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Censorship News: Adult eBooks took the hit this week in an awful way.

Censorship News: Adult eBooks took the hit this week in an awful way.
Yes. We knew this was coming.  Once mainstream got done gutting the porn industry for search engine results and any chance of mainstream placement, talented folks (mostly women)  that write saucy sex novels for a living were next in line to be lead into the "porn ghetto" like a post modern... More »

WIA Profile: Julia Dimambro

WIA Profile: Julia Dimambro
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Women like Julia Dimambro, Founder And CEO of C... More »

Rough & Wilde: Director Paul Wilde Has Stepped Out of the Shadows

Rough & Wilde: Director Paul Wilde Has Stepped Out of the Shadows
It’s fitting that after Paul Wilde discovered his interest in fetish in the 1990s — when his first boyfriend introduced him to the AA Meat Market and the old Touché in Chicago — the first adult film he purchased was “Fallen Angel.” Little did he know at the time ... More »

Internet Censorship Has Come to the U.K.

Internet Censorship Has Come to the U.K.
If you have been paying attention at all over the past several months you will be keenly aware that there is an attack under way against the online adult entertainment industry in the U.K. as well as the greater European Union. These attacks have come from different angles but have one common theme ... More »

Icon Brands: Building an Icon

Icon Brands: Building an Icon
Launched in July 2011 as a boutique label focusing on a small number of branded lines focused on specific merchandising categories, Icon Brands starts its third year at the Summer 2013 ANME Show. The Icon Brands inventory currently offers six lines, half of which are inspired by successful productio... More »

You Want Lube With Dat?

You Want Lube With Dat?
Lube. I love it. It’s the juice of nature, the stuff that makes you go on for a long time. The perfect addition to a good round o’ sex whether you’re by yourself or with others. It’s the glue that holds sexual encounters together while keeping you apart and it’s the per... More »

How 4G Internet Access is Changing the Mobile Market

How 4G Internet Access is Changing the Mobile Market
The latest mobile technologies are breeding new services and customer expectations, with the rollout of Fourth Generation — Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) Internet access fueling much of the fire on this front. Despite the buzz surrounding the tech, many consumers don’t understand its ben... More »

Defending Toys: Sex Toy Prohibitions in the Bible Belt

Defending Toys: Sex Toy Prohibitions in the Bible Belt
From the Pleasure Chest to the Seattle-based Babeland (which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year) to the U.K.-based Ann Summers chain, sex toy sales continue to be a highly profitable part of the adult entertainment industry. Ann Summers, in fact, has credited the popularity of E.L. James&rsqu... More »

Unspoken Words: The Chilling Effect of NSA Surveillance Abuses

Unspoken Words: The Chilling Effect of NSA Surveillance Abuses
In early 2012 when the news first went mainstream that the NSA was building its “Spy Center” in Utah, public reaction was much closer to Area 51-esque skepticism than the warranted level of alarm.  However, recent events show that we can barely go a week without another accusation o... More »

Corralling a Community

Corralling a Community
Many adult website operators are wondering where all the traffic went and coming up with a range of answers, from tube sites to Facebook — but the simple truth is that these Internet users have gravitated to wherever they feel the most at home, to where they find a sense of community — w... More »

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