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Jan Verleur

Jan Verleur
By now, people who follow the adult entertainment industry have seen the rather vague ads for Pink TV, which promise great things but don't say much about the product. They've read a few stories about Pink TV's original programming, which takes mainstream formats like soap operas, game shows and ... More »

Joanna Angel's Porny Monster

Joanna Angel's <i>Porny Monster</i>
How many porn movies come out every month? A billion? A ten billion? That is why it is so important to have catchy titles and tasty, frank, powerful-hipped women on the cover to make people like me think, "Yes, my seed could find ample purchase there." Joanna Angel has crafted the likes of the Cu... More »

Mark Wood

Mark Wood
Directors of adult films are a diverse lot, including industry icons, gonzo innovators, winners of multiple awards, and the leading ladies of the lusty lens. Now it's time for one of the "unsung heroes." They are the directors who work hard every day, year in and year out; who wield the cameras a... More »

Employee Screening

Employee Screening
According to the National Retail Federation, a repository of all information pertaining to retail in America and everywhere America does business, more than 20 percent of employees hired in the merchandise business leave within the first year. This attrition increases when companies employ a second ... More »

Sex on the Go

Sex on the Go
I've been giving a lot of thought lately to mobile devices from the perspective of a small primary producer of adult multimedia content seeking additional distribution and revenue channels. This is a very different viewpoint than that of the adult mega-brands seeking "on deck" dominance or of conten... More »

Stuffing? I'm stayin'!

Stuffing? I'm stayin'!
Whether or not the following story is true, we here at Gram Ponante Towers, coral reef, aviary, yurt, and smorgasbord appreciate the effort. A man went home for Thanksgiving to discover that, several years before, his father had had an affair that produced the gonzo girl Kacey, of Cum Sucking Who... More »

Michelle Aston will eat your girlfriend like fried chicken

Michelle Aston will eat your girlfriend like fried chicken
I've been having a long conversation with Michelle Aston, whom I met at Atwater Village's Bigfoot Lodge. At first we talked about the Human Genome Project and Wen Ho Lee, but when she grew more trusting she stopped trying to shock me. It was then we began discussing hookers and MILFs like old pals. ... More »

Star and Talent Manager

Star and Talent Manager
Adult star Lisa Ann is taking her vast experience as a performer and using it to empower the next generation of stars as a talent manager. Her new company, Clear Talent Management, already has 20 clients, and all throughout her interview, she kept jumping up from the purple couch in her office to an... More »

The FBI Meets With Adult: 2

The FBI Meets With Adult: 2
In part one, we began our look at the invitation-only meeting of a select group of adult entertainment companies at FBI headquarters in Washington. In this conclusion, we'll look at discussions surrounding the inspection process as well as what the future may hold: Pre-Inspection It was disclose... More »

Coming to terms with the Moon

Coming to terms with the Moon
What does it say about me that I find this menstruating line art powerfully attractive? The logo and typography of this site remind me of what Edward Gorey might have done had he liked girls. (Thanks, Jodi) Previously: Hannah Harper and the DSM-IV; Just like that river running through a... More »

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