking place behind the scenes.

By now, most of you have at least heard of Montez, and even “met” him through his entertaining cameos in the Detroit After Dark series and Halloween Party. A long-time BBA fan going all the way back to the early Blue Futon days of Jay and Cortez, Montez first began corresponding with me by email back in the summer of 2014 about a shared social media crush. This led to more serious conversations about BBA’s lack of social media (other than this blog), and Montez generously volunteering to help us change that.

Taking on the role of BBA’s Marketing Director, Montez launched the BBA Tumblr and built it from scratch into a popular and entertaining resource for BBA-related news, previews, gifs, contests, and feedback for a large and ever-growing number of followers.

More recently, he started BBA’s Instagram and Twitter accounts, and organized our first public appearance at Detroit’s Hotter Than July Pride last summer. He has also played a pivotal role in bringing fan favorites like Blake Bishop, Shazeer, Rico Pruitt, and Manny Killa to the site.

With his skills and years of experience in both marketing and business management, Montez has not only proven himself to be an invaluable asset to the BBA team, but he has also become a close and trusted personal friend.

In an industry with a reputation for shady dealings and shameless back-stabbing, the kind of mutual loyalty, professionalism, and TRUST I’ve found with Montez is a truly rare and treasured thing. And when Montez recently came to a crossroads in his own career, it presented the perfect opportunity for me to finally offer him a position as BBA’s very first full-time salaried staff. (more…)

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Net Neutrality & A Future Without Porn

Imagine a future where you can no longer enjoy BBA or your other favorite porn sites because they’ve been blocked or slowed down by the Internet providers in your area. Or worse, because they’ve gone out of business completely due to restrictive new fees and/or a dramatic decrease in the number of people able to access and support their content.

That future is a lot closer than you might think, and likely to become a reality if we don’t do something together to stop it.

This Thursday, December 14th, the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) is scheduled to vote on Net Neutrality, the idea that Internet providers should NOT be able to control what we see or do online. More specifically, that Internet speeds should be kept the same for ALL sites, regardless of their size or type. There are currently rules in place that prohibit ISPs from things like blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization – in other words, “fast lanes” for sites that pay extra fees, and “slow lanes” for everyone else.

These basic rules and principles (which we’ve all pretty much taken for granted) are currently UNDER ATTACK by the Trump administration, and the FCC is reevaluating and threatening to repeal them. If we lose Net Neutrality, the Internet as we know it will NEVER be the same again. Companies like Verizon and Time Warner would soon have the power to slow down specific sites, and/or pressure individual sites into paying extra to escape the “slow lane.”

This could DIRECTLY threaten membership websites like Black Boy Addictionz, as well as popular free websites like Tumblr, by allowing your cable company to slow down the speeds of these sites, or even block them completely due to their “NSFW” content.

If you’re a dedicated BBA fan, or just someone who shares our profound concern for keeping the Internet open and equal for everyone, please join us NOW in the fight to SAVE NET NEUTRALITY by taking one or more of the following actions:

1) Text “RESIST” to 50409. This is a quick and EASY tool that lets you send a message to your representatives in Congress through your phone. It only takes a couple minutes of your time, and if you’re unsure what exactly to say, here’s a sample message you can use:

I’m a concerned constituent from [YOUR CITY] asking you to please PROTECT NET NEUTRALITY and an open Internet. Preserving an open and equal Internet is essential to free speech and democracy and I am alarmed and dismayed that the FCC is planning to abandon this principle.

I don’t want ISPs to have the power to block websites, slow them down, give some sites an advantage over others, or break the Internet up into ‘fast lanes’ for those that pay and ‘slow lanes’ for everyone else. Please publicly support the FCC’s existing net neutrality rules based on Title II, and oppose Chairman Pai’s plans to undo them.

2) Go to BattleForTheNet.com for additional tools and helpful info about how you can make your voice heard.

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Thanksgiving Schedule

Just wanted to let everyone know that our next new scene won’t be ready until some time next week. My goal is to post the first of November’s remaining two updates around the middle of next week (hopefully on or before the holiday), and the second approximately a week after that.

For those of you who may have missed my announcement the first time, the website is now updated with new content at least three times a month. And while I do try my best to update on Thursday nights or Fridays whenever possible, the schedule will vary depending on my production and travel schedule among other factors. Like I tried explaining a few weeks ago, my top priority will always be producing the hottest possible scenes over sticking to a rigid schedule.

That being said, there are some MAJOR and long overdue changes in the works that should lead to a much more consistent update schedule in the new year – and possibly even a return to weekly updates at some point. I’ll be posting an official announcement in late December or early January about some of these big steps we’re taking to improve the BBA experience for everyone.

Rest assured that as the weather continues to get colder (for many of us, at least), we’re working hard behind the scenes to bring you plenty of exciting NEW models and sizzling-hot scenes that will keep you horny, stroking, and warm 😉 ! Stay tuned!

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Website Update: New York Nights – Stylez Surrenders


We recently spent a week in New York City celebrating Montez and Michael‘s birthdays with a few of our favorite BBA boys.

This special trip reunited Blake Bishop with Stylez for the first time since our summer visit to Detroit, and provided the perfect opportunity for them to finally finish what they started in the Christmas orgy almost one year ago.

It’s a much-requested “reunion” between two of our hottest and sexiest stars in nearly a FULL HOUR of cherry-popping action that includes lots of sloppy-wet dick-sucking, ass-eating, and RAW “take-down” fucking….



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Important Announcement Re: Revised Update Schedule

I know a lot of you seem to think I’m some kind of sadist sitting on a beach somewhere, sipping margaritas and counting stacks of money and laughing at BBA’s members while making them anxiously wait for the next website update, LOL. But nothing could be further from the truth!

The reality is that BBA consumes the vast majority of my life and my time (at a MINIMUM, 70 hours a week), and I work my ass off each and every week to plan, film, edit, process, publish, and promote the new scenes that go up on the site. Most weeks I’m trying to edit a lengthy action scene out of literally HOURS of raw footage, a process that can be extremely slow and time-consuming. I do this because I’m truly passionate about what I do and want only the best for BBA’s loyal viewers and fans.

Creating the kind of unique and exciting content that you’ve come to crave and expect is ALWAYS going to be my #1 priority and goal. Sometimes this means taking an extra few hours to create a “previously on” intro montage to enhance a scene with added context and suspense. Or devoting an extra hour or two to making subtitles for parts of quiet or mumbled dialogue that I know will make the scene ten times hotter.

Sometimes these types of creative choices result in scenes going up on the site several hours or even a day or two later than planned. Sometimes it means taking entire weekends off to focus on special trips and production plans. As a long-time porn consumer myself, I’m sympathetic to the frustration and impatience that comes with having to wait for new content. But at the end of the day, I am ALWAYS going to prioritize creating the hottest possible content over meeting an arbitrary and creatively restrictive deadline.

With this in mind, I’ve come to the humbling realization over the past several months that I simply can’t keep up with the expensive and exhausting pace of production demanded by a weekly schedule, at least not if I want to continue producing the kinds of unique, lengthy, and often costly scenes that I’m proud to share with BBA’s members.

Too often, this has led to situations where I feel pressured into posting inferior and disappointing content just to keep up with an unrealistic schedule. And more often than not, viewers end up feeling just as frustrated and disappointed by the weak update as they would have been if I’d posted nothing at all!

After consulting with Montez and other peers in the industry, I’ve made the difficult decision to scale BBA’s update schedule back to THREE updates a month instead of four, with the updates still being posted on Fridays. The “off” weekends will vary depending on my travel and production schedule, and on these weekends I think I’m going to try something new by highlighting classic scenes from the archives that BBA’s viewers might have forgotten about or simply never discovered – at discounted rates for a limited time.

As always, my goal will continue to be delivering unique and unforgettable scenes on enough of a regular basis that a monthly subscription will still be worthwhile. If for whatever reason, you don’t feel like this is the case, or your personal porn tastes tend to be pretty narrow, then I’d encourage you to check out our credits alternative that allows you to enjoy BBA’s content on a scene by scene basis. Your credits will never expire, and you can spend them only on the models and scenes that really interest you.

If you want sloppy and forgettable 20-minute scenes featuring the same over-exposed “porn stars” over and over, then there are certainly other sites that will offer that like clockwork at the same exact time every week – and in most cases, charge you MORE in the process. I could easily update the site every week if I was settling for that same shitty standard.

If, on the other hand, you value the types of lengthy, unique scenes that BBA offers, then I hope you’ll be able to respect and appreciate the time, expense, and hard work that goes into making them possible and understand this much-needed change in the update schedule.

My hope is that this adjusted schedule will provide a bit more breathing room for the creative process and allow me to focus more on quality over quantity, ultimately resulting in a better and more consistently satisfying experience for EVERYONE going forward.
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Website Update: Shaun – The Next Level


There’s good news and bad news for fans of Scotty and Shaun:

The good news is that Shaun is finally out after being locked up for nearly nine months, and he’s ready to take things to the NEXT LEVEL. The bad news is that less than a week after Shaun was released, Scotty turned around and got locked up himself!

Of course we all know what this means: Now it’s SHAUN’s turn to start paying back what he owes and return the favor by doing whatever is necessary to keep money on Scotty’s “books” while he’s locked up….

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Website Update: Detroit After Dark – Episode Three

We’re concluding our recent Detroit series with a much-anticipated and long overdue pairing between two of BBA’s most popular and well-endowed “tops.”

For almost a year, Blake Bishop and Bandit have been locked in an epic back-and-forth battle for the ranking of Third Most Popular model on the site (right behind Apollo and Isaiah). They were supposed to have met and worked together on at least THREE different occasions already, but every time it just hasn’t worked out.

Both guys have been eager to prove to each other as well as their fans why they deserve that #3 spot. And our recent trip to Detroit for Hotter Than July Pride provided the perfect opportunity for these competing fan favorites to FINALLY meet in person and settle the score once and for all.


See for yourself what happens when Blake Bishop finally meets up with Bandit in Detroit for a much-requested and historic encounter that includes nearly a FULL HOUR of tongue-kissing, dick-sucking, ass-licking, and RAW flip-flop fucking that you do NOT want to miss!

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Website Update: Detroit After Dark – Episode Two


BBA recently made its very first public appearance at Hotter Than July Detroit Pride.

Montez and I were joined by Rico Pruitt, Blake Bishop, Stylez, and Shazeer for an unforgettable weekend full of laughter, fun, and excitement. Detroit native Bandit even made a special surprise appearance!



By day, the guys were able to meet and mingle with their amazing fans, take pics with them, sign BBA t-shirts and posters, etc. But Detroit after dark is when things REALLY started to get interesting. And luckily we had the camera with us so you wouldn’t miss out on a thing 😉 !

Go behind the scenes with Rico Pruitt and some of your favorite BBA models to see what went down behind closed doors when BBA took over Detroit….

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Website Update: Detroit After Dark – Episode One


BBA recently made its very first public appearance at Hotter Than July Detroit Pride.

Montez and I were joined by Rico Pruitt, Blake Bishop, Stylez, and Shazeer for an unforgettable weekend full of laughter, fun, and excitement. Detroit native Bandit even made a special surprise appearance!


By day, the guys were able to meet and mingle with their amazing fans, take pics with them, sign BBA t-shirts and posters, etc. But Detroit after dark is when things REALLY started to get interesting. And luckily we had the camera with us so you wouldn’t miss out on a thing 😉 !

Go behind the scenes with Rico Pruitt and some of your favorite BBA models to see what went down behind closed doors when BBA took over Detroit….


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