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Monster Mazuma

Monster Mazuma
When the affiliate program Monster Mazuma debuted a couple of years ago as an all-high definition program with 100 percent exclusive content, everyone asked the same question. What's a mazuma? Turns out, the odd-sounding title is no joke. Mazuma means "cash." It comes from the medieval Hebrew wor... More »

Using OpenSource Databases

Using OpenSource Databases
As the online adult industry grows across the Internet, by definition, the amount of traffic packets and raw data will also grow. For a small startup, this amount of data is easy to deal with, but as an x-business expands, simply storing endless files on disk just doesn't cut it. You need software t... More »

Avoid Conflicts - Contract Elements with Chad Belville

Avoid Conflicts - Contract Elements with Chad Belville
CONFLICT RESOLUTION One of the keys to avoiding conflict, especially with contractual partners, is to plan ahead - and make certain the foundation of what we build together is as stable, comprehensive and complete as possible. Like so many scenarios I’ve discussed in this blog, we’ve hea... More »

An Easy Transfer?

An Easy Transfer?
I want to tell you a little story about the huge menace posed by the relentless advance of technology and the demands of 'keeping up' that it poses on smaller operators without the benefit of IT departments and other timely, qualified, on-site assistance. Yep, I'm having computer problems again a... More »

Could Adam Walsh Act Harm the Adult Biz?

Could Adam Walsh Act Harm the Adult Biz?
In 2006 Congress passed HR 4472, a bill that came to be known as the Adam Walsh Act, which is the short title of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. The law was named after the son of John Walsh, the creator and producer of the "America's Most Wanted" television series, who was k... More »

Back to Business

Back to Business
Now that 2008 is humming along, we've gotten back down to business; that is, the "business" of playing with all manner of sexy goodies! And with that, here are our latest discoveries: SLIQUID H2O SALES CONTACT: DEAN@SLIQUID.COM He Says: Lubes, shmoobs. All the same if you ask me. Well, so I t... More »

Manufacturers on Cutting Edge

Manufacturers on Cutting Edge
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-touch buttons aren't just for iPods anymore, and the... More »

Cheap Blowjobs

Cheap Blowjobs
I am writing this opinion piece in an effort to help motivate male performers in the adult industry to demand higher rates for blowjob and handjob scenes. I believe there is a generally accepted rule in the adult industry that males should receive a lower rate for these types of scenes, but there is... More »

Mainstream Cues

Mainstream Cues
Legendary screenwriter William Goldman once summed up the essential wisdom of his decades in film production with the simple declaration that, when it comes to what makes a picture successful, "nobody knows anything." The key word here is "knows." Even in mainstream filmmaking, producers and dire... More »

Are Plots Needed?

Are Plots Needed?
Let's begin with Alfred Hitchcock's "The Baseball Story." It goes like this: Two men are sitting at a table talking about baseball. This goes on for a minute or two, and then Boom! A bomb goes off, creating a terrible explosion. This creates shock, an extreme reaction but without suspense. Now... More »

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