Drugs, sex, and unbridled ambition were the main ingredients in the lethal cocktail that killed gay porn’s brightest star, Joey Stefano. As pornography’s most marketable gay face and body, he was filmed having sex in more than 35 hard-core videos, danced an unforgettable striptease in clubs across America and Europe, and hustled his way through thousands of dollars paid to him by clients around the globe. But none of this filled the void inside Nicholas Iacona a.k.a. Joey Stefano. This child of the heartland’s rise and tragic fall in Los Angeles’s dark and dangerous world of gay porn paints a grim portrait of American life gone berserk.