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I've Heard of Beating a Dead Horse, But....

I've Heard of Beating a Dead Horse, But....
There are crimes, there are Crimes, and then there’s…. fucking a dead deer that you found by the side of the road? Believe it or not, that last one may not be a crime under current Wisconsin law, even though having sex with a live animal clearly is against state law. According to a recent ... More »

NetCash: The One Year Wonder

NetCash: The One Year Wonder
Peter Shapiro oversaw the launch of his anonymous payment processing brainchild NetCash on Nov. 6, 2006. It had only six merchants and a paltry 72 websites. For the next two months, Shapiro refused to seek new business and went with this small initial roster to make sure it worked. By last January's... More »

Media Obsolescence?

Media Obsolescence?
Recently, XBIZ World Magazine asked several industry players "Has online delivery made DVD and other hard media obsolete as a form of adult content distribution?" Here's what they had to say: It's easy to draw that correlation for many people, but I think it's like saying libraries make books... More »

The Business of Being Brittany

The Business of Being Brittany
There's never been a porn star like Brittany Andrews and there probably will never be. The headstrong way in which she charted her career — confronting the industry on her own terms virtually every step of the way — greatly limited the opportunities for Andrews to become an iconic adult megastar... More »

Top Billing

Top Billing
In August 1995 I was in a meeting in the main offices of HHO Construction Inc., the operating company for three gay bars in Dallas. At the time, I was the general manager of all three nightclubs and the agenda of our meeting — which included myself, the club owner, club managers, assistant manager... More »

Let's Stay Physical

Let's Stay Physical
From the get-go, I've been saying to ditch the funeral plans for the DVD format and deal with the temporary market dislocations resulting from overproduction, changing demographics and competition from other media. By now, I'm sure I sound like a broken record, or at least a frozen-up disc. So don't... More »

100 Top Stars of 2007

100 Top Stars of 2007
The term “porn star” is an overused moniker that has come to mean virtually anyone who’s appeared in an X-rated movie. It used to be that only the top tier of performers were referred to as porn stars, ever since Linda Lovelace, who generally is acknowledged as the first porn performer with bi... More »

The Big Bad Blog World

The Big Bad Blog World
Finding Blogs Worth Visiting There are thousands of Weblogs, with dozens more being published each day. Within this plethora of views, links, and information, it is a difficult and time consuming task to find the better Weblogs constantly updated with relevant material. Here are a few Weblogs that ... More »

Spunk’d: The Movie

Spunk’d: The Movie
Once again, XBIZ Video presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the products available in the adult marketplace: "Spunk’d: The Movie" by 6969 Entertainment; directed by Justin Kane and starring Aurora Snow, Penny Flame, Hillary Scott, Lexi Belle, Eva Angelina, Vanessa Lane... More »

Hot in 2008

Hot in 2008
With the hundreds, if not thousands, of girls joining the ranks of adult performers each year, picking the 10 stars to strike it big in 2008 is a daunting task, to be sure. The purpose of this list is to identify performers who XBIZ Premiere feels are poised for a breakout year. We chose not to incl... More »

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