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An Affiliate Snapshot

An Affiliate Snapshot
If you've been in the online adult entertainment industry for any length of time, you realize that profits aren't as fat or as easy to obtain as they once were. But that doesn't mean that things are bad — only that they're not as good as they used to be; and this holds true for paysite operators a... More »

VCA unveils MILF font

VCA unveils MILF font
While the adult industry has yet to agree on a MILF definition, VCA Labs has attempted to set in place an integral part of the coming MILF infrastructure: a font which debuted on the MILF Country compilation. It, too, has become the object of controversy. "I understand that to be considered ... More »

Women in Charge

Women in Charge
So, honestly now, who was the first female adult film director? The question is of absolutely no interest to industry professionals. In fact, it doesn't seem to be of much interest to anyone, judging from the fact that "first female porn director" yields less than 200 hits at all when plug... More »

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions
Few companies have meaningful market shares, struggling to maintain sales; brand perception continues to outpace revenue performance; and even the largest companies will become attractive acquisition targets, especially for outsiders who can introduce disciplined business practices, increase efficie... More »

Stormy - but everything will be fine - on Operation Desert Stormy

Stormy - but everything will be fine - on <i>Operation Desert Stormy</i>
I am on the set of Wicked's Operation Desert Stormy, which will be shot over ten days. Today is the first day, and it is raining; probably the hardest rainfall L.A. has received all year. Cars are stopped on the 405, a bridge in my neighborhood is out. Altogether, we got maybe an inch of rain. Peopl... More »

A Private Issue?

A Private Issue?
While I try not to beat up on the online adult industry or any of its individual players, today I read something that made me shake my head in disbelief; a statement in our article covering the recent GAYVN Summit: “When the question of HIV testing for the gay industry came up, [Lucas Entertain... More »

Vivid remakes The Money Shot

Vivid remakes <i>The Money Shot</i>
Six years in the wake of the AVN-financed web series The Money Shot, about the inner workings of a Porn Valley trade magazine, AVN financier Vivid is releasing Layout, about the inner workings of a Porn Valley trade magazine. The Money Shot, about the day to day operations of the Blue Movie Guide... More »

GAYVN Summit Notebook

GAYVN Summit Notebook
With the gap between video and online rapidly shrinking, the inaugural GAYVN Summit focused on topics spanning across industry lines. Evolving technologies, targeted marketing, content production for changing distribution formats and legal issues were discussed in seven panels over two days. C... More »

2257 for Retailers

2257 for Retailers
In late July 2006, the adult trade press reported at great length concerning the enactment of HR 4472, which expanded federal regulation of sexually explicit images. More than a year earlier, in June 2005, the Attorney General amended the regulations which implement Section 2257. These amendments pr... More »

Orbiting Choad threatens Earth

Orbiting Choad threatens Earth
Another blow to the patriarchy. Previously: Alira Astro: Alien Breeder Lab; The Things I could perch on Nicole Austin's ass; Your Japanese Christmas in Space; Dwarf planet porn See also: Asteroid jiggles like jar of mixed nuts (space.com)... More »

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