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Sunny Lane, Miss Congeniality

Sunny Lane, Miss Congeniality
What is it about former figure skaters from the Sunshine State that makes them so nice? Is it because the struggle to find non-mojito-based ice in Florida forces one to become effervescent? Both Sunny Lane and Dana DeArmond were once figure skaters before they worked for Disney and/or porn, and b... More »

A Long Awaited Update

A Long Awaited Update
Well, I made the switch: it’s been about a week now since I updated my MSIE browser software to its latest incarnation; version 7 – and frankly, I’m not certain that I like it any better than I did version 6… Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big MSIE fan, having used it since version 2 hit t... More »

Promoting Gay Sites

Promoting Gay Sites
The differences in the gay and straight markets run much deeper than just content. While in many ways marketing is marketing no matter the product, the gay market is very different from other types of content. How program owners and affiliate managers market their programs to webmasters, therefore, ... More »

Missy Monroe finds Jesus

Missy Monroe finds Jesus
Missy Monroe, who rocked a blowsy barmaid vibe that I admired and related to, looks all cleaned up on the cover of Lexington Steele's Top Guns 6. Now Steele has always been a dapper gentleman. Look at him slinking back there, making sure to protect his camera and his eyes against the glare of the... More »

Switch Hitting

Switch Hitting
I was once asked, "Don't you have to be gay to do gay site promotions?" My answer was a resounding "No." There are many opportunities within the gay or straight market for webmasters and affiliates of any sex or sexual orientation to increase their revenue and earn some extra cash. Recent tes... More »

Nine falls on the Cold Valley

Nine falls on the Cold Valley
As Master Yoda said, "Always three there are: Memphis Monroe and the other two." Hustler has announced the arrival of Nikki Nine to planet Earth, and a Hustler contract. Apparently she has not been in a movie or posed for a magazine before. She is also allegedly 18. Allegedly 18 is going to... More »

Shrinkage

Shrinkage
"Inventory shrinkage" is the term for financial losses resulting from a combination of shoplifting, employee theft, administrative error and vendor fraud. As more retailers come to market, shrinkages continue to grow, totaling $31 billion overall in 2004. Shoplifting accounted for 34 perce... More »

Making the Leap

Making the Leap
How does an adult video production company successfully take an existing brand from the offline world to the Internet? This is a question that has challenged marketing gurus for the past decade. The Internet has launched very powerful brands such as Google, eBay and YouTube, but they all share one ... More »

Sunset Thomas to host KSEX Awards

Sunset Thomas to host KSEX Awards
Sunset Thomas, former madam of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, host of HBO's "Cathouse", and VCA legend, will host the fifth annual KSEX Awards, to be held December 2 at Paladino's in Tarzana. Voting is underway for the fan-based awards, which include the category "Best Knob Slob". XBiz spawn XFanz ... More »

Nothing is for Free

Nothing is for Free
I've written before about some of the really cool and innovative offerings to come out of the Google brain trust and today I'm going to tell you about its latest idea: free cell phones for the masses in exchange for receiving targeted advertising via these phones. The idea came to light when Goog... More »

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