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Michael Galletta Counts Down BBA’s Ten Best Scenes of 2018

Despite getting off to an admittedly rocky start during its first couple months, 2018 still turned out to be an incredible year here at BBA. And based on my excruciating struggle just to narrow down this list to ten scenes, I think it could very well be our BEST year so far!

Even as we tried to mix things up and experiment with new creative directions (more content from director Shax Carter, more focus on “special guests” than usual, etc.), we still tried to deliver the kind of good, old-fashioned, unscripted amateur scenes that are such a familiar and beloved part of the BBA brand – including some truly unforgettable BBA classics that we’ll all be watching and talking about for years to come.

This brings me to my list of BBA’s Ten Best Scenes of 2018, the scenes which for a variety of reasons explained below are the ones that stood out from a VERY crowded pack as my proudest achievements and personal favorites from the past year:

(In Ascending Order)

#10. Meeting Mikey

Some of you will no doubt be surprised to see a SOLO scene make my list of favorite scenes for the very first time since I started posting these lists.

But thanks to Shax Carter’s skilled direction and beautiful cinematography elevating Mikey Piper‘s natural charisma and striking good looks, this solo packed in more breathless eroticism and nutt-draining visual stimulation than most action scenes!

From the steamy shower strip-tease to the most epic cum-shot in BBA history, this scene was a master class in solo gay erotica at its spellbinding best.

#9. Taming Trapp

I’m almost embarrassed to think of just how many “nutts” I’ve already bust to this scene, and it deserves a spot on this list for that reason alone.

Oddly enough, one of the moments I find myself watching over and over again is Trapp sticking his reluctant face in both of his co-stars’ butts and eating male ass for the very first time.

But there’s also something about seeing the cocky straight thug down on his knees, slobbering on TWO dicks at the same time, or grunting as his infamous “phat ass” gets stuffed with raw dick at both ends, that pushes me over the edge EVERY single time!

#8. Bandit’s Revenge #2

This was a breakout year for BBA’s #1 star, and watching Bandit slowly but surely come out of his shell and evolve into a more uninhibited and energetic performer has been one of the most exciting things I’ve witnessed all year.

There’s no better example of this than his “bromance” with Manny Killa, who had a breakout year of his own and repeatedly inspired career-best performances from his many co-stars, including Bandit’s surprisingly sensual performance in this scene.

What started out as an aggressive “revenge” scene took some unexpected twists and turns to become one of our most tender and passionate pairings of the year.

#7. A King Conquered

Didn’t think anything (or anyone) could challenge Bandit’s “bromance” with Manny until this scene with King Ant came along! Nothing I’d witnessed in their off-camera interactions could have prepared me for the shockingly explosive chemistry on display in this scene.

These two fucked like they’ve been lovers for YEARS, and the world of black gay porn is all the better for it. King Ant surrendered to that monster dick like a pro, allowing Bandit to deliver what was arguably his BEST and most passionate performance of the year!

#6. Detroit After Dark: Manny In The Middle

Probably the most fun I had behind the camera all year, and quite possibly the hottest threesome I’ve ever filmed.

For someone claiming to prefer the “top” role, Manny Killa sure set the bar high with a jaw-dropping performance that would put most power bottoms to shame. And once again he brought out a side of Bandit rarely seen with his other co-stars.

Of course the instant attraction between Manny Killa and Stylez also contributed to this scene’s palpable energy and sizzling-hot sex.

You’ll never look at a game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors” quite the same way again 😉 !

#5. Dominic: The Next Level

A return to BBA’s roots with the kind of spontaneous, sparely edited scene I used to film back in the good ol’ days of the BBA Futon, this scene had me harder than I think I’ve ever been during a shoot! And let’s just say editing without “interruptions” proved to be quite a challenge 😉 .

Much like Saint‘s training session with Apollo several years earlier, this turned out to be one of the steamiest sessions between “straight” guys that I filmed all year.

Saint once again shined in the role of “gay for pay” mentor, unleashing a freaky side of Dominic we’d only seen glimpses of in his earlier scenes, and proving once again that you don’t always need hardcore action for a scene to earn multiple “nutts”!
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January 2019 Schedule

As we kick off the new year, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what our update schedule will look like in 2019.We still promise our monthly subscribers THREE hot and lengthy new updates each month, but depending on our travel and production schedule (among other factors), these will sometimes be posted back to back weekly, and other times more staggered with longer waits in between. So that much really hasn’t changed. But one of my New Year’s resolutions is to try my best to space things out a bit more evenly and consistently this year.

Members also seemed to appreciate the tentative schedule announcements that I started posting near the end of last year, so I think I’ll continue with these in 2019. At least that way you can know when new content is coming and have something to look forward to, and which weekends your poor abused dicks can enjoy a much-needed break 😉 .

Here’s our TENTATIVE January 2019 schedule:

Update #1: January 12th or 13th
Update #2: January 18th or 19th
Update #3: January 30th or 31st

Also wanted to remind everyone that ​​I’ve officially left Tumblr for Twitter as my primary place to​ ​interact with BBA’s viewers and fans, share behind the scenes stories and previews, personal reflections and fantasies, ​and ​other erotic stuff I enjoy​. Please follow me @bba_michael and of course the official BBA Twitter @bbaddictionz. ​Thanks!

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December 2018 Schedule & Michael’s New Twitter

As long-time fans and subscribers already know by now, things tend to get even crazier than usual around here this time of year. But I just wanted to assure everyone that you’ll still be getting the three new scenes that are promised to BBA’s monthly subscribers each month. Similar to last month, they’ll be a lot less evenly spaced out than I’d usually prefer in order to accommodate our busy travel and filming schedule this month.

Trust me when I tell you there are some exciting developments taking place behind the scenes, including a couple hot surprises in store for the end of the year and the new year to come!

Below is our TENTATIVE December schedule:

Update #1: December 22nd or 23rd
Update #2: December 28th or 29th
Update #3: No later than December 31st (New Year’s Eve)

​Also wanted to let everyone know that ​​t​hanks to Tumblr’s new asinine and insulting porn ban, ​I’ve FINALLY set up my own personal Twitter ​as a substitute place to​ ​interact with BBA’s viewers and fans, share behind the scenes stories and previews, personal reflections and fantasies, ​and ​other erotic stuff I enjoy​. Please follow me @bba_michael and of course the official BBA Twitter @bbaddictionz. ​

Th​anks as always​ ​for your encouragement and support – I ​try to remind myself every day ​that none of this would even​ ​be possible without BBA’s many loyal and passionate fans! It’s been an incredible year full of many twists and surprises, and we’re doing everything we can to close it out with a bang. Stay tuned!

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BBA’s “Consistency” Catch-22

Almost ten years into this crazy adventure called BBA, I think it’s safe to say that keeping to a consistent update schedule isn’t exactly one of my strengths, LOL. And quite honestly, unless BBA sells out and turns into some corporate mega porn site one of these days, I think this will probably always be the case.

That’s not to say I won’t continue striving to grow and improve in this area. I know it’s a source of great frustration for many of you. But I think it’s also worth pointing out the “Catch 22” at play here: the very same “inconsistency” many of you complain about also tends to go hand in hand with the kind of unique, lengthy content you clearly crave and are impatient to see.

It’s clear from some of the recent complaints that many of you still seem to have a VERY naive and unrealistic misconception that BBA’s scenes are somehow cheap, fast, and easy to make, and/or that I’m just sadistically sitting on a pile of completed scenes for the hell of it, when nothing could be further from the truth!

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: BBA’s scenes aren’t the kind of product that can be churned out by some factory assembly line week after week. At least not the kind of content I’m interested in making!

If you want forgettable 15-minute scenes featuring the same over-exposed “porn stars” over and over, then there are plenty of other sites that can offer you that like clockwork at the same exact time every week. And usually charge you MORE for it in the process. I could EASILY update BBA at the same exact time week after week if I was settling for that same sloppy standard.

I understand that BBA’s monthly subscribers are paying their hard-earned money with an expectation of new scenes in return. And as a long-time porn consumer myself, I know it’s never fun to have to wait for new updates.

But at the end of the day, I am ALWAYS going to prioritize creating the hottest possible content over sticking to some arbitrary and creatively restrictive schedule. What happened last weekend is a perfect example of this.

Whenever I’ve been unable to fulfill my end of the bargain, which has admittedly been more often than I’d like, I’ve always offered complimentary extensions or made it up to our loyal monthly subscribers with extra content the following month. For example, I’m currently working hard behind the scenes to post FOUR updates this month as promised to make up for the lack of a third update last month. (Still not sure exactly when the next one will be ready, but likely around the middle of next week, possibly with another to follow shortly after that). (more…)

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Michael’s Choice

If you’ve been following us on social media over the past week (Twitter: @BBAddictionz, Instagram: @OfficialBlackBoyAddictionz, Tumblr: @BlackBoyAddictionz), then you already know we’ve been out of town filming for over a week with some of your favorite BBA models, as well as some exciting new faces we can’t wait for you to meet.

Our original plan was to have the first of these scenes edited and ready to share with you by now. (We’ve posted a few teaser pics to “wet” your appetite lol).

But we were faced with a difficult and unexpected decision when we met a VERY sexy new straight boy near the end of our scheduled visit: Extend our stay by a couple extra days for some spontaneous additional filming, even if that meant postponing the release of our next scene, or return home as planned to edit one of the scenes we’d already filmed and just gamble that the new boy would still be available and interested the next time that we were in town?

Long story short, we decided to “strike while the iron’s hot,” even though we knew that would mean releasing our next scene a few days later than planned.

On the bright side, we’re FINALLY back home from an insanely busy and exhausting but also fun and productive week of filming, and will be working around the clock to get the first of these hot new scenes ready to share with you as soon as we can!

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Down….But Not Out!

Those of you who share my love for college basketball, and even some of you who don’t, will no doubt have heard by now about last night’s historic upset.

For those of you who don’t follow March Madness, it was the very first time in the history of the NCAA college basketball tournament that a #16 seed (University of Maryland Baltimore County) beat a #1 seed (Virginia).  In other words, a school most people had never even heard of defeated and humiliated what was supposed to be the best team in the country (and busted my personal bracket in the process, LOL).

Reacting to the historic and devastating loss with what I thought was impressive humility and class, Virginia’s coach Tony Bennett had the following to say:

I told our guys, we had a historic season. A historic season in terms of most wins in the ACC. A week ago we’re cutting down the nets and the confetti is falling. And then we make history by being the first one-seed to lose. I’m sure a lot of people will be happy about that. And it stings. I told the guys, this is life. It can’t define you. You enjoyed the good times and you gotta be able to take the bad times. When you step into the arena, the consequences can be historic losses, tough losses, great wins, and you have to deal with it. That’s the job.

Sports are often a good metaphor for life, and I couldn’t help but relate Coach Bennett’s wise words to BBA’s own unexpected struggles these past couple months.

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When It Rains….

I want to start by thanking everyone for the outpouring of encouragement and support through social media, emails, comments, etc., during this recent difficult time. I’ve always bragged that BBA has some of the best fans in the business, and you guys really proved that to me once again these past couple weeks.

I tried to show my appreciation with last week’s hot and lengthy new threesome taking Trapp to a shocking new level, and I’m glad that so many of you seem to be loving that one so far.

Unfortunately, I came down with a bad cold when I got back in town, and that along with some other frustrating complications and delays behind the scenes has only further disrupted my normal production routine.

After lots of cough drops, hot tea, and rest, I’m finally feeling ALMOST back to my normal self and working hard to catch up and bring you some hot new content as quickly as possible. But unfortunately it’s not going to be in time for this weekend, and realistically not until some time later next week.

If you’re a regular monthly subscriber and still haven’t received your three promised updates for February by the first full week in March, please contact Montez at montez@blackboyaddictionz.com and he’ll be able to add extra time to your membership or provide you with complimentary credits to make up for the delay.

Thanks for your continued patience and understanding during this regrettably slow start to the new year. Wish us luck with the filming, and hopefully we’ll have some fresh faces and fun surprises for you soon!

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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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Michael Galletta Counts Down BBA’s Ten Best Scenes of 2017

There’s no denying that 2017 was one wild roller-coaster ride of a year, both personally and professionally. But even with its many ups and downs, and an update schedule that was admittedly all over the map at times as a result, I’m relieved and proud to be able to say that 2017 still turned out to be a pretty damn AMAZING year overall, leaving us with some truly unforgettable BBA classics that we’ll be watching and talking about for years to come.

Which brings me to my list of BBA’s Ten Best Scenes of 2017, the scenes which for a variety of reasons explained below are the ones that stood out from a VERY crowded pack as my proudest achievements and personal favorites from the past year:

(In Ascending Order)

#10. New York Nights: Monster Smash

It may surprise some of you to see our Halloween Party show up on this list. But I honestly had no choice BUT to include this scene when I realized just how many times I’ve “enjoyed” it in my free time 😉 .

There’s just something about seeing sexy straight basketball player Isaiah turned into the scene’s “bitch” as he’s aggressively TAG-TEAMED and stuffed with raw dick at both ends, that gets me EVERY single time. BBA “comfort food” at its best, this scene has quickly turned into the kind of trusted treat that I know I can always turn to for an instant and satisfying release at the end of a long day.

#9. Manny’s Money Moves

In a year overshadowed by outstanding performances from veteran models, this sweet and sensual encounter between two of our newest models came out of nowhere to become a year-end smash hit. And it’s crazy to think how close it came to never happening at all!

Proving once again that sometimes unplanned scenes are the best, what came depressingly close to being a total disaster turned out to be one of our most surprisingly passionate scenes of the year. The intense attraction and undeniable chemistry between Manny Killa and Luh Redd will no doubt be envied and enjoyed by all the BBA romantics out there for many years to come.

#8. Training Trapp

Destined to become a BBA classic, this was quite possibly the most steamy action between “straight” guys that I’ve EVER filmed! Saint once again shined in the role of “gay for pay” mentor, unleashing a repressed freaky side of Trapp we’d only seen glimpses of in his first scene.

Their dark, tangled bodies glistening with baby oil and sweat as they roll around naked on the floor for our private entertainment, putting on a show so intensely homoerotic it could have made the Ancient Greeks blush, proved once again that you don’t always need hardcore action for a scene to earn multiple “nutts”!

#7. Detroit After Dark: Episode One

The Detroit trilogy was definitely the highlight of BBA’s summer, and one of my proudest achievements all year. But if I had to choose just one of the three scenes that best captured the humor, spontaneity, and sexual energy that defined the weekend of our very first public appearance at Hotter Than July Detroit Pride, this scene would be it.

From the new “reality TV” style editing that shared an intimate and entertaining peek at some of the personalities, laughter, and fun taking place behind the scenes, to the thrilling sight of popular actor turned “porn star” Rico Pruitt submitting to a merciless pounding from Bandit‘s raw dick, this scene had everything you could ever want from a summer porn blockbuster 😉 .

#6. Scotty: The Next Level

This just might go down as one of the most shocking and satisfying “conquests” in BBA history – and that’s including scenes where the straight guy has actually “gone all the way”! What Scotty ends up doing by the end of this shoot was almost UNTHINKABLE when he showed up for his first shoot, and even heading into THIS shoot, I had no idea it would happen.

A return to BBA’s roots with the kind of spontaneous, sparely edited scene I used to film back in the good ol’ days of the BBA Futon, this unforgettable “gay for pay” classic takes viewers behind the scenes to experience every suspenseful and SHOCKING second of an epic “straight boy seduction” right along with me, in close to real time as everything unfolded that night.

#5. Show and Tell

I don’t think I’ve ever been more wrong about a scene than I was about this one right after we filmed it. The shoot itself was extremely long, stressful, and pushed my patience to its near breaking point. I even had serious doubts about whether BBA’s viewers would like Trapp. Boy, was I wrong!

Not only did Trapp turn out to be the breakout “gay for pay” star of last year, but over time I’ve gradually grown to appreciate this scene for what it truly is: one of the most hilarious, unpredictable, and thoroughly ENTERTAINING scenes of the year!

From the comical bickering and flirtatious banter between these two real-life straight friends from the ‘hood, to the shocking ways they expand and test the limits of that friendship before the night’s over, this was one of those special scenes that had us stroking our dicks and laughing out loud at the same time!
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