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The Power of Box Covers

The Power of Box Covers
The photographer's lens captures a bikini-clad young woman straddling a stone bust of a lion's head. Her skin is blemish free. There is a blond tinge to the natural auburn hair that is being gently caressed by a sea breeze. She is staring into the camera with blue-gray eyes that seem almost vacant. ... More »

Your Company Name

Your Company Name
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "How did you come up with your company name?" Here's what they had to say: didn't want to restrict ourselves by simply basing it on my site, VanillaCash, or the like. We wanted something fun and memorable. Monkey is one of my nic... More »

Porn Beyond Porn Valley

Porn Beyond Porn Valley
A look at the top 10 mainstream companies profiting from adult Adult entertainment is estimated to be a $12-billion-a-year industry in the United States ($56 billion worldwide), and the profits are not only being enjoyed by adult-oriented powerhouses such as Vivid Entertainment, Playboy, Wicked P... More »

Mary Carey Hosts a Happening

Mary Carey Hosts a Happening
Kickass Pictures threw one of those crazy art shindigs downtown this past weekend. Naturally I expected to be rubbing elbows with beatniks and David Bowie and/or Iman. Instead Mary Carey applied her painted parts to a canvas and sold the result for Katrina relief. Alas, Katrina was relieved to the t... More »

Commentary on 2257

Commentary on 2257
Listening to the Justice Department's lawyers arguing their side of the 2257 case in Denver, I was reminded of the old joke about the man who lost the dollar bill on 3rd Street, but is looking for it on 4th Street. Why does he look on 4th Street? Because the light is better there! That might once ha... More »

Joanna Angel Soiree this Evening

Joanna Angel Soiree this Evening
Do you want to party like me and Joanna Angel, the woman who fixed my helicopter in the first Gulf War? If so, come on down to the Beauty Bar on Cahuenga tonight for the premiere party for Joanna's Angels. This co-production of VCA and BurningAngel.com has VCA sales staff saying things like, "This i... More »

Crack Hawk Down

Crack Hawk Down
That Tom Sizemore planned the "revelation" of a sex tape in that he filled out 2257-worthy documentation and called people like bite-sized (and now, tragically, married) Jersey Jaxin to join in (Jaxin didn't give the guy who lit up the screen in True Romance and Natural Born Killers a thumbs up, ala... More »

IVR Billing and Beyond

IVR Billing and Beyond
In theory, the dialer is the ideal billing mechanism to convert international surfers into paying customers. End-users simply download some software onto their PCs which then connect the user to a protected members area via a premium-rate telephone number. Website owners are paid on a per-minute bas... More »

The Devil Went down to Jenna

The Devil Went down to Jenna
Mere milliseconds after the Porn Publicist School post (sorry to be so self-referential - it makes me uncomfortable - but I've been employed by COLT to shoot a series of solo scenes called Here's Gram in Your Eye and I'm feeling more and more narcissistic) I received my first ever press release from... More »

Gauging Satisfaction

Gauging Satisfaction
Visitor satisfaction – it's what every webmaster strives and labors for, after all, as repeat business is the name of the game. Many websites expend enormous resources in developing custom content, new member services (in terms of bells and whistles), flashy graphics, dynamic tours and customer in... More »

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