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Porn Consumers Speak: Not Enough Pimps

Porn Consumers Speak: <I>Not Enough Pimps</i>
Does consumer demand drive the adult market or do companies create demand? How should I know? I have not left my state-owned rehab facility since 1993. But it appears to me that, if every "pimp" in America is making a porn video, then there are precious few who are still 100 percent dedicated to the... More »

2257: A Temporary Truce: 2

2257: A Temporary Truce: 2
In part one we looked at what's next in regards to 2257 and how the FSC still needs your support. Now we'll look at "the 11th Commandment," and the dangers of "colorful" language: The 11th Commandment In last month's column, I made reference to one of my adult business maxims I share with all my... More »

In the Realm of the Subbies

In the Realm of the Subbies
Other than attending several years of Catholic school, I'd never been to a BDSM event before. What might I learn? I wondered. What can these people learn from me? The small gala was a benefit for The Threshold Society, which now has a brick and mortar location, Hollywoodland Studios in North Hol... More »

The Psychology of Color

The Psychology of Color
Much has been written about the cosmetic significance of tour design. Elaborate presentations that are not bandwidth hogs have always been considered desirable and even cutting edge in front-end tours. Design shops spare no creativity in turning out the finest in glitter and sparkle in pursuit of th... More »

2257: A Temporary Truce: 1

2257: A Temporary Truce: 1
On June 23, the Free Speech Coalition and the other plaintiffs in the case of Free Speech Coalition et al. vs. Alberto Gonzales won the first skirmish of the 2257 wars. The victory provided a temporary, but effective, 2257 "enforcement shield" to members of the FSC in good standing as of June 25. ... More »

Why Ashley Blue Might Be Cool

Why Ashley Blue Might Be Cool
The Seymore Butts bus was kind of a non-event, with a lot of people and no liquor. Since Playboy and Showtime were shooting it, the stripper music was all that noodly neo-porn synthesizer stuff that doesn't require rights being purchased for it. Lapdances were equally intentional and not, as every t... More »

WIA Profile: Amanda Gross

WIA Profile: Amanda Gross
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. This month we are happy to feature Amanda Gr... More »

Amateur Sites Today

Amateur Sites Today
Porn stars and cookie-cutter "Barbie Dolls" might be the stuff of fad and fantasy, but for many consumers of online adult entertainment, nothing can compare to the appeal of the girl next door. Whether this is due to the consumer's desire to connect a certain model to the memory of a lost love, or... More »

Nerdz in Your House

<i>Nerdz</i> in Your House
The idea of a bunch of porn stars partying at my house doesn't appeal to me 1.) because they would displace all the porn stars already here and 2.) because, as Ashley Blue said to me the other night in re her upcoming bowling date: "I didn't get to say, 'No smellies.'" But Mallcom is running a pr... More »

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "How much of your success would you attribute to industry relationships?" Here's what they had to say: "Industry relationships have been a key ingredient to our success at SPACash.com. We value our relationships with industr... More »

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