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Top Billing

Top Billing
In August 1995 I was in a meeting in the main offices of HHO Construction Inc., the operating company for three gay bars in Dallas. At the time, I was the general manager of all three nightclubs and the agenda of our meeting — which included myself, the club owner, club managers, assistant manager... More »

Let's Stay Physical

Let's Stay Physical
From the get-go, I've been saying to ditch the funeral plans for the DVD format and deal with the temporary market dislocations resulting from overproduction, changing demographics and competition from other media. By now, I'm sure I sound like a broken record, or at least a frozen-up disc. So don't... More »

100 Top Stars of 2007

100 Top Stars of 2007
The term “porn star” is an overused moniker that has come to mean virtually anyone who’s appeared in an X-rated movie. It used to be that only the top tier of performers were referred to as porn stars, ever since Linda Lovelace, who generally is acknowledged as the first porn performer with bi... More »

The Big Bad Blog World

The Big Bad Blog World
Finding Blogs Worth Visiting There are thousands of Weblogs, with dozens more being published each day. Within this plethora of views, links, and information, it is a difficult and time consuming task to find the better Weblogs constantly updated with relevant material. Here are a few Weblogs that ... More »

Spunk’d: The Movie

Spunk’d: The Movie
Once again, XBIZ Video presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the products available in the adult marketplace: "Spunk’d: The Movie" by 6969 Entertainment; directed by Justin Kane and starring Aurora Snow, Penny Flame, Hillary Scott, Lexi Belle, Eva Angelina, Vanessa Lane... More »

Hot in 2008

Hot in 2008
With the hundreds, if not thousands, of girls joining the ranks of adult performers each year, picking the 10 stars to strike it big in 2008 is a daunting task, to be sure. The purpose of this list is to identify performers who XBIZ Premiere feels are poised for a breakout year. We chose not to incl... More »

User Generated Content Sites: 1

User Generated Content Sites: 1
Given the smashing success of YouTube™ and other video-sharing websites, it was inevitable that the adult industry would see a surge of similar business models involving adult material. Adult dating sites, ex-girlfriend sites, 'tube' sites, freak sites, community sites – you name it, and u... More »

Score One for Pointlessness

Score One for Pointlessness
A recent article on ABCNews.com about the ongoing series of ‘porn debates’ between adult performers and pastors from the anti-porn XXXChurch asks: “Is porn dangerous or harmless? Is it necessarily degrading to women, or could it be empowering?” What is curious to me is that debates about... More »

What Adult Can Learn from Videogames

What Adult Can Learn from Videogames
They pay an average of $14-$20 per month and remain members for years at a time. Approximately 83 percent of them are male, 51 percent work full time, 36 percent are married and 22 percent already have children of their own. They are used to buying content online in a monthly subscriber-based pay st... More »

The Gas Crunch - Bad News or Good?

The Gas Crunch - Bad News or Good?
Higher Gas Prices Mean Less Spending, RIGHT? I’ve found that new research from The Nielsen Company finds that half (49 percent) of U.S. consumers are reducing their spending to compensate for rising gas prices, up four points from June 2007. Consumers are also battling high gas prices by c... More »

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