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Follow the Money

Follow the Money
In a darkened garage 35 years ago, a confidential informant nicknamed Deep Throat offered Bob Woodward the tip of a lifetime: "Follow the money." Over a two-year period, Woodward and fellow Washington Post writer Carl Bernstein did just that, carefully reconstructing a damning trail of political don... More »

Pirates: "For the love of God let me die."

<i>Pirates</i>: "For the love of God let me die."
Digital Playground's Pirates has received its 40th award, most recently from the euthanasia-phobic country/continent combo of Australia, thus cruelly extending the life of the movie through a proven but inhumane cocktail of awards and press releases. "Thank you for this award, Australasia," a wee... More »

Gonzo Facing The Curtain

Gonzo Facing The Curtain
Is gonzo dead? "As the most intravenous way for a viewer to get a quick 20 minutes of pleasure time, gonzo serves a practical purpose," says Joe Gallant, and not many pornographers would disagree. But a glut of low-quality content combined with declining DVD sales and the past summer's s... More »

Key Factors for Success: 2

Key Factors for Success: 2
In part one, we began our look at pitfalls and opportunities faced by entrepreneurs. In this conclusion, we'll continue our look at the road to online success: Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew Ambition is what fuels entrepreneurs and drives them to forge their visions into reality; but ther... More »

Here's the story of 50 lovely ladies

Here's the story of 50 lovely ladies
Whilst perusing the cumshot-laden back cover of Brandon Iron's half-century compilation 50 to 1 #4, I couldn't help feeling, especially after a wonderful Thanksgiving, that this group must somehow form a family. The cast includes Sasha Grey, Allison Pierce, Tobi Pacific, Katerina Kat, Raquel Aman... More »

Happy New Year, XBiz fans

Happy New Year, XBiz fans
Thanks for another great year, XBiz readers. May 2007 bring success and happiness, business with integrity, and enough perspective to take this business only as seriously as it requires. Yours, Gram... More »

Key Factors for Success: 1

Key Factors for Success: 1
The relatively low barrier to entry for entrepreneurs entering the online adult entertainment industry has resulted in many successful (and not-so-successful) businesses being run by principals with little or no formal business education or training. While this situation is actually a stunning examp... More »

In space, no one can hear you, Screech

In space, no one can hear you, Screech
Until now, I had never watched a celebrity sex tape. It's weird, though, because Screeched requires that each word be put in quotations. Dustin Diamond is not really a "celebrity".The "sex" is not very good (Red Light District cleverly hedges its bets by filling the bonus material with actual sex s... More »

Fetish Ball

<i>Fetish Ball</i>
You know those fetish balls the kids are having these days? With the rope suspensions and whatnot? This movie is not those. In fact, it's more like people dressing up to go to those events but - and we don't see this in the movie - once they arrive they stand around awkwardly, taking pictures with t... More »

A Red Rose Retrospective

A Red Rose Retrospective
A recent federal obscenity indictment handed up in Pittsburgh against Karen Fletcher, who uses the pen name Red Rose, startled many because it involves expression that consists entirely of text. Fletcher stands accused of disseminating alleged obscene fictional stories on her website describing t... More »

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