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The War on Hotel Porn

The War on Hotel Porn
As a rule, large mainstream corporations do not like to publicize their involvement with adult entertainment, but they do not mind profiting from it. Erotic entertainment has been a major source of revenue for mainstream companies that include cable giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Internet ... More »

I, Vuur

I, Vuur
I cannot get the name Heather Vuur out of my head. Ninnworx' contract performer and the star of Sacred Sin, Vuur was once known in less Ninnier days as Heather Vandeven. Under that name she was a Penthouse Pet and pal of the former Natalia Cruze. As Vandeven is a Dutch name, it was perhaps fit... More »

Real Lesbian Porn?

Real Lesbian Porn?
It seems that one of the hardest things for adult website operators to do is persuade women to purchase porn. While some of this is due to the fact that women simply aren't conditioned to have to pay for sex, much of it has to do with what is being offered and the differences in taste between men an... More »

Digital Playground launches Shay product

Digital Playground launches Shay product
Digital Playground celebrates my birthday by rolling out its 2006 contract girl product, the Shay Jordan, to join the Jesse Jane, Teagan Presley, Jana Cova, and Sophia Santi models. DP sources deny depreciation of the older releases. Like Hustler's contract girls, who each fill a certain niche... More »

Derek Smout

Derek Smout
After a flurry of ICQs and several postponed phone interviews, XBIZ caught up with Toronto-based WebcamCash head account executive Derek "Dwreck" Smout, who handles affiliates for the company. In 2001, Smout got his start in adult entertainment with some high school friends in Manitoba, Canada,... More »

Tales from the Darkside (of Mya Luanna)

Tales from the Darkside (of Mya Luanna)
"...but there is, unseen by most, an underworld; a place that is just as real, but not so brightly lit..." As you know, Mya Luanna is about as tiny and complex as a compound molecule. According to the literature accompanying her latest for Hustler, The Dark Side of Mya Luanna, the contract girl i... More »

The Rise of Girl Power: 2

The Rise of Girl Power: 2
In part one, we began our look at how more producers are embracing art-centric products. In this conclusion, we'll look at changes in profession, the younger segment and beyond: Dane believes that for women to be successful in this genre, they have to stay behind their vision and not compromise. ... More »

Verizon: More dropped calls, testicles

Verizon: More dropped calls, testicles
As you know, your pal Gram Ponante is your source for transgender news, transsexual-related hockey scores, and dating tips for she-males. Today's New York Daily News reports that men who live as women are now allowed to use New York Transit System restrooms for women. A group called the Transg... More »

"She never sleeps"

"She never sleeps"
In its continued struggle to make sense of half-heard airplane conversations, things scrawled on restroom walls, and issues on the November 7 ballot, the team at XXXUrbanLegends (along with Karen Kim) recently shot the Hoover, in which one's partner imitates a vacuum cleaner during wholesome, consen... More »

The Rise of Girl Power: 1

The Rise of Girl Power: 1
Back in the 1980s, a few savvy filmmakers recognized that a non-male-oriented adult entertainment audience existed. This niche market needed different language, different packaging and a completely different approach that didn't sacrifice heat, talent or production quality. That audience — the le... More »

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