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A Binding Agreement: 2

A Binding Agreement: 2
In part one, we examined some of the basic issues that contracts are designed to address. In this conclusion, we'll look at copyright issues and beyond: On Copyrights Under the copyright laws of the U.S., the photographer and the performers, not you, are the joint owners of the copyrights in the... More »

Porn isn't real, part DCCLVII

Porn isn't real, part DCCLVII
All I'm saying is that companies that allow their male employees to dress that way don't employ secretaries; they employ receptionists. Who answer the phone "Corporate Office" or "Video". I notice that it is the white guys in the picture who seem to be missing the point. The worshipful man on the... More »

A Binding Agreement: 1

A Binding Agreement: 1
"Some of the biggest deals in the entertainment business were made with a handshake or negotiated on a cocktail napkin over lunch." While this bit of Hollywood lore is based in fact, what also is true, and is by far much more common, is the fact that some of the biggest, most expensive and most a... More »

Another Pricing Perspective

Another Pricing Perspective
One of the XBIZ Moderators that I enjoy chatting with is Joe Fredricks, a gentleman beyond photography and operating in online adult entertainment, I share a love of custom Harley Davidson motorcycles with. Joe contacted me last night, offering a different perspective on ‘trial’ pricing in re... More »

Larry Flynt to VHS: "Die, Loser."

Larry Flynt to VHS: "Die, Loser."
Hustler has parted ways amicably with the VHS format, announcing that the fittingly-retro Britney Rears 3: Helical-Scan Gang Bang would be the last of the company's titles to be released on tape. "I always thought VHS stood for Very Hot Sex," Flynt did not say, "but with my giant-killing capabili... More »

DVDs as another distribution method

 DVDs as another distribution method
There is certainly alot of push for Video-on-Demand and digital delivery (that’s why Acacia got so excited that they claimed to have the mother of all patents for video delivery over the internet - which is being knocked down), but DVD sales are still strong, just like people are still using Phone... More »

Matrix of Norman Bentley

Matrix of Norman Bentley
Do a Google search for "Norman Bentley Matrix Content" and you'll bring up 74,100 results in 0.38 seconds. Hundreds, maybe thousands of those will be 18 U.S.C. § 2257 compliance listings for websites featuring content from Bentley's company, Matrix Content. Look harder and you'll find a link tha... More »

Pricing a Peek

Pricing a Peek
Have you ever considered the value of a trial membership to your paysite? This is a topic with many facets and more complexities than most webmasters consider, but for now, let me opine that the majority of trial pricing seems to be done by the ‘feel good’ method: i.e. “my competitor char... More »

Audacia goes the extra mile

Audacia goes the extra mile
Audacia Ray, who in this photo looks like the favorite aunt I never had, wipes off the strap-on of her star, Tasty Trixie, in Adam & Eve's upcoming film The Bi Apple. In the background is New York City, baby. Here is some sample dialogue. I don't know what it means. TRIXIE: So what do you... More »

Are Processors Parasites?

Are Processors Parasites?
The open-source encyclopaedia Wikipedia defines Parasitism thus: "a phenomenon in which two organisms which are phylogenetically unrelated co-exist over a prolonged period of time, usually their entire life." Whilst the above definition is usually applied in the context of the animal kingdom, par... More »

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