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Lighting for Amateurs: LED's Lead the Way

Lighting for Amateurs: LED's Lead the Way
Among the hardest things about being in front of the camera is trying to deal with the distracting glare of the bright lights typically needed to get a good video image while pretending to be comfortable performing under the immense heat the lights give off. Fortunately, there is a not-so-new te... More »

The Ning.com Controversy

The Ning.com Controversy
Recently the free social networking website provider Ning.com announced its decision to discontinue hosting adult social networks. This decision has brought to light the reasons why "free adult content" doesn't pay and never will. Along with greatly reduced ad rates for adult networks come the... More »

Considering Inbound Transactions

Considering Inbound Transactions
Is your company in Canada or the Netherlands Antilles but doing business in the U.S.? Are you considering a company outside the U.S. that would be using an office in the U.S.? Then this brief overview should be of interest to you. Too often we run across owners of a business or a web-based site w... More »

Maleflixxx Surges Ahead

Maleflixxx Surges Ahead
It all started in the spare bedroom of Erik Schannen's condo in Toronto, Canada. Schannen, a techno-guru, had the bright idea to offer Hollywood movies online, but the market simply wasn't ready. So he switched his attention to gay adult content, and Maleflixxx was formed in 2001. It was a two-ma... More »

Bareback vs. Condoms

Bareback vs. Condoms
Scan a current list of bestselling gay adult titles these days and you’re likely to find a variation of one word in the title: bareback. With the prevalence of titles like “Bareback Cum Party #8” or “Bareback Cock Riders” or “Bareback Inferno,” one could easily assume bareback — that... More »

The Election, the Supreme Court and Adult

The Election, the Supreme Court and Adult
Whether the next American president will be Republican John McCain or Democrat Barack Obama, there is a very strong possibility that he will be nominating at least one — if not two — justices for the U.S. Supreme Court. And for people in the adult entertainment industry, the question is: what ty... More »

Bi(partisan)-Curious

Bi(partisan)-Curious
In discussing threats to the future of the American adult industry, it has long been fashionable to assert that the far right is the primary enemy facing our future. Conservative activist groups like Focus on the Family and Citizens for Community Values provide plenty of evidence for that assertion,... More »

Politics: It's Time for a Mature Industry

Politics: It's Time for a Mature Industry
August 5th was my birthday. I celebrated it much like I celebrate every day; by waking up and immediately going to work. The commute is short — from my bedroom to my dining room. This satisfies my sense of personal urgency, my irregular sleep schedule, my desire to run a "green" office, and my lac... More »

Top 10 Lawmakers Influencing Adult

Top 10 Lawmakers Influencing Adult
Although the adult webmaster can make a good living through entertaining online patrons with steamy content, it's important to remember that there are lawmakers who make their living by fighting against the same. The movement to ban or tax online adult content has its roots in morality, greed and pl... More »

Curious Cameron

Curious Cameron
When gay porn impresario and Channel 1 Releasing partner Chi Chi LaRue was first contacted by her latest exclusive for All Worlds Video, Cameron Marshall, he was boyfriends with Josh Vaughn, one of her other contract studs at the time. “Well, you know he didn’t even like boys before Josh, r... More »

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