Tim Kincaid (born July 2, 1944) is an American film director, film writer and film producer. As a pornographic director, Kincaid is often credited as Joe Gage.
Kincaid is also known for having directed several science fiction/horror films in the mid-eighties: Breeders ,Mutant Hunt , and most infamously Robot Holocaust , which was featured in an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and released on Blu-ray by Scorpion Releasing.
To a perceptive viewer some of the characters in Gage's films can be clearly understood as "gay identified", while others are just as clearly intended to represent bisexual men who normally inhabit the heterosexual world and may even be happily married. Many other characters—perhaps most of them—defy easy categorization, however. "I never went out of my way to emphasize the butch or straight attributes of my guys--I always sought to portray them as representatives of the average, ordinary, for the most part, working-class citizen."
For all of these reasons, Kincaid's aesthetic sensibilities had a significant impact not only on his contemporaries in the adult film world but on gay-male culture as it was developing in the 1970s and 1980s. "He's... the first artist who dared to suggest that sex between men was more about camaraderie than romance, more about hot action than a lifestyle. While his characters were always working-class Joes, his 1970s epics became blueprints of sexual tension-building and were also stylistically innovative."Numerous filmmakers of today cite the Gage films as being highly instrumental in their own development, and one gay singer-songwriter (Mark Weigle, on Soul/Sex) used the phrase "a Joe Gage face" in his lyrics, knowing that for some listeners it would immediately evoke a certain kind of male handsomeness, in much the same way that "Gibson Girl" brings to mind a specific type of feminine beauty. "The "Gage Men", as they were known during the heyday of the 1970s, appeared more sexy Average Joe than Abercrombie & Fitch. They tended toward "the hairy and the hunky".
The Sentinels are a group of mutant-hunting robots appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They are typically depicted as antagonists to the X-Men.
X-Men Legends is an action role-playing video game developed by Raven Software and published by Activision. It was released on the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles in 2004. Barking Lizards Technologies developed the N-Gage port of the game, which was released in early 2005. Players can play as one of fifteen X-Men characters, with the ability to switch between four computer- or human-controlled characters at any time.
The GayVN Awards are film awards presented annually to honor work done in the gay pornographic industry. The awards were sponsored by AVN Magazine, the parent publication of GAYVN Magazine, and continue the recognition for gay pornography which was part of the AVN Awards from 1986–1998. The awards went on a hiatus after the 2011 ceremony and returned in 2018.
François Sagat is a French male gay pornographic film actor, model and director.
Michael Brandon is an American, pornographic actor and director who specializes in gay pornography. He has had his own subdivision at Raging Stallion called "Monster Bang" and has previously participated in some charitable efforts.
Titan Media is a San Francisco-based gay pornographic studio founded by director and cinematographer Bruce Cam and Robert Kirsch (1961-2001) in 1995.
Steven Scarborough is an American gay pornographic film director, the founder of Hot House Entertainment (1993), and he was an Executive Vice-President and director for Falcon Studios from 1987 to 1993.
Kansas City Trucking Co. is a 1976 American gay pornographic film directed by Tim Kincaid, better known as Joe Gage. It is the first in what has come to be known as Gage's "Working Man Trilogy", continuing with 1978's El Paso Wrecking Corp. and concluding with 1979's L.A. Tool & Die, and stars Richard Locke, Steve Boyd and Jack Wrangler.
El Paso Wrecking Corp. (1978) is an American gay pornographic film written and directed by Tim Kincaid, better known as Joe Gage. It is the second in what has come to be known as his "Working Man Trilogy", which begins with 1976's Kansas City Trucking Co. and concludes with 1979's L.A. Tool & Die. The lead roles are by Richard Locke and Fred Halsted.
L.A. Tool & Die is a 1979 American gay pornographic film directed by Tim Kincaid, better known as Joe Gage. It is the concluding film in Gage's "Working Man Trilogy", the first two being 1976's Kansas City Trucking Co. and 1978's El Paso Wrecking Corp.. It stars Richard Locke and features Will Seagers and Paul Barresi in a heterosexual scene with Becky Savage.
Lucas Entertainment is a New York-based gay pornographic studio started by porn star Michael Lucas. It is one of the largest such studios in the world. The studio is known for lavish, big-budget films, and it contends that its 2006 film Michael Lucas' La Dolce Vita is the most expensive gay porn ever made. The film won 14 GayVN awards in 2007, the current record.
Michael Lucas is a Russian-born American–Israeli businessman and the founder and CEO of Lucas Entertainment, Manhattan's largest gay-adult-film company.
Shifting Gears: A Bisexual Transmission is a controversial GayVN Award winning bisexual pornographic film written and directed by Chi Chi LaRue and released by Channel 1 Releasing in 2008.
Logan McCree, also known as Kriegerbeatz or DJ Krieger, is the stage name of a German-born ex-gay-pornographic actor who began working in gay pornography in 2007, exclusively signed to the Raging Stallion Studios, a US production company with a three-year contract. He is widely known for his unique and distinctive tattoos over most of his body, including his penis, buttocks and scalp. He is also known for being a DJ.
Adrian Cortez, better known by the stage name Brittany CoxXx, was an American performer in gay and transsexual pornography. CoxXx had a successful career in gay pornography under the name Stonie before transitioning from male to female in late 2005. Before transition, she performed in more than 60 productions, appeared on nearly 50 box covers, and was nominated for the 2001 GayVN Award in the "Best Newcomer" category. She made a cameo appearance in the 2006 movie Borat.
BelAmi is a gay pornographic film studio with offices in Bratislava, Prague and Budapest. It was established in 1993 by filmmaker George Duroy, a Slovak native who took his pseudonym from the protagonist Georges Duroy in Guy de Maupassant's novel Bel Ami. In addition to hardcore DVDs, BelAmi and Bruno Gmünder Verlag also produce calendars and photo books, such as Howard Roffman's Private Moments: Bel Ami (2009), and its performers are frequent headliners at nightclubs and similar venues around Europe, the United States, Australia, Canada, and elsewhere.
The Working Man Trilogy is a landmark American gay pornographic trilogy released in the late 1970s. The films were created and directed by Tim Kincaid under the pseudonym Joe Gage, with Sam Gage serving as producer on all three. The series featured universally masculine, working class male actors engaging in various sexual activities with each other, a notable divergence from the usual masculine/feminine partner roles found in earlier gay porn.
WhyNotBi.com is a producer of bisexual internet pornography content oriented towards bisexual men. It is owned by MindGeek.
Mutant Hunt is a 1987 direct-to-video American action science fiction film written and directed by Tim Kincaid.