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WebBilling Charges Future

WebBilling Charges Future
The U.S. dollar is being drubbed by the euro at historic levels. At this writing, the euro is a robust plus-46 percent premium against the American greenback, and people who follow the money markets say things will stay this way for a long time. While this may cause consternation in some domestic of... More »

Buzz of the Future

Buzz of the Future
Innovation drives technology — hybrid cars, paper-thin laptops, robotic vacuum cleaners — and in the past few years, sex product manufacturers have been sharing the wheel with their mainstream counterparts. User-friendly interfaces and easy touchbuttons aren’t just for iPods anymore, and ... More »

Directors Get Techie

Directors Get Techie
When I first started seriously shooting in adult back in 1997, the hot camera at the moment was the Sony VX1000. It was small and easy to use. I don’t recall seeing any other equipment on set. After setting up lights and plugging in an extra camera mic, nestling those ear buds deep in to chec... More »

'The Make Up' by Paradise Visuals

'The Make Up' by Paradise Visuals
Once again, XBIZ Video presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the many products available in the adult marketplace: "The Make Up" by Paradise Visuals – Directed by Spencer Benedict and Starring Felix Vicious, Sunny Lane, Leah Luv, Kimberly Kane, Hailey Young, John West, ... More »

What's Good for the Goose is Good For…Google

What's Good for the Goose is Good For…Google
Under the German Telemedia Act, websites that offer content deemed “harmful to minors” must conform to age verification protocols established by the German government, or risk being blocked by German ISPs by order of the court. In December, a German adult website operator filed for expedite... More »

What's Next?

What's Next?
The battle of HD DVD vs. Blu-ray Disc is now over. Well, almost. While the adult industry often is credited with the dominance of VHS over Beta, porn producers wield less influence in the HD DVD vs. Blu-ray tug of war. That drama all but ended with Warner Bros. announced last month that it ... More »

A New Legal Reality

A New Legal Reality
If you would have told me on George W. Bush's inauguration day in 2001 that we would reach the last year of a two-term Bush presidency with merely a handful of federal prosecutions of adult entertainment entrepreneurs, I would have politely provided you with a litany of lawyerly reasons why you were... More »

Here We Go, Again….

Here We Go, Again….
Yes, another set of doubtlessly earnest yet entirely misguided souls has demonstrated a complete lack of understanding concerning the “Miller test” for legal obscenity. This time around, it is certain members of the Kansas State Senate and community activists who are not happy with reading m... More »

In Porn, Nobody Gets Out Alive

In Porn, Nobody Gets Out Alive
I have always been proud to work in the adult industry, and I have prided myself on being one of the few photographers in the business who isn't aspiring to break out of porn into mainstream in order to validate my position as an "artist." But with my success in the realm of adult entertainment, ... More »

Under the Radar: Girls

Under the Radar: Girls
Each year hundreds of girls enter the adult business with more than visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads. They want to make money, for sure, but many are also in search of something even more elusive: fame. True fame is not easily attainable through pornography. For every first-name-only ... More »

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