The Rialto Report

By Ashley West

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: TV & Film

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 132
Reviews: 1


 Nov 2, 2018

Description

Audio, photo, and documentary archives from the golden age of adult film in New York, and beyond

Episode Date
‘Centurians of Rome’ (1981): The Behind-The-Scenes Story – Podcast 105
1:09:17

The surprising true story of 'Centurians of Rome' - the adult film funded by a bank robbery.

The post ‘Centurians of Rome’ (1981): The Behind-The-Scenes Story – Podcast 105 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 21, 2021
R.I.P. Fanne Foxe (1936-2021) – Podcast 82 (reprise)
58:09

Fanne Foxe died this past week. She was famous for being the stripper that ended the career of Congressman Wilbur Mills.

The post R.I.P. Fanne Foxe (1936-2021) – Podcast 82 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 28, 2021
The Hunt for the Real John T Bone – Part 2: Podcast 104
1:23:26

The second and concluding part in our mini-series about the tumultuous life and times of adult film director, John T Bone.

The post The Hunt for the Real John T Bone – Part 2: Podcast 104 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 14, 2021
The Hunt for the Real John T Bone – Part 1: Podcast 103
1:13:53

Who is John T. Bone - and why did The Rialto Report find him in jail when we looked for him? The first episode in our new mini-series.

The post The Hunt for the Real John T Bone – Part 1: Podcast 103 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 07, 2021
R.I.P. Carter Stevens (1944-2020)
1:11:21

Carter Stevens passed away this week. We look back at his eventful and colorful life, and our interview with him.

The post R.I.P. Carter Stevens (1944-2020) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 03, 2021
The Murder of Kathy Harcourt: England’s First American Adult Film Star – Podcast 102
1:35:33

Kathy Harcourt appeared in 1980s adult films. Then she was found dead in mysterious circumstances. 

The post The Murder of Kathy Harcourt: England’s First American Adult Film Star – Podcast 102 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 18, 2020
Carn(iv)al Love: Sex, Wrestling and the Story of Misty Blue Simmes
45:11

How Misty Blue Simmes - a top female wrestler in the 80s - also appeared in adult films.

The post Carn(iv)al Love: Sex, Wrestling and the Story of Misty Blue Simmes appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 04, 2020
R.I.P. Jim South (1939-2020): The Last Of His Kind
1:18:05

Jim South, the most famous agent for adult film stars, died this weekend. With him, dies a part of the golden age of adult film.

The post R.I.P. Jim South (1939-2020): The Last Of His Kind appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 30, 2020
The Rialto Report Turns 100! – Podcast 100
2:21:04

On this 100th podcast, we feature behind-the-scenes stories, highlights, and interview clips from the last 99 episodes.

The post The Rialto Report Turns 100! – Podcast 100 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 26, 2020
‘Once Upon a Time…in the Valley’: Episodes 1 to 3 Launched Today
4:18

'Once Upon a Time…in the Valley', a new podcast series co-produced and co-presented by Ashley West.

The post ‘Once Upon a Time…in the Valley’: Episodes 1 to 3 Launched Today appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 14, 2020
Angel Kelly: Giving You the Best That I Got – Podcast 99
1:27:10

Angel Kelly, the golden age superstar of adult films and the stripping circuit, discusses performing, Pink Ladies and Tupac Shakur.

The post Angel Kelly: Giving You the Best That I Got – Podcast 99 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 28, 2020
Amber Lynn: Rebel Yell! – Podcast 98
1:43:33

Amber Lynn is the perfect example of the adult film video vixen in all her glory. Back in the 1980s, she was the face of the new VHS era in adult film.

The post Amber Lynn: Rebel Yell! – Podcast 98 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 31, 2020
Whatever Happened to Mary Stuart? – Podcast 97
36:52

Mary Stuart appeared in a 8mm loop in 1973 in which she was slapped: what happened to her after this, and was there any truth to the rumors?

The post Whatever Happened to Mary Stuart? – Podcast 97 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 05, 2020
Randy Spears: Hear My Prayer – Podcast 96
1:41:00

Randy Spears talks about how he makes sense of his multi-decade adult career before he became a devout Christian.

The post Randy Spears: Hear My Prayer – Podcast 96 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 08, 2020
When Jamie Gillis Was Accused Of Murder… Twice: The Price of Porn Notoriety – Podcast 95
44:50

Jamie Gillis died ten years ago this week. We remember when he was arrested for murder - twice.

The post When Jamie Gillis Was Accused Of Murder… Twice: The Price of Porn Notoriety – Podcast 95 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 23, 2020
‘Deep Sleep’ (1972): How a Suburban Porno Set Off a Massive Federal Witch Hunt – Podcast 52 (reprise)
1:08:41

In 1972, Alfred Sole, a first time filmmaker, made an X-rated film.

The post ‘Deep Sleep’ (1972): How a Suburban Porno Set Off a Massive Federal Witch Hunt – Podcast 52 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 09, 2020
The Search for Pat Barrington: A Tale of Murder, Sex, and Dance – Podcast 94
1:10:33

The wild tale of sexploitation films, a serial killer, go-go dancing, sexual assault, nude modeling, Sam Fuller.

The post The Search for Pat Barrington: A Tale of Murder, Sex, and Dance – Podcast 94 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 19, 2020
Kelly Nichols: At Last – Podcast 93
1:21:40

Kelly Nichols talks about her two careers in the adult film industry: as an acting star, and then as a film makeup artist.

The post Kelly Nichols: At Last – Podcast 93 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 05, 2020
R.I.P. George McDonald (1949-2019)
1:39:25

George McDonald, perhaps the first male star of the adult film industry, died yesterday in California. He was 70 years old. We remember him.

The post R.I.P. George McDonald (1949-2019) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 15, 2019
John Stagliano: Truth and Reality – Podcast 92
1:28:09

John Stagliano, godfather of the gonzo genre, talks about his eventful life and career - including Buttman, Evil Angel and more.

The post John Stagliano: Truth and Reality – Podcast 92 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 10, 2019
R.I.P. Candy Samples (1928 – 2019)
45:04

Candy Samples, who enjoyed a long career as a hugely popular model in men's magazines and adult films, passed away this week.

The post R.I.P. Candy Samples (1928 – 2019) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 29, 2019
Mike Horner: Porn’s Late Bloomer – Podcast 91
56:39

Mike Horner shares how he went from being a shy Catholic boy from suburbia to becoming one of adult film's most prolific performers.

The post Mike Horner: Porn’s Late Bloomer – Podcast 91 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 01, 2019
Christy Canyon: A Twelve O’Clock Girl in a Nine O’Clock Town – Podcast 90
2:12:20

Christy Canyon talks about her life as a pioneering performer at start of the video age of adult films.

The post Christy Canyon: A Twelve O’Clock Girl in a Nine O’Clock Town – Podcast 90 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 28, 2019
Paul Thomas: The 10 Provocations of PT, Part 2 – Podcast 89
1:21:26

Paul Thomas talks about the later part of his life and career as he moves behind the camera.

The post Paul Thomas: The 10 Provocations of PT, Part 2 – Podcast 89 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 24, 2019
Paul Thomas: The 10 Provocations of PT, Part 1 – Podcast 88
1:26:37

Paul Thomas talks about the early part of his life and adult film career in a rare interview.

The post Paul Thomas: The 10 Provocations of PT, Part 1 – Podcast 88 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 17, 2019
Robert Kerman / R. Bolla – R.I.P.
1:01:52

We remember the actor Robert Kerman, also known as R. Bolla, who died this week in New York at the age of 71, by re-visiting our interview with him.

The post Robert Kerman / R. Bolla – R.I.P. appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 28, 2018
Avon Films: Phil Prince’s Story – Podcast 87
1:11:53

The dramatic story of controversial Avon director, Phil Prince - as told in our podcast (featuring a small amount audio of Phil himself.)

The post Avon Films: Phil Prince’s Story – Podcast 87 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 23, 2018
Avon Films: Journeys into the Dark Heart of XXX – Part 1, The Boss – Podcast 86
1:01:30

Avon films form the sleaziest chapter of golden age adult films. So who was behind the theater chain?

The post Avon Films: Journeys into the Dark Heart of XXX – Part 1, The Boss – Podcast 86 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 02, 2018
‘Taboo American Style’ (1985): An Outsider’s Story – Podcast 85
35:37

What does an outsider experience when he steps on an adult film set for the first time?

The post ‘Taboo American Style’ (1985): An Outsider’s Story – Podcast 85 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 04, 2018
Keli Richards: Coming Out Of The Shadows – Podcast 84
1:13:33

Keli Richards’ career in adult films in the 1980s was short and sweet. Is she really making a comeback?

The post Keli Richards: Coming Out Of The Shadows – Podcast 84 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 14, 2018
Working for Mr. X: California 1988 – Podcast 83
57:43

A rare documentary from 1988, exploring the advent of video, and the effect it had on sex films

The post Working for Mr. X: California 1988 – Podcast 83 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 23, 2018
The Stripper and the Congressman: Fanne Foxe’s Story – Podcast 82
55:22

The story of a American politician, an Argentinian stripper - and the adult film that never happened.

The post The Stripper and the Congressman: Fanne Foxe’s Story – Podcast 82 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 15, 2018
R.I.P. Jennifer Welles (1937-2018): Podcast 3 (reprise, with a new introduction)
57:35

Jennifer Welles passed away this week at the age of 81.

The post R.I.P. Jennifer Welles (1937-2018): Podcast 3 (reprise, with a new introduction) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 01, 2018
Johnnie Keyes (1940 – 2018): His Life In His Own Words – Podcast 59 (reprise with a new introduction)
1:18:06

Johnnie Keyes passed away this week following a recent stroke.

The post Johnnie Keyes (1940 – 2018): His Life In His Own Words – Podcast 59 (reprise with a new introduction) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 10, 2018
Lynn LeMay: Her Own Woman, Her Own Story – Podcast 81
1:14:18

Lynn LeMay remembers her career in film and dance in this uncensored podcast.

The post Lynn LeMay: Her Own Woman, Her Own Story – Podcast 81 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 03, 2018
Seka: The Platinum Princess speaks – Podcast 23 reprise
1:11:38

On the occasion of Seka's 64th birthday, we re-visit our 2013 interview with the star.

The post Seka: The Platinum Princess speaks – Podcast 23 reprise appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 15, 2018
Leslie Winston: Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Milkmaids – Podcast 79
1:19:55

Leslie Winston talks about her life as a popular pin-up model and adult film star in the 1980s.

The post Leslie Winston: Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Milkmaids – Podcast 79 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 08, 2018
Jamie Gillis in 1976: “No one knows what happens to old porn stars” – Podcast 78
1:03:10

The adult film actor Jamie Gillis would have turned 75 next month.

The post Jamie Gillis in 1976: “No one knows what happens to old porn stars” – Podcast 78 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 18, 2018
How Jimi Hendrix’s Roadie became a Porn Producer – Podcast 77
1:49:34

Neville Chesters was the road manager for Jimi Hendrix and The Who. He also made adult films.

The post How Jimi Hendrix’s Roadie became a Porn Producer – Podcast 77 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 18, 2018
R.I.P. Jerry Butler: May 13, 1959 – January 27, 2018
1:54:21

Jerry Butler passed away this week. We remember our friendship with a true character.

The post R.I.P. Jerry Butler: May 13, 1959 – January 27, 2018 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 04, 2018
The Story of ‘Midnight Blue’: Sex, Lies, and Videotape – Podcast 76
1:19:35

The untold story of the legendary and wild New York public access TV show, Midnight Blue.

The post The Story of ‘Midnight Blue’: Sex, Lies, and Videotape – Podcast 76 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 07, 2018
Supporting Characters podcast – Happy Holidays from The Rialto Report!
2:00:27

Ashley West is interviewed by Bill Ackerman from the Supporting Characters podcast.

The post Supporting Characters podcast – Happy Holidays from The Rialto Report! appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 24, 2017
Keisha: The Innocence of an Adult Film Star – Podcast 74
1:43:24

Keisha's career encompassed the adult film industry, phone sex, featured dancing - and escorting. This is her story - told exclusively to The Rialto Report.

The post Keisha: The Innocence of an Adult Film Star – Podcast 74 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 03, 2017
Jeanne Silver: A Fundraiser
1:08:55

We're often asked how people can help support The Rialto Report. Here's how: Please donate to the Jeanne Silver fundraiser that we're launching today!

The post Jeanne Silver: A Fundraiser appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 12, 2017
Radley Metzger: 1971 – Podcast 73
52:45

We look back at two rare interviews with Radley Metzger from 1971 - granted shortly after the release of his film 'The Lickerish Quartet'.

The post Radley Metzger: 1971 – Podcast 73 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 24, 2017
The Deuce: Behind the Scenes – Podcast 72
56:10

We speak to three people (a producer, a writer, and a director) responsible for bringing the HBO series 'The Deuce' to the TV screens.

The post The Deuce: Behind the Scenes – Podcast 72 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 03, 2017
Greg Dark: ‘Porn Is Dead. Long Live The Dark Bros.’ – Podcast 71
1:36:48

A rare interview with the controversial director of 1980s adult films... and music videos.

The post Greg Dark: ‘Porn Is Dead. Long Live The Dark Bros.’ – Podcast 71 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 13, 2017
Helga Sven: Her Mystery. And Her Fan. Podcast 21 – Reprise
1:18:46

We re-visit one of our most popular podcasts - the story of how we found what happened to Helga Sven.

The post Helga Sven: Her Mystery. And Her Fan. Podcast 21 – Reprise appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 16, 2017
Andrea True: Her Last Interview – Podcast 70
46:29

In the concluding part of our Andrea True podcast, we track the disco legend down - and speak about her adult film career.

The post Andrea True: Her Last Interview – Podcast 70 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 11, 2017
‘More, More, More’: The Search for Andrea True, and the Creation of a Disco Sensation – Podcast 69
1:18:18

The story of our search for Andrea True - singer, actor, porn star.

The post ‘More, More, More’: The Search for Andrea True, and the Creation of a Disco Sensation – Podcast 69 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 21, 2017
Rhonda Jo Petty: Happiness is the Truth – Podcast 68
1:31:34

Rhonda Jo Petty has been an enigmatic star of the golden age of adult film. Now Rhonda reveals all.

The post Rhonda Jo Petty: Happiness is the Truth – Podcast 68 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 16, 2017
Tom Byron: A Life Choice – Podcast 67
1:49:24

In one of his first detailed interviews for many years, Tom Byron joins us to look back at one of the most prolific careers in adult film history.

The post Tom Byron: A Life Choice – Podcast 67 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 12, 2017
Henri Pachard: When He Was Ron Sullivan – Podcast 66
38:43

In the 1960s Henri Pachard was Ron Sullivan, a young filmmaker in New York learning about film-making.

The post Henri Pachard: When He Was Ron Sullivan – Podcast 66 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 20, 2016
Donald Trump by Al Goldstein: An Edifice Complex – Podcast 65
5:22

Donald Trump and Al Goldstein were prominent figures in New York in the 1970s. What did Al think of Donald?

The post Donald Trump by Al Goldstein: An Edifice Complex – Podcast 65 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 30, 2016
Raven Touchstone (and Paul Thomas): A Writer’s Tale – Podcast 64
1:23:09

Raven Touchstone wrote many of the biggest adult films of the 1980s and 90s. Who is she?

The post Raven Touchstone (and Paul Thomas): A Writer’s Tale – Podcast 64 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 16, 2016
Tiffany Clark: No Simple Yes or No – Podcast 63
2:00:58

Tiffany Clark remembers her remarkable life - in and out of the 1980s New York adult film scene.

The post Tiffany Clark: No Simple Yes or No – Podcast 63 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 11, 2016
Tina Russell: Searching for the Lost Girl of Porn – Podcast 62
1:47:28

The story of Tina Russell, the first porn star. Who was she, and whatever happened to her?

The post Tina Russell: Searching for the Lost Girl of Porn – Podcast 62 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 21, 2016
1987: Lisa DeLeeuw, Jamie Gillis, John Seeman – Podcast 61 (The Richard Pacheco Tapes)
1:00:01

Richard Pacheco talks to Jamie Gillis, Lisa DeLeeuw, John Seeman.

The post 1987: Lisa DeLeeuw, Jamie Gillis, John Seeman – Podcast 61 (The Richard Pacheco Tapes) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 19, 2016
Eric Edwards: A Fundraiser – Podcast 22 reprise
1:32:00

This month through the Golden Age Appreciation Fund we are raising money for adult film pioneer Eric Edwards.

The post Eric Edwards: A Fundraiser – Podcast 22 reprise appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 29, 2016
Veronica Hart: Hart to Heart – Podcast 60
1:50:28

Veronica Hart talks about her life, from the British music scene of the 1970s to stripping and adult films in New York and much more.

The post Veronica Hart: Hart to Heart – Podcast 60 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 10, 2016
Johnnie Keyes: The Man Behind The Green Door – Podcast 59
1:13:32

A rare interview with the star of 'Behind The Green Door' (1972) - boxing, singing, and... sex films.

The post Johnnie Keyes: The Man Behind The Green Door – Podcast 59 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 13, 2016
Barbara Dare: A Curious Woman – Podcast 58
1:40:21

After a successful career in adult films, Barbara Dare vanished almost 25 years ago. Now for the first time she speaks about her life.

The post Barbara Dare: A Curious Woman – Podcast 58 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 21, 2016
João Fernandes: The Artist Formerly Known as Harry Flecks – Podcast 57
1:58:23

João Fernandes was adult film's first true cinematographer. He breaks a 50 year silence to discuss his career.

The post João Fernandes: The Artist Formerly Known as Harry Flecks – Podcast 57 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 24, 2016
Sharon Mitchell – Her Interview Revisited: A Christmas Fundraiser
1:47:00

This holiday season we're raising money for Sharon Mitchell, with the Golden Age Appreciation Fund.

The post Sharon Mitchell – Her Interview Revisited: A Christmas Fundraiser appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 06, 2015
Billy Dee: Porn Again Christian – Podcast 56
2:13:33

Billy Dee is one of the most underrated of the adult stars - and one of the most elusive too. We tracked him down to hear his story.

The post Billy Dee: Porn Again Christian – Podcast 56 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 15, 2015
Whatever Happened to Candy Samples? – Podcast 55
45:04

Candy Samples was a larger than life figure of the early adult industry. But whatever happened to her?

The post Whatever Happened to Candy Samples? – Podcast 55 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 18, 2015
Candida Royalle: ‘Femme’, Feminism, and a Female Icon – Podcast 35 reprise
1:46:00

Candida Royalle passed away this week. Last year we interviewed her over five separate days.

The post Candida Royalle: ‘Femme’, Feminism, and a Female Icon – Podcast 35 reprise appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 13, 2015
George McDonald: The First Adult Film Star – Podcast 54
1:37:04

George McDonald was a star before the adult film industry been created. He joins us to tell his story.

The post George McDonald: The First Adult Film Star – Podcast 54 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 06, 2015
Jennifer Welles: The Lady (Un)Vanishes
51:00

One of our most popular podcasts was the interview with Jennifer Welles; we are grateful that she sent us a selection of current photos.

The post Jennifer Welles: The Lady (Un)Vanishes appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 30, 2015
Roberta Findlay: A Respectable Woman – Podcast 53
1:23:09

Roberta Findlay talks about her life in film, from 1960s sexploitation through to the late 1980s horror.

The post Roberta Findlay: A Respectable Woman – Podcast 53 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 16, 2015
George Payne: Wild Man – Podcast 02 reprise (a Fundraiser)
57:12

Together with the Golden Age Appreciation Fund, we launch a fundraiser for George Payne.

The post George Payne: Wild Man – Podcast 02 reprise (a Fundraiser) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 21, 2015
Sharon Kelly / Colleen Brennan: From Soft to Hard – Podcast 51
1:11:49

Sharon Kelly's career straddled two eras - from mid 70s sexploitation to 1980s hardcore as Colleen Brennan.

The post Sharon Kelly / Colleen Brennan: From Soft to Hard – Podcast 51 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 30, 2015
Michelle Maren: A Reluctant Star – Podcast 50
1:30:10

Michelle Maren’s life has been eventful, surprising and difficult. Her story is the subject of a new film.

The post Michelle Maren: A Reluctant Star – Podcast 50 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 10, 2015
Jim South: The Last Agent – Podcast 49
1:12:10

Jim South was one of the first agents in the adult film industry, and his World Modeling agency represented Christy Canyon and many others.

The post Jim South: The Last Agent – Podcast 49 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 19, 2015
Howard Ziehm: Mona… (and marijuana, music, and M.I.T.) – Podcast 48
1:39:29

Howard Ziehm talks about the early days taking photos, making loops and his groundbreaking ‘Mona'.

The post Howard Ziehm: Mona… (and marijuana, music, and M.I.T.) – Podcast 48 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 15, 2015
Nina Hartley: The Importance Of Being (With) Earnest – Podcast 47
1:46:00

Nina Hartley talks about adult films, dancing at the Mitchell Brothers’ O’Farrell Theater, and more.

The post Nina Hartley: The Importance Of Being (With) Earnest – Podcast 47 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 22, 2015
Constance Money: The Re-opening of Misty Beethoven. And her father. – Podcast 46
1:21:29

In her first ever audio interview, Constance Money looks back.

The post Constance Money: The Re-opening of Misty Beethoven. And her father. – Podcast 46 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 25, 2015
Kay Parker: Many Lives – Podcast 32 (reprise)
1:40:00

A reprise of our interview with Kay Parker, one of the true legends of adult cinema, remembering her life in and out of sex films.

The post Kay Parker: Many Lives – Podcast 32 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 04, 2015
Fred Lincoln: The Early Years – Podcast 45
45:26

Fred Lincoln's key role as an actor in the early adult film industry is told in this revealing podcast interview, his last before his untimely passing.

The post Fred Lincoln: The Early Years – Podcast 45 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 14, 2014
Hyapatia Lee: Secrets and Lives – Podcast 44
1:54:01

Hyapatia Lee talks about adult films, her Native American identity, a troubled upbringing, multiple personality disorder, and stripping.

The post Hyapatia Lee: Secrets and Lives – Podcast 44 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 23, 2014
Ginger Lynn: The Girl Next Door – Podcast 43
1:32:57

Ginger Lynn talks about her life and adult film career - including tales of Traci Lords, Ron Jeremy, Greg Dark, Billy Idol, Charlie Sheen and more.

The post Ginger Lynn: The Girl Next Door – Podcast 43 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 02, 2014
Marlene Willoughby: New York’s Archetypal Porn Star – Podcast 42
1:06:28

In her first interview for 30 years, Marlene Willoughby recalls starting out as a theater actress and model.

The post Marlene Willoughby: New York’s Archetypal Porn Star – Podcast 42 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 12, 2014
Suze Randall. And Humphry. And Holly. – Podcast 41
1:07:25

Suze Randall, her husband Humphry Knipe, and her daughter Holly are legends in the adult industry.

The post Suze Randall. And Humphry. And Holly. – Podcast 41 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 21, 2014
Shanna McCullough: Like Ginger Exploding – Podcast 40
1:18:10

Shanna McCullough grants a rare interview looking back about her life in the 1980s adult film industry.

The post Shanna McCullough: Like Ginger Exploding – Podcast 40 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 31, 2014
Carter Stevens: A Porn Renaissance Man – Podcast 07 (reprise)

Carter Stevens recently announced he's returning to direct a comedy called 'The Squad'.

The post Carter Stevens: A Porn Renaissance Man – Podcast 07 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 10, 2014
Serena: Hippie, Kinky, Teenage Cruiser – Podcast 39
1:48:57

Serena was one of the most popular stars of 1970s adult film. She was striking, cool and had star quality.

The post Serena: Hippie, Kinky, Teenage Cruiser – Podcast 39 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 20, 2014
Marty Hodas: King of the Peeps – Podcast 38
51:55

The story of Marty Hodas, who introduced peep show machines into Times Square - creating the basis for the adult film industry.

The post Marty Hodas: King of the Peeps – Podcast 38 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 29, 2014
Jerry Butler: Young, Wild and Wonderful – Podcast 37
1:50:43

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of Jerry Butler’s autobiography, ‘Raw Talent’.

The post Jerry Butler: Young, Wild and Wonderful – Podcast 37 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 08, 2014
Sharon Kane: ‘History Should Be Remembered For As Long As It’s Needed’ – Podcast 36
1:39:04

Sharon Kane remembers her long career in the adult film industry.

The post Sharon Kane: ‘History Should Be Remembered For As Long As It’s Needed’ – Podcast 36 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 25, 2014
Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08 (reprise)
1:08:55

Long Jeanne Silver, adult film actress and stripper from the 1970s / 80s, talk about her memories as a wild child teenage runaway.

The post Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 04, 2014
Candida Royalle: ‘Femme’, Feminism, and a Female Icon – Podcast 35
1:46:07

Candida Royalle talks exclusively about her life and influential career as a pioneer in adult films.

The post Candida Royalle: ‘Femme’, Feminism, and a Female Icon – Podcast 35 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 20, 2014
Sharon Mitchell: Punk Rock Porn Star – Podcast 34
1:46:34

How does Sharon Mitchell remember her early days as a porn star in New York in the 1970s?

The post Sharon Mitchell: Punk Rock Porn Star – Podcast 34 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 06, 2014
Rick Savage: New York’s Last Porn Star – Podcast 33
1:35:54

Rick Savage talks about his life and career from being a dancer to sex show star to adult film actor.

The post Rick Savage: New York’s Last Porn Star – Podcast 33 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 23, 2014
Kay Parker: Many Lives – Podcast 32
1:40:05

Adult film icon, Kay Parker, talks about her beginnings in war time England to becoming a star in the pornographic film industry.

The post Kay Parker: Many Lives – Podcast 32 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 09, 2014
Al Goldstein: Screw, Midnight Blue, and Fuck You – Podcast 31
1:58:37

The Rialto Report speaks to Al Goldstein - and Steven Heller, Josh Alan Friedman and HP Fahringer.

The post Al Goldstein: Screw, Midnight Blue, and Fuck You – Podcast 31 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 23, 2014
Gloria Leonard: The Rialto Report interview – Podcast 16 (reprise)
1:00:49

We pay tribute to Gloria Leonard, who died last week, by reprising our 2013 interview with her.

The post Gloria Leonard: The Rialto Report interview – Podcast 16 (reprise) appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 09, 2014
Veronica Vera: A Consenting Adult – Podcast 30
1:56:23

Veronica Vera joins The Rialto Report to talk with April Hall about life in the 1980s New York sex scene.

The post Veronica Vera: A Consenting Adult – Podcast 30 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 26, 2014
Jonas Middleton: God, Church, and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ – Podcast 29
1:02:57

Jonas Middleton grants us a rare interview to talk about his three X-rated films from the 1970s.

The post Jonas Middleton: God, Church, and ‘Through the Looking Glass’ – Podcast 29 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jan 12, 2014
Richard Pacheco: A Family Affair – Podcast 28
1:54:11

Richard Pacheco, and his son Bobby and daughter Polly, talk about the publication of his autobiography 'Hindsight – True Love and Mischief'.

The post Richard Pacheco: A Family Affair – Podcast 28 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 29, 2013
Ray Horsch: Sociopathic Villain – Podcast 27
1:41:40

On this episode of The Rialto Report, we track down the mysterious Ray Horsch, director of 'The Erotic Memoirs of a Male Chauvinist Pig'.

The post Ray Horsch: Sociopathic Villain – Podcast 27 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 15, 2013
Jeff Stryker: Porn’s Enigmatic Star – Podcast 26
1:10:38

April Hall and Laura Helen Marks go in search of the reclusive and elusive 1980s porn star Jeff Stryker.

The post Jeff Stryker: Porn’s Enigmatic Star – Podcast 26 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Dec 01, 2013
Jamie Gillis: New York Beginnings – Podcast 25
1:01:10

A previously unheard interview with the late Jamie Gillis, the adult film actor who passed in 2010.

The post Jamie Gillis: New York Beginnings – Podcast 25 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 17, 2013
Herschel Savage: The Evergreen Porn Star – Podcast 24
1:33:31

We speak to Herschel Savage, the veteran adult film actor who entered the business in New York in 1976.

The post Herschel Savage: The Evergreen Porn Star – Podcast 24 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Nov 03, 2013
Seka: The Platinum Princess Speaks – Podcast 23
1:11:38

An exclusive interview with the last star of the golden age of adult film and the first star of the video era.

The post Seka: The Platinum Princess Speaks – Podcast 23 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 20, 2013
Eric Edwards: Twilight of a Shy Porn Star – Podcast 22
1:32:44

An exclusive conversation with Eric Edwards - the original adult film actor and director.

The post Eric Edwards: Twilight of a Shy Porn Star – Podcast 22 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Oct 06, 2013
Helga Sven: Her Mystery. And Her Fan. – Podcast 21
1:18:46

The startling story of what happened to Helga Sven, star of 1980s adult films and magazine layouts.

The post Helga Sven: Her Mystery. And Her Fan. – Podcast 21 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 22, 2013
Deep Throat: Damiano, Lovelace.. and ‘Lovelace’ – Podcast 20
1:20:26

We take a look at the making of the film 'Deep Throat' - joined by Gerard Damiano Jr and Eric Danville.

The post Deep Throat: Damiano, Lovelace.. and ‘Lovelace’ – Podcast 20 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Sep 08, 2013
Uschi Digard: SuperSoul – Podcast 19
1:07:36

The only interview with Uschi Digard - legendary star of 1970s sexploitation films and frequent Russ Meyer collaborator.

The post Uschi Digard: SuperSoul – Podcast 19 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 25, 2013
Bob Chinn: West Coast Pioneer – Podcast 18
1:38:06

Bob Chinn - director of the Johnny Wadd films starring John Holmes, talks about his career.

The post Bob Chinn: West Coast Pioneer – Podcast 18 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Aug 04, 2013
Susan McBain: A Personal Odyssey – Podcast 17
42:36

Susan McBain, one of the best actresses in 1970s adult film, remembers her career.

The post Susan McBain: A Personal Odyssey – Podcast 17 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 28, 2013
Gloria Leonard: The New York Years – Podcast 16
1:00:49

Gloria Leonard - the grand dame of the 1970's New York adult film scene - looks back.

The post Gloria Leonard: The New York Years – Podcast 16 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jul 14, 2013
Barbara Broadcast: A Podcast in Four Courses – Podcast 15
1:20:25

We take a look at Barbara Broadcast - one of the great New York adult film of the 1970s.

The post Barbara Broadcast: A Podcast in Four Courses – Podcast 15 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 30, 2013
Wakefield Poole: Theater, Dance and Porn – Podcast 14
1:37:38

Wakefield Poole, and his biographer Jim Tushinski, discuss his remarkable life and films.

The post Wakefield Poole: Theater, Dance and Porn – Podcast 14 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 16, 2013
Captain Lust: The Truth Behind the Myth – Podcast 13
1:04:38

Shootings, murder plots, psychics, boat chases, fights – and that was just backstage...

The post Captain Lust: The Truth Behind the Myth – Podcast 13 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 09, 2013
R. Bolla: Adult Film’s Method Actor – Podcast 12
55:34

Robert Kerman, star of scores of golden porn films, contemplates his life and career.

The post R. Bolla: Adult Film’s Method Actor – Podcast 12 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Jun 02, 2013
Georgina Spelvin: The Devil, Miss Jones and the New York Years – Podcast 11
1:14:22

The star of 'The Devil in Miss Jones' looks back at her career.

The post Georgina Spelvin: The Devil, Miss Jones and the New York Years – Podcast 11 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 20, 2013
Larry Revene: Loops and Organized Crime – Podcast 10
1:01:13

Larry Revene, prolific director and cinematographer in the adult film industry in the 1970s and 1980s, joins...

The post Larry Revene: Loops and Organized Crime – Podcast 10 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 12, 2013
The Naughty Victorians (1975) – Podcast 09
1:16:11

The Rialto Report takes a detailed look back at the making of The Naughty Victorians: An Erotic...

The post The Naughty Victorians (1975) – Podcast 09 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

May 05, 2013
Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08
1:08:55

Jeanne Silver – adult film actress and stripper from the 1970s and 1980s – joins The Rialto...

The post Jeanne Silver: Real Wild Child – Podcast 08 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 28, 2013
Carter Stevens: A Porn Renaissance Man – Podcast 07
1:08:24

Carter Stevens – actor, director, producer – joins The Rialto Report to talk about the highs and...

The post Carter Stevens: A Porn Renaissance Man – Podcast 07 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 22, 2013
Barbara Nitke: Porn’s On Set Photographer – Podcast 06
48:58

Barbara Nitke,  the on-set photographer for countless New York adult films in the 1980s, joins The Rialto...

The post Barbara Nitke: Porn’s On Set Photographer – Podcast 06 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 14, 2013
Annie Sprinkle: The Early Years – Podcast 05
48:48

Annie Sprinkle joins The Rialto Report to remember her early life and the start of her career...

The post Annie Sprinkle: The Early Years – Podcast 05 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Apr 08, 2013
Jeffrey Hurst: The Reluctant Porn Star – Podcast 04
1:00:09

On this episode of The Rialto Report, Jeffrey Hurst speaks about his career in adult films in...

The post Jeffrey Hurst: The Reluctant Porn Star – Podcast 04 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 30, 2013
Jennifer Welles: The Lady Vanishes – Podcast 03
51:57

On this episode of The Rialto Report, Jennifer Welles breaks a 35 year silence to speak publicly...

The post Jennifer Welles: The Lady Vanishes – Podcast 03 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 18, 2013
George Payne: Wild Man of Porn – Podcast 02
57:12

George Payne, star of films such as The Taming of Rebecca, The Story of Prunella and The...

The post George Payne: Wild Man of Porn – Podcast 02 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 10, 2013
John Amero and ‘Body of a Female’ – Podcast 01
1:05:16

In this inaugural Rialto Report podcast, we speak to a legend of golden age New York adult film.

The post John Amero and ‘Body of a Female’ – Podcast 01 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Mar 05, 2013
Welcome to the Rialto Report – Podcast 00
59

Welcome to The Rialto Report, dedicated to oral history, audio, photo, and documentary archives from the golden age of adult film in New York, and beyond.

The post Welcome to the Rialto Report – Podcast 00 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Feb 17, 2013