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Renewed Focus for Paycom

Renewed Focus for Paycom
The March 10 announcement that Epoch/Paycom cofounder Clay Andrews was stepping down as president of the company and that cofounder and chief technology officer Joel Hall would assume the role of president and CEO has sparked interest in how the changeover might affect the company or services provid... More »

Five Processing Concerns

Five Processing Concerns
Online merchants in the adult industry have many more processing options than they had just a few years ago. In the beginning — throughout the middle and late 1990s — there were few choices. Alternate billing options were difficult to find, and those that did exist came with enormous integration... More »

Pegging the man-flower

<i>Pegging</i> the man-flower
"Are you into this?" asked a decidedly-androgynous photographer as I walked onto the set of Black Widow's Guys Getting Fucked by Women Wearing-Strap-ons opus Pegging 101. I hadn't heard of the term "pegging" before, but it was originally coined to mean anyone being penetrated by a strap-on. Now i... More »

Mainstream Advertising

Mainstream Advertising
Those of us in the adult entertainment business find ourselves with a shrinking market — not due to fewer customers but due to the restrictions on places to find these customers. Many mainstream publications, including those that were once supported by our advertising dollars, are now refusing to... More »

Mobile Profitability

Mobile Profitability
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "What will it take to make mobile porn profitable?" Here's what they had to say: "The entire mobile industry, in particular mobile adult, will benefit from less market fragmentation and open markets. With a more cohesive mar... More »

"I have to go to the bathroom."

"I have to go to the bathroom."
Pleasure Productions recently released its teen-oriented Sweet Treats 2. This is always the pose I'd use when I was four and had had too much apple juice. I suppose it's sexy. I'm a very sexy person.... More »

Being A Stud

Being A Stud
For adult star Dave Pounder, the shooting day ritual is similar to any professional athlete's warm-up regimen: a small-to-medium meal 2-3 hours before arriving on the set, a single Viagra pill 15-30 minutes before shooting, a quick shower, a zinc tablet for extra "pop," a quick sit-down with the ac... More »

The Da Vinci Load

<i>The Da Vinci Load</i>
The Da Vinci Load is a very funny movie. How those lines got coaxed out of some of those people is a staggering achievement. Here are Jasmine Tame and Charlotte Stokely as ice cream ladies. The next time you go to an airport, instead of picking up "The Celestine Prophecy" or "The Bridges of Ma... More »

The Way Traffic Is Cleaned

The Way Traffic Is Cleaned
Phising scams, "Nigerian" email scams, 419 spam, credit card fraud and fraudulent sales – do any of these ring a bell for you? They do for me! They belong to the dark and ugly side of the Internet and 98 percent of them come from countries which I even haven't heard about. Fighting against these a... More »

Gay for Double-A

Gay for Double-A
Sin City's Zak Wylde has released a movie called Dicks & Dildos, featuring women being serviced by both appliances at once. For years, male performers have been concerned with whether penetrating a woman at the same time another man is at work on another hole on the same woman makes them gay (it ... More »

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