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Gang Bang Double Feature

Gang Bang Double Feature
While Sasha Grey and AVN 2007 Best New Starlet Naomi don't compete in this two-disc set from Red Light District, our team of international judges awards the point regardless to Grey in Gang Bang Volume 5. Why? She wanted it more. Still - that Naomi? No slouch. Read the review here. Pre... More »

Kelly X - just because

Kelly X - just because
While it looks a little like we're at a Clockwork Orange screening, I actually met Kelly X in a bathroom hallway. Previously: Adult industry spared ... More »

And another thing: it's not 'sex work' when you're just lying there

And another thing: it's not 'sex <i>work</i>' when you're just lying there
The Bush Administration has requested that the term "sex worker" be expunged from government vocabulary because it believes that most people involved in prostitution (or porn) are not there by choice; therefore they are slaves. From Agence France-Presse: Prostitutes are usually termed sex worker... More »

Wicked decides on HD DVD, too

Wicked decides on HD DVD, too
Begun this Format War has. Wicked Pictures has announced that it has chosen the HD DVD format over Blu-Ray and will re-release its Camp Cuddly Pines Power Tool Massacre using the feature-rich and less expensive next-generation technology. Digital Playground last year announced that it was sidi... More »

Nurse Mika Tan - just because

Nurse Mika Tan - just because
That story about Roy Karch sent me to these pictures of Mika Tan from the set of Night Shift Nurses - Escort Service. Mika Tan is a national treasure, as well as a Sagittarius. Last Saturday she also won AVN's new "Unrecognized Starlet" award, having worked steadily for the past several years, ju... More »

Gaining Ground

Gaining Ground
2006 was a great year for many in the adult entertainment industry. To learn about some of the year's highlights, XBIZ World magazine asked several operators "What were some of the professional highpoints for you or the industry in 2006?" Here's what they had to say: "By far, my favorite was ... More »

Meet Veronique Vega

Meet Veronique Vega
I would describe last month's Tightfit party as "old tymey". It hearkened back to an era in which porn personalities acted like porn personalities and let it all hang out. I'm sure that many venues impose nudity restrictions on porn events, but when the tops started staying on about a year ago, wel... More »

An Industry Out of Whack

An Industry Out of Whack
Have you ever seen a market as competitive as the online adult industry? First of all, if you open your web browser, you will be literally flooded with sex for free. If you download and install DC++, or any torrent software, you will get it all for free – certainly illegally, but this doesn’t se... More »

Amsterdam's car-hump service

Amsterdam's car-hump service
In addition to prostitution that is legal betweeen adult citizens of Dutch and European Union countries, The Netherlands boasts designated parking areas with privacy shields in which prostitutes can allow clients to access Their Netherregions. The areas also have a coffee service and social worke... More »

Future of Online Adult: 2

Future of Online Adult: 2
In part one, we began our look at how technology is shaping the future online adult. In this conclusion, we'll look at changing market needs and more: Indeed, the example of the music industry is lighting the way for future strategies in adult distribution and sales. With most of the middlemen cu... More »


Evil Angel Chief Adam Grayson Champions Brand Evolution

Evil Angel is hardcore. More than a quarter-century after John Stagliano revolutionized adult filmmaking with his unique brand of gonzo titles and a lucrative director-as-producer business model, CFO Adam... More »

WIA Profile: Lupe Martinez

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... More »

Jose Sanz Weaves a Profitable Tapestry at FreeWebCams

Navigating the complexities of customer service in the camming industry is a varied and oftentimes chaotic task, pulling even the most seasoned professionals in a multitude of directions. Fortunately for... More »
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