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FSC: Discerning Women

FSC: Discerning Women
In mid-April, Democratic strategist Hillary Rosen made a foolish comment about Ann Romney stating that Mrs. Romney, “Has never had to work a day in her life.” This set off a political firestorm with Republicans arguing the value of stay-at-home moms and Democrats discussing the plight of... More »

Time-Sensitive Promotions and Custom Content

Time-Sensitive Promotions and Custom Content
On the day after the recent record-setting MegaMillions lottery drawing, as the sad realization that despite my single $1 ticket purchase, this author would not be sharing in the huge $656 million jackpot, the good folks at Dell sent me an e-mail whose timely subject line captured my attention: &ldq... More »

The Internet Really is For Porn

The Internet Really is For Porn
A new report is calling attention to the widespread consumption of online adult entertainment, and is opening eyes with some startling claims. It won’t come as much of a surprise to many of our readers, given the breathtaking bandwidth consumption now being reported by free tube sites offering... More »

A Great Victory and Word of Caution

A Great Victory and Word of Caution
The adult entertainment industry’s multi-decade war against the federal record keeping and labeling statutes, known to many as the 2257 regulations, recently received one of its biggest victories in years. Specifically, a 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tribunal reversed a lower court&rsquo... More »

Blogger Spotlight: Meticulous Mentor

Blogger Spotlight: Meticulous Mentor
A self-proclaimed “sex toy encyclopedia,” Hey Epiphora began reviewing sex toys in 2007 for an online sex toy shop before launching her own platform to unleash her own “snarky, ridiculously truthful thoughts on sex toys” in 2008. HeyEpiphora.com has since blossomed into a tru... More »

Video vs. Blip Ads

Video vs. Blip Ads
As companies look for new ways to advertise, it’s important to take note of where people are getting their news, entertainment, and mail. Everything’s online these days, whether we like it or not. We get our news, TV shows, music, gossip, mail and more online. There are still people tha... More »

Sex Toys and Pop Culture: Life Imitating Art?

Sex Toys and Pop Culture: Life Imitating Art?
This month, we introduce a new “Talkback” section to NoveltyBiz to give industry members the opportunity to share their thoughts on the mainstreaming of sex toys. While many of the supporting responses relate to the booming sexual wellness category in mainstream retail, a significant por... More »

A Statement About Performer Testing From FSC Executive Director Diane Duke

A Statement About Performer Testing From FSC Executive Director Diane Duke
Dear Adult Industry Producers and Directors, Shy Love has called a producer meeting about performer testing to be held at Penthouse on Tuesday, June 12th. FSC has not been invited to this meeting. Based on uncountable conversations with Ms. Love, we expect her to denigrate FSC’s testing pro... More »

WIA Profile: Ruth Blair

WIA Profile: Ruth Blair
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. How did you get into the business? Inadverten... More »

APHSS.org Partners With St James Infirmary to Provide Performer Testing in San Francisco

APHSS.org Partners With St James Infirmary to Provide Performer Testing in San Francisco
Adult Production Health & Safety Services (APHSS.org) is proud to announce performer testing for industry members in the Bay Area, in partnership with local nonprofit clinic St. James Infirmary. The announcement follows a months-long pilot program at the clinic, in which performer... More »

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