Tag: Evil Angel

The Economics of Evil: An Interview with John Stagliano

John Stagliano is equal parts artist and economist. This unique blend provided the foundation of his Evil Angel empire. For the first six years of his career as a pornographic director in the mid-1980s, Stagliano produced films for companies who often didn’t even bother to list his name on the box cover. While this upset…




Hard Focus: Jonni Darkko

LOS ANGELES — Photography is the art of capturing a story in a single frame. The discipline puts an emphasis on economy, on enhancing natural beauty and distilling a subject to its essence. This focus is what Jonni Darkko brings to porn. He edits out scripts and storylines, concentrating on the act. He casts seasoned…




Sexual Psychopaths and the Cult of The Strange

[Read the original version of this story, complete with x-rated pictures and video, at Fleshbot.com] “To me, a glory hole is where it’s at,” Nina Hartley tells me as she lounges on the set of Dana Vespoli’s, My Evil Stepson 2. “Sport sex. That’s what interests me.” Of course she also thinks any man who would stick…




Dana Vespoli’s Rubber Fist of Defiance

Describing Dana Vespoli as just a pornographer is like labeling Andy Warhol as just a silkscreen printer. She defies definition. Vespoli is a shy subversive, a feminist shunned by feminists, a reclusive porn revolutionist. Online piracy’s decimation of the adult industry has created a bottleneck effect, leaving an ever shrinking population of devotees. While some…