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Vibrators get Japan Buzzing

Vibrators get Japan Buzzing
Japan's streets are buzzing — with the sound of vibrators. According to Shukan Post, Japan has embraced adult goods, foregoing the "sleazy" image sex toys once carried, with almost every young woman seen on the streets of Japan now carrying a vibrator in her handbag. Norie Oda, owner... More »

Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas
Las Vegas officially became a city when, on May 15, 1905, 100 acres of land were auctioned off in what is now the city's downtown area. Las Vegas has since grown by leaps and bounds. According to the city's official website, the population in 1930 was 5,165; in 2004, the U.S. Census Bureau reported ... More »

Real Fucking Tits: Who goes there?

<i>Real Fucking Tits</i>: Who goes there?
As you well know, I am a fan of the Maximum Xposure family of products, despite their never responding to e-mail (I have the same problem with GFY; they won't let me post. Can you imagine what an insufferable asshole I could become if I was allowed to post on GFY? Come to think of it, best they don'... More »

Staying In Touch

Staying In Touch
From email to instant messaging agents, group-level chatware to Internet-based telephony and beyond, there is an increasingly wide array of online communications options available for workers, team members, clients and more. Whether the people you wish to communicate are across town – or across th... More »

Is Your Set OSHA-Compliant?

Is Your Set OSHA-Compliant?
Although it faces constant assaults from government and special interest groups, the adult film industry remains a legal, multi-billion dollar industry. And, as with all manner of legitimate businesses, adult entertainment is subject to laws and regulations. One group of regulations that specifical... More »

Tera begins open relationship

Tera begins open relationship
"When a fisherman isn't at sea, he's mending his nets," an ex-girlfriend was over-fond of saying (the relationship suffered due to her constant rainslickers and the sad cry of gulls overhead). But that is how I feel about the brief sojourn in which Tera Patrick only worked with one man, her husba... More »

VHS: Going, Going... Gone?

VHS: Going, Going... Gone?
It is rare in this age of accelerated change that a technology can dominate a market for decades. Yet that is exactly what the VHS format has done since its inception in the late 1970s, toppling film in the adult entertainment sphere and blowing away competing formats like Beta. VHS took adult ente... More »

A Trip to the Mall

A Trip to the Mall
As competition for affiliate loyalty and consumer dollars intensifies among online adult retailers, one company has made something of an art form out of harnessing Porn Valley's star power. MALLcom was a fixture in the news throughout the year with a slew of contests and parties featuring adult ente... More »

Monique Alexander: "May God have mercy on my soul."

Monique Alexander: "May God have mercy on my soul."
Vivid girl Monique Alexander has re-upped with the fledgling adult entertainment company, best known for its championing of the "studio system" of porn, its delicious snack trays, and its 1975 book Nocturnal Enuresis in America: A Gestaltist View (Grylph Bros.) Alexander's contract calls for 24 s... More »

Judging a DVD by its Cover

Judging a DVD by its Cover
Everyone has heard the expression "You can't judge a book by its cover." But, like it or not, most consumers judge adult DVDs by their box covers. Cover art is what makes a consumer select one movie and not another from the shelf. And a quick perusal of the back art typically is what sways... More »

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