Category Archives: Gratuitous Nudity

Spotlight on StoneLight


Continuing our tenth-anniversary celebration of, we are putting the StoneLight project into the spotlight. It was shot in 2007, in the hushed stillness and quiet of various cemeteries. Out of respect, whenever I drove past the gates into a cemetery, I’d shut off the radio or the CD that was playing, and allow the silence to be an offering of honor to the dead. Silly, perhaps, but something I felt was necessary. When compiling the photos and putting the project together, however, I turned the music back on. Whenever I complete a Project, or am in the process of creating one, I usually think of an inspiration song or two that sets the mood for the piece. Music, perhaps more than anything else, can always set a scene.  For the StoneLight work, I listened to Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto.

It has a slow, contemplative cadence that is a perfect reflection of time marching on, and viewing StoneLight while listening to this music can become an almost-spiritual affair, which is precisely the feel of that Project. The slowly-shifting shadows moving over stone, the textures of carved rock mottled by lichens, and the varying gradations of gray perfectly complement the somber pace of the concerto. The architecture of the human form is revealed in sculpture, each rib counted on the depressed keys of a piano. There is a stately nobility to the proceedings (in spite of all the nudity) and only the proper piece of music can convey that.

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Hunk of the Day: Matthew Camp

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At first glance, you might think he’s nothing but a go-go boy, but Matthew Camp somehow manages to be so much more. Artist, model, fashion plate, dancer – he’s one of those Renaissance men that does so many things so well there’s no reason to confine his goals into something as small as a single label. (He can add the prestigious ‘Hunk of the Day‘ title to that list.) It’s a vain complaint that the beautiful among us have their own difficulties as well, but it’s no less true, and sometimes being seen as being beautiful – and nothing else – is a trap worse than all the lashes of the ugly whip, and more insidiously hurtful. Luckily, Mr. Camp embraces both his beauty and his charms, and has a good time whatever he’s doing. Case in point would be his modeling sessions with photographer Edwin Pabon (who took the photos here).

When he collaborates with Mr. Pabon, something magical happens, and that elusive alchemy between photographer and model crystallizes into something that transcends a few sexy images. Mr. Pabon may be his greatest chronicler, the Herb Ritts or Steven Meisel to his Madonna, and together they craft photographs that contain both instant beauty, and something deeper – an invitation to a story, a glimpse into a beginning, or an ending, and the mythical in-between leaves just enough to the imagination.

The beauty of a man is a curious thing. So often we demand that it contain strength and brutality, raw and naked energy, brute force and rough edges. Personally, I prefer a picture that offers a sense of vulnerability, a softness in the gaze, a friendliness in the eyes, the subtle crinkle of a smile. I also like something with a slightly raw edge, a nerve slightly exposed, leading to a jolt of electricity. Mr. Camp exemplifies this, with a playful wink in every pose, and Mr. Pabon captures it with a knowing click of the shutter.

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Classic Shot Series ~ Global Wheat Harvest


This is one of the new features of the site – a brief collection of classic shots, culled from within the last ten years of I’m starting with some of the older ones, as those are the ones that have already been forgotten, (and in which I look rather younger…) This particular batch is from a session for ‘The Divine Diva Tour: A Fairy’s Tale’ back in 2005. I think only one of them was actually used. As for that Project, I thought long and hard about putting it online, but determined that the world is not quite ready for me in drag – not like that. Perhaps one day…

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Naked at the Window


You like to watch, don’t you?

It was one of the first sentences I ever spoke aloud as a child: I like to watch.

We all do, especially the more inquisitive and curious among us. We might feel there’s something safe in being the watcher instead of the watched, but there are dangers inherent in both, and a risk to all showing, telling, and receiving. When the watcher becomes the watched, that’s when things get tricky. In watching you may feel you have the upper hand, but that’s mere deception. When you’re watching, you’re rarely living. You’re not the one performing the action being looked at, you’re not the one participating. You are observer, removed and impotent from involvement.

Dare you turn your gaze inward? Dare you put yourself out there? It’s so easy to watch someone else do it, so easy to judge and condemn, lurking and hiding from all the other eyes in snarky darkness. What would happen if you drew your own curtain back? Would you be brave enough to face such a chilly world?

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Hunk of the Day: Sandor Earl

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Our Hunk of the Day, Sandor Earl, is an Australian rugby player, but far more importantly in these parts, an underwear model. And that may just be the most obscene bulge ever to be featured on this site. (Click to enlarge…)

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My Booty is Hightailing it to Boston


Before the year ends I’m planning one more weekend in my beloved Boston. I recall sneaking in an end-of-the-year visit here last year as well, when my friend Kira unexpectedly joined me for one final hurrah before facing another Winter. The blush is already off the holidays, and when expectations are low it makes for happier results. For this weekend, I am looking for quiet and peace, stillness and meditation. And maybe just the slightest bit of shopping, because otherwise I wouldn’t know myself.

A book, some green tea, an afternoon in an empty bedroom. Solace and solitude.


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Greatest Hunks of the Day: An Immaculate Collection


Before the year ends, and as an early Christmas gift to those visitors who have remained loyal as this website was revamped (and continues to be), I give you this brief collection of some of our finest specimens. These are just a few of the most popular men from the Hunk of the Day series, compiled in one post for your viewing pleasure. Happy Holidays to all!

Let’s begin with Chris Evans (above, and sent from heaven). The only thing I’ve ever seen him in was ‘The Avengers’. And shirtless photo shoots. As much as I loved ‘The Avengers’, the latter was still more exciting.

A British accent is one of the sexiest sounds in the world, so Harry Judd is as much a hunk for his killer body as he is for the way he talks. Sometimes – most of the time – sexy is more than skin-deep. (Oh, and he got honored a second time too.)

Rugby and football ran together for me for so many years, I’m only now just getting things sorted. It helps when someone like Nick Youngquest points out the differences. And Tom Brady too.

Lest we leave out swimming in a Speedo, one of the most popular “hunks” was Tom Daley from across the pond. The London Olympics would not have been the same without him. (And he got a second nod as well…)

Is there a greater hyphenate than actor-model? Not when you’re built like Shemar Moore.

Last but not least, two of the all-time greatest hunks, here or anywhere: David Beckham and Ben Cohen. There aren’t enough superlatives for these superstars of the gay icon pantheon.

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Hunk of the Day: Eddie Redmayne

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He’s starring in the new film version of ‘Les Miserables’, and though I have yet to hear him sing, if Nick Jonas can handle the vocals, then surely our Hunk of the Day Eddie Redmayne can hold his own notes too. Mr. Redmayne took a while to grow on me, but he’s come into his own.

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Video Ode to Male Nudity

It’s difficult to determine what exactly is being sold until the end, butt does it really matter?

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Naked Male Model David Gandy: The End (And His End)

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Concluding our day of male models, I offer you this former Hunk of the Day, David Gandy. It pushes the limits of what I normally post on this NSFW site, but if I’ve already been banned where you work (as I have where I work) then Mr. Gandy’s almost-full-frontal shot here won’t make much of a difference. And his ass, well, we have never drawn that line. Where words fail, beauty speaks.

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The Naked Male-Model-as-Rough-Trade Shots

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Is that a gun near his pocket or is he just happy to see me? While tattoos are not usually my thing, I’ll suspend that foolish rule for the sake of this bad boy, male model Mateus Verdelho. Is he bad because of his tats, or are his tats bad because of him. (I sincerely hope you didn’t come here today for the written word.) All we have are salacious pubic shots, all day and half of the night.

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Hunk of the Day: Ronnie Kroell


It’s a refreshing affirmation in the world when someone good-looking also has a heart of gold. In this case our Hunk of the Day, Ronnie Kroell, is just as beautiful on the inside as he is on the outside. His winning personality took him into the finals of ‘Make Me  A Supermodel’, and he has since gone on to tastefully grace the cover of Playgirl (where most of these shots were from) and appear in several films (Including the upcoming “Scrooge & Marley”). Those accomplishments notwithstanding, his greatest role may be his Executive Producer status on the new FRIEND film project.

The FRIEND film sounds both intriguing and a way of making a difference in the world. Here’s the background according to the website:

The story follows the life of two seniors in high school, Brad and Alejandro. Their lives are ones we can relate to; Brad, a straight A student, active with the school’s football team, the definition of your typical all-American male teenager. Alejandro, a good student, artistic, stays clear of petty school politics; a definable hipster finding his place in the world.

The two meet as juniors, and the sparks rapidly see the two teens to becoming a couple. Everything about the relationship follows its natural course, until Brad begins to face the suppressed doubts about his gender identity. The film takes a journey of self-discovery, bullying, and acceptance.

To donate to the making of the FRIEND film, check out the site HERE. For more on the luscious Ronnie Kroell, check out his own site HERE.

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Hunk of the Day: Sexy Santa Austin Drage


Another sexy Santa from the same shoot as this guy, in the form of Austin Drage, makes our Hunk of the Day. A find from across the pond (all the best ones are), I’m unsure of what exactly he is best known for, so I’ll go not too far out on a limb and say it was a reality program. And if he wasn’t, he probably will be at some point. For now, he’s the Sexy Santa of the day.

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Hunk of the Day: Mario Lopez, Trimming His Tree In Tiny Briefs


The Hunk of the Day is someone who has been featured on here before, Mario Lopez. Here we have him in a recent Twitter pic by his wife, showing him in his finest tree-trimming regalia. Who am I to judge?  I won’t horrify you with what I wore when trimming the tree (and I only did the lights…)

UPDATE: My friend LeeMichael pointed out that Mr. Lopez was giving me a run for my money in the ass-centric holiday greeting market. My first thought was that I wish my body was half as fit as his, but my second was that I would never trim a sharp-needled pine tree in such skimpy briefs, and I wouldn’t trade that sort of wisdom for the hottest body in the world.

Okay, maybe I would. But it’s more noble to pretend otherwise.

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XXXmas Porny Santas (Uncensored)


It’s just a matter of time before Andrew Christian just does a hard-core porn film in support of his underwear line. And I can’t wait. Here’s his holiday promo:

Hunky Santas: The Holiday Card (Uncensored) from Andrew Christian on Vimeo.

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