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Girls of the Web

Girls of the Web
Fame and fortune — they're the longtime attractions for those seeking Hollywood stardom. But what motivates women to strike out on the road to "porndom" — the not always glitter-lined path to a different type of fame and an often lower level of fortune? In my own particular case, I chose this... More »

Lex smells the roses, Buddhism

Lex smells the roses, Buddhism
Sometimes when we experience life through the viewfinder of a camera we forget what it means to be living. Nothing more poignantly symbolizes Lexington Steele's joie de vivre than the fact that women are cavorting all around him, pushing their breasts up and together, smacking their asses, etc.... More »

Blogging Right

Blogging Right
Blogging. It's all the rage and for good reason — setting up a dynamic, syndicatable and search engine-friendly website can be done for free and literally in a matter of minutes. While some bloggers construct basic systems using modest programming skills and resources, a wide variety of open-sourc... More »

Love is like a stove, oxygen

Love is like a stove, oxygen
Taboo Magazine Creative Director Lee Forbes has directed Taboo: Love Hurts, partially shot in Larry Flynt's office. The 10th floor of the LFP building provides an excellent vista of the Hollywood Hills; it is one of the signature L.A. views. Ethan Cage and Rita Faltoyano perform "The Education of... More »

Adult's Numbers: 2

Adult's Numbers: 2
In part one, we looked at oft-quoted numbers of adult sales and gross revenue figures. In this conclusion, we'll continue our examination of phantom studies and the basis for the numbers: Phantom Study Many articles referencing the inflated DVD/video sales figures cite a 1998 study by Forrester ... More »

The wages of Sacred Sin is death

The wages of <i>Sacred Sin</i> is death
As you know, I save my Instant Messenger conversations. I was chatting with a female friend who works in adult marketing and asked her if a porn movie that has as one of its plot points the death of a child would need to work extra hard to turn her on. "Is that the movie with the fisting scene th... More »

Adult's Numbers: 1

Adult's Numbers: 1
We have all read the reports that claim to pinpoint exactly how large the industry is in terms of revenue, sometimes claiming that adult entertainment in the U.S. brings in more money than the three major professional sports combined. But there never seem to be any sources to back up the numbers,... More »

Drawing a line between the living and the dead - a sexy line

Drawing a line between the living and the dead - a <i>sexy</i> line
Wisconsin's James Hathaway, 20, met a dead deer by the side of the road and, without too much cajoling, had sex with it. Hathaway had previously served time for killing a horse for the same purpose but now, since the deer was already dead, his lawyer feels Hathaway can beat a Sexual Gratification... More »

The couches of Orange County

The couches of Orange County
Many people pierce the Orange Curtain only with trepidation, but that is where some of our nation's finest reality pornography is being shot, specifically on Billy Glide's couch. People come up to me every day and ask, "Grams, what is reality?" and I can only quote from Charlene's song "I've Neve... More »

Hooking Up the World

Hooking Up the World
The American legend of the Midwestern farm boy who goes west and makes good is alive and well in Silicon Valley. Andrew Conru, founder and CEO of FriendFinder.com, AdultFriendFinder and a handful of other social networking sites, is that rarest of creatures: someone who, by 38, not only realized mos... More »

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