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Stars Dazzle

Stars Dazzle
If you ask 10 girls new to the industry what their aspirations are, nine will say they're going to be "the next Jenna." If they know anything about the biggest name in the history of porn, it's that Jenna Jameson is a contract star. The importance of those contracts can't be overestimated ... More »

Humor in erotic Web advertising

Humor in erotic Web advertising
OK, so as of late, I have been studying the traffic patterns and consumer behavior on user-generated/shared content networks. There are already several of these, such as PornoTube and many of these sites are the fastest growing traffic hubs on the adult internet. The ability of these sites to grow t... More »

Meaningful Metrics

Meaningful Metrics
You often hear webmasters discuss the importance of testing as part of the development cycle, but the context of the discussion is usually in regard to visually evaluating the appearance of a target web page using different browser software, screen resolutions, operating systems and, increasingly, a... More »

My Views on .XXX

My Views on .XXX
I sent in my letter to ICANN today, expressing my views on the proposed .xxx TLD. Here’s what I had to say: I’m writing this today to express my own personal opinion of the .xxx TLD initiative, as both an adult website owner and producer of adult content. First off, the short course is tha... More »

Concentric circle jerks of porn profits

Concentric circle jerks of porn profits
The next-most-useless thing to the inflated revenue declared by Big Porn is people blogging about it. The thesis statement of Boing Boing's story about how the adult industry couldn't possibly make $13 billion a year is that the organization offering that number, AVN, is the only source people go... More »

Pleasing Over-40 Consumers

Pleasing Over-40 Consumers
Remember when adult movies actually told stories, when porn actresses displayed breasts made entirely of human tissue and were allowed to have more than 10 percent body fat? Remember when the photography left more to the imagination than your average OB-GYN exam? You do? Dude, you're old. From wh... More »

Pleasing Over-40 Consumers

Pleasing Over-40 Consumers
Remember when adult movies actually told stories, when porn actresses displayed breasts made entirely of human tissue and were allowed to have more than 10 percent body fat? Remember when the photography left more to the imagination than your average OB-GYN exam? You do? Dude, you're old. From wh... More »

'Throat' in Court

'Throat' in Court
Many adult industry observers questioned the wisdom of Virginia officials' decision to bring obscenity charges against the purveyors of two well-known classic adult films, "Deep Throat" and "The Devil in Miss Jones." The two owners of the Virginia sex shop Pheromoans were indicted in November on ... More »

"So you're having sex, and people find this a turn-on?"

"So you're having sex, and people find this a turn-on?"
Gardening and weaponry network G4TV's Layla Kayleigh interviewed Joanna Angel for a recent feature on the cable channel's website, The Feed. Kayleigh, who has a porn star name but otherwise doesn't know much about the business, uttered the subject line whilst quizzing Angel about her movie The X... More »

On The Road

On The Road
Five years ago, when DVD and video sales were high, adult performers traveled from city to city across the country making personal appearances in what has come to be known as the "in-store signing." Now that DVD sales are shrinking in the wake of video-on-demand and other online services,... More »

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