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Learning From the Mistakes of Others

Learning From the Mistakes of Others
Watching the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal play out, I’m dumbstruck by how inept and counterproductive the NFL’s handling of the situation has been. From the start, the NFL has violated essentially every fundamental rule of public relations and damage control, something that’s ve... More »

International: Foreign Pleasure Products Market Is Thriving

International: Foreign Pleasure Products Market Is Thriving
Across the broad universe of the adult entertainment industry, there’s a bifurcation in progress that tracks along the lines of divergent industry sectors. Businesses and revenue models that are content dependent continue to struggle, with some hoping to supplant their once mighty subscription... More »

Law of Sex: Fighting Private Censorship

Law of Sex: Fighting Private Censorship
Government censorship in the Internet age has been a consistent focal point for free speech advocates. Recent examples of censorship by the American government can be egregious, including the curtailment of First Amendment rights through mass surveillance, over-regulation of disfavored speech, crimi... More »

International DVD Market Remains Viable Part of Revenue Puzzle

International DVD Market Remains Viable Part of Revenue Puzzle
Without the foreign market the porn industry would be in a woeful state. The fact that American-made adult video is gobbled up eagerly by consumers in Europe, Latin America and other far-flung territories is a blessing for its manufacturers. But what shape is that market in now, and how are produce... More »

Apple Seeding Mobile With Rapid Growth

Apple Seeding Mobile With Rapid Growth
There was a time where any announcement from Apple was enough on its own to make the tech world shake with anticipation. Then, after the passing of Steve Jobs, that excitement seemed to cool – until now! The recent launch of the new Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 models have the tech landscape b... More »

The Relativity of Selling Adult Products On Distant Shores

The Relativity of Selling Adult Products On Distant Shores
If you’ve ever traveled abroad, you know how adventurous and exhilarating it can be. You’re experiencing different, unique cultures; great food; beautiful, awe-inspiring, and, in some cases, legendary/historic sites. But it can also be, well, ‘challenging,’ to say the least.... More »

Making Porn Worth Paying for

Making Porn Worth Paying for
If you pick up just about any market research report on the adult industry today, you’ll find a tired story that goes something like this: Porn used to be a thriving industry. Then tube sites and pirates invaded and made everything free. Now, fewer people are paying for porn, and the industry ... More »

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut

Crowded House: Falcon Studios Group is a Gay Porn Juggernaut
It’s fitting, really, that the stars aligned this way — a sort of poetic symmetry about how the lineage of gay porn’s biggest names have found themselves under one roof. In early July, Hot House president Steven Scarborough announced his retirement from the industry — leaving... More »

Piercing the Veil of Privacy

Piercing the Veil of Privacy
The adult entertainment industry has always valued its privacy, with the majority of owners, operators, talent and more, all choosing to obscure their identity and location through the use of false identities — a trend that carries on today, with porn performers, producers and studios seeking ... More »

Bryan Ockert: Controlled Chaos

Bryan Ockert: Controlled Chaos
It’s no small miracle that Bryan Ockert even has time to talk about his passion. For all intents, ChaosMen is a one-man band that has its creator working 16-hour days, seven days a week. Multiply that by nearly 10 years, and you have an idea of how very tired the president/producer must be. &... More »

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