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Corruption: Taint-suckling for dummies

<i>Corruption</i>: Taint-suckling for dummies
When he likes someone, Senator David Walker Helms does not waste his time instant messaging. He is too busy fantasizing about suicide, frowning through a loveless marriage, and feeling contempt for his constituency. Instead, the GOP Senator from California woos his sweethearts by inflicting psych... More »

That’s A WRAP

That’s A WRAP
Organization: it’s the road to opportunity and the key to getting anything accomplished. The problem for business owners, however, is when your competitor is organized and you’re not. This reality can be scaled from the level of the individual enterprise to reflect the situation as a whole on an... More »

Crystal Ball Not Required

Crystal Ball Not Required
Retail stores that advertise their wares with adjectives like "hot," "exotic" and "naughty" usually are viewed as different from mainstream emporia. But when it comes to inventory management, adult retail outlets might as well be selling toasters or toggle bolts. Adult... More »

Legal Retainers

Legal Retainers
Recently, XBIZ World Magazine asked several adult industry attorneys, "What should an adult professional look for in a retainer agreement with a lawyer?" Here's what they had to say: "It is very important to establish and maintain a healthy relationship, and in doing so, the agreement should... More »

Federales-free porn

Federales-free porn
The interesting thing about Axel Braun's Latina Dayworkers is that each Latina is picked up in the same car by a different driver. Beyond this, it is a by-the-book gonzo movie that would probably not sell as much if it were called Hot Latinas 32, but would have lived up to the possibilities of th... More »

Adult Embracing MySpace

Adult Embracing MySpace
As the Hula Hoop, Pee-wee Herman and the dot-com boom all conclusively proved, nothing can stop a new craze once it has caught the public's fancy. And MySpace is today's new craze, particularly for adult entertainment companies. MySpace was launched in 2002 by Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe as a So... More »

Danni.com Turns 10

Danni.com Turns 10
The year was 1996. "Independence Day," starring Will Smith, kept scores of people entertained at the multiplexes, Mariah Carey was at the top of the pop charts, and Bill Clinton was president. It was a time when hungry Internet entrepreneurs viewed the web as their generation's new frontier. Dan... More »

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs

SF Mayor: Buying crime 'gines nets fines, signs
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's openness to the idea of posting pictures of johns on billboards has sex worker advocates on edge. In a campaign to crack down on illegal massage parlors, especially those involved in sex trafficking, Newsom is planning to fine and jail landlords of the buildings... More »

Brand Power

Brand Power
Just a few years ago, the Penthouse empire went through bankruptcy. While new ownership and new staffers picked through the detritus of bad management, they hit upon an unexpected gemstone. Penthouse still had the name. Armed with this, a new empire is under construction, and the licensing of its ... More »

Sexual Studies

Sexual Studies
Back when the adult entertainment industry was much more underground than it is now, speeches by adult entrepreneurs were a rarity on college campuses. But in the 1990s and 2000s, the number of well-known adult industry figures speaking at major colleges and universities has been increasing. From La... More »

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