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Your Exit Strategy

Your Exit Strategy
Private companies do not sell easily. As the size of a business increases — by top line, bottom line or head count — the mechanics become more difficult and the field of likely buyers shrinks. What results is a serious succession- planning problem, especially in the adult content industry. In... More »

Doctored photo of the day

Doctored photo of the day
Hint: It was actually at the XBiz Awards.... More »

A New Beginning

A New Beginning
I recently blogged here about the many challenges facing adult webmasters today and the often drastic measures that some of these operators have been forced to take in order to remain in business – let alone grow and prosper. Just as a limb must sometimes be sacrificed to save a life, sometimes a ... More »

The Genesis of Gonzo

The Genesis of Gonzo
Pinning down the precise moment of conception within any creative field is never a simple task. Events become generalized over time and survivors have the advantage of being able to rewrite history. Pornography is no different, so asking a seemingly simple question like who invented gonzo can bring ... More »

New Porn Daily: Renae Cruz hedges her bets

New Porn Daily: Renae Cruz hedges her bets
In Slutinas #4, director Juan Cuba confirms the party location with Renae Cruz. "Is the fiesta in that ass?" he asks. "Si," she says, and then adds, "and in my mouth." Because today's porn consumer demands authenticity, it's important that in a title named Slutinas that the performers not o... More »

Michelle Aston's mixed messages

Michelle Aston's mixed messages
We expect our porn stars to be straightforward and to not play games with us. This is the mandate with which they were created by the United Nations in 1948. Observe, then, Michelle Aston, who says she wants to blow you and says she has a vagina but in fact would rip your nuts off on her nailed c... More »

WIA Profile: Lea Busick

WIA Profile: Lea Busick
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. What did you do prior to working in the adul... More »

An awkward conversation with Heather Vandeven about her rubberized vagina

An awkward conversation with Heather Vandeven about her rubberized vagina
Recently I talked with Penthouse/Ninnworx moonlighter Heather Vandeven about the Topco replica of her ladypartsTM. "You mean my pussy and ass?" she asked sweetly. "Yes," I said. "They actually covered my pussy and ass with goop," she said, "and made a model of them. Then they did it to my f... More »

Taking the Heat

Taking the Heat
One definition of insanity, usually attributed to Albert Einstein, is "continuing to do the same thing over and over, and then expecting different results." While the oft-used phrase is not really a medical definition of mental pathology, it sure describes the insane behavior of Congress in its e... More »

Trade Show Tips

Trade Show Tips
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked several adult industry players "What do you do to maximize the benefits of attending industry trade shows?" Here's what they had to say: Attending industry trade shows, even infrequently, is a crucial step in growing your business, your contact base and stre... More »

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