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The Rialto Report podcast, hosted by Ashley West and Michael Bowen, is dedicated to the golden age of adult film in New York. It features interviews, profiles and features of the actors, directors, distributors, cinema owners, crew members and anyone else who was a part of making it happen… from the great and the good, to the notorious and the obscure, you'll find them all covered here.

The Rialto Report podcast, hosted by Ashley West and Michael Bowen, is dedicated to the golden age of adult film in New York. It features interviews, profiles and features of the actors, directors, distributors, cinema owners, crew members and anyone else who was a part of making it happen… from the great and the good, to the notorious and the obscure, you'll find them all covered here.
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New York City, NY

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The Rialto Report podcast, hosted by Ashley West and Michael Bowen, is dedicated to the golden age of adult film in New York. It features interviews, profiles and features of the actors, directors, distributors, cinema owners, crew members and anyone else who was a part of making it happen… from the great and the good, to the notorious and the obscure, you'll find them all covered here.

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English


Episodes

The Stripper and the Congressman: Fanne Foxe’s Story – Podcast 82

7/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:55:22

R.I.P. Jennifer Welles (1937-2018) Podcast 3 (reprise, with a new introduction)

7/1/2018
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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.

Duration:00:57:34

Johnnie Keyes (1940 – 2018): His Life In His Own Words Podcast 59 (reprise with a new introduction)

6/10/2018
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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.

Duration:01:18:06

Lynn LeMay – Her Own Woman, Her Own Story Podcast 81

6/3/2018
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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.

Duration:01:14:18

‘Centurians of Rome’ (1981) – The Behind-The-Scenes Story, The Podcast

5/13/2018
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The story behind the golden age adult film funded by a major bank robbery. The post ‘Centurians of Rome’ (1981) – The Behind-The-Scenes Story, The Podcast appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Duration:00:57:25

Seka: The Platinum Princess speaks Podcast 23 reprise

4/15/2018
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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.

Duration:01:11:38

Leslie Winston: Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Milkmaids Podcast 79

4/8/2018
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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.

Duration:01:19:54

Jamie Gillis in 1976: “No one knows what happens to old porn stars” Podcast 78

3/18/2018
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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.

Duration:01:03:09

How Jimi Hendrix’s Roadie became a Porn Producer Podcast 77

2/18/2018
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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.

Duration:01:49:33

R.I.P. Jerry Butler (May 13, 1959 – January 27, 2018)

2/4/2018
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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.

Duration:01:54:20

The Story of ‘Midnight Blue’: Sex, Lies, and Videotape – Podcast 76

1/7/2018
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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.

Duration:01:19:34

Supporting Players podcast – Happy Holidays from The Rialto Report!

12/24/2017
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Ashley West is interviewed by Bill Ackerman from Supporting Players podcast, about the origins of The Rialto Report, and golden age era. The post Supporting Players podcast – Happy Holidays from The Rialto Report! appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Duration:02:00:26

Keisha: The Innocence of an Adult Film Star – Podcast 74

12/3/2017
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Keisha's career encompassed the adult film industry, phone sex, featured dancing - and escorting. This is her story. The post Keisha: The Innocence of an Adult Film Star – Podcast 74 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Duration:01:43:23

Jeanne Silver: A Fundraiser

11/12/2017
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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.

Duration:01:08:55

Radley Metzger – 1971 Podcast 73

9/24/2017
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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.

Duration:00:52:44

The Deuce: Behind the Scenes Podcast 72

9/3/2017
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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.

Duration:00:56:09

Greg Dark: ‘Porn Is Dead. Long Live The Dark Bros.’ Podcast 71

8/13/2017
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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.

Duration:01:36:47

Helga Sven: Her Mystery. And Her Fan. Podcast 21 – Reprise

7/16/2017
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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.

Duration:01:18:46

Andrea True: Her Last Interview Podcast 70

6/11/2017
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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.

Duration:00:46:29

‘More, More, More’: The Search for Andrea True, and the Creation of a Disco Sensation

5/21/2017
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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 appeared first on The Rialto Report.

Duration:01:18:17