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Danni.com Turns 10

Danni.com Turns 10
The year was 1996. "Independence Day," starring Will Smith, kept scores of people entertained at the multiplexes, Mariah Carey was at the top of the pop charts, and Bill Clinton was president. It was a time when hungry Internet entrepreneurs viewed the web as their generation's new frontier. Dan... More »

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's openness to the idea of posting pictures of johns on billboards has sex worker advocates on edge. In a campaign to crack down on illegal massage parlors, especially those involved in sex trafficking, Newsom is planning to fine and jail landlords of the buildings... More »

Brand Power

Brand Power
Just a few years ago, the Penthouse empire went through bankruptcy. While new ownership and new staffers picked through the detritus of bad management, they hit upon an unexpected gemstone. Penthouse still had the name. Armed with this, a new empire is under construction, and the licensing of its ... More »

Sexual Studies

Sexual Studies
Back when the adult entertainment industry was much more underground than it is now, speeches by adult entrepreneurs were a rarity on college campuses. But in the 1990s and 2000s, the number of well-known adult industry figures speaking at major colleges and universities has been increasing. From La... More »

Spice racks new channels

Spice racks new channels
Playboy's Spice Network, once defined as a double-X channel prior to its acquisition by Hef, and then known for content that Playboy TV might be too squeamish or sophisticated to show, has now further subdivided by launching four new channels within its brand. First there's ClubJenna, which is t... More »

Harvey Helps Others

Harvey Helps Others
Do a Google search on the name Phil Harvey and an interesting variety of descriptions comes up. One sees phrases like "porn impresario" and "sex toy merchant," but the word "philanthropist" also appears a lot, and all of the above are accurate. As the president of Phil Harvey Enterprises (PHE) an... More »

Aubrey Addams in Cock Craving Cuties

Aubrey Addams in <i>Cock Craving Cuties</i>
If you know anything about cuties, you know that it's pretty much redundant to say that they crave cock. Still, Aubrey Addams is standing naked at the door; are you going to say she has committed a tautology? This movie also features Adrianna Nicole, Lexi Bardot, and Crystal Clear (whose name I r... More »

Brave New World of Gay VOD

Brave New World of Gay VOD
No gay adult producer needs to be told that the industry is changing. A flat DVD market, increased competition from smaller, amateur studios coupled with the quick penetration of broadband, both at home and abroad, all threaten the current business model. While only a small percentage of profits for... More »

Dave Naz loves L.A.

Dave Naz loves L.A.
Dave Naz, still photographer-turned porn director, had not seen a porn script prior to writing his new Vivid-Alt movie Skater Girl Fever. "I'd e-mailed Eon McKai after seeing Kill Girl Kill and we formed a mutual admiration society," Naz said. In fact, McKai liked Naz' work so much that the Vi... More »

Diversify or Specialize?

Diversify or Specialize?
In an industry that has pounded a steady drumbeat of "niche, niche, niche," over the past few years, it's no wonder that many webmasters have fallen into one of two camps: those who embrace diversity — attempting to satisfy fans with ever-smaller micro-niche content — and those who focus on spec... More »

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